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Summary of Actions Taken

Iowa Transportation Commission Meeting
Tuesday, February 10, 2004
Ames, Iowa

 

Commission Order number Order Title and Description Action Taken DOT Contact

D-2004-70

Approving Minutes of the Jan. 13, 2004, Commission meeting
Approved Connie Page
515-239-1242
D-2004-71 Approving Commission meeting dates from June 2004 to May 2005 Deferred Mark Wandro, Director
515-239-1111
M-2004-72 FY2005 Federal Aviation Improvement Program
The state “Channeling Act” requires applications for federal airport improvement funds be sent to the Iowa DOT for review and prioritization. The Commission approved pre-applications to be forwarded to the Federal Aviation Administration for final funding approval.
Approved Michelle McEnany, Director, Office of Aviation
515-239-1659
PP-2004-73 Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program funding recommendation
The Commission approved funding for 10 projects.
Approved Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1312
PP-2004-74 Federal Recreational Trails Program funding recommendation
The Commission approved funding for five projects.
http://www.dot.state.ia.us/rec_trails_021004.html
Approved Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1312
PP-2004-75 Statewide Transportation Enhancement funding recommendation
The Commission approved funding for 12 projects.
Approved Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1312
PP-2004-76 Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) default and proposed settlement – city of North Liberty
The Commission approved a $43,563 default settlement of a 2000 RISE grant to the city of North Liberty. The default pertained to a failure to create the required number of jobs.
Approved Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1312
PP-2004-77 Rail Economic Development (RED) default and proposed settlement – city of North Liberty
The Commission approved a $55,769 default settlement of a 2000 RED grant to the city of North Liberty. The default pertained to a failure to create the required number of jobs.
Approved Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1312
H-2004-78 FY2005 Traffic Safety Improvement Program
The Commission approved this program to fund safety projects relating to traffic control devices, site-specific safety concerns, and research studies and safety initiatives.
Approved Steve Gent,
Director of Office of Traffic and Safety,
515-239-1557
H-2004-79 Transfer of jurisdiction – U.S. 34 in city of Ottumwa
Transfers to the city of Ottumwa approximately three-quarters of a mile of U.S. 34 extending from Roemer Ave. east to the city's east corporation limits. The transfer will take place upon completion of the U.S. 34 Ottumwa bypass, rehabilitation work on existing U.S. 34, and notification by the state to the city of the time and date of the official transfer.
Approved John Adam, Interim director 515-239-1124
H-2004-80 Transfer of jurisdiction – U.S. 34 in Wapello County
Transfers to Wapello County 0.046 mile of U.S. 34. The transfer will take place upon completion of the U.S. 34 Ottumwa bypass, rehabilitation work on existing U.S. 34, and notification by the state to the city of the time and date of the official transfer.
Approved John Adam, Interim director
515-239-1124
H-2004-81 Two transfers of jurisdiction – Marshall County
Transfer of Marshall County Road T-37/Zeller Ave. from U.S. 30 northerly approximately .43 mile to the north ramp terminal of the interchange of relocated U.S. 30. This segment was reconstructed as part of the relocation of U.S. 30 near Le Grand and will become and extension of Iowa 146. The second transfer is for the former Iowa 976 on- and off-ramps at the U.S. 30 interchange just west of Marshalltown for a distance of .69 mile. The state will accept both roadways from the county in current condition. The proposed transfers will take place upon execution of the agreements and notification by the county to the state of the official date of the proposed transfers.
Approved John Adam, Interim director 515-239-1124
H-2004-82 Transfer of jurisdiction – Iowa 60 in the city of Ashton
Transfers Iowa 60 in the city of Ashton in Osceola County. Approximately .33 mile of Iowa 60 in the city limits will be obliterated. The remaining .76 mile of Iowa 60 inside the city limits will be transferred to the city. The state will reconstruct two sections of Iowa 60 within the city totaling approximately 0.05 mile. The state will also reimburse the city $41,200, which represents the cost to place the remainder of the roadway in a good state of repair. The proposed transfer will take place upon completion of the state's reconstruction work, the state's payment to the city in the amount of $41,200, and notification by the state to the city of the time and date of the official transfer.
Approved John Adam, Interim director 515-239-1124
H-2004-83 Wapello County, U.S. 34 (Agency Bypass) location design public hearing
The Commission approved the general project location; authorized preparation of final design plans; and approved the use of condemnation, if necessary, to acquire property for the U.S. 34 bypass of Agency.

Approved

Larry Jackson, District 5 Engineer,
641-472-4171