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Date:
April 14, 2021
Time:
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Location:
Remote
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Transportation Policy Board

Wednesday, April 14, 2021



AGENDA
Transportation Policy Board
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00-8:30 am         
Zoom Teleconference Meeting 

In order to comply with the Governor’s guidance to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” and in keeping with the Proclamation by the Governor Amending Proclamation 20-05 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act issued on March 24th 2020, participation in this meeting will be through remote access only.

Watch the meeting live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trpc.org

To register to attend the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yM7m57rCRRO-6ru0vp7-qA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


7:00am 1.
Introductions - Andy Ryder, Chair  

2.
Executive Director's Report & Announcements INFORMATION
3.   Approval of Agenda - Andy Ryder, Chair ACTION

4.
Approval of Meeting Notes from March 10, 2021 (attachment) - Andy Ryder, Chair ACTION
   5.   Public Comment Period
      Public comment for this meeting will be accepted in written and oral format. 
  • The deadline for submitting written public comments or registering for oral public comment at the meeting is noon (12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time) the day preceding the meeting, April 13, 2021.
  • For written public comment, please provide:  1) your name and address and 2) your comments. Send them to info@trpc.org. Written comments received by the deadline will be provided to the Policy Board members prior to the meeting. 
To register for oral public comment, please use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yM7m57rCRRO-6ru0vp7-qA
1) check the box indicating you wish to provide public comment; and 2) list a general topic. The Chair may limit oral public comment to three minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment.
7:15am
20 min
 6. Call for Projects Update (attachment) - Veena Tabbutt, TRPC, Karen Parkhurst, TRPC, Paul Brewster, TRPC 
Staff will brief the Transportation Policy Board on a proposed structure for the Federal Funding Call for Projects process update. Staff will ask for TPB feedback and discussion.
PRESENTATION
7:35am
10 min
7. Transportation Policy Board Bylaws (attachment) - Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
The Board will consider both substantive and technical amendments to the bylaws, including changing the number of officers and nomination process, broadening who can qualify for emeritus status, and adding to the bylaws some elements of standard practice concerning conflict of interest and remote meetings.
1st REVIEW
7:45am
35 min
8. Trails Survey Results (attachment) - Paul Brewster, TRPC
TRPC conducted a regional trails planning survey from February 1 to March 12 to collect input on the update to the Thurston Regional Trails Plan. 1,200 people participated in the online survey. Staff will present the results and key findings on April 14.
PRESENTATION

9.  Legislative Update - Karen Parkhurst, TRPC 
At the discretion of the Chair, this may be covered in the After-Meeting Summary.  
BRIEFING


10. Outside Committee Report - Doug DeForest Oral Report
At the discretion of the Chair, this may be covered in the After-Meeting Summary.
 BRIEFING
8:30am 11. Adjourn

 
NEXT MEETING:
May 12, 2021
Public Comment
The following is not acceptable as either written or oral public comment and is considered disruptive behavior:
  • Promoting or advertising commercial services, entities or products.
  • Supporting or opposing political candidates or ballot propositions.
  • Distributing obscene content.
  • Engaging in illegal activity or encouragement of illegal activity.
  • Promoting, fostering or perpetuating discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, religion, gender, gender identification, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
  • Threatening or intimidating language, including cyber bullying.
  • Otherwise engaging in disruptive behavior.
Members of the public engaging in disruptive behavior may have their emails blocked (for written comments) or be removed from the meeting (for oral comments). 
TRPC ensures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by prohibiting discrimination against any person based on race, color, national origin, or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its federally assisted programs and activities. For questions regarding TRPC's Title VI Program, you may contact the Department's Title VI Coordinator at 360-956-7575.

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360-956-7575 by 10:00 am three days prior to the meeting. Ask for the ADA Coordinator. For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, 711 and ask the operator to dial 360-956-7575.

ThurstonHeretoThere.org is an easy-to-navigate website which includes information on carpooling, vanpooling, rail, air, bus, bike, walking, health, telework and flexible schedules, recreation, and school transportation. Please consider using an alternate mode to attend this meeting: bike, walk, bus, carpool, or vanpool. This facility is served by Intercity Transit Routes 12 and 42.


TRPC MISSION

“Provide Visionary Leadership on Regional Plans, Policies, and Issues.”  

To Support this Mission:
  • Support regional transportation planning consistent with state and federal funding requirements.
  • Address growth management, environmental quality, economic opportunity, and other topics determined by the Council.
  • Assemble and analyze data that support local and regional decision making
  • Act as a “convener”, build regional consensus on issues through information and citizen involvement.
  • Build intergovernmental consensus on regional plans, policies, and issues, and advocate local implementation.

TRPC MEETING NORMS

Show up
  • Nothing happens without consistent good attendance by all members.
  • Make sure you have a designated alternate.
Be Prepared
  • Members who are unprepared can’t contribute the best input.
  • Make sure your alternate is prepared if you have to miss a meeting.
Participate
  • Share your ideas.
  • Engagement by all members is required for productive discussions.
Be Respectful
  • Create a safe place to ask questions and express views.
  • Diversity is one of TRPC’s strengths. 
Report Back
  • We each represent somebody who thought it wise to spend money to join TRPC.
  • Report back to your jurisdiction, organization or community.
Feel Good
  • TRPC is an effective organization that allows us to address regional issues in a productive way.
  • Take time to recognize and celebrate our successes.