August 10, 2020 Policy Committee Agenda

Date: August 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Virtual-Only Format
(No in-person attendance due to COVID-19)

Due to the nature of the Declaration of a State of Emergency Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pursuant to Code § 2.2-3708.2 this public meeting is to be held by electronic communications, via the web platform GoToMeeting. The catastrophic nature of this declared emergency makes it impracticable and unsafe to assemble a quorum in a single location and the purpose of this meeting is to discuss or transact the business statutorily required or necessary to continue operations of the public body.

A recording of this virtual meeting will be posted to the FAMPO Policy Committee webpage:


1. Call Policy Committee Meeting to Order — Chair Cindy Shelton

2. Roll Call – Ms. Leah Vigil

3. Determination of a Quorum – Ms. Vigil

4. Approval of August 10, 2020 Policy Committee Agenda (ACTION ITEM)

5. Public Involvement

Comments and questions from members of the public are welcome at this time.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Approval of July 20, 2020 Policy Committee Minutes (ACTION ITEM)

7. Action/Discussion Items

a. FAMPO Administrator Hiring Update – Dr. Linda Millsaps

b. SMART SCALE Scale Round 4 Projects – Mr. Adam Hager

i. Resolution 21-06: Authorizing Support for the George Washington Regional Commission and Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization SMART SCALE Project Applications (ACTION ITEM)

ii. Resolution 21-07: Supporting Spotsylvania County SMART SCALE Project Applications (ACTION ITEM)

iii. Resolution 21-08: Supporting Stafford County SMART SCALE Project Applications (ACTION ITEM)

iv. Resolution 21-09: Supporting City of Fredericksburg and Fredericksburg Regional Transit SMART SCALE Project Applications (ACTION ITEM)

c. Resolution 21-10: Endorsing the George Washington Region Transportation Opportunities for Economic Growth Report (ACTION ITEM) – Ms. Jennifer Morgan, GWRC Economic Development Coordinator and Ms. Jordan Chandler

i. George Washington Region Transportation Opportunities for Economic Growth Report

d. Resolution 21-11: Endorsing a Legislative Initiative Requesting Amendments to the Distribution of State Recordation Tax Revenues to Localities (ACTION ITEM) – Mr. Jason Towery, Stafford County

i. Memo to the Policy Committee

e. Transit Funding Discussion – Chair Shelton

8. Correspondence

9. Staff and Agency Reports

10. Board Member and Chair Comments

13. Adjourn / Next FAMPO Policy Committee Meeting: September 21, 2020 at 7:15 pm


Agenda Packet

The Policy Committee, Technical Advisory Committee, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact FAMPO at 540-642-1235 or at least four days prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-552-7917(TTY) or dial 7-1-1.

La participación pública es solicitada sin distinción de raza, color, origen nacional, edad, sexo, religión, discapacidad o su estado familiar. Las personas que requieren alojamiento especial de acuerdo con el Americans with Disabilities Act, o personas que requieren servicios de traducción (gratis) deben comunicarse con la FAMPO al 540-642-1235 o al menos dos días antes de la reunión. Personas con problemas auditivos, llamen al 1-800-552-7917 o 7-1-1.