Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #54

Appointment to a vacant At-Large seat on the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Citizen Advisory Committee


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Rachel McClain, Planning Assistant
Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization

Action Requested
Recommend appointment of one citizen to a 3-year term representing an At-Large seat on the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). 

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Bylaws for the Citizen Advisory Committee adopted on July 9, 2015, and subsequently endorsed by the Sarasota/Manatee MPO on July 27, 2015.

Background Discussion
  • The purpose of the CAC is to advise the MPO by reviewing, reacting to, and providing comment on transportation planning issues and needs.
  • Membership is comprised of 28 citizens who are recommended by Member governments for ratification by the MPO Board.
  • Manatee County Government is a member government which makes recommendations for appointment to the CAC.
  • The term of office for CAC Members is three years.
  • There is one vacant At-Large seat for which a recommendation by the BCC is requested.
  • Applications have been received from three eligible citizens:  Richard Garrett, Michael O'Reilly, and Misty Servia.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Forward approved agenda memo to Rachel McClain at rachel@mympo.org, and Marianne Lopata at marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Bylaws 07.27.15.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Garrett Richard 10.15.17.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC OReilly Michael 10.13.17.pdf
Attachment:  MPOCAC Servia Misty 10.16.17.pdf