image


LAND USE COMMITTEE

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

NIRPC Dune Room AGENDA


1.0 Call to Order Greg Stinson


2.0 Approval of Minutes of October 3, 2018 Meeting p. 1


    1. Regional Planning

    2. Regional Land Use Update


      Eman Ibrahim


    3. 2020-2024 TIP Programmatic Approach & Scoring p.2 Mitch Barloga

NIRPC staff will present the final project type & criteria scoring which will be used to recommend allocations of funding to the Technical Planning Committee.

ACTION REQUESTED: Discussion


4.0 Communities Update Everyone


    1. Announcements

    2. Next Meeting December 5, 2018 at 10 a.m.


Requests for alternate formats please contact Mary Thorne at (219) 763-6060 extension 131 or mthorne@nirpc.org. Individuals with hearing impairments may contact us through the Indiana Relay 711 service.


For Interpreter Services please contact Mary Thorne at (219) 763-6060 extension 131 or mthorne@nirpc.org 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.


The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program.

Land Use Committee Meeting NIRPC Lake Michigan Room October 3, 2018


Greg Stinson called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. with the self-introductions. Present were Greg Stinson, Michael Barry, George Topoll, Bushra Rehman, Mark O’Dell, George Malis and La’Kisha Girder.


NIRPC staff present were Mitch Barloga, Eman Ibrahim, Dominique Edwards, Gabrielle Biciunas, and Mary Thorne.


On a motion by Mark O’Dell, seconded by George Malis, the September 5, 2018 minutes were approved as presented.


Presentation – Dominique Edwards presented on the 2050 Plan drivers and influences of Northwest Indiana’s future. Summer pop-up events concluded September 1. Feedback was received from over 900 people ranging in age from 5 to 75. The fall series of pop up events begins this week and goes through October 20. Visit www.nirpc.org for more information.


Presentation - Mitch Barloga presented on the draft 2050 Plan and TIP Programmatic Approach program revisions and solicited committee input on program scoring. Points were adjusted live as needed based on consensus of the committee. Barloga said at the November meeting, final scores, project sizes and funding mechanisms will be examined. The NOFA will be out in late November. Submissions are due in January.


There were no updates.


The next Land Use Committee meeting will be held at 9 a.m. on November 6, 2018. Hearing no other business, Greg Stinson adjourned the meeting at 12:05 a.m.


1

TIP 2019-24 Program Scoring Sheet

COMMITTEE: LUC

PROGRAM: Quality of Place

Elgible Projects

1- Divided Highway conversion to boulevard

4- Roadway expansion

2- Traffic Calming

5- Historic preserve of historic transportation facilities

3- Inventory/ control/ removal of outdoor advertising

6- Turnouts/ overlook

Criteria

Access & Connections

Economic Generation

Environmental Benefits (PICK ONE)

Local Plan & Policy Support

Regional Plan & Policy Support

Partnerships

Project Readiness

Safety

Social Equity

MAX SCORE

1)

Walk score for project

area

5

Improve the quality

of life of the project area

10

Emission

reduction

4

Project

documentation:

10

Project

documentation

10

Planning or funding

agreements with either

5

Overmatch

8

All crashes within

project area

5

Project located in

an Environmental Justice area

5


100

100-75

5

Attract business or

enhance existing business area

5

Cost per ton <

$1,000,000

(under review)

4

Citation in local

comprehensive/ strategic/ redevelopment plan

4

Regional Corridor

Study

2

Three or more

partnerships

5

> 30% local

match

8

Project located in

one of the top crash locations of all modes in NIRPC Long Range Plan

5

Within an EJ area

(map)

5

74-50

3

Increase the

number of visitors/ users

5

Cost per ton

between $1M and $2M (under review)

3

Citation in traffic/

safety study

3

NIRPC Long

Range Plan

2

Two partnerships

3

25 to 29%

local match

4

< 49

2

Congestion

mitigation

3

CLC Plan

4

One partnership

2

21 to 24%

local match

1

INDOT

2

2)

Improve major centers

areas

10

Green

Infrastructure Standards*

4

Shovel

ready**

7

# Accidents per

100 million vehicles

5

Major employment

area (map)

5

> 70%

4

High value : > 200

crashes per 100 million vehicle mile travel

5

CLC/ Downtown

(map)

3

30-69

3

Medium value: 150-

199 crashes per

100 million vehicle mile travel

3

Major corridors

2

<30

1

3)

Transit access within

1/2 mile of project

4

Improve visual

appearnce

2

More than one stop

4

1 stop

2

4)

Ease of mobility/

safety

6

Separate

transportation modes

2

ADA consideration

2

Removal of a

distraction

2

MAX Criteria Score

25

10

10

10

10

5

15

10

5

pavement in right-of-ways- bioretention curb extention