AGENDA

METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 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.   PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE TO LONG TERM CAC MEMBER GEORGE KRAUSE

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.    CONSENT AGENDA

A.     Approval of Minutes - Meeting of September 14, 2005

B.     Approval of Invoices

1.      Renaissance Planning Group

2.      Tindale/Oliver & Associates, Inc.

C.   Approval of Repairs/Replacement of Traffic Count Equipment

D.     Approval of Printing of Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Summary Report

E.     Acceptance of Long Range Transportation Plan 2025 Traffic Forecasts Report

F.      Acceptance of Distribution Agreement for Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 Funds

VI.        REPORT ON COMMUTER CHOICES WEEK

VII.      PRESENTATION BY SENATOR SEBESTA REGARDING REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES

VIII.     UPDATE ON TAMPA BAY INTERMODAL FACILITIES STUDY – Presentation by FDOT

IX.         ROAD NAMING CONSISTENCY PROJECT

X.           WHITE ENFORCEMENT LIGHTS

XI.        MPO CONCURRENCY COORDINATION PROJECT – Status Report

XII.       ONE NUMBER SERVICE FOR ELDERLY TRANSPORTATION

XIII.   LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS – Proposal for Rate Increase

A.      Proposed Increase in GPTMS’ Bus Pass Fee for the TD Program

B.      Proposed Interim Rate Increase for Providers

XIV.   COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

A.      Bicycle Advisory Committee Priority Statement

B.      Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Committee Motion in Support of the Use of Safety Funds for a School System Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator

XV.     CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

A.      CAC Membership Refinement

B.      CAC Recommendation Regarding Additional Through Lane on Seminole Boulevard

XVI.      LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

XVII.      COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

XVIII.   PSTA ACTIVITIES

A.      Update on PSTA Activities

B.      OPPAGA Report

XIX.    OTHER BUSINESS

A.     Report on Florida Impact Fee Review Task Force – Commissioner Stewart

B.     Status of Medicaid Nonemergency Transportation Spending

C.     Joint Chairs’ Coordinating Committee Meeting of September 16, 2005

D.     Correspondence

E.     Other

XX.            ADJOURNMENT