Pueblo Area Council of Governments
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AT-LARGE APPOINTMENT
The Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG) is accepting applications for one (1) at-large appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) for short and long range regional transportation planning. Each appointment is for a period of two (2) years and is open to anyone residing in the City or County of Pueblo. The nine (9) member CAC is comprised of three (3) at-large appointments, and six (6) other members representing the City and County Planning Commissions, the 2020 Commission, and PEDCO.
The TAC is responsible for reviewing transportation studies and providing the PACOG Board with recommendations for long range (25-30 years) multi-modal transportation plans. The TAC and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) collaborate in the development of the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Pueblo Urbanized Area that is incorporated into the State of Colorado’s Statewide Transportation Plan, as well as the four-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that becomes a part of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) addressing transportation system components including:
MAJOR REGIONAL CORRIDORS (roadways and other modes)
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND SECURITY
PEDESTRIAN TRAILS, SIDEWALKS AND SUPPORT FACILITIES
REGULAR AND SPECIAL RAIL & TRANSIT SERVICES
FREIGHT MOVEMENT AND INTERMODAL TRANSFERS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INTERACTIONS
COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL AVIATION OPERATIONS
ENVIRONMENTAL AND LAND USE INTERACTIONS
TAC regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 8:30am – 10:30am. Special TAC, committee, or subcommittee meetings may also be held to consider transportation issues affecting the PACOG region (all of Pueblo County). All meetings are open to the public and are ADA accessible.
Application forms are available from the PACOG MPO/TPR offices at 211 East D St. (phone: 719-553-2242) or may be downloaded from the website www.PACOG.net.
Completed applications must be received by 5:00pm Thursday, August 10, 2017 at: PACOG MPO/TPR, 211 East D St., Pueblo, CO 81003, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pueblo West Transit Feasibility Study: Final Report
FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program Projects (TIP)
Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG)
NOTICE OF COMMENT PERIOD FOR
PACOG PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN
Public input and comments are being solicited for the updated draft PACOG Public Participation Plan (PPP). An electronic copy of the proposed draft is available on the PACOG website (WWW.PACOG.NET) or hard copies are available at the locations listed below.
The draft PPP has been developed by PACOG. In accordance with Title 23 USC, Section 134(h), the PPP identifies the methodology for obtaining and encouraging public participation in the regional transportation planning process with the assistance and expenditure of federal transportation funds:
Public input, comments, or questions about the PACOG PPP may be submitted in the following ways:
1. In person at the MPO/TPR offices; by telephone to 719-553-2259; by FAX to 719-553-2359; or by e-mail to JohnAdams@pueblo.us.
2. In person at the regular joint meeting of the PACOG Transportation Technical Committee and Citizens Advisory Committee in the First-Floor Community Room of the Pueblo Municipal Justice Center, 200 South Main Street, on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 8:30 am
3. The draft PPP will be scheduled for consideration and discussion at the PACOG Board meeting after an extended comment period and approval by the TAC/CAC
Bart Mikitowicz, Transportation Planner (719) 553-2321
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PACOG Organizational Restructure Study/Implementation
PACOG has issued an RFP for an Organizational Restructure Study. Below are the documents associated with this RFP
Operational Study of the Pueblo Area Council of Governments, Pueblo, Co, March 31, 2016
2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Chapters (Adopted May 26, 2016):
Chapter 1 - Overview
Chapter 2 - Existing Transportation System
Chapter 3 - Socioeconomic Profile
Chapter 4 - Environmental Profile
Chapter 5 - Transportation Safety and Security
Chapter 6 - Mobility and Alternatives Analysis
Chapter 7 - Vision Plan
Chapter 8 - Fiscally Constrained Plan
Chapter 9 - Congestion Management Process
Chapter 10 - Freight and Commodity Flows
Chapter 11 - Financial Plan
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2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Public Meeting Boards
The Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of the ollowing member entities:
- City of Pueblo
- County of Pueblo
- Board of Water Works
- School District No. 60
- School District No. 70
- Pueblo West Metropolitan District
- Colorado City Metropolitan District
- Salt Creek Sanitation District
The sixteen voting members of PACOG consist of the seven City Council members, three County Commissioners, and one member each from the Water Board, both School Boards, the two Metropolitan Districts, and Salt Creek Sanitation District. The Co-Executive Directors of PACOG are the City Manager and County Attorney. The Director of the Pueblo County Department of Planning and Development serves as PACOG's Manager.