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Joint Meeting of the MassDOT Board and the Fiscal and Management Control Board

Meeting Info

Date: October 28, 2019 at 11 AM

Location: State Transportation Building • 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor, Transportation Board Room • Boston, MA

Attendees: General Public

Event Description

The MassDOT Board of Directors serves as the governing authority for MassDOT.

The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) closely monitors the T's finances, management, and operations.

Live Stream


Public Comment

There will not be a public comment period during the FMCB-only portions of today's meeting. Public comment will be taken at the start of the Joint Meeting period. As always, those wishing to comment on FMCB items may submit written comments to the Board at any time.

Times indicated on this agenda are estimations only. Items will proceed at the direction of the chairs and may occur before or after the time indicated:

  • A. 11 AM - FMCB Discussion with the Rail Advisory Group
  • B. 12 PM - FMCB Executive Session
  • C. 1:15 PM - Remaining FMCB-only agenda items
  • D. 2 PM - Joint MassDOT and FMCB agenda items

A. Fiscal & Management Control Board Meeting

Call to Order of FMCB by the Chair

1. Discussion with the Rail Vision Advisory Group

B. Fiscal & Management Executive Session

2. Discussion of Strategy Related to Litigation

C. Fiscal & Management Control Board Presentations and Actions

3. Report from the General Manager

4. FMCB Public Schedule

  • Review of Upcoming FMCB Agenda Items

5. Pro Forma Headcount Assumptions

6. Kendall Inbound Headhouse MOA

  • Discussion and Possible Action

7. South Coast Rail Contract Amendment

  • Discussion and Possible Action

D. Joint Board Presentations

Start of MassDOT Board of Directors Meeting

Public Comment on Joint and MassDOT Board Agenda Items 8 – 20

8. Report from the Fiscal and Management Control Board

9. Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) Update

10. Allston I-90 Project Update

11. South Coast Rail Update (written submittal)

12. Commuter Rail Coaches ISA

  • Discussion and Possible Action

E. MassDOT Procedural Items

13. Approval of Minutes

  • September 16, 2019 Meeting

F. Standing Reports

14. Report from the Secretary/CEO

15. Report from the Highway Administrator

16. Report from the Acting Registrar of Motor Vehicles

17. Report from the Rail and Transit Administrator (written submittal)

18. Report from the Aeronautics Administrator (written submittal)

G. MassDOT Board Presentations

19. US Army Corps of Engineers Cape Cod Bridges Update

20. Audit Committee Charter Discussion


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