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 2016 are as follows: January 21, February 18, April 21, May 19, June 16, August 18, September 15, and November 17.
The Policy Committee receives recommendations from the TTC and the Executive Committee before taking formal action on transportation issues. Polk County Supervisor Tom Hockensmith currently chairs the MPO, and Grimes Mayor Tom Armstrong is the vice chair.
If you have any questions about this group, please contact Tracey Deckard.
May Meeting Rescheduled
The May meeting of the Policy Committees has been rescheduled due to the Partnership DC Trip.
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 25
*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