Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #39

Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization Citizen Advisory Committee Appointments


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact Person:  Colleen McGue, MPO Transportation Planner, 941-359-5772

Action Requested

Recommend appointment of:

One individual to the vacant At Large seat - 7 applicants

One individual to the vacant At Large seat representing the disabled - one applicant


Enabling/Regulating Authority

Section 339.175, Florida Statutes

Background Discussion
  • According to the Bylaws of the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) for the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), nominations for CAC members are recommended by the member governments for ratification by the MPO Board.
  • Manatee County Commissioners make recommendations for appointments to the CAC apportioned as follows:  three (3) representing Unincorporated Manatee County; one (1) representing the disabled; one (1) representing minorities; and four (4) at-large.
  • A vacancy for an At-Large seat was advertised and applications from seven individuals should be considered for recommendation for appointment:
    • John Conte
    • Megan Lui
    • Michael Miller
    • Brett Pollock
    • George Rauch
    • Anne Ross
    • Richard Wellenberger
  • A vacancy for the At-Large Seat representing the disabled was advertised and an application from one individual should be considered for recommendation for appointment:
    • Shaun Koby
  • Upon recommendation of the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners, an item will be placed on the next MPO agenda for ratification by the MPO Board.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please email name of appointee to Colleen McGue (colleen@mympo.org) and Marianne Lopata (marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  MPOCAC Conte John APP 12.28.15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Conte John Resume 12.28.15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Lui Megan 01-19-16.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Miller Michael APP 12.21.15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Pollock Brett APP 01-12-16.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Rauch George 07-22-15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Ross Anne APP 12.8.15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Wellenberger Richard APP 06-25-15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Koby Shaun APP (disabled rep) 02-03-16.pdf