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Tribal Transportation Summit FY 06’

Tribal Transportation Summit FY 06’

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Tribal Transportation Summit FY 06’

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  1. Tribal Transportation Summit FY 06’ Larry Haley, P.E. Regional Road Engineer

  2. Hot Items • Status of Funding, both FY 05 and 06 • SAFTEA-LU • Inventory updates • Coordinating Committee • Regional Office Staffing

  3. IRR Funding • Not simple cash • Contract Authority and Limitation required • Contract Authority provided through highway authorizations • FY05 - FY09 provided by SAFETEA-LU • Limitation through DOT Appropriations • Annually

  4. Funding Status FY05’ and 06’ • IRR funds….Received Carryover for FY 05’ back from FHWA • FY06’ Tribal Shares being finalized for IRR • All of road maintenance funds with the exception of $100k emergency funds have been distributed (note: We need to revisit the ERO distribution Plan)

  5. SAFETEA-LU • Tribes contracting with FHWA • IRR funds available for Road Maintenance • IRR funds available for Transportation Planning • Presentation later in meeting from Monica Gordine of FHWA

  6. SAFTEA-LU • FINAL BILL • FY05 – $300,000,000 • FY06 – $330,000,000 • FY07 – $370,000,000 • FY08 – $410,000,000 • FY09 –$450,000,000 • Total $1,860,000,000 • Including FY 04 • TOTAL - $2,135,000,000

  7. Inventory Updates • ERO received updates for FY06 from: • Penobscott Nation • Seneca Nation • Seminole of Florida • Aroostook Band of Micmacs • Mashantucket Pequot • Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana • Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana

  8. Inventory Cont’d • Comments are currently going out to Tribes……deadline May 15 • Tribes need to make corrections and return to ERO by June 15 • ERO finalizes and inputs into RIFDS by July 15

  9. Inventory Cont’d • Note: Roads entered into inventory in the current year will not be eligible for TIP or contracts until the following year….if approved

  10. Coordinating Committee • Local CC representative is Clint Hill of the Oneida Nation • Appointment will expire in 2007 • Meetings are open to public and are held semi-annually

  11. Region Office Staff • Larry Haley, Regional Engineer • Roger Markos, Highway Engineer • Latonya Gordon, Highway Engineer • Chana Busbee, Highway Engineer • Kelly Gupton, Highway Engineer..soon to be vacant • Vacant, Community Planning Tech…formerly Eric Wilcox..now known as Darth Vader • Satya Sethi, Road Maintenance Engineer • Deborah Moore, Program Assistant • Ann Boyd, Program Management Analyst

  12. Staff Phone Numbers • Larry Haley, 615-564-6860, fax -615-564-6593 • Roger Markos, 615-564-6868 • Latonya Gordon, 615-564-6862 • Chana Busbee, 615-564-6864 • Kelly Gupton, 615-564-6922 • Vacant, Community Planning 615-564-6870 • Satya Sethi, 615-564-6860 • Deborah Moore, 615-564-6860 • Ann Boyd, 615-564-6860