The Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) is responsible for coordinating transportation planning and programming; for the review of all transportation studies, reports, plans and/or programs; and for making recommendations to the TPO Board that are pertinent to the subject document. The TCC shall assist the TPO Board by providing technical resources as requested. Subcommittees, Task Forces and Working Groups shall be designated by the TCC as necessary to investigate and report on specific subject areas of interest to the TCC. The TCC meets on the third Tuesday of each month (except July and December which are typically cancelled) at 3:00 p.m.
SECTION 5.0: TECHNICAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE (TCC)
A. The TCC shall consist of transportation planners, professional engineers, those technical personnel made available by the units of local government participating in the TPO as well as transportation service providers. The purpose shall be to seek input on planning proposals and to provide comment with respect to various segments of the population in regard to their transportation needs.
B. The TCC may include, but not be limited to, the following members:
Total number of voting members (34):
1. One (1) traffic engineer/transportation planner from Volusia County and one (1) from Flagler County
2. One (1) representative from the Volusia County School Board and one (1) from the Flagler County School Board
3. One (1) representative from each of the municipalities represented on the TPO Board (for a total of 20)
4. Aviation representatives from the municipal airports within the planning area and from the Daytona Beach International Airport (for a total of 5)
5. A representative from the Ponce Deleon Inlet (1)
6. One (1) representative from Votran and one (1) representative from Flagler County Transit
7. One (1) representative of the Volusia County Emergency Management Division and one (1) representative from the Flagler County Emergency Management System
C. Non-voting advisors may also include: a representative of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), a representative of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and/or other specialists as identified such as a planning and research engineer or a modeling specialist.
D. The Director of Planning and Public Transportation, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 5, or representative thereof, will serve as a non-voting advisor.
E. River to Sea TPO staff will provide support for the meeting.
SECTION 5.1: MEMBERSHIP APPOINTMENT, QUALIFICATION AND TERMS OF OFFICE
A. Each member shall be designated in writing by the governing body of said governmental unit. Each member may be represented by an alternate designated in writing by the governing body of said governmental unit. Alternates may vote only in the absence of the member on a one vote per member basis.
B. Municipalities and agencies, in selecting their representatives, shall name only those technically qualified persons employed by a government or governmental agency for the purpose of planning, traffic engineering, or civil engineering with a responsibility to that government or governmental agency for the control, development or improvement of the transportation system.
C. Each representative is expected to demonstrate his/her interest in the TCC’s activities through attendance of the regularly scheduled monthly meetings, except for reasons of an unavoidable nature. In cases of unavoidable nature, each representative should ensure one of his/her alternates attends. No more than three (3) consecutive absences will be allowed by the representative or alternate. Should a member have three (3) consecutive absences, a letter will be sent to the jurisdiction which designated the member and to the appropriate board member informing them of the attendance record.
D. Members and alternates shall serve terms of indefinite length at the pleasure of their respective governmental bodies or agencies.
SECTION 5.2: OFFICERS AND DUTIES
A. Annually, nominations from the floor will be provided by those committee members present at the regularly scheduled meeting in June for the purpose of electing the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.
B. Officers shall be elected by a majority of the members present at the June meeting and shall serve a term of one year, starting on July 1st of each year.
C. TCC officers cannot serve more than two (2) consecutive terms for the same office. Officers may include non-voting members, but at no time may a TPO staff advisor chair the TCC.
D. The Chairperson shall preside at all meetings, and in the event of his/her absence or at his/her direction, the Vice Chairperson shall assume the powers and duties of the Chairperson. In addition, the Chairperson shall serve on the River to Sea TPO Board as a non-voting member and attend the regular monthly TPO Board meetings in order to represent the discussions and actions of the TCC.
SECTION 5.3: MEETINGS
A. Monthly meetings of the TCC shall be held on a regularly scheduled day, time and place approved by the TCC membership. Regular meeting dates and times may be changed by action of the TCC to accommodate holidays and/or other activities that may interrupt a scheduled meeting.
B. Special and/or emergency meetings may be called by the Chairperson or by initiative of two or more members petitioning the Chairperson. At least two (2) business days notice must be provided to the members and alternates for special or emergency meetings.
C. A minimum of eleven (11) voting members of the TCC must be present to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Once a quorum has been determined at the start of the meeting, items on the agenda may be voted on. The action of a simple majority of the members present during the time of a vote shall be considered an act of the TCC. If at any point during the meeting attendance drops to less than eleven (11) voting members, no further actions will be taken by the committee; however, presentations and other business may continue.
D. The agenda for the TCC includes presentations and actions required to support recommendations for the TPO Board as set by the Executive Committee. TPO staff and presenters will provide timely input/materials for the TCC agenda.
E. The River to Sea TPO staff is responsible for the minutes of the meetings and for all notices and agendas for future meetings. The TPO shall furnish a Recording Secretary for all TCC meetings.
F. Notices and tentative agendas shall be sent to members and alternates five (5) working days prior to the regular meeting dates.
G. Request for agenda changes must be received by the Chairperson or TPO staff at least three (3) working days prior to the regular meetings or one (1) working day prior to special meetings.
H. Meetings will be open to the public and press, and time will be allocated for public comment. Public comment will generally be limited to three (3) minutes but may be expanded at the discretion of the Chairperson.
I. Meetings of the TCC shall follow Robert’s Rules of Order unless otherwise outlined in these Bylaws.
SECTION 5.4: RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE TCC
A. The TCC is responsible for coordinating transportation planning and programming; for review of all transportation studies, reports, and plans and/or programs; and for making recommendations to the TPO that are pertinent to the subject document. The TCC shall assist the TPO by providing technical resources as requested.
B. TCC recommendations to the TPO Board shall be based upon the technical sufficiency, accuracy and completeness of studies and plans and/or programs.
C. The TCC shall make priority recommendations to the TPO and/or other agencies responsible for plan and program implementation based upon the needs as determined by technical studies.
D. The TCC members are expected to provide a summary report to the elected official who appointed them; TPO staff will provide the report to the TCC members.
E. The TCC shall serve for the completion of all required transportation studies, plans, development and programming recommendations required under the public laws pertaining to all modes of transportation and transportation support facilities.
F. The TCC shall serve as an advisory committee to any and all duly constituted areawide transportation authorities and/or boards, as well as areawide planning boards or councils for physical development, health, social or comprehensive planning upon direct request of such authorities, boards or councils.
G. The TCC shall, when feasible and desirable, utilize any means that may be suggested or devised to provide for citizen participation in addition to the CAC in the transportation planning process.
SECTION 5.5: SUBCOMMITTEES
A. Subcommittees shall be designated by the TCC as necessary to investigate and report on specific subject areas of interest to the TCC. Subcommittees may also be designated as necessary to deal with administrative and legislative procedures relating to the TCC. These may include, but are not limited to:
- Mass Transit
- Transportation needs of “transportation-disadvantaged” groups
- Directions for future growth (local comprehensive plan reviews)
- Nominating Committee
B. When a subcommittee is convened, the first action of the committee shall be to establish the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson, outline the scope of activities of the subcommittee, the expected duration of the group and frequency of meetings if known. A summary report of each meeting will be made available.
- Beverly Beach Vacant
- Bunnell Rodney Lucas
- Daytona Beach Andrew Holmes
Dennis Mrozek (alternate)
- Daytona Beach International Airport Arlene Smith
Rick Karl (alternate)
- Daytona Beach Shores Stewart Cruz
- DeBary Matt Boerger
Andrew Landis (alternate)
- DeLand Mike Holmes
Anna Cava Grosso (alternate)
- Deltona Ron Paradise
Chris Bowley (alternate)
- Edgewater Darren Lear
Bonnie Brown (alternate)
- Flagler Beach Larry Newsom
- Flagler County Vacant
- Flagler County Aviation Vacant
- Flagler County Emergency Management Vacant
- Flagler County Schools Vacant
- Flagler County Traffic Engineering Faith Alkhatib
Adam Mengel (alternate)
- Flagler County Transit Tisha Peterson
- Holly Hill Brian Walker
Nick Conte (alternate)
- Lake Helen Rebecca Witte
- New Smyrna Beach Amye King
Kyle Fegley (alternate)
- Oak Hill Vacant
- Orange City Becky Mendez - Vice Chairperson
Carole McFarlane (alternate)
- Ormond Beach Shawn Finley
Steven Spraker (alternate)
- Palm Coast Jose Papa - Chairperson
- Pierson Mark Karet
- Ponce Inlet Aref Joulani
Jake Baker (alternate)
- Port Orange Tim Burman
Margaret Tomlinson (alternate)
- South Daytona Brian Peek
Patty Rippey (alternate)
- Volusia County Traffic Engineering Jon Cheney
Melissa Winsett (alternate)
- Votran Frank Alvarez
Edie Biro (alternate)
- Volusia County Schools Eric Kozielski
- FDOT (non-voting advisor) Vickie Wyche
- Volusia County Emergency Management Lauren Possinger
09-18-18 CAC-TCC Agenda
Performance Measures Presentation
Draft CMP Performance Measures Report (9-11-18)
TPO Roadway Safety and Improvement Study Final Draft
SR 417 Extension Feasibility Report (Final Draft) (opens a new link to the TPO’s file transfer site)
09-18-18 TCC Handout
11-20-18 TCC Minutes
10-20-18 TCC Minutes
09-18-18 TCC Minutes
08-21-18 TCC Minutes
06-19-18 TCC Minutes
05-15-18 TCC Minutes
04-17-18 TCC Minutes
03-20-18 TCC Minutes
02-20-18 TCC Minutes
01-16-18 TCC Minutes