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Action Summary: Hampton Roads Transportation Technical Advisory Committee, May 4, 2011

Action Summary: Hampton Roads Transportation Technical Advisory Committee, May 4, 2011

The Regional Board Room
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 9:37 a.m.

2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
(Oral comments - Limit 3 minutes per individual)
There were no speakers.

3. SUBMITTED PUBLIC COMMENTS
(Written comments included in agenda packet)
The Chair recognized the submitted public comments.

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Mr. Lewis moved to approve the agenda with no changes. Mr. Raliski seconded the motion
and it passed unanimously.

5. MINUTES
Mr. Walton move to approve the minutes as written. Mr. Hartman seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

6. HRTPO CMAQ/RSTP PROJECT SELECTION PROCESS: REVISED CRITERIA AND POLICIES
Mr. Kimbrel explained that the TTS had recommended revisions to the HRTPO CMAQ/RSTP Project Selection Process criteria and policies to ensure that they account for the latest guidance from the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Mr. Lewis moved approval of the recommended changes to the CMAQ and RSTP Criteria and Policies. Mr. Cross seconded the motion. Mr. Hicks made a substitute motion to add the following change in the recommended revision to the RSTP criteria, “RSTP funds can be used for interstate improvements to assist in completing the phase funding of a project”, seconded by Mr. Slaughter. The substitute motion failed with seven members voting in favor of the substitute motion. A vote was then taken on the original motion made by Mr. Lewis and it passed with seven members voting in opposition.

Mr. Kimbrel then described a plan approved by the TTS for monitoring the status of CMAQ and RSTP projects to ensure that projects stay on schedule and that funds tied to those projects are being used efficiently and effectively. Mr. Lewis moved approval of the recommended project status monitoring plan. Mr. King seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

7. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: HAMPTON

Mr. Walton moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Mr. Slaughter seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

8. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: VIRGINIA BEACH

Mr. Pullen moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Mr. Schnaufer seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

9. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: YORK COUNTY

Mr. Cross moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Mr. Hicks seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

10. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: YORK COUNTY, JAMES CITY COUNTY, WILLIAMSBURG
Mr. Cross withdrew the TIP Amendment request.

11. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: NORFOLK
Mr. Brown moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Ms. Waterman seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

12. DRAFT HAMPTON ROADS TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMMING DOCUMENTS

Mr. Farmer briefed the TTAC on the draft CTB FY 2012-2017 Six-Year Improvement Program. This item was for informational purposes and the TTAC took no action.

Mr. Kimbrel then briefed the TTAC on the draft HRTPO FY 2012-2015 Transportation Improvement Program and requested that members submit comments on the Draft TIP document to HRTPO staff by COB on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. The TTAC took no action.

13. HRTPO 2034 LRTP: DRAFT LIST OF PROJECTS FOR AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS
Ms. Stith briefed the TTAC on this item and requested that members submit comments on the 2034 LRTP draft list of project for air quality conformity analysis to HRTPO staff by COB on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. The TTAC took no action.

14. HRTPO FY 2012 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM: DRAFT 2
Mr. Kimbrel briefed the TTAC on this item and requested that members submit comments on the draft UPWP to HRTPO staff by COB on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. The TTAC took no action.

15. CORRESPONDENCE OF INTEREST
The items listed under Correspondence of Interest were for informational purposes. The TTAC took no action on the items listed under FYI.

16. FOR YOUR INFORMATION

The items listed under FYI were for informational purposes. The TTAC took no action on the items listed under FYI.

17. OLD/NEW BUSINESS

Mr. Hicks inquired about the need to include two local projects in the 2034 LRTP for the air quality conformity analysis. It was determined that the projects did not need to be included for the air quality conformity analysis. The TTAC took no action on this item.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 11:03 a.m.

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