AGENDA

METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2005

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.    RECOGNITION OF CAPTAIN TERI DIOQUINO AS FLORIDA’S 2005 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR

IV.   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.

V.    CONFIRMATION OF REAPPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR MPO MEMBERS

VI.   CONSENT AGENDA

A.   Approval of Minutes - Meeting of July 13, 2005

B.   Approval of Invoices

1.       Renaissance Planning Group

2.       Tindale/Oliver & Associates, Inc.

3.       TEI

C.      Approval of Purchase of T-Shirts for Greenways and Trails Month (October)

D.      Approval of Purchase of MPO Imprinted Specialty Items

E.       Approval of Section 5303 Grant

F.       Approval of MPO Resolution Endorsing October as Florida Greenways and Trails Month

G.      Acceptance of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal

H.      Approval of Request for Local Funds for MPOAC Legislative Advocacy Activities

I.         Approval of Printing Brochures for Pedestrian Awareness Day

J.       Approval of Updated Level of Service Report

K.      Approval of Printing TD Decals

VII.    PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.   Proposed Traffic Signal at McMullen-Booth Road and Briar Creek – Proposal by Safety Harbor

B.   Proposed Amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

C.   Transportation Improvement Program Priorities

VIII.    REVIEW OF 118th AVENUE (C.R. 296) CONNECTOR PD&E STUDY RESULTS

IX.         HIGH SPEED RAIL AUTHORITY ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT

X.            REPORT ON NEW STATE FUNDING PROGRAMS (Growth Management Act)

XI.         MEMORIAL CAUSEWAY LANDSCAPE PLAN – Proposed Project Modification

XII.        COMMUTER CHOICES WEEK – Presentation by BACS

XIII.      MPO CERTIFICATION RECOMMENDATIONS

A.   MPO Report

B.   CAC Membership Refinement

XIV.      APPROVAL OF MPO RESOLUTION DECLARING PEDESTRIAN AWARENESS DAY AS OCTOBER 31, 2005

XV.        PINELLAS MOBILITY INITIATIVE (PMI) UPDATE

XVI.       PTAC POSITION STATEMENT REGARDING FLORIDA ONLINE TRAFFIC SCHOOL COURSES

XVII.      LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

XVIII.   COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

A.   Various Committee Vacancies (Appointment of Replacement for Mayor Doglione)

B.   CAC, BAC, PTAC, TC

XIX.    PSTA ACTIVITIES

XX.     OTHER BUSINESS

A.      Report on Florida Impact Fee Review Task Force – Commissioner Stewart
B.      ITS Advisory Committee Meeting of August 17, 2005
C.      Special Joint Chairs’ Coordinating Committee Workshop of August 26, 2005
D.      School Transportation Safety Committee Meeting of September 6, 2005
E.       Correspondence
F.       Other

XXI.     ADJOURNMENT