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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Tuesday, Feb. 14 , 2006
Ames, Iowa


Commission Order Number Title Action Submitted by


D-2006-37


Approving Minutes of Jan. 10, 2006, Commission Meeting


Approved


Connie Page, Commission Secretary,
515-239-1242

D-2006-38

Approving Commission Meeting Dates from June 2006 through May 2007

Approved

Connie Page, Commission Secretary,
515-239-1242

H-2006-39

Administrative Rule – Chapter 111, Uniform Manual, Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance

Approved

Nancy Richardson, Director,
515-239-1111

H-2006-40

Fiscal Year 2007 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Projects – The Commission approved funding for candidate safety projects in one of three areas: traffic control devices; site-specific; and research studies and safety initiatives.

Approved

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

M-2006-41

Federal Fiscal Year 2007 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Applications
The Commission approved a list of prioritized projects to be submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration for review and final funding.

Approved

Michelle Mc Enany, Director,
Offices of Public Transit and Aviation,
515-239-1659

M-2006-42

Calendar Year 2006 Intercity Bus Assistance Program – The Commission approved 12 projects totaling $1,105,623. The applicants were DART (one project), Burlington Trailways (five projects) and Jefferson Lines (six projects).

Approved

Michelle Mc Enany, Director,
Offices of Public Transit and Aviation,
515-239-1659

M-2006-43

Fiscal Year 2006 Job Access/Reverse Commute Program – The Commission approved nine applications totaling more than $1.55 million.

Approved

Michelle Mc Enany, Director,
Offices of Public Transit and Aviation,
515-239-1659

PP-2006-44

Statewide Transportation Enhancements Program Funding Recommendations - The Commission approved five trail and bicycle-facility projects totaling more than $2.01 million; four scenic and environmental projects totaling more than $1.4 million; and six historic and archaeological projects totaling more than $2.38 million.

Approved

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

PP-2006-45

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

Approved

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

 

PP-2006-46

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Independence
The Commission approved up to $146,750 to assist with grading and paving of approximately 1,250 feet of 17 th Street SE in Larson's Industrial Subdivision.

Approved

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

 

PP-2006-47

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Mitchell County
The Commission approved up to $201,800 to assist with reconstruction of approximately 3,300 feet of State Line Road west of U.S. 218. The improvement will provide access to the proposed site for Absolute Energy's ethanol plant.

Approved

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

 

PP-2006-48

Revitalize Iowa 's Sound Economy (RISE) Default Policy Revision – The Commission approved changes to the RISE default policy to take effect on projects approved by the Commission in March 2006 or later.

Approved

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

 

H-2006-49

Transfer of Jurisdiction – Tank Farm Road Access to U.S. 275/Iowa 92 -
Transfers to the city of Council Bluffs an approximate one-quarter mile segment of Tank Farm Road located south of U.S. 275/Iowa 92 just west of the I-29 interchange. The state will pay the city of Council Bluffs $85,000, which is the amount necessary to put the roadway in a good state of repair. 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