CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking a resident to serve on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizen Advisory Committee as a public representative on behalf of the county.
The person selected for this position must: live in an unincorporated area of the county; be available to attend committee meetings on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. normally held at the CCTA offices located at 2999 Oak Road, Suite 100, Walnut Creek; have the ability to review agenda packets; and develop input on agenda items beforehand.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, meetings currently are held by videoconference. The person will serve a four-year term in a volunteer capacity and be eligible for reimbursement for travel expenses.
The CCTA Citizen Advisory Committee reviews transportation programs and plans throughout the county, with the objective of advising and providing recommendations to the CCTA Board of Directors. This includes transportation projects and programs funded by the county half-cent transportation sales tax —Measure J — which CCTA oversees.
CCTA maintains this standing advisory committee in order to provide citizen perspective, participation, and involvement in the Measure J-funded and voter-approved Transportation Expenditure Plan and Growth Management Program.
Committee members have an opportunity to learn about and influence transportation and growth issues within Contra Costa County and in other jurisdictions through scheduled presentations by transportation experts, advocates, and CCTA staff.
The deadline to apply is Aug. 31. To apply, visit the Contra Costa County Boards and Commissions website or download an application. Applicants can fax the completed form to the attention of Robert Sarmiento at 925-674-7250.
For more information about the position, call 925-674-7822.