Iowa Department of Transportation

AMES, Iowa – June 3, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, June 8 in Oskaloosa in the Chief Mahaska Room at the Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union on the campus of William Penn College, R Avenue West. While the Commission will meet in person, public participation will be limited to one representative from each delegation during the public input portion, or by conference call or Teams. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, June 8, 2021





8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
May 11, 2021, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


DOT Staff Comments


*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Transit Program (vehicle replacement)


Sree Mitra

Modal Transportation Bureau,

Public Transit Section,



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


Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,



*RISE application – Des Moines


Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,



*2022-2026 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program


Stuart Anderson, director,

Transportation Development Division,


8:10 a.m.



*Action items


Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, June 8, 2021

*Input meeting will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Commission business meeting.




*8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

Nancy Maher, Commission chair

8:20 a.m.

City of Oskaloosa/East Central Iowa Transportation Coalition

Councilman Bob Drost

8:40 a.m.

South Central Regional Airport

Jim Hansen

8:50 a.m.

Highway 61 Coalition

Della Schmidt

9:05 a.m.

City of Nevada

Jordan Cook

9:15 a.m.

Legislator Introductions/Comments


Monday, June 7, 2021

Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in southeast Iowa Monday, June 7, starting at 9:15 a.m. at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Oskaloosa. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn & Suites. Transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken on the tour.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, Monday, June 7, in person and via conference call beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Chief Mahaska Room at the Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union, William Penn College, R Avenue West following the tour. In order to assure adequate social distancing, public participation in the workshop will be limited to 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

      • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update

    • 2021 Highway Program Balance Report
    • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Transit Programs (vehicle replacement)
    • RISE projects

      • Waterloo Immediate Opportunity
      • Des Moines Local Development

    • Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation

      • Interstate 380 from North Liberty to Cedar Rapids
      • Interstate 80 around the U.S. 6/169 interchange

    • Five-Year Program Discussion


Editor’s note: 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 440 237 881#

Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Tonnette R. Harris, J.D., Civil Rights Bureau Director at 515-509-8814 or by email at

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