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AGENDA
METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009
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 OUTGOING MPO MEMBER RONNIE DUNCAN
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 January 14, 2009
B. Approval of Invoices

1. Tindale-Oliver and Associates
2. Renaissance Planning Group

C. Approval of Printing of Trail Guidebooks
D. Approval of Joint Participation Agreement (JPA) for PL Funds

VI. PRESENTATION ON COMMUTER RAIL – METROPLAN ORLANDO
VII. FEDERAL STIMULUS PROGRAM
VIII. LEGISLATION ON DISTRACTED DRIVERS (CELL PHONES) – Presentation by the Suncoast
Safety Council
IX. BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC) RECOMMENDATIONS

A. BAC Motion Supporting a Legislative Change Permitting Bikes on Limited Access Roadways
B. BAC Motion Supporting Legislation on Distracted Drivers (Cell Phones)
C. BAC Motion Recommending the Trail Upgrade on East Avenue in Downtown Clearwater be
Included as a Stimulus Project
D. BAC Recommendation Defining the Year for the Trail Loop Program (Ten-Year End Date)

X. PINELLAS MOBILITY INITIATIVE (PMI) UPDATE
XI. MPOAC MEETING

A. MPOAC Report – Meeting of January 22, 2009
B. 2009 Legislative Policy Positions
C. MPOAC Federal Transportation Authorization Principles

XII. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
XIII. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
XIV. FEDERAL CERTIFICATION PUBLIC MEETING
XV. PSTA ACTIVITIES
XVI. OTHER BUSINESS

A. Correspondence
B. Other

XVII. ADJOURNMENT

*If you have any questions, please send an email to mpo@pinellascounty.org.

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