Policy Committee

The Policy Committee constitutes the forum for cooperative decision making by the representatives of the principal participants of the WMATS. Final responsibility for establishing policies and procedures for conducting the transportation planning process rests with the Policy Committee in accordance with this document and related documents and with the rules and regulations of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department and the Federal Highway Administration. The Policy Committee shall meet at least annually for the purpose of supplementing and revising the Continuing Phase Plan, as necessary, and for other purposes relative to the local transportation planning process. The bylaws of the Policy Committee shall govern the Committee's actions. The responsibilities of the Policy Committee shall include but are not limited to the following:

1. Provide guidance and set policies for the Continuing Plan.

2. Review the study area boundary and revise if necessary.

3. Review and approve/disapprove recommendations of the Technical Committee and Citizens Advisory Committee.

4. Forward to the appropriate committee for further consideration any changes in the Continuing Phase Plan found necessary by the participating agencies.

5. Approve all reports prior to public distribution.

6. Revise the approved Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, and the Continuing Phase Plan, as appropriate.

7. Make available to the participating agencies any data developed by the Metropolitan Planning Organization committees.

8. Hold meetings as required in the bylaws.

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Tele.  870-735-8148
FAX   870-735-8158
Add.   796 West Broadway
           West Memphis, AR 72301
E-mail       wm.mpo@sbcglobal.net

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