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  • Transportation Advisory Committee

    Notices, Agendas and other information

    MISSION: Make recommendations specifically related to transportation improvements, operation and maintenance in the unincorporated area of Pima County and for transportation improvements, operation and maintenance within incorporated cities and towns where County funds are being spent for these purposes. Recommendations for streets and highways where County funds are spent for street/highway repair or pavement preservation within cities and towns; recommendations will be joint recommendations with any city or town transportation advisory committee.  Recommendations on any roadway or highway capacity improvements that utilize any of the following funding sources: a. Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), b. Pima Association of Governments (PAG), c. Federal government, d. Highway User Revenue Funds (HURF), e. Pay-as-you-go County HURF. Recommendations regarding the Department of Transportation’s annual budget. Recommendations regarding transportation policy and funding, including factual analysis of funding operation and maintenance claims or activities. Recommendations regarding other transportation matters as requested by the Board of Supervisors at a public hearing.

    AUTHORIZATION: Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 2017-40 and County Administrator's Memorandum of June 20, 2017 (issued on June 7, 2017). Committee Bylaws/Rules/Procedures

    13 members: 2 appointed by each Supervisorial District within a city or town in the district, or they may be from the unincorporated area of the district; 3 appointed by the County Administrator restricted to individuals with established transportation expertise, including management, finance, engineering and maintenance of transportation systems, preferably retired professionals with substantial background and expertise in transportation.

    Member Office District  Term Expiration
    1   John Winchester 1  March 15, 2025
    2   Sean Samsel
    1  December 31, 2026
    3   VACANT (Dan Eckstrom) 2  December 31, 2022
    4   Melissa Brown-Dominguez 2  March 15, 2025
    5   Kelly Lee 3  February 20, 2027
    6   Charlene Robinson Vice Chair 3  January 17, 2026
    7   Lucretia Free
    4  December 31, 2026
    8   Tom Berezny 4  August 9, 2025
    9   Frank G. Santa Cruz 5  December 31, 2026
    10   Ed Verburg Chair 5  December 31, 2026
    11   John Bernal   County Administrator  December 31, 2026
    12   Frank Fry   County Administrator  March 6, 2027
    13   Bill Schlesinger   County Administrator  March 6, 2027

    *Loyalty Oath Pending

    APPOINTMENT TERM:  4 year term


    STANDARD MEETING TIME/DAY:  12:00 p.m., 4th Tuesday of the month

    March 2023

    Committee Coordinator

    Kathryn Skinner, Interim Director
    Transportation Department
    (520) 724-6410

    Annabelle Valenzuela
    Transportation Department
    (520) 724-6410

    Location of Meetings

    Confirm meeting location on agenda