The agenda for next week’s Planners meeting is now available.
The agenda for the June 5, 2014 Technical Advisory Committee meeting is now available.
The 2015 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for Skagit Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Skagit-Island Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) has been approved. The UPWP includes all of the planning tasks that Skagit MPO and Skagit-Island RTPO will perform in State Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015). Some of the major work tasks are highlighted below:
- Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Update – The RTP update for Skagit and Island Counties is scheduled to be adopted in August 2015. A large portion of SCOG’s resources will be devoted to the development of the update in the next year.
- Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) – The HSTP is scheduled to be updated in December 2014. Staff time and consultant fees are budgeted for this work task.
- Skagit County Rail Crossing Study – SCOG plans to hire a consultant to analyze the impacts of increased rail traffic on at-grade crossings within Skagit County.
In July SCOG will prepare an annual report on the 2014 UPWP. This report will document the tasks completed and funds spent from the 2014 UPWP.
The agenda for the May 21, 2014 MPO/RTPO Policy Board meeting is now available.
The meeting will be held at the Burlington City Council Chambers, 833 South Spruce Street, Burlington, WA 98233
The agenda for this week’s TAC meeting is available now available.
The meeting will be on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM.
The Washington State Department of Transportation announced yesterday that Highway 20 through the North Cascades is open for traffic.
Crews began clearing snow from the roadway on March 31. At certain points the snow was as deep as 35 feet!
For more information on the North Cascades Highway, click here.
A special meeting of the Skagit Sub-RTPO has been called by Commissioner Dillon (RTPO Chair) to consider a recommendation regarding policy board structure.
The meeting will be at 6:45 PM on May 6th, 2014 at the Burlington City Council Chambers.
A special meeting of the Skagit MPO has been called by Mayor Boudreau (MPO Chair) to consider a recommendation regarding policy board structure.
The meeting will be at 6:30 PM on May 6th, 2014 at the Burlington City Council Chambers.