The Public Involvement Plan outlines how BTPO will conduct and evaluate public involvement activities within the urban area.
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Plan establishes the required policies and procedures for ensuring non-discrimination in the award and administration of Department of Transportation assisted contracts.
BTPO has agreed to use Idaho Transportation Department’s Title VI policy.
In 1994 Executive Order 12898 Environmental Justice (EJ) included identifying and addressing the effects of all programs or activities of Federal-aid recipients, sub-recipients, and contractors, whether or not such programs and activities are federally assisted.
The Limited English Proficiency Plan (LEP) is designed to be an addendum to ITD’s LEP. BTPO has agreed to and will follow ITD’s Title VI policies, but the LEP guidance from the U.S. Department of Transportation suggests each agency should conduct a self-evaluation of the needs in their specific service area.
It is also the BTPO’s policy that all employees and Policy Board members be familiar with the LEP plan.
BTPO is required to conduct an annual audit of the financial practices of the organization.
Memorandum of Understanding
BTPO’s responsibilities overlap with many other government agencies and organizations. MOUs are a way outline the different responsibilities for each agency involvement in the MOU.
The Transit Planing Cooperative Agreement outlines transit planning responsibility between Pocatello Regional Transit and Bannock Transportation Planning Organization.
This MOU outlines the planning responsibilities between agencies within the Portneuf Valley Non Attainment Area.
BTPO has agreed to use Idaho Transportation Department’s Title VI policy as the BTPO Title VI policy.
BTPO and the Idaho Transportation Department have approved an MOU relating to the mutual responsibilities in carrying out transportation planning within the Pocatello/Chubbuck Urbanized area. The March 2016 updated replaces the previous MOU.