COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

 

AGENDA TITLE:

County Transportation Planning Process

 

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST:

Work session on transportation planning

 

 

STAFF CONTACT(S):

Messrs.: Tucker, Foley, Davis, Graham, Cilimberg, Benish, Wade

 

 

LEGAL REVIEW:   No

 

 

AGENDA DATE:

June 14, 2006

 

ACTION:                             INFORMATION:    X

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

  ACTION:                           INFORMATION: 

 

ATTACHMENTS:    Yes

 

 

REVIEWED BY:

 

 

 

BACKGROUND:

At the Board of Supervisors April 3, 2006 meeting, staff was requested to arrange a work session to discuss the County’s transportation planning process. The transportation planning process issue arose in a discussion regarding PLACES29 and its relationship to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Transportation Study (CHART).

 

 

STRATEGIC PLAN:

3.1 Make the County a safe and healthy community in which citizens feel secure to live, work and play.

 

 

DISCUSSION:

Please find attached (Attachment A) a flow chart that outlines the staff presentation. Staff will explain each step of the flow chart at the work session. Harrison Rue with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission will provide information on the CHART/UnJam process and State and Federal requirements for the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). County staff will comment on the County’s Comprehensive Plan (including Master Plans) and how the transportation recommendations relate to CHART/UNJAM and guide the Six Year Secondary and Primary Plans and the County’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP), including Strategic Plan initiatives in support of the CIP.  

 

Time will be provided for questions and comments from the Board of Supervisors.

 

 

BUDGET IMPACT:

There will no budget impact for this agenda item.

 

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

No action is necessary.  This is being provided at the request of the Board for their information.

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment A – Transportation Planning Process Discussion Flow Chart
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