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MWACT Agenda, Dec. 2, 2004
Agenda
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Date:       Thursday, December 2, 2004
Time:       3:30 p.m.
Place:       Senator Hearing Room, Courthouse Square
                 555 Court St. NE, Salem
Phone:     (503) 588-6177 FAX (503) 588-6094
 
Times listed below are approximate.  Agenda items may be considered at any time or in any order per discretion of the MWACT Chair and/or member of the Commission, in order for the Commission to conduct the business of the Commission efficiently.  Persons wishing to be present for a particular item are advised to arrive prior to the scheduled beginning of the meeting in order to avoid missing the presentation of items of interest.
   
  3:30 p.m.          Item 1.   Call To Order: Adamson
 
·        Introductions
·        Approval of November 4, 2004 Meeting Summary
·        Public Comment
·        Comments from the Legislative Delegation
·        OTC Comments
·        Commission Discussion
·        Area Updates
 
3:50 p.m.          Item 2.   Freight Route Analysis Project: Marshburn
 
Robin Marshburn, ODOT planner, will provide an overview of the Freight Route Analysis Project.  The proposal for additions to the State Highway Freight System and changes in text and policy would be amendments to the Oregon Highway Plan (OHP).  The public comment period for the project has recently been extended to January 7, 2005 .  The revised schedule includes an informational presentation to the Oregon Transportation Committee (OTC) at their April meeting, followed by a public hearing at the May OTC meeting.  (Materials for this agenda item were enclosed with the November 4, 2004 , MWACT agenda packet.)
 
Action:  Receive report/comments/recommendations
 
4:30 p.m.          Item 3.   Transportation Enhancement Project Prioritization: Schmid/Fricke
 
The selection process for Transportation Enhancement projects is now in the public/agency comment phase.  The Commission is being asked to comment on the relative priority of local projects.  No selection criteria have been provided.  Staff has enclosed a summary table outlining each of the projects.  Presentations by project applicants will be received, followed by Commission prioritization of projects.
·        Staff overview of projects (5 minutes)
·        Applicant presentations (30 minutes)
·        Commission prioritization of projects (40 minutes)
 
5:45 p.m.         Item 5.   Other Business: Adamson
 
5:55 p.m.         Item 6.   Adjourn: Adamson