AGENDA
METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2006

1:00 P.M.
BOARD ASSEMBLY ROOM – 5th FLOOR

CLEARWATER
COURTHOUSE
315 COURT STREET, CLEARWATER, FLORIDA



I.                   CALL TO ORDER

II.                INVOCATION AND PLEDGE

III.             CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Citizen comments to the MPO are invited on items or concerns not already scheduled for public hearing on today’s agenda. Please limit comments to three minutes.

IV.                CONSENT AGENDA

A.  Approval of Minutes - Meeting of June 14, 2006

B.  Approval of Invoices

1.      Tindale Oliver and Associates

2.      Renaissance Planning Group

3.      PSTA

C.  Approval of Printing of Bicycle Safety Information

D.  Approval of Printing Educational Materials for Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day

E.   Approval of Resolution for Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day (October 30)

F.   Approval of Mileage Calculation for Out-of-County Trips for the TD Program

V.                  PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

A.  Transportation Enhancement Program Policy Guidelines

B.  Transportation Enhancement Priority List

C.  Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment - Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC)/New Freedom Funds

VI.                LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD ITEMS

A.  Provider Rate Increase for Medicaid Services – LCB Recommendation

B.  Use of the Medicaid Fund Balance – LCB Recommendation

VII.              GPTMS CONTRACT FEE ISSUE

VIII.           REQUEST BY PINELLAS COUNTY FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL AND MEDIAN CONTROL COMMITTEE REVIEW OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL

IX.                RATIFICATION OF TIP AMENDMENT REGARDING BELLEAIR BRIDGE

X.                  PINELLAS MOBILITY INITIATIVE (PMI) COMMITTEE REPORT

XI.                MPO STAFF SERVICES AGREEMENT

XII.              COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

·         Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Appointment

·         Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) Appointment

·         Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) Appointments

·         Local Coordinating Board (LCB) Appointment

XIII.            PSTA ACTIVITIES

XIV.            OTHER BUSINESS

A.     Status of Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation Spending
B.     Pinellas Schools Collaborative Meeting of June 29, 2006
C.     School Transportation Safety Committee Meeting of July 19, 2006
D.     MPOAC Meeting of July 27, 2006
E.     Correspondence
F.      Other

XV.              ADJOURNMENT