June 15, 2020 Policy Committee Meeting & Public Hearing

Date: June 15, 2020
Time: 7:15 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 meeting and Public Hearing are 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: https://www.fampo.gwregion.org/policy-committee/


1. Call Policy Committee Meeting to Order — Chairman Matthew Kelly

2. Roll Call – Ms. Stacey Feindt

3. Determination of a Quorum – Ms. Stacey Feindt

4. Approval of June 15, 2020 Policy Committee Agenda (ACTION ITEM)

5. Public Involvement

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

6. Public Hearing

Comments and questions from members of the public concerning the Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Amendment, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis Report, Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), or Draft FY 2020 UPWP Amendment are welcome at this time.

Members of the public who wish to give verbal comments during a virtual meeting/hearing must register at least two hours in advance with FAMPO staff by sending an email to fampo@gwregion.org or calling (540) 642-1235. Members of the public may also use these contact methods to submit comments for staff to read during the public comment portion of the meeting (3-minute limit). Comment submissions must be received at least two hours prior to the meeting.

Copies of the documents and comment instructions can be found under Public Involvement at the FAMPO website. Public Comments, requests for paper copies and alternative comment methods may be directed to FAMPO email: fampo@gwregion.org, or by calling FAMPO Public Involvement Coordinator Stacey Feindt at (540) 642-1235.

7. Chairman’s Comments

8. Consent Agenda

a. Approval of May 18, 2020 Policy Committee Meeting Minutes (ACTION ITEM)

9. Action / Discussion Items

a. FAMPO On-Call Consultants Update – Dr. Linda Millsaps, George Washington Regional Commission and Mr. Adam Hager, FAMPO

b. Allocation of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) and Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG)/Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Funding – Mr. Erik Nelson, City of Fredericksburg & Technical Advisory Committee Chair; Mr. Paul Agnello, Spotsylvania County; and Mr. Jason Towery, Stafford County

i. 5307 Funding Eligibility – Mr. Chuck Steigerwald, Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

ii. GWRideConnect Funding – Ms. Kate Gibson, GWRC

iii. UPC 110987: Rte 208/Hood Drive CMAQ and STBG/RSTP Transfer Request – Mr. Agnello

iv. UPC 105722: Route 1/Enon Road STBG/RSTP Transfer Request – Mr. Alex Owsiak, Stafford County

v. Stafford County Application for Available STBG/RSTP Funds to Fill Project Deficits – Mr. Owsiak

vi. Request to Consider CMAQ Applications for RSTP Funding – Mr. Agnello

vii. Consideration of Draft Resolution 20-40: Transferring Available CMAQ and RSTP Funds – Mr. Nelson

c. System for the Management and Allocation of Resources for Transportation (SMART SCALE) Update – Mr. Matthew Lehane, FAMPO

d. Public Comment Period Update

i. Draft 2045 LRTP Amendment – Mr. Hager and Ms. Feindt

(1) Current PE/Studies Projects within the Constrained Long Range Plan (CLRP)

(2) Revised Draft PE/Studies Projects for 2045 LRTP Amendment

ii. Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis Report – Mr. Hager

iii. Draft FY21 Unified Planning Work Program – Dr. Millsaps and Mr. Hager

(1) Proposed FAMPO Staffing Strategy

(2) Changes from FY20 UPWP to FY21 UPWP

(3) Original Draft FY21 UPWP Distributed for Public Comment

(4) Draft FY21 UPWP with Tracked Changes since May 14, 2020

(5) Clean Draft FY21 UPWP as of June 10, 2020

iv. Draft FY20 UPWP Amendment – Mr. Hager

(1) Original Draft FY20 UPWP Amendment Distributed for Public Comment

(2) Draft FY20 UPWP Amendment with Tracked Changes since May 14, 2020

(3) Clean Draft FY20 UPWP Amendment as of June 10, 2020

10. Correspondence

11. Staff and Agency Reports

12. Board Member Comments

13. Adjourn / Next FAMPO Policy Committee Meeting: June 22, 2020 at 6:00 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 fampo@gwregion.org 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 fampo@gwregion.org al menos dos días antes de la reunión. Personas con problemas auditivos, llamen al 1-800-552-7917 o 7-1-1.