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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Public Notice - Regional Transit Authority

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR 

THE REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY


The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a position on the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan. The Board of Commissioners will make this appointment at its upcoming session on April 3, 2019 at 6:45 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 


Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter of interest and resume, including a home address, to the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office, Attention: Appointments, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107. Letters and resumes may also be submitted via email to pearte@washtenaw.org, via fax (734) 222-6528, or apply online at https://secure.ewashtenaw.org/bocdob/apply.do


Those resumes received by MARCH 27, 2019 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on April 3, 2019. The appointments will become effective April 3, 2019. This appointment includes:



- Regional Transit Authority - The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position for a three-year term expiring March 31, 2022. The purpose of the RTA is to plan for and coordinate public transportation in the four-county region, including the City of Detroit, and to deliver rapid transit in a region where none exists. It is the entity through which transit providers must apply for state and federal funds, and through which those funds are allocated to providers. The RTA is also responsible for developing a Regional Master Transit Plan to guide present and future service and is empowered to put funding questions on the ballot for public vote.


For additional information, please contact Washtenaw County Clerk’s Office.  Phone: (734) 222-6655.



RELEASED: March 5, 2019


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