June 23, 2015 Advisory Committee Meeting

NETC Advisory Committee Meeting

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Conference Call: Dial-in 1-866-906-7447, Participant Code: 8626283

Draft Agenda and Documents

Below are links to documents that will be discussed during the meeting. (starred* documents require Advisory Committee approval)

1. Call to Order/Roll Call

2. Approval of Minutes

NETC Adv Comm Mtg May 18, 2015 Draft Minutes*

3. NETC No-Cost-Extension for UVM Coordinator’s Contract

4. NETC Coordinator RFP

5. Request for Technical Committee Names for 2015 Research Projects

  • NETC 15-1 “Use of Forested Habitat Adjacent to Highways by Northern Long Ear Bats”
  • NETC 15-2 “Using the New SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study Safety Databases to Examine Safety Concerns for Teens and Older Drivers”
  • NETC 15-3 “Moisture Susceptibility Testing for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements in New England”
  • NETC 15-4 “Optimizing Quality Assurance (QA) Process for Asphalt Pavement Construction in the Northeast”

6.  Policy Committee Approval for 2015 Research Program

7. Open Project Summary 6-22-15

  • NETC 06-4, 10-3, 13-2 – Bill Ahern to follow-up with PI regarding progress delays
  • NETC 07-1 – Question regarding PI sabbatical impact on project schedule
  • NETC 09-3 – NETC 09-3 NoCostExtension Request. New End Date: 12/31/15 *
  • NETC 14-1 Contract Execution Complete
  • NETC 14-4 Notice of Award issued to Yuanchang Xie, UMASS Lowell.  Contract execution in progress.
  • Discussion item:  AC involvement in redistribution of project budgets

8. Fund Balance and Transfers

  • Update on SPR-3(089) – ME funds to be transferred
  • Update on TPF-5(201)
  • 2015 Contributions

9. Open Ballots:

10. Peer Review of Dr. Azari’s research

11. Other Business

12. General Updates and Reminders

  • Update on Action Items
  • Reminder to send any implementation of NETC research to NETC@uvm.edu
  • NETC 05-2 Reimbursement

13. Adjourn

Next Meeting – July 28, 2015, 11 AM – 12 PM

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