Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, February 8, 2018

Metropolitan Planning Organization UPWP Committee Meeting

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

February 15, 2018, Meeting Time 12:15 PM (Estimated duration: 1.5 hours, expected ending at 1:45 PM)

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

Please note:      Beginning time is tentative, as this meeting will follow the conclusion of the preceding Boston Region MPO meeting.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions  

2.      Overview of UPWP Budgeting, Karl Quackenbush, MPO Executive Director Discussion of how the UPWP budget estimation process functions and explanation of allocation of funds to ongoing 3C-funded programs.  

3.      Presentation of the FFY 2019 Universe of Potential Studies and Discussion Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager Committee will discuss the study concepts and be briefed on the process for prioritization and development of the list of discrete studies for funding. (Universe document has been posted.)

4.      Members’ Items Reports and notices by MPO Members, including regional concerns and local community issues, 5 minutes.

5.      Next Meeting

Meeting locations are accessible to people with disabilities and are near public transportation. Upon request (preferably two weeks in advance of the meeting), every effort will be made to provide accommodations such as assistive listening devices, materials in accessible formats and in languages other than English, and interpreters in American Sign Language and other languages. Please contact the MPO staff at 857.702.3700 (voice), 617.570.9193 (TTY), 617.570.9192 (fax), or

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