AGENDA

METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2007

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 11, 2007

B.       Approval of Invoices

1.     Tindale-Oliver and Associates

2.     Renaissance Planning Group

3.     Tampa Bay Partnership

4.     MACTEC

C.       Approval of Selection of General Planning Consultants and Associated Contracts

D.       Approval of Level of Service Report

E.       Approval of Request for Local Funds for MPOAC Legislative Advocacy Activities for FY 2007/08

F.        Approval of Printing of Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day Brochures

G.       Approval of Resolution for Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day (November 5, 2007)

 

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

V.                 PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO FY 2007/08 – 2011/12 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)

VI.              PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING TIP PRIORITIES

A.       Surface Transportation Program and Congestion Management Process

B.       Transportation Enhancement Priorities

VII.           PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROGRAM OF PROJECTS FOR JOBS ACCESS AND REVERSE COMMUTE PROGRAM AND NEW FREEDOM PROGRAM

 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS

 

VIII.        TIERRA VERDE BRIDGE PRESENTATION

IX.              U.S. 19 CONSTRUCTION – HOW IT AFFECTS TRANSIT BUS STOPS

X.                 PRESENTATION OF THE STATE OF THE SYSTEM REPORT

XI.              COMMITTEE ACTIONS

A.       Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Committee and Bicycle Advisory Committee Recommendation Regarding Gulf Boulevard Design and Refinement

B.       Bicycle Advisory Committee Recommendation on Trail Projects

C.       Citizens Advisory Committee Recommendation on Tierra Verde Bridge

D.       School Transportation Safety Committee Recommendations

XII.           FOLLOW-UP ON BRYAN DAIRY ROAD RENAMING

XIII.        REPORT ON COMMUTER CHOICES WEEK – Presentation by Bay Area Commuter Services

XIV.         PMI STEERING COMMITTEE REPORT

XV.            REVIEW OF PINELLAS COUNTY TRIP PROJECT PROPOSALS

XVI.         COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

XVII.      PSTA ACTIVITIES

XVIII.   OTHER BUSINESS

A.       Joint Chairs Coordinating Committee (CCC) Meeting of September 14, 2007

B.       Update Regarding Uniform Trail Intersection Signage

C.       Correspondence

D.       Other

XIX.         ADJOURNMENT