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AGENDA
METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
WEDNESDAY, September 10, 2008

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 July 9, 2008
B. Approval of Invoices –

1. Tindale-Oliver and Associates
2. Renaissance Planning Group
3. American Consulting Engineers

C. Approval of Resolution Authorizing the MPO Executive Director to Sign Minor Revisions and
Amendments to MPO Plans and Programs Due to State or Federal Time Constraints
D. Approval of Printing of Brochures for Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day
E. Approval of Resolution for Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day as November 3, 2008
F. Approval of Amendment to The Center for Independence Contract (New Freedom)
G. Approval of JARC and New Freedom Subgrantee Agreements
H. Approval of MPO Sponsorship for Pro Bike/Pro Walk Conference
I. Approval of 2035 Population and Employment Forecast
J. Approval of Printing of Decals for Transportation Disadvantaged Program Provider and
Coordination Contractor Vehicles
K. Approval of Request for Local Funds for MPOAC Legislative Advocacy Activities for FY 2008/09

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
V. TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PRIORITY LISTS

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
VI. U.S. 19 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN SUNSET POINT ROAD AND COUNTRYSIDE BOULEVARD
VII. ROLL FORWARD TIP AMENDMENTS
VIII. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES – FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
IX. CITY OF GULFPORT REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL ENHANCEMENT FUNDS
X. REVIEW OF STRATEGIC INTERMODAL SYSTEM COST FEASIBLE PLAN
XI. COMMUTER CHOICES WEEK – BAY AREA COMMUTER SERVICES
XII. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT STUDIES
XIII. MPO LEVEL OF SERVICE REPORT
XIV. PINELLAS COUNTY CRASH DATA REPORT
XV. MODEL LIVABLE COMMUNITIES LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE
XVI. COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

A. Bicycle Advisory Committee Motion Regarding Purchase of Weaver Property Adjacent to Trail
B. Bicycle Advisory Committee Recommendation Regarding Curlew/Alternate 19 Signalization and Pedestrian Auto Detection
C. Bicycle Advisory Committee Recommendation Requesting Use of Rectangular Rapid Flashing
Beacon at Tarpon Avenue/Pinellas Trail
D. Citizens Advisory Committee Motion Regarding Bus Shelter Type
E. School Transportation Safety Committee Recommendation Regarding 15 mph Speed Limit for
Sutherland Elementary School

XVII. REPORT ON PINELLAS MOBILITY INITIATIVE COMMITTEE (PMI)
XVIII. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
XIX. PSTA ACTIVITIES
XX. OTHER BUSINESS

A. Agreement Between the MPO and PSTA on the Provision of Transit Services for Transportation Disadvantaged Program Clients
B. Recommended Transportation Regional Incentive Program (TRIP) Priorities for 2009
C. MPO Bayway Bridges Task Force Update
D. Joint Chairs Coordinating Committee (CCC) and Central Florida Alliance Meeting of July 18, 2008 and CCC Meeting of September 12, 2008
E. Correspondence
F. Other

XXI. ADJOURNMENT

*If you have any questions, please send an email to mpo@pinellascounty.org.

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