Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to make provision for cooperative mutual responsibilities in carrying out the Metropolitan Planning Process and Performance Based Planning and Programming in the Corpus Christi Metropolitran Planning Area and to provide a single agreement between the State of Texas acting through Texas Department of Transportation, the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the Corpus Christi Regional Tranpsortation Authority in accordance with current Federal Legislation and as required by 23 CFR 450.314.
This Agreement is made by and between the State of Texas, acting through the Texas Department of Transportation, called the "Department", the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Committee, called the "MPO", which has been designated by the Governor of the State of Texas as the MPO of the Corpus Christi urbanized area, and the County of Nueces, which serves as the Fiscal Agent for the MPO.
In July 1973, the State of Texas, the Cities of Corpus Christi and Portland, and Counties of Nueces and San Patricio agreed to participate in a continuing, comprehensive, and cooperative transportation planning process for the Corpus Christi Urban Transportation Study Area. The 1973 and subsequent agreements established the two-committee organization pursuant to Section 134 of Chapter 1 of Title 23 U.S.C. for the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).