Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, September 26, 2019

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Committee Meeting

Conference Rooms 2 and 3, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

October 3, 2019, Meeting Time 9:00 AM (Estimated duration: 45 minutes, expected ending at 9:45 AM)

Civil Rights, nondiscrimination, and accessibility information is on page 2.

Please note:      This meeting will be followed by a meeting of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization beginning at approximately 10:00 AM.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions

2.      Public Comments  

3.      Action Item: Summary of July 18, 2019, meeting, Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager: Approval of meeting summary (posted)

4.      Update on UPWP Study Recommendations Tracking Database, Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager: Update on progress of gathering implementation data and discussion of options for proceeding with data collection and analysis

5.      Potential Changes to UPWP Document in federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021, Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager: Presentation on staff proposal for updates to the structure and content of the UPWP document in advance of development of the FFY 2021 UPWP

6.      Members’ Items: Reports and notices by MPO members, including regional concerns and local community issues

7.      Next Meeting: Discussion to schedule next UPWP Committee meeting

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