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HRTPO Special Board Meeting Action Summary

HRTPO Special Board Meeting Action Summary

Action Summary

Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization Board Special Meeting
March 4, 2013

The Regional Board Room, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia

 1.     Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 11:33 a.m.

 2.     Public Comment Period

There were no public comments.

 3.     Submitted Public Comments

There were no submitted public comments.

 4.     Approval of Agenda

The Agenda was approved.

 5.     HB 2313 Summary

The HRTPO Board approved Resolution 2013-01 supporting the statewide and Hampton Roads regional component of the 2013 General Assembly transportation funding package (HB 2313).

 6.     Technical Amendments to HB 2313

The HRTPO Board approved the following technical amendments as provided by the City of Virginia Beach, James City County, and the HRTPO staff, and authorized the HRTPO Executive Director to submit these recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation:

  • Removal of the “maintenance of efforts” provision, which states “Each county or city embraced in the Hampton Roads Region, as described in subsection B of § 33.1-23.5:3, shall expend or disburse for transportation purposes an amount that is at least equal to the total amount expended or disbursed for transportation purposes by the county or city in its fiscal year that began on July 1, 2007.”
  • Amending the reference to the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization in the § 33.1-23.5:3. Hampton Roads Transportation Fund from “The moneys deposited in the fund shall be used solely for new construction projects on new or existing roads in the Hampton Roads Region as approved by the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization.” to “The moneys deposited in the fund shall be used solely for new construction projects on new or existing roads, bridges, and tunnels in the Hampton Roads Region as identified by the approved Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization’s Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).”

 7.     Technical Amendment to the State Budget Bill

The HRTPO Board approved the following technical amendment to the State Budget Bill and authorized the HRTPO Executive Director to submit the following recommendation to the Secretary of Transportation:

  • Amending the reference to the I-64 High Rise Bridge project from “environmental assessment for the replacement of the I-64 High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia” to “environmental assessment for the improvement of the I-64 corridor from I-664/264 to I-464, including replacement of the High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia.”

 8.     Old/New Business

There was no Old/New Business.

ADJOURNMENT

 

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