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 2019 are as follows: January 17, February 21, April 18, May 23, June 20, August 15, September 19, October 17, and November 21. 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.

MPO Policy Representatives (Effective for 2019)

Minutes &
Supplemental Items*
MPO Policy September 2019 Minutes
Travel Demand Model Documentation
FY 2018 Environmental Justice Report
MPO Policy August 2019 – AMENDED Minutes
DRAFT Model Bicycle Ordinance
MPO Policy June 2019 – AMENDED Minutes
 Draft FFY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program
FY 2020 Investment Policy
Mobilizing Tomorrow Project List
Chapter 2: Goals, Measures, and Targets – DRAFT
May 2019 Agenda – AMENDED
May 2019 Agenda
FY 2020 Unified Work Program and Budget – FINAL
April 2019 Agenda Minutes
FY 2023 STBG Funding Recommendation
FY 2019 GDMP Priority Project List 
Draft Growth Scenario Methodology Appendix
FAST Act Reauthorization Priorities
Polk County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Comments & Actions Taken
February 2019 Agenda Minutes
MPO-DART Memorandum of Understanding
2015-2019 Safety Targets
2nd Quarter Budget Report
January 2019 Agenda  Minutes
FFY 2023 STBG Submitted Application Summary
GDMP Priority Project List 
Draft Environmental Justice Report
November 2018 Agenda Minutes
TIP Amendment Map
Performance Measure Target Setting Report
1st Quarter Budget Report
October 2018 Agenda Minutes
TIP Amendment Map
Planning Area Boundary Update Map
September 2018 Agenda Minutes
FY 2019 Investment Policy
ICAAP Pre-Applications
Central Iowa Trail Condition Report – DRAFT
August 2018 Agenda – AMENDED
August 2018 Agenda
Elkhart’s Request Letter for Associate Membership
FY 2019-2022 TCIP
Highway Trust Fund Draft Proposal
June 2018 Agenda Minutes

FFY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program

*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.