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 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.

Committee Members

Minutes &
Supplemental Items*
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
January 2017 Agenda – AMENDED Minutes
TIP Amendment Maps
FY 2021 STBG Projects and Scores
Pavement Condition Report – DRAFT
2016 VMT Report- DRAFT
2016 MPO Year In Review
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
October 2016 Agenda Minutes
Letter from Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation — public comment regarding LRTP amendment for Veterans Parkway
September 2016 Agenda Minutes
2016 Environmental Justice Report -DRAFT
August 2016 Agenda AMENDED Minutes
2017-2020 TCIP – DRAFT
Survey Report — Responses to MPO Performance Survey
No Meeting Held in July 2016 Not applicable
June 2016 Agenda Minutes
FY 2017 Investment Policy
Draft FFY 2017-2020 TIP
TIP Amendment Maps
Draft Analysis of Regional Transportation Spending
Draft 2016 Crash Report
May 2016 Agenda AMENDED Minutes
FY 2017 Unified Planning Work Program_FINAL
TIP Amendment Maps – Bondurant and Des Moines
The Tomorrow Plan TODAY – 2016 Edition
Trail Counter Report
April 2016 Agenda Minutes
Polk County TIP Amendment Request Map
FFY 2020 Funding Recommendation
Draft Congestion Management Process
GDMP DC Trip 2016 Priority Project List

*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