Alachua County is seeking volunteers to fill three vacancies on the Regional Transit System (RTS) Advisory Board. Those interested should submit applications by July 21, 2017.
The duties of the Regional Transit System Advisory Board are to advise on all matters relating to public transit development in the City of Gainesville and Alachua County. This includes developing and analyzing policies concerning the operation of the regional transit system, developing approaches for financing the regional transit system on a long-term basis, reviewing ridership, routes, rates, and other related matters. The Board also considers questions referred to it by the City and County Commissions. The Board is comprised of nine total members serving three-year terms.
The Board currently has three vacancies as follows:
- One citizen who is one (or more) of the following: Chamber of Commerce Representative, member of the environmental community, member of the MTPO Citizen's Advisory Committee
- One citizen who is one (or more) of the following: major employer in the local area, senior citizen, person with a disability
- One citizen who is one (or more) of the following: regular user of transit system, UF student, SFC student, member of a neighborhood or homeowners association
Those interested should apply online (scroll down to the Regional Transit System Advisory Board applications).
For more information about the RTS Board, contact Kimberly Sweigard at 352-393-7852.