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04 April 5, 2010 Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects89024 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA TIME: 10:30 a.m. DATE: Monday, April 5, 2010 LOCATION: CVAG Office Video Conference Site - Blythe City Hall 73-710 Fred Waring Dr., Ste 119 235 N. Broadway, Room A Palm Desert, CA 92260 Blythe, CA 92225 4:90 COMMITTEE MEMBERS 0411•' Joseph DeConinck / To Be Appointed, City of Blythe Greg Pettis / Kathleen DeRosa, City of Cathedral City Eduardo Garcia / Steven Hernandez, City of Coachella Scott Matas / Russell Betts, City of Desert Hot Springs Patrick Mullany / Larry Spicer, City of Indian Wells Glenn Miller / Ben Godfrey, City of Indio Terry Henderson / Don Adolph, City of La Quinta Dick Kelly / Cindy Finerty, City of Palm Desert Steve Pougnet / Ginny Foat, City of Palm Springs Ron Meepos / To Be Appointed, City of Rancho Mirage John J. Benoit, County of Riverside, District IV Marion Ashley, County of Riverside, District V bg. STAFF •cd Anne Mayer, Executive Director John Standiford, Deputy Executive Director 40. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY •ed Air Quality, Capital Projects, Communications and Outreach Programs, Congestion Management Program (CMP), Intermodal Programs, Motorist Services (ie. SAFE), New Corridors, Regional Agencies/Regional Planning, Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP), and State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) related to the Coachella and Palo Verde Valleys, and other areas as may be prescribed by the Commission. Comments are welcomed by the Committee. if you wish to provide comments to the Committee, please complete and submit a Speaker Card to the Clerk of the Board. 11.36.55 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS COMMITTEE www.rctc.org AGENDA* *Actions may be taken on any item listed on the agenda 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 5, 2010 CVAG Office 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119 Palm Desert, CA 92260 Video Conference Site -Blythe City Hall 235 N. Broadway, Room A Blythe, CA 92225 In compliance with the Brown Act and Government Code Section 54957.5, agenda materials distributed 72 hours prior to the meeting, which are public records relating to open session agenda items, will be available for inspection by members of the public prior to the meeting at the Commission office, 4080 Lemon Street, Third Floor, Riverside, CA, and on the Commission's website, www.rctc.orq. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code Section 54954.2, if you need special assistance to participate in a Committee meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (951) 787-7141. Notification of at least 48 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility at the meeting. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS - Each individual speaker is limited to speak three (3) continuous minutes or less. The Committee may, either at the direction of the Chair or by majority vote of the Committee, waive this three (3) minute time limitation. Depending on the number of items on the Agenda and the number of speakers, the Chair may, at his/her discretion, reduce the time of each speaker to two (2) continuous minutes. Also, the Committee may terminate public comments if such comments become repetitious. Speakers may not yield their time to others without the consent of the Chair. Any written documents to be distributed or presented to the Committee shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. This policy applies to Public Comments and comments on Agenda Items. Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee Agenda April 5, 2010 Page 2 Under the Brown Act, the Board should not take action on or discuss matters raised during public comment portion of the agenda which are not listed on the agenda. Board members may refer such matters to staff for factual information or to be placed on the subsequent agenda for consideration. 5. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS (The Committee may add an item to the Agenda after making a finding that there is a need to take immediate action on the item and that the item came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda. An action adding an item to the agenda requires 2/3 vote of the Committee. if there are less than 2/3 of the Committee members present, adding an item to the agenda requires a unanimous vote. Added items will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda.) 6. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2010 Overview This item is for the Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee to conduct an election of officers for 2010 — Chair and Vice Chair. 7. UPDATE ON STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION Overview This item is for the Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee to receive and oral report on state and federal legislation. 8. COMMISSIONERS / STAFF REPORT Overview This item provides the opportunity for the Commissioners and staff to report on attended and upcoming meetings/conferences and issues related to Commission activities. 9. ADJOURNMENT The next Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee meeting is scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 3, 2010, CVAG Office, 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119, Palm Desert, CA 92260 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS SIGN -IN SHEET APRIL 5, 2010 NAME AGENCY E MAIL ADDRESS ct C, 7oK. ae- 14.51).-� ST /)1�.�s edr6•06... trj At. 67". 7' /1'l/..i L.4.it4/ y j¢1-6:1-+ COY w� IJ� -76,2-22 E6 P g ta. . &T HC-0729c Ci RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS COMMITTEE ROLL CALL April 5, 2010 Present Absent County of Riverside, District IV ,r" O County of Riverside, District V O ,00' City of Blythe O City of Cathedral City ;PrO City of Coachella � O City of Desert Hot Springs ,01?r O City of Indian Wells ,,- CI City of Indio je O City of La Quinta "" O City of Palm Desert X O City of Palm Springs nl,47r� City of Rancho Mirage eRr O AGENDA ITEM 6 RIVERS/DE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMM/SS/ON DATE: April 5, 2010 TO: Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee FROM: Jennifer Harmon, Office and Board Services Manager THROUGH: John Standiford, Deputy Executive Director SUBJECT: Election of Officers STAFF RECOMMENDATION: This item is for the Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee to conduct an election of officers for 2010 - Chair and Vice Chair. BACKGROUND INFORMATION: At its February 10 meeting, the Commission approved the restructuring of the committees that included the disbandment of the Plans and Programs Committee and the formation of two geographically -based committees: the Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee and the Western Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee. The Eastern Riverside County Programs and Projects Committee's responsibilities include air quality, capital projects, communications and outreach programs, Congestion Management Program (CMP), intermodal programs, motorist services (ie. SAFE), new corridors, regional agencies/regional planning, Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP), and State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) related to the Coachella and Palo Verde Valleys and other areas as may be prescribed by the Commission. This committee meets on the first Monday of the month, except when the first Monday falls on a holiday or in the same week as a Commission meeting, at 10:30 a.m. at the Coachella Valley Association of Governments office. Membership is comprised of all Coachella Valley and Palo Verde Valley representatives including the Fourth and Fifth District Supervisors. Once the election has been conducted, the new Chair and Vice Chair will immediately be seated in their new positions. Agenda Item 6 AGENDA ITEM 7 ORAL REPORT