MPO Policy Committee

The MPO Policy Committee – often referred to simply as the MPO – meets on the third Thursday of the month, nine months of the year. Open to the public, meetings begin at 4 p.m. and are held in the Burnham Room at the MPO office, located at 420 Watson Powell, Suite 200, in Des Moines, Iowa 50309. Dates and times are subject to change.

The meetings for 2018 are as follows: January 18, February 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, August 16, September 20, October 18, and November 8. No meetings are scheduled for March, July or December.

The Policy Committee receives recommendations from the TTC and the Executive Committee before taking formal action on transportation issues. West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer is the MPO Chair, and Des Moines City Council Member Joe Gatto is the Vice Chair.

If you have any questions about this group, please contact Tracey Deckard.

Policy Committee Members

Minutes &
Supplemental Items*
February 2018 Agenda  Minutes
TIP Amendment Map
January 2018 Agenda Minutes
TIP Amendment Map
FFY 2022 STBG Submitted Applications
FFY 2022 STBG Application Scores
FFY 2022 STGB Set-Aside Submitted Applications
Draft Federal Legislative Agenda – Project and Policies
November 2017 Agenda Minutes
DART Federal Funding Transfer Request Letter
DART Memorandum of Understanding – DRAFT
TIP Amendment Map
October 2017 Agenda Minutes

September 2017 AMENDED Minutes AMENDED
Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program Pre-Applications
Draft Safety Performance Report 
August 2017 Agenda Minutes
LETTER – 2017 Federal Certification Review
REPORT – 2017 Federal Certification Review Final
TIP Amendment Maps
Transportation Capital Improvement Program Draft
Regional Assessment of Fair Housing Study 28E Agreement
Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program Pre-Applications
June 2017 Agenda – AMENDED
June 2017 Agenda
 Iowa Data Bike – Getting Noticed
May 2017 Agenda Minutes
FY 2018 Unified Planning Work Program and Budget
FFY 2021 STBG Funding Recommendation
TIP Amendment Map 
Water Trails Downtown Study Agreement 
Water Trails Regional Study Agreement
Draft Bridge Report
Policy Presentation Slides
April 2017 Agenda Minutes

2017 Federal Legislative Agenda
FFY 2021 STBG Funding Recommendation
2016 Trails Report – DRAFT
February 2017 Agenda Minutes
TIP Development Schedule
STBG Program Public Comments
STBG Presentation Schedule
MPO Strategic Planning Process Overview
November 2016 Agenda Minutes
Water Trails and Greenways Plan
Mobilizing Tomorrow Project Lists
Great Western Trail Letters of Concern
FFY 2017-2020 TIP Amendment Maps
FFCS Amendment Maps
2016 STP Transfer Letter for MPO
National Highway Freight Network Map
2017 Meeting Schedule

*Supplemental items included are versions that were presented at that meeting.  Please refer to the Documents page for final versions of documents.

Planning to Attend our Meetings?

Anyone planning to attend MPO meetings who may need auxiliary aids or services should contact the Des Moines Area MPO office at (515) 334-0075. Please contact us at least 48 hours in advance so that appropriate arrangements can be made