February 22
Freight Transportation and Rail Advisory Committee Meeting Feb. 23

Freight Transportation and Rail Advisory Committee Meeting

February 23, 2011

SCDOT Headquarters, Room 306

10:30 a.m.





        I.            Call to Order


     II.            Housekeeping Matters


   III.            Introductions

a.       Introduction of new Committee member, Butch Reeves

b.      Introduction of Secretary St. Onge

c.       Introduction of Guests from New Carolina Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) Cluster


  IV.            Approval of December 13, 2010 Minutes


     V.            Reports on Recent Freight Transportation Meetings

a.       TDL Summit – Columbia, Feb. 9

b.      ITTS – Freight in the Southeast Conference, Charlotte, Feb. 9-11


  VI.            Establishment of By-Laws

a.       Ratification/Future Election of Officers

b.      Number of Members

c.       Term Limits

d.      Meeting Schedule


VII.            Possible Establishment of Technical Workgroups


VIII.            Funding Issues and Direction

a.       Freight and Rail Planning and Projects

b.      Grade Crossing Upgrades


  IX.            Possible Establishment of Intergovernmental / Legislative Summit


     X.            Closing Remarks and Adjourn