Iowa Department of Transportation

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 5, 2020 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. While the Commission will meet in person at the Iowa DOT complex in Ames, public participation will be limited to a conference call or Teams. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020





12:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Oct. 13, 2020, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


DOT Staff Comments


*Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 605, License Issuance

-761 IAC 630, Nonoperator’s Identification


Melissa Gillett, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,


*Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 11, Waivers of Rules

-761 IAC 112, Primary Road Access Control


John Selmer, director,
Strategic Performance Division,


*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application – Bondurant


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*RISE application – Altoona


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,

12:45 p.m.



*Action items

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, Nov. 10, in person and via conference call beginning at 9:30 a.m. In order to assure adequate social distancing, public participation in the workshop will be limited to a conference call or Teams. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

  • Commission input
  • Director’s welcome
  • Administrative Rules

    • 761 IAC 605, License Issuance
    • 761 IAC 630, Nonoperator’s identification
    • 761 IAC 11, Waivers of Rules
    • 761 IAC 112, Primary Road Access Control

  • Commission Legal Overview
  • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update
  • 2021 Highway Program balance report
  • 2021 Commission Tours
  • RISE Projects

    • Bondurant Local Development
    • Altoona Local Development

  • FY 2022 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Recommendation – (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at
  • Calendar Year 2021 Intercity Bus Grant Program – (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at
  • Integrated Corridor Management Updates
  • State Long-Range Transportation Plan and State Freight Plan Updates
  • Iowa 2 Resiliency Updates


Editor’s note: The delivery method of the online public meeting has been changed from Skype to Teams. There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Microsoft Teams Meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 333 771 076#

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