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Action Summary:Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization Board Meeting

Action Summary:Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization Board Meeting

September 15, 2011
The Regional Board Room, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia

1.    CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at approximately 10:30 a.m.

2.    PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

A private citizen from the City of Norfolk addressed the HRTPO Board regarding the light rail service, The Tide, in the City of Norfolk.

3.    COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD MEMBER COMMENT PERIOD

Mr. W. Sheppard Miller addressed the HRTPO Board regarding the first meeting of the Commonwealth of Transportation Subcommittee and its discussion on how the state allocates its maintenance dollars and whether the money can be more effectively spent or more equitably distributed. Mr. Hollis Ellis mentioned the September 21st CTB meeting will take place in Portsmouth and members will have a chance to tour the region.
 
4.    SUBMITTED PUBLIC COMMENTS

Submitted written public comments were provided to the HRTPO Board.

5.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA:
Agenda items under the Consent Agenda were approved by the HRTPO Board.

6.    Minutes

7.    FY 2009-2012 Transportation Improvement Program Revision: Request to Transfer CMAQ Funds – York County

8.    FY 2009-2012 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment: Coordinated Plan Projects

9.    FY 2009-2012 Transportation Improvement Program Revision: Request to Transfer CMAQ Funds – James City County

10.    FY 2009-2012 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment: HRTPO

11.    FY 2012-2015 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment: HRTPO

12.    FY 2012 Unified Planning Work Program Amendment

13.    Military Transportation Needs Study – Highway Network Analysis: Final Report


REGULAR AGENDA:


14.    TIGER III Candidate Projects – HRTPO Board Endorsement

The HRTPO Board endorsed the four ranked Hampton Roads TIGER III candidate projects.

15.    Air Quality Conformity Analysis – 2034 LRTP and FY 2012-2015 TIP: Final Report
The HRTPO Board approved the Draft air quality conformity analysis and finding of conformity for the 2034 LRTP and FY 2012-2015 TIP.

16.    Traffic Impact of an Inland Port in Hampton Roads: Final Report
The HRTPO Board approved the final report.

17.    Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation Comments and Updates
Ms. Thelma Drake, DRPT Director, briefed the HRTPO Board on the State’s passenger rail initiatives that impact Hampton Roads, such as the Amtrak Extension to Norfolk project, Amtrak service on the Peninsula, and the status of the Environmental Impact Statements of the Hampton Roads to Richmond and Richmond to Washington, DC rail projects.

18.    HRTPO Board Action Items: Three-Month Tentative Schedule

This item was for informational purposes only.  The HRTPO Board took no action on this item.

19.    Correspondence of Interest
This item was for informational purposes only.  The HRTPO Board took no action on this item.

20.    For Your Information
This item was for informational purposes only.  The HRTPO Board took no action on this item.

21.    Old/New Business
There was no Old/New Business.

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