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MEETING MINUTES The Tomorrow Plan Steering Committee and MPO Executive Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m.

, Thursday, May 3, 2012 Des Moines Area MPO Office Des Moines, Iowa The Tomorrow Plan Steering Committee and MPO Executive Committee held a meeting at 4:00 p.m. on May 3, 2012, at the Des Moines Area MPO office. Before the meeting, the MPO staff sent agenda packets to The Tomorrow Plan Steering Committee and MPO Executive Committee and posted the agenda at the MPO office at 2:42 p.m. on April 26, 2012. An addendum was to the agenda was distributed and posted at 3:00 p.m. on April 30, 2012. In addition to these published tentative minutes, there may be additional meeting notes on file with the MPO staff that are public records and available upon request as provided by law. These tentative minutes reflect all action taken at the meeting.
Members Present: John Peterson, City of Ankeny Frank Strong, Central Iowa Center for Independent Living Brad Golightly, Dallas County Gunnar Olson, DART Rick Clark, City of Des Moines Chris Coleman, City of Des Moines* Frank Cownie, City of Des Moines Bob Mahaffey, City of Des Moines* Ted Ohmart, City of West Des Moines* Doug Johnston, Iowa State University Angela Connolly, Polk County* Tom Hockensmith, Polk County* Sally Ortgies, City of West Des Moines Jason Wells, Young Professionals Connection Members Absent: Ruth Randleman, City of Carlisle Aaron Todd, Center on Sustainable Communities Barry Griswell, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Jay Byers, Greater Des Moines Partnership Tammie Krausman, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Paula Dierenfeld, City of Johnston* Eric Burmeister, Polk County Housing Trust Fund Bob Andeweg, City of Urbandale Russ Trimble, City of West Des Moines Elisabeth Buck, United Way of Central Iowa Others Present: Steve Eggleston, HUD Laura Ippen, Iowa Health Pat Boddy, RDG Planning and Design Lorin Ditzler, RDG Planning and Design Gary Lozano, RDG Planning and Design Erin Olson-Douglas, City of Des Moines James Miner, Sasaki (Via telephone) Hope Stege, Sasaki (Via telephone) Kim Chapman, AES (Via telephone) Staff Present: Todd Ashby, Executive Director Stephanie Muller, Executive Administrator Dylan Mullenix, Principal Transportation Planner Luke Parris, Associate Transportation Planner Bethany Wilcoxon, Associate Transportation Planner Zach Young, Associate Transportation Planner * MPO Executive Committee Member

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1. Call to Order The Tomorrow Plan Co-Chair Angela Connolly called the May 3, 2012, meeting to order at 4:03 p.m. 2. Approval of the Agenda MOTION: A motion was made and seconded to approve the May 3, 2012, Steering Committee meeting agenda.

MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 3. Approval of Meeting Minutes MOTION: A motion was made and seconded to approve the March 30, 2012, Steering Committee meeting minutes.

MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 4. Environmentally Sensitive Area Assessment Study A Steering Committee member presented; discussion only on item 4. 5. Project Statue Update The consultant team presented; discussion only on item 5. 6. Young Professionals Advisory Committee Updates A Steering Committee member presented; discussion only on item 6. 7. Update on Complementary Endeavors A DART representative presented; discussion only on item 7. 8. Other Non-Action Items of Interest to the Committee No other items were discussed. 9. Next Meeting Date The next meeting date is tentatively Thursday, June 7, 2012. 10. Adjournment The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m.

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