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Summary of Actions Taken


IOWA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007


Order number Title Action Contact/Presenter

D-2007-42

Approving Minutes of the Jan. 9, 2007, Commission Meeting

Approved

Connie Page
515-239-1242

D-2007-43

Approving Commission Meeting Dates from June 2007 through May 2008

Approved

Connie Page
515-239-1242

D-2007-44

 

Study of Iowa's Current Road Use Tax Fund (RUTF) and Future Road Maintenance and Construction Needs – The Commission endorsed the findings and recommendations of the Study of Iowa's Current Road Use Tax Fund (RUTF) and Future Road Maintenance and Construction Needs needs submitted the Iowa Legislature Dec. 29, 2006.

Endorsed

Nancy Richardson,
Director,
515-239-1111

MV-2007-45

Administrative Rules – Chapter 520 Regulations Applicable to Carriers

Approved

Nancy Richardson,
Director,
515-239-1111

PP-2007-46

Iowa 's Clean Air Attainment Program Funding Recommendations – The Commission approved funding for 11 projects totaling $4.7 million.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

PP-2007-47

Federal Recreational Trails Program Funding Recommendations – The Commission approved funding for 5 projects totaling $985,127.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

PP-2007-48

Statewide Transportation Enhancements Funding Recommendations - The Commission approved four trail and bicycle facility projects totaling more than $2 million; three scenic and environmental projects totaling more than $1 million; and five historic and archaeological projects totaling more than $1 million.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

PP-2007-49

Statewide Transportation Enhancements Program – Funding Revocation and Programming Recommendations

Tabled

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

PP-2007-50

Iowa's Safe Routes to School Funding Recommendations - The Commission approved 11 non-infrastructure projects totaling more than $442,000 and 10 infrastructure projects totaling more than $1.24 million.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

PP-2007-51

Revitalize Iowa 's Sound Economy (RISE) Application– Davenport - The Commission approved a Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) immediate opportunity application submitted by the city of Davenport. Up to $250,000 will be made available to assist in grading and paving 1,120 feet of new roadway south of Research Parkway in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center. The street improvement is necessary to provide access to Evolution Power Tools' new facility.  

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1664

H-2007-52

Transfer of Jurisdiction – Iowa 1 in the city of Iowa City Transfers to the city of Iowa City a portion of Iowa 1 from the intersection of Dodge and Burlington streets east and north on Burlington and Governor streets, a distance of 1.3 miles. The proposed transfer will take place following execution of an agreement by both the city and state.

Approved

John Adam,
Interim director,
515-239-1124

H-2007-53

Transfer of Jurisdiction – U.S. 30 in Tama County Transfers a total of 5.27 miles of U.S. 30 to Tama County and the cities of Tama and Toledo . The state will pay Tama County $1.7 million, which is the amount necessary to put a 2.33-mile section of roadway in a good state of repair. The state will pay the city of Tama $360,000, which is the amount necessary to place a 1.4-mile section of U.S. 30 in a good state of repair and will replace a bridge at DOt expense. The DOT will place a 1.54-mile section of U.S. 30 into a good state of repair prior to transfer to the city of Toledo . The proposed transfer will take place following execution of agreements by the county, cities and state.

Approved

John Adam,
Interim director,
515-239-1124

H-2007-54

Fiscal Year 2008 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Projects - The Commission approved funding for candidate safety projects in three areas --- traffic control devices, site-specific, and research studies and safety initiatives.

Approved

Tom Welch,
State Safety Engineer,
515-239-1267