CAMPO and RTC Meetings to Discuss Grants, Agreements, Projects and Plans at Carson City Community Center | Carson City Nevada News

Event date:

October 12, 2022 – 4:30 p.m.

The next meeting of the Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Robert ‘Bob’ Crowell Council Chambers of the Carson City Community Center, located at 851 E. William Street.

The Carson City Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) will hold its meeting on Wednesday, October 12 following the CAMPO meeting at the same location.

CAMPO’s meeting agenda items include two separate agreements with the Nevada Department of Transportation and CAMPO’s performance goals for fiscal year 2023.

Agenda items for the RTC meeting include discussion of the East William Street Complete Streets Project, agreement for the Douglas County School Safe Routes Master Plan, discussion of phase two of the Appion Way intersection and traffic signal design project and a discussion regarding the transit asset management plan

Members of the public who wish to view the meetings can watch the live broadcast of the RTC and CAMPO meetings at and clicking “In Progress” next to the meeting date, or tuning into cable channel 191.

The public may provide public comments prior to a meeting by written submission to the following email address: [email protected] For inclusion or reference in the meeting minutes, your public comment must include your full name and be submitted by email no later than 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.

On the CAMPO program:

– Discussion and possible action regarding non-monetary interlocal agreement #NM507-22-802 with the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) for the sub-allocation of federal funding from the Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) ) at CAMPO until September 30, 2027 , and the authority for the transport manager to sign the agreement.

According to the agenda, the agreement sets out general guidelines for the distribution and use of federal STBG funding that will be sub-allocated by NDOT to CAMPO on an annual basis until September 30, 2027.

STBG funding to be allocated under the agreement comes from two federal sources: (1) Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), which provides funding to urban areas based on a population between 5,000 and 200,000 people, and (2) the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which provides funding based on a population between 50,000 and 200,000.

Through this agreement, NDOT agrees to provide CAMPO with 33% of all FAST-derived STBG funds and 100% of all IIJA-derived STBG funds. The actual amount of STBG funding to be provided annually will be subject to subsequent monetary agreements between NDOT and the individual local CAMPO agencies of Carson City, Douglas County and Lyon County.

— Discussion and possible action regarding Cooperation Agreement No. NM482-22-816 with NDOT for the development of a Local Road Safety Plan (PLSR) for CAMPO; and the authority for the transport manager to sign the agreement as well as future amendments to the agreement.

According to the agenda, the development of an LRSP will help highlight and prioritize security-related projects using a data-driven approach, and it will identify key strategies to address common security-related issues. safety to reduce fatalities and serious injuries in the CAMPO area.

The deal is fully funded by NDOT through the Road Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). The development of an LRSP is included in CAMPO’s Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). There is no need to provide local matching funds.

– Discussion and possible action regarding proposed performance goals for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2023 for CAMPO-funded capital assets used to provide transit services, as required by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) .

According to the agenda, Federal Transit Asset Management’s (TAM) final rule requires agencies responsible for funding transit operations to set performance goals, based on quantifiable levels of performance or condition, on a annual basis, for fixed assets used in the provision of public transport. services, which includes assets like the Jump Around Carson (JAC) bus fleet and other CAMPO-funded transit facilities.

On the RTC program:

— A discussion and presentation regarding the 30% design concepts for the East William Street Complete Streets Project.

According to the agenda, this project includes comprehensive improvements to East William Street between North Carson Street and the I-580/US Highway 50 interchange, including roadway reconstruction and preservation, service replacement facilities, safety improvements and multimodal transportation infrastructure.

Staff will present the 30% level of design concepts that have been developed for the corridor based on previous public and RTC feedback and direction. Staff will also discuss the overall status of the design improvements planned for the corridor.

– Discussion and possible action regarding (1) an interlocal agreement with Douglas County to develop a Safe Routes to Schools Master Plan in Douglas County through the Safe Routes to Schools program in Douglas County. Western Nevada (WN-SRTS program) with Douglas County responsible for providing $20,000 to serve as local matching funds; and (2) authority for the transportation manager to sign the agreement as well as future amendments to the agreement.

According to Agenda, the WN-SRTS program was established in 2017 and serves K-8 students in Carson City and Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties.

The Carson City RTC administers the WN-SRTS program through a cooperative agreement with NDOT and this agreement with NDOT requires the RTC to provide local matching funds.

If the agreement is approved, the RTC will develop the Douglas County Plan in cooperation with Douglas County, and Douglas County will reimburse the RTC for a portion of the local twinning associated with the Douglas County Plan for an amount not to exceed not $20,000.

– A discussion and possible action regarding the RTC’s option under contract 21300284 to commission HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR) to perform the second phase of the Appion intersection and traffic signal design project Way, which covers 90% and final design services (Phase 2 Services), with an amount not exceeding $69,136 and a total contract amount not exceeding $223,120.

According to the agenda, the project is an intersection improvement project in Performance District 4 and includes the design of the roadway and traffic signals at the intersection of South Carson Street and Appion Way. HDR assists Carson City staff by performing project management, traffic signal design and civil engineering plans for the project.

The contract, for an amount not exceeding $223,120, is intended to cover two phases of work. Upon contract approval, HDR commenced the first phase to achieve 50% of the project design (Phase 1 services), with an amount not to exceed $153,984. If the RTC exercises the contract option for Phase 2 services, HDR will complete the 90% and final design drawings, as well as provide support for the construction tender documents, for a fee not not exceeding $69,136.

Therefore, the contract must not exceed the amount of $223,120 includes $153,984 for Phase 1 services and, if approved by the RTC, $69,136 for Phase 2 services. Both phases of the project are expected to be completed by June 30, 2023.

— A discussion and presentation regarding the Jump Around Carson (JAC) Transit Asset Management (TAM) plan for the 2023-2026 Federal Fiscal Year (FFY).

According to the agenda, a TAM plan is a federally required document that provides a system to monitor and manage public transportation capital assets to improve safety, reduce maintenance costs, increase reliability and improve performance.

Federal regulations require transit operators to develop a TAM plan for capital assets used to provide transit services, including vehicles, facilities, equipment, and other infrastructure.

A full update of the TAM Plan is required every four years. Staff has developed a TAM plan for FFY 2023 through FFY 2026 that meets federal requirements.

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