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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 1OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
CHAPTER 5BUDGET AND PLANNING OFFICE
SUBCHAPTER AFEDERAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION
DIVISION 2METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS
RULE §5.56Administration

(a) The governor's Office of Budget and Planning will represent the governor and provide overall coordination in the designation process pursuant to the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973, §112.

(b) The governor's Office of Budget and Planning will prepare the notification for designation offers, develop designation agreements, ensure close coordination between all affected and interested parties to the MPO designation, and monitor the MPO's transportation planning.

(c) Every effort will be made to gain approval of the secretary of the Department of Transportation for excluding the MPO and their local governments from the matching requirements for section 112 funds if the requirement will cause them to decline the designation.

(d) This agreement shall in no way establish any activity or process that would infringe upon or interfere with the statutory obligation of the Texas Highway Department.


Source Note: The provisions of this §5.56 adopted to be effective January 1, 1976.

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