The House Committee on Transportation-S/C on Long-term Infrastructure Planning
September 10, 2015
Pursuant to a notice posted on August 31, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation-S/C on Long-term Infrastructure Planning met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Simmons, at 9:03 a.m.
The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Simmons; Burkett; Murr; and Paddie.
A quorum was present.
(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)
(Representative Harless now present.)
(Representative Israel now present.)
The committee heard testimony on future funding needs
The committee heard testimony on a breakdown of each transportation funding source for 2016-17 biennium (including potential/projected sources)
The committee heard testimony TTI on how other states provide funding for transportation
The committee heard testimony on alternative transportation funding options and specific methods to finance long-term/major transportation projects (testimony from TTI & Keith Self, Collin County Judge)
The committee heard testimony on a debt service update
The committee heard testimony on State Highway Fund expenditures
The committee heard testimony on how funding levels are decided for each of TxDOT's 12 categories
At 11:55 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.
Rep. Simmons, Chair
Samuel Gammage, Clerk