AGENDA

METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 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.  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 November 9, 2005

B.    Approval of Invoices

1.       Renaissance Planning Group

2.       Tindale-Oliver and Associates

3.       American Consulting

C.    Approval of Contract Extension for HNTB

D.    Approval of Contract Extension for Grimail Crawford

V.     ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2006

VI.      PUBLIC HEARING-Amendment to FY 2005/06–2009/10 Transportation Improvement Program

VII.    STRATEGIC REGIONAL TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT – FDOT

VIII.PROPOSED REGIONAL TRANSIT SUMMIT

IX.      CONGESTION MITIGATION AND AIR QUALITY (CMAQ) PRIORITY RANKING

X.         FDOT TENTATIVE WORK PROGRAM

XI.     STATE OF THE SYSTEM REPORT – Presentation by Renaissance Planning Group

XII.   EXTENSION OF SIX CENT LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX AND PROPOSAL FOR ONE CENT

XIII. LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD RECOMMENDATION

A.    Coordination Contract Request Approval – Van Gogh’s Palette, Inc. (Vincent House)

XIV. TAMPA BAY REGIONAL BUS RAPID TRANSIT (BRT) CONFERENCE

XV.     COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

A.      Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Committee

1.     Motion #05-5 Regarding Support by the State and the Legislature on Pedestrian Safety Issues

2.     Motion #05-6 Regarding Sidewalks on Alternate 19 North of S.R. 580

3.     Motion #05-7 Regarding Locations for Countdown Pedestrian Signals

B.      Bicycle Advisory Committee

1.     Motion #05-7 Regarding Funding of Trail Facilities in the Penny for Pinellas Extension

2.     Motion #05-8 Regarding Funding of CMAQ Projects

3.     Motion #05-9 Regarding Support by the State and the Legislature on Pedestrian Safety Issues

4.     Motion #05-10 Regarding Two Amendments to the MPO’s Trailways Plan

XVI. PROPOSED CITIZENS COMMITTEE PROGRAM REFINEMENT

XVII.LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

XVIII. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

·         MPOAC Representative and Alternate for 2006

·         BAC Appointment

·         PSTA Appointment for BAC and PTAC

XIX. PSTA ACTIVITIES

XX.     OTHER BUSINESS

A.      CCC Meeting of December 9, 2005

B.      MPO Meeting Schedule for 2006

C.     Report on Sidewalk Projects

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

E.       Status of Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation Spending

F.       Status of Multi-Named Roadways

G.      Staff Report on Impact of the C.R. 296 Opening Between 66th Street and U.S. Highway 19

H.      Update on Progress in Australian Telematics Market

I.         Correspondence

J.       Other

XXI.         ADJOURNMENT