RVARC Comprehensive Work Program FY 14/15

RVARC Comprehensive Work Program FY 14/15

FY 2015 Regional Commission Work Program
REGIONAL PLANNING OVERVIEW
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK
FY 2015 Work Program
GRANTS LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ROANOKE VALLEY ALLEGHANY REGIONAL COMMISSION
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM REGIONAL LEADERSHIP HOUSING AND
URBAN DEVELOPMENT LAND USE
MAPPING IMPACT ANALYSIS TRANSPORTATION DEMAND MANAGEMENT
METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION REGIONAL COLLABORATION ALLEGHANY BOONES MILL BOTETOURT CLIFTON FORGE COVINGTON CRAIG FRANKLIN COUNTY
ROANOKE ROCKY MOUNT SALEM
VINTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
PLANNING PARTNERSHIP FOR A LIVABLE ROANOKE VALLEY ROANOKE
VALLEY BROADBAND AUTHORITY
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PRE-DISASTER MITIGATION SUPPORT UPPER
JAMES RIVER CONSERVATION ROANOKE RIVER BLUE WAY MAPPING REGIONAL FOOD SYSTEM TREE CANOPY
PROTECTION HOMELESSNESS GRANT
WRITING IMPLAN STATE DATA RIDE
SOLUTIONS ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION SAVEATON VOLUNTEERS
FOR ENERGY TECHINCAL ASSISTANCE CORRIDOR STUDIES CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROCESS
BICYCLE PLANNING COMPREHEN-
SIVE PLANNING PEDESTRIAN AND
TRANSIT VISION PLAN PASSENGER
RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSIT COORDI-
NATION GOOGLE TRANSIT RURAL
BICYCLE PLANNING TRAIL MAPPING
GREENWAYS WATERSHED LIVABILITY COMPREHENSIVE
WORK PROGRAM
ADOPTED MAY, 2014
FY 2014/15
FY 2015 Work ProgramROANOKE VALLEY-ALLEGHANY REGIONAL COMMISSION
FY 2015 Comprehensive Work Program
Table of Contents
Page
STAFF ………………………………………………………………
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OVERVIEW ………………………………………………………………
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SERVICE AREA ………………………………………………………………
……………. 3
ACRONYMS ………………………………………………………………
………………… 4
REGIONAL PROJECTS ………………………………………………………………
.. 5
LOCAL PROJECTS ………………………………………………………………
……… 11
OTHER PROJECTS ………………………………………………………………
……… 13
URBAN TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS …………………………………….. 14
RURAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS ……………………………………… 20
1STAFF
Executive Director
Wayne G. Strickland
Planning Staff
Cristina Finch AICP, LEED AP
Manager of Transit Planning and Programming
Jake Gilmer AICP, MPA
Director of Partnerships and Development
Tyler Godsey
Communications Manager and Sustainability Program
Technician
Bryan Hill
Transportation Planner I
Jeremy Holmes LEED GA
Director of Alternative Transportation Programs
Mark McCaskill AICP, MBA
Director of MPO Programs
Matt Miller
Director of Information Services
Shane Sawyer
Regional Planner III
Eddie Wells AICP, CZA
Director of Community Development ProgramsAdministrative Staff
Olivia Dooley
Director of Finance
Jackie L. Pace
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Design Green Associatee
Mailing Address: Physical Address:
P.O. Box 2569 313 Luck Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24010 Roanoke, VA 24016
Ph: 540-343-4417
rvarc@rvarc.org
www.rvarc.org
2OVERVIEW
The annual Comprehensive Work Program is the basis for achieving the objectives and strategies outlined in the
Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commissionfs Strategic Plan. The Commission strives to maximize its limited
staff and resources by developing a comprehensive work plan based on current needs and priorities of the region.
This Work Program is a compilation of projects presented by Commission members, Chief Administrative
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development-related organizations and staff. Projects are reviewed and ranked according to importance, funding
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local governments. Requests not included in this yearfs work program are added to a list of potential projects for
future work programs. These potential projects may be included in next yearfs work program if the need still exists
and funding is available.
The work program is revised annually and may be amended as deemed necessary by the member governments that
we serve.
Members of the FY 2015 Work Program Committee:
Charles Wagner, Committee Chair h Board of Supervisors, Franklin County
Shannon Cox h Board of Supervisors, Alleghany County
Billy Martin, Sr. h Board of Supervisors, Botetourt County
Martha Murphy h Board of Supervisors, Craig County
Charlotte Moore h Board of Supervisors, Roanoke County
William B. Zimmerman, Jr. h City Council, City of Covington
Ray Ferris h City Council, City of Roanoke
Johnette Roberts h Town Council, Town of Clifton Forge
James Ervin h Town Manager, Town of Rocky Mount
Mayor Brad Grose h Town of Vinton
Jane Johnson h Salem City Council and Regional Commission Chair
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