CAPITAL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Steve Feeney, representing
representing Michael Breslin,
Steve Iachetta, representing
Mayor John McDonald, City
Frank Quinn, Town of
representing Commissioner Astrid Glynn
representing Mayor Brian Stratton, City of
Mike Stammel, Capital District Regional Planning Commission
Linda von der Heide, representing Kathleen Jimino,
David Jukins, Capital District Transportation Committee
Peter Melewski, Bergmann Associates
Sree Nampoothiri, Capital District Transportation Committee
Chris O’Neill, Capital District Transportation Committee
John Poorman, Capital District Transportation Committee
David Rettig, NYS Department of Transportation Region 1
Deborah Stacey, Capital District Transportation Committee
Lindsey Zeftig, Bergmann Associates
Vice-Chairman Phillips opened the Capital District Transportation Committee meeting at approximately and welcomed those in attendance to the CDTC offices. Members and attendees then introduced themselves.
corrections to the minutes of the
Administrative & Financial Standing Subcommittee Report
The Administrative and Financial Standing Subcommittee met in November. The Subcommittee reviewed the findings of CDTC’s annual audit. No problems were identified in the audit.
Appointment of Nominating Subcommittee
PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR
INTEGRATED DESIGN PRESENTATION
INTEGRATED COMMUNITY & TRANSPORTATION PLANNING & DESIGN REPORT
David Jukins prepared a PowerPoint to review this shared cost study funded by the association of NYS MPOs with the Board. The presentation provided information about the study and demonstrated how well NYS has done in understanding the relationship between Community Design, Land Use and Transportation. A brochure was developed as part of the study, highlighting 10 of the most notable integrated land use and transportation projects in NYS. Two of the ten projects are located in the Capital Region.
2008-10 UNIFIED PLANNING
John Poorman reviewed the 2008-10 UPWP schedule and major programming emphases. The 2008-10 UPWP will be the first work program to be based on the recently adopted New Visions 2030 Plan. Financial issues and regional growth patterns are expected to be major emphases of the New Visions Summary document. This board needs to collectively raise the profile of financial issues to NYS legislative representatives.
2007-12 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENTS
SA206/A496 I-87 Bridge over the
NYSDOT is experiencing
difficulty with an estimate for this project, but is certain that the amount
currently budgeted in the 2007-12 TIP will not cover the cost of the
project. It is expected that the cost
will be in the vicinity of $15.7M, not the $8.6M that currently appears in the
TIP. The cost of the project is spit between projects A296 and SA206 since the
Members approved the amendment to projects A296 and SA206 that are listed in the 2007-12 Transportation Improvement Program.
STATUS OF PLANNING
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
Mike Stammel reported that the Fiscal Impact Study is complete and will be available for distribution by the end of the year. The Center for Economic Growth produced a slick 4-page brochure highlighting the work of the study. The brochure has been printed; copies were distributed to members.
New York State Department of Transportation
Iachetta reported that
next meeting was tentatively scheduled for ,
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately .
John P. Poorman