Chambers compiles and secures approval of the STIP which identifies federal-aid projects proposed by the Iowa DOT, cities, counties and federal agencies. He works with DOT and local stakeholders to maintain the STIP and ensures that STIP programming entries meet federal requirements prior to project letting. He monitors authorizations of MPO and RPA Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Program funds for projects within their areas and develops reports documenting each planning area's remaining balance of targeted funds. He also is responsible for calculating MPO and RPA STBG and STBG Set-aside targets.
Chambers submits monthly motor fuel consumption reports and annual statistical and financial reports of motor fuel taxes, motor vehicle registrations, motor carrier registrations, and driver licenses to the Federal Highway Administration. He also is the Iowa DOT contact person for the State of Iowa’s Federal Lands Access Program funds.
Park and Institutional Roads Program (P & I Program)
Majors develops forecasts of the Road Use Tax Fund and assessments of Primary Road Fund income. He may assist in interpretation of various federal-aid requirements for allocations administered by the department; coordinate participation at Transportation Commission public input meetings; or address questions concerning various programs identified by the Iowa Transportation Improvement Program.
Majors coordinates or accomplishes activities required for reimbursement from the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration.
He compiles and secures approval of the STIP, which identifies most federal-aid projects proposed by the Iowa DOT, cities, counties and federal agencies. He is a good source concerning funding procedures and Iowa's federal-aid programming process.
Majors administers the P & I Program. This program provides state funds for roadway construction, improvements and maintenance within the boundaries of state-owned lands. Locations funded by the P & I Program include state parks, universities, institutions, correctional facilities, the state fairgrounds, and community colleges. He is the liaison between DOT and participating agencies and is the primary source concerning agency policies and procedures for expenditures of P & I fund.