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Type: Transportation Commission
Meeting location: Larcom City Hall, 301 E Huron St, Second floor, City Council Chambers

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How Established: November 21, 2016 by Ordinance No. ORD-16-26. Purpose: To foster excellence in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of sustainable and resilient multi-modal transportation network for the City of Ann Arbor. The Commission will serve as an advisory body to the City Council and the City Administrator on transportation policy with a focus on accessibility, mobility, equity and safety for all citizens. Length of Terms: Voting members shall be appointed to 3-year terms, which shall be staggered so that approximately 1/3 of the terms expire each year. Initial terms may be for less than 3 years so that the terms are staggered. The City Council member shall be appointed for a 1-year term in the same manner as for City Council committee appointments. Members appointed by other City boards and commissions shall continue to serve until they are no longer members of the appointing board or commission or until the appointing board or commission appoints a different member. The member appointed by the board of the Ann Arbor Arean Transportation Authority shall continue to serve until the board appoints a different member. Membership / Committee Composition: 11 voting members who have an interest in the various forms and modes of transportation needs of the community. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council unless otherwise stated. 6 members from the public, 1 owner or operator of a transportation business operating in Ann Arbor, 1 member of the Planning Commission, appointed by the Planning Commission, 1 member of the Commissio on Disability Issues, appointed by the Commission on Disability Issues, 1 member appointed by the board of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority and 1 member of the Ann Arbor City Council. The City Administrator, City Traffic Engineer, Systems Planning Staffmember and the Chief of Police shall be nonvoting members of the Transportation Commission. The City Administrator shall designate staffing to support the Transportation Commission. The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan, the University of Michingan and the Ann Arbor Public SChools may each appointe one nonvoting member to the Transportation Commission. Meeting Times/Frequency: 3rd February of the month, 7pm. Contact Info: Kayla Coleman, Systems Planning 734-794-6430.