AGENDA

METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 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.              INTRODUCTION OF NEW MPO MEMBER – HERBERT POLSON – REPRESENTING ST PETERSBURG

V.                 CONSENT AGENDA

A.       Approval of Minutes – Meeting of September 12, 2007

B.       Approval of Invoices

1.     Tindale-Oliver and Associates

2.     Renaissance Planning Group

3.     MACTEC

C.      Approval of General Planning Consultants Contracts

 

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

VI.              PROPOSED TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT BELCHER ROAD AND 124th AVENUE NORTH AND BELCHER ROAD AT THE YMCA DRIVEWAY NEAR 122nd AVENUE NORTH – PROPOSALS BY CITY OF PINELLAS PARK

VII.           PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO FY 2007/08 – 2011/12 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) FOR INCLUSION OF FINAL PROJECTS FOR THE JOB ACCESS REVERSE COMMUTE (JARC) AND NEW FREEDOM (NF) PROGRAMS

VIII.        PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE PINELLAS TRAILWAYS PLAN IN THE PINELLAS COUNTY LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN (LRTP) – DUNEDIN LOOP TRAIL, SKYWAY TRAIL, 37th STREET TRAIL, 62nd AVENUE TRAIL, AND COURTNEY CAMPBELL CONNECTION

 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS

 

IX.              REPLACEMENT DESIGN FOR ENTERPRISE ROAD INTERCHANGE AND A REVIEW OF THE U.S. 19 FUNDING

X.                 TRANSPORTATION EQUITY REPORT ON REVENUE SHARING – Steve Polzin, CUTR

XI.              TARPON SPRINGS MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT

XII.           PROPOSAL TO ADD ST. PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO THE STRATEGIC INTERMODAL SYSTEM (SIS)

XIII.        PLACEMENT OF DRIVER DIRECTIONS ON PAVEMENT AS OPPOSED TO SIGNS ON THE SIDE OF THE STREET

XIV.         PINELLAS TRAIL CROSSING OF U.S. 19 IN THE ST PETERSBURG AREA

XV.            PROGRESS ENERGY TRAIL PROJECT

XVI.         PEDESTRIAN SAFETY LAW PROPOSAL

XVII.      LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

A.    Letter Supporting the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged’s Position on Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation as it Relates to Medicaid Reform and Chapter 427, F.S.

B.    Status of LCB Discussion on Request for Qualifications for Wheelchair Providers

C.    Use of Medicaid Fund Balance

XVIII.   COMMITTEE ACTION – BAC Recommendation for Temporary Signal at 34th Street (U.S. 19) for Trail Extension

XIX.         REPORT ON TAMPA BAY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (TBARTA)

XX.            PMI STEERING COMMITTEE REPORT

XXI.         COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

XXII.      PSTA ACTIVITIES

XXIII.   OTHER BUSINESS

A.       Approval of Proposal to Add 118th Avenue to the Strategic Intermodal System (SIS)

B.       State Budget Shortfall – Proposed Cuts to Transportation Funding

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

D.      Correspondence

E.       Other

XXIV.    ADJOURNMENT