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State Transportation Board of Georgia

December 2018

Committee and Board Meeting Location

Georgia Department of Transportation

4th Floor Board Room - One Georgia Center 600 West Peachtree Street, NW

Atlanta, GA 30308

Committee Meetings – December 12, 2018


Intermodal Committee – 3:00 PM

                                          I.               Transit Commission Update – Kaycee Mertz, Transit & Rail Planning and Environmental Manager

                                        II.               Runway Extension Program Update – Colette Williams, Assistant Aviation Program Manager

                                      III.               Presentation on the ATL – Chris Tomlinson, Interim Executive Director, Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority


Legislative Committee – 3:45 PM

I.      State and Federal Legislative Update – Josh Waller, Director of Policy and Governmental Affairs


Board Meeting – December 13, 2018 – 9:00 AM


I.   Invocation

II.   Pledge of Allegiance

III.   Welcome Remarks

IV.   Approval of Minutes from the November Board & Committee Meetings

V.   Report on Projects for January Letting – Albert Shelby, Director of Program Delivery

VI.   Proposed Revisions to the January Construction Work Program – Jay Roberts, Director of Planning

VII.   Commissioner’s Report – Commissioner Russell McMurry

VIII.    Board Committee Reports

A.      Intermodal Committee

B.      Legislative Committee

IX.   New Business

X.   Adjourn


State Transportation Board of Georgia - 600 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308


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