BOARDS & COMMITTEES
All meetings are open to the public and governed by the Kansas Open Meeting Act. You can find meeting agendas and notices of special or cancelled meetings on our website or by requesting them from our office. WAMPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Agendas from previous meetings are available upon request.
TRANSPORTATION POLICY BODY (TPB)
Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM
The Transportation Policy Body (TPB) is made up of local elected officials, as well as regional and state representatives. The TPB develops and implements WAMPO's transportation plans and makes the final approval of these documents and any amendments to them. The TPB is our regional forum for transportation planning and establishes the vision for the future of our transportation system.
TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
Meets every 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 AM
The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) reviews technical information about transportation studies and issues as well as provides the TPB with their professional recommendations on documents, plans, and activities. They also help with the adoption of transportation documents such as the annual Transportation Improvement Program.
4/26/2021 TAC MEETING CANCELED
The Transportation Policy Body (TPB) first created the WAMPO Executive Committee in January 2014. At that time, the Executive Committee's primary charge was to provide strategic direction to staff on administrative service provision and other organizational, administrative matters. As per the bylaws, the Executive Committee membership includes the TPB Chair, the TPB Vice Chair, and three voting TPB representatives who are nominated by the Chair and confirmed by the entire TPB. The bylaws also state that its membership is re-selected each year with the election of the Chair and Vice Chair.
The Executive Committee's duties and powers consist of the following, as per the TPB bylaws:
Exercise the duties and powers assigned to it by the TPB
Have the authority to take action on behalf of the TPB (between regular meetings of the TPB or when a necessary quorum is lacking at a regular meeting of the TPB)
Supervise the affairs of the TPB between regular meetings
All actions taken by the Executive Committee are subject to prior direction and subsequent ratification of the TPB.
The 2021 Executive Committee consists of David Dennis (TPB Chair), Becky Tuttle (TPB Vice Chair), Dan Woydziak (TPB immediate past Chair, Ex Officio), and three voting members: Troy Tabor (TAC Chair), Jack Hezlep and Bruce Armstrong
Listed below are the most recent Freight Plans and Reports for the WAMPO Region. For questions, upcoming meetings, or if you would like to provide feedback, please contact Chad Parasa at 316.779.1320 or E-mail Chad.Parasa@wampo.org.
2017 WICHITA-SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS REGIONAL
SAFETY & HEALTH COMMITTEE
The primary activities of this committee will be updating regional technical report on Safety and Health. This committee will review and update the regional data. This committee will update technical report through discussions on:
Safety of all modes of transportation
Updating Safety & Health Data Reports
Environment Air Quality, ozone
Strategies for Reducing Crashes in our Region
Develop Educational Awareness Tools
Explore new initiatives such as Vision-Zero Goals
ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
The primary activities of this committee will be updating regional technical report on pedestrian/bicycle/trails infrastructure. This committee will review and update the regional data and mapping. This committee will update technical report through discussions on:
Inventory of pedestrian/bicycle/trails infrastructure
Review of regional pedestrian/bicycle/trails plans
System Connectivity on our Region. Identifying gaps, prioritizing proposed improvements through Inter-agency cooperation
Inventory of existing facilities including: on street & off street bike lanes, multi-use paths, as well as parking
Prioritize Regional Corridors. Integration with Transit Network