Policy Board Meeting – May 27, 2016


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the



will be held on

Friday, May 27 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

Hawaii State Capitol, Room #423

415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813



  I.     Call to order by Chair

 II.     Introductions/Roll Call

III.     Approval of April 13, 2016 Policy Board Meeting Minutes

IV.     Reports

              a.  Executive Director

              b.  Technical Advisory Committee

               c.  Citizen Advisory Committee

 V.     Old Business

                a.  None

VI.     New Business

                a.  Final Draft FY 2017 Overall Work Program

The Overall Work Program (OWP) identifies and programs surface transportation related studies and is OahuMPO’s annual operations budget.  The OWP is developed over the course of a year with multiple opportunities for public input and interagency coordination along the way.  The final draft of the FY 2017 OWP, as recommended for approval by the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is attached for your information and review.

Requested Action: Consider approval of the Final Draft FY 2017 OWP.

               b.  FY 2016 Overall Work Program Revision #2

This revision, which is proposed by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, seeks to add a study entitled the Transit Fares Scenario Modeling Study to the FY 2016 OWP.  A full project description is attached for your information and review. The TAC has recommended approval.

Requested Action: Approve Revision #2 to the FY 2016 OWP, as presented.

               c.  Complete Streets Project Checklist and Process & Procedures

At the April 20, 2016 meeting of the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC), the committee passed a resolution requesting that the process and procedures documents for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the Oahu Regional Transportation Plan (ORTP) be amended to require the submission of a Complete Streets checklist for any project.  Staff is seeking concurrence from the Policy Board to develop revisions to the documents as recommended by the CAC.

Requested Action: Discuss and consider approval of a directive for OahuMPO staff to develop amendments to the TIP and ORTP process and procedures documents requiring submission of a Complete Streets checklist with any project.

               d.  Policy Board Non-Voting Membership for a CAC Representative

At the March 16, 2016 meeting of the CAC, the committee passed a resolution requesting a non-voting representative on the Policy Board. The Policy Board Bylaws would have to be amended to accommodate this request.

Requested Action: Discuss and consider approval of a directive to OahuMPO staff to develop a Policy Board Bylaws amendment adding one representative of the CAC as a non-voting member.

               e.  Form a Permitted Interaction Group to Conduct a Search for and Evaluation of Candidates for Executive Director

The current Executive Director will be vacating the position at the close of business on June 15, 2016. The Executive Director is an at-will employee of the Policy Board.  Staff recommends that the Policy Board form a permitted interaction group (PIG) to conduct a search for and evaluation of candidates to fill the position.

Requested Action: Consider forming a PIG which will search for and investigate candidates to fill the Executive Director position and make a recommendation to the Policy Board.

VII.     Invitation to interested members of the public to be heard on matters not included on the agenda

VIII.    Announcements

               a.  It is anticipated that the next Policy Board meeting will be held on Friday, June 24th at 1 pm. The room location is yet to be determined.

  IX.     Adjournment