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04-13-1994 1 LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION 2 MEETING 3 4 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 1994 The following is the Agenda for the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning 5 Organization's Policy Committee Meeting held on Wednesday, April 13, 1994, at 7:00 p.m., in the Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 200 North Church Street, 6 Las Cruces, New Mexico. 7 MEMBERS PRESENT: Ray B. Luchini, Chairman (Dona Ana County) Herculano Ferralez (City of Las Cruces) 8 Edward Southworth (Town of Mesilla) John Haltom (City of Las Cruces) 9 Kenneth Miyagashima (Dona Ana County) 10 MEMBERS ABSENT: Michael Cadena (Town of Mesilla) Jesus Caro (Town of Mesilla) 11 Tommy Tomlin (City of Las Cruces) 12 STAFF PRESENT: Michael Parks, City Planning (Acting MPO Officer) 13 David Carpenter, City Planning Minerva Sanchez, Recording Secretary 14 CALL TO ORDER 15 Mr. Luchini called the meeting to order at 7:20 p.m. There was a quorum. 16 APPROVAL OF MINUTES 17 Mr. Luchini said, the first order of business is Approval of Minutes. Did 18 everyone have a chance to review the Minutes? Mr. Haltom said, I move for approval of the Minutes of February 9th. Mr. Southworth seconded. Mr. 19 Luchini said, are there any corrections or additions to the Minutes? If not, all those in favor, say aye. Any opposed? The motion carries unanimously for 20 approval of the minutes. Mr. Haltom said, I move for approval of the Minutes of March 28th. Mr. Miyagishima seconded. There were no corrections or 21 additions to the minutes, and they were approved unanimously. 22 NEW BUSINESS 23 Mr. Luchini said, we'll proceed to New Business: An amendment to FY 94-95 Annual Element, FY 95-96 through FY 99-2000 Transportation Improvement 24 Program to include the use of enhancement funds to develop the Las Cruces Railroad Depot, Resolution 94-004. 25 Mr. Haltom moved for approval. Mr. Ferralez seconded. 26 Mr. Luchini said, is there any discussion on this motion. 27 Mr. Southworth said, Mr. Chairman, I'd like to get a rundown on what would be 28 included in this because it is an awful lot of money going into this for restoration of a reasonably small depot. 29 Mr. Parks said, Mr. Chairman, Mayor Southworth, what is being proposed here 30 is an attempt to restore this area back to its natural state. This is a historic transportation facility and under ISTEA we're allowed to go in and rehabilitate 31 this area. The amount of money reflects not only reconstruction of the building but also of the streetscape in front of the building. I don't know if 32 you've been out to Mesilla Street by Horse and Hound Feed and the railroad tracks, but the area is in terrible need of reconstruction. There's drainage problems. The pavement is crumbling and there's a number of properties there that actually use the street as a parking lot, basically. What we're i s Ii LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION APRIL 13, 1994 1 2 3 proposing to do is to rehabilitate this area to use it maybe as an intermodal 4 facility for either transit or a bike route turnaround place. What we're really trying to do this first year is to start some feasibility work on it to see if it's 5 something the City wants to pursue. Right now this project is going to go before City Council in the next couple of weeks to get their view of it, but 6 without this group's concurrence, even if the City wanted to do it, it wouldn't be done, so we're bringing it to this group first. If the City chooses not to 7 pursue it, then that's where it lies, because they will be the ones putting up 8 the matching funds for it whether STP or Enhancement funds or both. Mr. Luchini said, how far is the street going to be worked on? Is it from 9 Amador all the way to the end of the railroad? 10 Mr. Parks said, it will be from Amador to Hadley--to where Hadley crossrd the 11 railroad tracks. That's what we're looking at. Mr. Ferralez said, Mr. Chairman, this morning the Finance Committee of City 12 Council did approve some funds for the actual restoration of the building itself. 13 So the City is also doing its part. Mr. Haltom said, yes, it was approved by Finance, but it will need to go before 14 the full Council for their approval. 15 Mr. Ferralez said, it's not only the fact that it's something regarding 16 transportation but also historical. We couldn't go in there and tear it down, I don't suppose according to the State law. 17 Mr. Luchini said, I remember coming to that station when I was a kid with my 18 dad. It was quite a sight and I'd really like to see it restored. 19 Mr. Haltom said, before we go on, Mr. Chairman, I'd like to call attention to a typing error (on the fourth Whereas, you have funds and it should be fund; 20 and on the second paragraph, first line, you have a preposition you don't need.) 21 Mr. Parks said, Mr. Haltom, thank you. We included the entire AE/TIP as a 22 matter of your reference. We wanted to make sure that you saw, in its final form and what you would approve with this change. 23 Mr. Luchini said, any other comments? If not, we'll vote on this motion. All 24 those in favor, say aye. Any opposed? The motion carries unanimously. 25 Mr. Luchini said, on Item B, an amendment to FY 93-94 Annual and FY 94-95 through 98-99 Transportation Improvement Program to include the New 26 Mexico State Highway Commission action involved in the US 70 Frontage Road, environmental documents and feasibility study, Resolution 94-005. 27 Mr. Haltom moved for approval of Resolution 94-005. Mr. Southworth 28 seconded. Mr. Luchini said, it's been moved and seconded for approval. Is there any discussion on this resolution. 29 Mr. Parks said, Mr. Chairman, what's being proposed here is to bring our AE/TIP into conformance with the State's AE/TIP. As noted in the 30 documentation, the State Highway Commission forwarded moneys to begin an 31 environmental and feasibility study for US 70 last month. Therefore our document needs to reflect those changes in order for us to go ahead with that 32 feasibility study. What this amendment does is make those changes. Mr. Ferralez said, Mr. Parks, essentially, what will the additional hundred thousand dollars cover? 11 1 7 LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION APRIL 13, 1994 1 2 3 Mr. Parks said, Council Ferralez, basically what it's going to do is put a little bit 4 more money into the pot so that we can do a little bit more in-depth study. It's recognized, as it was discussed at the last State Highway Commission meeting, 5 that there are some new environmental factors to take into consideration. This money will help to address those factors. When the original 6 environmental assessment was completed, ISTEA was not a reality. Therefore, it did not address some of the factors that we now have to address under ISTEA. 7 This additional money will help to address those factors and get the ball 8 rolling. Mr. Ferralez said, so this is from I-25 to NASA Road, but the first phase of 9 construction is up to Mesa Grande, right? 10 Mr. Parks said, correct. 11 Mr. Ferralez said, but this study will include the whole stretch up to NASA Road? 12 13 Mr. Parks said, that is correct. 14 Mr. Luchini said, are there any other comments on the resolution. If not, all 15 those in favor, say aye. Any opposed? The motion carries unanimously. 16 OTHER/DISCUSSION 17 Mr. Luchini said, does anyone have any other items for discussion? 18 Mr. Parks said, Mr. Chairman, as part of the long-range planning process that the MPO has to undertake, we are required to submit a plan of public 19 involvement. Included in your packet is a letter to the Policy Committee from the MPO Officer outlining our procedures for this endeavor. Basically it 20 involves at least two meetings a month until August. We feel this is ample opportunity for the public to get involved in our process. Granted, one of the 21 meetings is a regular meeting of the TAC, but the public will be able to come and attend and voice their opinions on the plan as it develops. This is just for 22 your review. If you have any suggestions, please let us know. 23 Mr. Haltom said, are any of these dates during the Policy Committee's meetings? 24 Mr. Parks said, yes, they are. In fact, on June 8, it will coincide with the Policy 25 Committee's meeting; as well as May 11. I believe we tried to have one of the public's meetings with the Policy Committee's meeting as well. 26 Mr. Haltom said, will there be any extra meetings for us to attend. 27 Mr. Parks said, there are no extra meetings that you will be required to attend. 28 Although for May 4, we do have a "kick-off" meeting which will be held jointly with the State Highway Department. We're going to show solidarity and 29 present our local and the state's plan at the same time. We'd like to get as much public involvement as possible early in the process. You are all certainly 30 , welcome to attend all of the meetings or select the ones you want to attend. Definitely, the Policy Committee meetings are the ones that will carry the 31 most weight, because as we go through the process, we'll be bringing to you our work looking for direction. You'll have a chance to review it at that time. 32 We're on a very tight schedule, and we're required to really push it and make an effort on this. We feel that this schedule will do so. i Z I LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION APRIL 13, 1994 1 2 3 Mr. Haltom said, well it certainly seems that the public will get plenty of 4 exposure. 5 Mr. Ferralez said, the only meeting that will be at Branigan will be the one on 6 May 4? Mr. Parks said, that's correct. The rest will be here and at the City Office 7 Center. There's an Advisory Committee that we set up last year to look at comprehensive planning within the City and we wanted to use the expertise of 8 that committee as well to get as much technical information as we could. You'll notice where it says Transportation Ad Hoc Committee, is a City function but 9 we're going to run it by them as well since they have technical expertise that could lend to the process. The committee consists of staff and citizens as well 10 as a P & Z Commissioner from the City. 11 Mr. Haltom said, did we authorize that in the resolution? 12 Mr. Parks said, yes, sir. I believe it was at the same time that other committees were authorized for the land use element of the comprehensive plan and 13 urban design element of the comprehensive plan. 14 Mr. Luchini said, is there anything else. 15 Mr. Parks said, Mr. Chairman, I just wanted to make mention of the fact that 16 next week the Highway Commission meeting will be here in Las Cruces on April 21 and 22. The meeting will be held at Onate High School. 17 Mr. Haltom said, would it help if we attended. 18 Mr. Parks said, we will be presenting the MPO's projects and it would show 19 support if members of the MPO Committee were present. It will begin at 1:00 on Thursday, April 21. 1 will confirm these dates and if they are different I 20 will call everyone and inform you. On Friday, they will start at 8:00 am. Staff is preparing a presentation for the meeting. It will be concerned with US 70 21 and Lohman, as well as giving a status report on the Union Avenue Project, the Valley Drive Project and the Picacho/Main Project. 22 Mr. Haltom said, could you let us know where your presentation is on the 23 Agenda so we can make sure to be there for the presentation. 24 Mr. Parks said, usually the hosting organization would be first on the agenda. We'll be sure to let everyone know. 25 20 Mr. Southworth said, along that same line, Mr. Chairman, I wanted to let you know that Mr. Carpenter had asked Mesilla if they wanted to make a Z7 presentation. We said no, at the time, because we'd already gotten everything from the Highway Commission that we could hope for, and I didn't want to start 28 hitting them with more projects when they've been so good to us. Anyway, Commissioner Ford asked me if we would make a presentation, mainly to 29 express our appreciation for what they've done for us. So, if you could put us back on the agenda...Dr. Ford had mentioned Friday morning as a good time. 301 Whatever works out best will be fine. 31 Mr. Park said, I'll call Commissioner Ford and work it through Secretary Medrano's office. As an update, I heard that the State has granted the contract 32 for the University feasibility study. So that one is coming, but I don't know the deadline. Mr. Southworth said, I knew the RFP was out. i A LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION APRIL 13, 1994 1 2 3 4 5 There was no other business, and the meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m. 6 MINUTES SUBMITTED BY: 7 8 9 Minerva Sanchez, Recording Secretary 10 Las Cruces Planning Department 11 MINUTES APPROVED BY: 12 13 14 Ray B. Luchini, Chairman Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 f 28 !� 29 ! A 301 31 32 i h LAS CRUCES ME�OPO ITA A _ U L N PL NN6G ORGANIZATION MESILLA DORA ANA COUNTY LAS CRUCES AGENDA The following is the Agenda for the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization' s Policy Committee Meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 13, 1994, at 7 : 00 p.m. , in the Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 200 North Church St . , Las Cruces, New Mexico. The City of Las Cruces will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodation (s) for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please notify the City at least 24 hours before the meeting. Telephone 526-0000 or TDD number, 526-1222 . I . CALL TO ORDER II . REVIEW OF MINUTES III . NEW BUSINESS A. An amendment to the FY 1994-95 Annual Element (AE) and the FY 1995-96 through FY 1999-2000 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to include the use of Enhancement Funds to develop the Las Cruces Railroad Depot - Resolution 94-004 B. An amendment to the FY 1994-95 Annual Element (AE) and the FY 1995-96 through FY 1999-2000 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to include the New Mexico State Highway Commission' s action involving the US 70 Frontage Roads- Environmental Document and Feasibility Study - Resolution 94-005 IV. DISCUSSION/OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST A. Discussion of the Long Range Plan' s development schedule. VI . ADJOURNMENT Publish: Sunday, April 3, 1994 PO DRAWER CLC LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO 88004 526-0620 LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION POLICY COMMITTEE ACTION FORM FOR MEETING OF: April 13 , 1994 AGENDA ITEM: An amendment to the FY 1994-95 Annual Element (AE) and the FY 1995-96 through FY 1999-2000 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to include the use of Enhancement Funds to develop the Las Cruces Railroad Depot - Resolution 94-004 ACTION REQUESTED: Review and consideration of Resolution 94-004 . SUPPORT INFORMATION: 1 . Resolution 94-004 . 2 . Proposed modification: EXHIBIT A (page 5 of AE\TIP) . 3 . FY 1994-95 through Fy 1999-00 AE\TIP (as submitted to the State) . DISCUSSION/OPTIONS: Through the use of enhancement funds, it would be possible to make improvements to the Las Cruces Railroad Depot and to Mesilla Street from Hadley to Amador. The State Highway and Transportation Department has indicated enhancement projects of this nature would be reviewed favorably for funding. The request for enhancement funds for this project include $600, 000 for FY 1994-95 and an additional $500, 000 in FY 1995-96 . OPTIONS : 1) Approve Resolution 94-004 , the proposed improvements to the Las Cruces Railroad Depot and the Mesilla Street corridor would be amended to the FY 1994-95 AETIP and recommended to the state for funding. 2) Modify Resolution 94-004 , modify as per Policy Committee direction. 3) Deny Resolution 94-004 , the proposed enhancement project for the Las Cruces Railroad Depot and the Mesilla Street corridor would not be placed on the FY 1994-95 AETIP. LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION RESOLUTION NO. 94-004 AN AMENDMENT TO THE FY 1994-95 ANNUAL ELEMENT (AE) AND THE FY 1995-96 THROUGH FY 1999-2000 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) TO INCLUDE THE USE OF ENHANCEMENT FUNDS TO DEVELOP THE LAS CRUCES RAILROAD DEPOT. The Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization' s Policy Committee is informed that : WHEREAS, the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization approved the FY 1994-95 through FY 1999-00 Annual Element\Transportation Improvement Program (AE\TIP) on February 9, 1994 . These documents can be amended as directed by the MPO Policy Committee, and; WHEREAS, New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department (NMSHTD) maintains a separate and concurrent "State AE\TIP" process that must incorporate the AE\TIP from the LCMPO, and; WHEREAS, due to the nature of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) , Enhancement Funds are made available through NMSHTD to restore transportation facilities, and; WHEREAS, the State Highway Commission has stated a willingness to funds9—creative enhancement projects if evaluated through a public process, and; WHEREAS, the project is supported locally, an amendment to the MPO' s AE\TIP has been requested by the City of Las Cruces . THE MPO POLICY COMMITTEE FINDS THAT it appears to be in the best interest of the MPO that the amendment be APPROVED and ACCEPTED by the Policy Committee . NOW, THEREFORE, the Policy Committee of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization, determines, orders and resolves as follows : (I) THAT page five (5) of the Las Cruces MPO' s FY 1994-95 through FY ..................................I...... 1999-00 AE\TIP be amended as shown in the attached ......................................... ......................................... Exhibit A. (II) THAT staff and officials are authorized to take appropriate and legal actions to implement this Resolution. DONE and APPROVED this 13th day of April 1994 . ATTEST: Chairman Luchini Moved By: TI d 4104& VOTE : Chairman Luchini : Seconded By: ��?,t Th GUS✓ly� Councillor Haltom: Councillor Ferralez : APPROVED AS TO FORM: Councillor Tomlin: s Commissioner Miyagishima: Mayor Southworth: Trustee Caro: b-�r Trustee Cadena: A,ls Attorney LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION POLICY COMMITTEE ACTION FORM FOR MEETING OF: April 13 , 1994 AGENDA ITEM: An amendment to the FY 1993-94 Annual Element (AE) to include the New Mexico State Highway Commission' s action involving the US 70 Frontage Roads- Environmental Document and Feasibility Study - Resolution 94-005 ACTION REQUESTED: Review and consideration of Resolution 94-005 . SUPPORT INFORMATION: 1 . Resolution 94-005 DISCUSSION/OPTIONS: At their February 17-18 , 1994 meeting, the New Mexico State Highway Commission approved $200, 000 in funding for update to the feasibility and environmental study of the US 70 Frontage Road Project . The original studies, a Project Location Report (preliminary design) and Environmental Assessment, were delivered to the MPO in November of 1990 by the consultant . Upon receipt of these documents MPO Staff applied for and received a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) from the NMSHTD on June 28, 1991 . The NMSHTD has requested FHWA participation in the development and funding of the US Highway 70, I-25 to NASA Road Project . NMSHTD advises an updated Environmental Assessment to continue to the final design phase of this project . In order to have the money obligated by the June 31, 1994 deadline, it will be necessary for the MPO to prepare an RFP and associated documents for submittal to the State and FHWA. The documents would require additional study and updates pursuant to new state and federal regulations as a result of ISTEA. This action would lead to the use of future FHWA dollars authorized by the State Highway Commission for the phased construction of a US 70, I-25 to NASA Road Frontage Road System. OPTIONS : 1) Approve Resolution 94-005, amending the AE/TIP for FY 1993-94 . 2) Deny Resolution 94-005 . LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION RESOLUTION NO. 94-005 AN AMENDMENT TO THE FY 1993-94 ANNUAL ELEMENT (AE) TO INCLUDE THE NEW MEXICO STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION'S ACTION INVOLVING THE US 70 FRONTAGE ROADS- ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT AND FEASIBILITY STUDY. The Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization' s Policy Committee is informed that : WHEREAS, the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization approved the FY 1993-94 Annual Element (AE) on March 10, 1993 . These documents can be amended as directed by the MPO Policy Committee, and; WHEREAS, New Mexico State Highway Commission increased funding for project number 9610 SP-070-2 (201) from $100, 000 to a total of $200, 000 the study of the US 70 Frontage Roads, I-25 to NASA Road feasibility and environmental documents at their February 17-18, 1994 meeting, and; WHEREAS, the increased funding is for the fiscal year 1993-94, and must be under contract with the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department (NMSHTD) by June 30, 1994 , and; WHEREAS, the US 70 Frontage Roads along with the Mesa Grande Overpass is the number one priority projects for the MPO and the State Highway Commission has stated a willingness to cooperate in the development of this project, and; THE MPO POLICY COMMITTEE FINDS THAT it appears to be in the best interest of the MPO that the amendment be APPROVED and ACCEPTED by the Policy Committee . NOW, THEREFORE, the Policy Committee of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization, determines, orders and resolves as follows : (I) THAT the Las Cruces MPO' s FY 1993-94 Annual Element be amended as stated above to reflect the change in funding amounts and fiscal year. (II) THAT staff and officials are authorized to take appropriate and legal actions to implement this Resolution. DONE and APPROVED this 13th day of April 1994 . ATTEST: Chairman Luchini Moved :B //440/,�t VOTE: Y Chairman Luchini : Seconded By: �u772�t/l✓ Councillor Haltom: Councillor Ferralez,; APPROVED AS TO FORM: Councillor Tomlin: ,5i Commissioner Miyagishima: Mayor Southworth- Trustee Care: Trustee Cadena:f�bsc Attorney LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION POLICY COMMITTEE ACTION FORM FOR MEETING OF: April 13 , 1994 AGENDA ITEM: Discussion of the Long Range Plan' s development schedule . ACTION REQUESTED: None SUPPORT INFORMATION: MPO Transportation Plan Public Involvement Procedures . DISCUSSION/OPTIONS: Staff will present information concerning the time frame for the development of the MPO Transportation Plan. LAS CRUCES METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION MESILLA DONA ANA COUNTY LAS CRUCES TO: MPO Policy Committee FROM: Brian Denmark, MPO Officer DATE: April 1, 1994 SUBJECT: MPO Public Involvement Procedures In accordance to ISTEA Section 450.316(b)(1 ), the Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is required to establish public planning procedures for the development of the MPO Transportation Plan. The MPO Transportation Plan shall consist of thoroughfare, railroad, aviation, public transportation, bicycle, intermodalism and financial elements to address several modes of transportation within the Las Cruces urbanized area. MPO Staff has nearly completed the draft MPO Transportation Plan and will soon be ready to begin the process of review and comment. Of major concern is the time in which a transportation plan must be submitted to the State Highway and Transportation Department. Both MPOs and state transportation departments are required to complete comprehensive transportation plans prior to 1995. In order for the state to complete their transportation plan, the MPOs must adopt their plans in advance. Consequently, the Las Cruces MPO is under a critical time frame in which to adopt a plan. Based on ISTEA requirements, the MPO must approve a plan no later than September 1994. To address this scheduling concern and the requirement to fon-nalize a public planning procedure, MPO Staff suggests the following procedural outline describing tentative time frames in which the MPO Transportation Plan may be developed and adopted. May 1, 1994 - Publish notice within the newspaper requesting public review and comment on the draft MPO Transportation Plan for a period up to July 29, 1994. If requested, MPO Staff will make presentations and accept public input and recommendations from any interested citizen during the review period. May 2, 1994 - Distribute letters to various local organizations including the Las Cruces City Council, Town of Mesilla Trustees, and Dona Ana County Commission requesting review and comment of the MPO Transportation Plan. If requested, MPO Staff will make presentations and accept public input and recommendations from any neighborhood group or civic organization. May 4, 1994- Introduce and request public comment on the MPO Transportation Plan and its elements along with the New Mexico Statewide Transportation Plan in a public hearing to be held in Branigan Public Library at 4:00 p.m. PO DRAWER CLC LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO 88004 526-0620 May 5, 1994 - Introduce and begin discussion of the MPO Transportation Plan with the MPO Technical Advisory Committee. May 10, 1994 - Introduce and begin discussion of the MPO Transportation Plan with the Transportation Ad Hoc Committee. May 11, 1994 - Introduce and begin discussion of the MPO Transportation Plan with the /rMPO Policy Committee. May 22, 1994 - Publish notice within the newspaper requesting public review and comment on the draft MPO Transportation Plan for a period up to July 29, 1994. June 2, 1994 - Continue discussion on the development of the MPO Transportation Plan with the MPO Technical Advisory Committee. June 7, 1994 - Continue discussion on the development of the MPO Transportation Plan with the Transportation Ad Hoc Committee. June 8, 1994 - Continue discussion on the development of the MPO Transportation Plan k with the MPO Policy Committee. June 12, and 26, 1994 - Publish notice within the newspaper requesting public review and input on the draft MPO Transportation Plan for a period up to July 29, 1994. July 7, 1994 - Continue discussion and recommend approval of a MPO Transportation Plan by the MPO Technical Advisory Committee. July 10, 1994 - Publish notice within the newspaper requesting public review and input on the draft MPO Transportation Plan for a period up to July 29, 1994. July 12, 1994 - Continue discussion and recommend approval of a MPO Transportation Plan by the Transportation Ad Hoc Committee. July 13, 1994 - MPO Policy Committee review and discussion of the recommended approvals from the MPO Technical Advisory Committee and Transportation Ad Hoc Committee. August 10, 1994 - Final review and consideration of the MPO Transportation Plan by the MPO Policy Committee. August 26, 1994- Submit the approved MPO Transportation Plan to the State Highway and Transportation Department for consideration into the New Mexico Statewide Transportation Plan.