Manatee County accepting applications for MPO Citizen Advisory Committee

Manatee County accepting applications for MPO Citizen Advisory Committee
Posted on 02/07/2019

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Feb. 7, 2019) – Manatee County is accepting applications for three vacancies on a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations on regional transportation issues.

The Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) assists the Metropolitan Planning Organization by providing input to the transportation planning process that reflects citizens' views and attitudes. CAC members represent a general cross section of the citizens of Sarasota and Manatee counties including the cities within the counties. CAC representatives are recommended for appointment by their respective units of local government and are appointed by the MPO Board.

Manatee County residents may apply for the following seats:

  • One resident of unincorporated Manatee County;
  • One at-large seat representing the entirety of Manatee County.

Applications are taken through a rolling application process, and may be found online at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards Applications for this vacancy are due March 1.

The group meets at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of months in which an MPO meeting is scheduled. The committee meets in the main conference room at the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization Office at 7632 15th St E, Sarasota FL 34243.

For more information, call Rachel McClain (941) 359-5772 or email her at rachel@mympo.org.

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.