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Summary of Actions Taken

Iowa Transportation Commission Meeting
Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Ames, Iowa


Commission Order Number

Order Title and Description

Action Taken

DOT Contact

D-2005-48

Approving Minutes of the Feb. 8, 2005, Commission Meeting


Approved

Connie Page, Commission Secretary,
515-239-1242

D-2005-49

Administrative Rules Chapter 520 Regulations Applicable to Carriers

Approved

Mark Wandro, Director,
515-239-1111

H-2005-50

FY 2006 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Projects

Approved

Steve Gent, Director, Office of Traffic and Safety, 515-239-1129

M-005-51

Rail Assistance Program Application - The Commission considered a Rail Assistance Program application for the Iowa Northern Railway Company

Approved

Peggy Baer, Director, Office of Rail Transportation,
515-239-1056

PP-2005-44

Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program Funding Recommendations

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-46

Federal Recreational Trails Program Funding Recommendations

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-52

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Default and Proposed Settlement city of Granger
The Commission approved a $36,401 default settlement of a 1999 RISE grant to the city of Granger. Payment will be made by lump sum check. The default is in connection to the failure to create an adequate number of jobs at Barr-Nunn Transportation, Inc.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-53

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Default and Proposed Settlement city of Perry
The Commission approved a $4,872 default settlement of a 1999 RISE grant to the city of Perry. Payment will be made by lump sum check. The default is in connection to the failure to create an adequate number of jobs at Percival Scientific, Inc.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-54

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Grant Shelby County The Commission approved up to $161,552 for widening U.S. 59 at its intersection with 870 th Street to create turning lanes. The improvement was needed to provide access to Shelby County Cookers.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-55

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Grant Hamilton County
The Commission approved up to $943,019 for grading and paving of approximately 5,350 feet of 320 th Street from U.S. 69 west to Queens Avenue, and turning lanes on U.S. 69. The improvement is necessary for access to Horizon Ethanol's new site northwest of Jewell.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-56

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Grant Marshall County
The Commission approved up to $137,037 for grading and paving of approximately 1,360 feet of roadway from Iowa 330 west into the Marshalltown Gateway Centre Business Park.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-57

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Grant Webster County
The Commission approved up to $331,100 for grading and paving of approximately 3,500 feet of 320 th Street,s and a northbound right turn lane on Webster County Road P-33. The improvement is necessary for access to Frontier Ethanol's new site north of Gowrie.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

PP-2005-58

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Grant city of Ellsworth
The Commission approved up to $276,334 for grading and paving of approximately 100 feet of Detroit Street, 754 feet of Brinton Avenue and 540 feet of an unnamed street. The improvements are necessary to provide access to the proposed site for Pure Soy's new facility.

Approved

Stuart Anderson, Director, Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1312

Public Input U.S. 20 Association

Informational