MPO Citizen Advisory Committee Openings

MPO Citizen Advisory Committee Applications Open
Posted on 07/05/2024
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (July 5, 2024) – Manatee County has an outstanding opportunity for citizens to help shape transportation plans. The Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has three openings for their Citizen Advisory Committee that makes recommendations on regional transportation issues.

The Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) assists the MPO 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.

There are three current vacancies:

  • At-large Disabled
  • Unincorporated
  • Unincorporated

The committee meets at 5 p.m. in the main conference room at the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization Office at 8100 15th Street E. in Sarasota, FL 34243, on the second Monday of months in which an MPO Board meeting is scheduled.

Applications may be found online at and are due on August 9, 2024, at 3 p.m. Commissioners will act upon the nominations at either the August 13 or August 27, 2024, Board of County Commissioners meeting.

For more information on how to become a CAC member contact the MPO office at 941-359-5772 or email Lindsay Heinrich at [email protected].