TAMC

Transportation Agency for Monterey County

Citizens Oversight Committee

A Citizens Oversight Committee representing a diverse range of community interests was appointed by the Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors on March 22, 2017 .  The nineteen representatives and their alternates will serve on the committee, which will be known as the “eXcellent Transportation Oversight Committee.”  The eXcellent committee will meet at least once a year or as often as monthly. Meetings will be open to the public, and the agendas will be posted to this site.

The committee will be responsible for ensuring that taxpayers’ safeguards in the Transportation Safety & Investment Plan are met as projects and programs are implemented. Their duties shall be as follows:

  • Independent Audits: Have full access to the Agency’s independent auditor and review the annual audits, have the authority to request and review specific financial information, and provide input on the audit to assure that funds are being expended in accordance with the requirements of this plan;
  • Plan Changes: Review and make recommendations on any proposed changes to the plan, prior to Transportation Agency Board consideration;
  • Project Delivery and Priorities: Review and comment on project delivery schedules as represented in the Strategic Expenditure Plan and make recommendations to the Transportation Agency on any proposals for changing project delivery priorities; and
  • Annual and Final Reports: Prepare annual reports regarding the administration of the program, to be presented to

 

Upcoming Meetings

None at this time.

Past Meetings

MeetingAgendaMinutes
October 17, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m., Community Room, Marina Branch Library AgendaMinutes
Presentations: 4 - Measure X: Senior & Disabled Transportation Draft Guidelines, 2017-1017 Integrated Funding Plan - XTOC
July 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM Community Room, Marina Branch LibraryAgenda | PacketMinutes
April 18, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m., Community Room, Marina Branch Library AgendaMinutes
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The Citizens Oversight Committee membership includes one representative from each of the following organizations or interests:

A bona fide Taxpayers Association: Salinas Valley

  • ORGANIZATION: Salinas Valley Taxpayers Association
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Kevin Dayton
  • ALTERNATE: Rick Giffin

A bona fide Taxpayers Association: Monterey Peninsula

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey Peninsula Taxpayers Association
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Tom Rowley
  • ALTERNATE: Jack Jensen

Agriculture

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey County Farm Bureau
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Norm Groot
  • ALTERNATE: Kurt Gollnick

Bicycling Advocate

  • ORGANIZATION: N/A
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Victoria Beach
  • ALTERNATE: Claire Rygg

Central Coast Builders Exchange

  • ORGANIZATION: Central Coast Builders Exchange
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Christie Cromeenes
  • ALTERNATE: Cliff Fasnacht

Chamber of Commerce: Monterey Peninsula

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Dan Limesand, Community Hospital
  • ALTERNATE: Jody Hansen

Chamber of Commerce: Salinas Valley

  • ORGANIZATION: Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • REPRESENTATIVE: John Haupt, Blach Construction
  • ALTERNATE: John Bailey

Construction

  • ORGANIZATION: Carpenters Union Local 505/605
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Sean Hebard
  • ALTERNATE: Keith Severson

Education

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey County Office of Education
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Joshua Jorn, Traffic Safety Officer
  • ALTERNATE: Ruben Parra, Patrick Deberdt

Habitat Preservation

  • ORGANIZATION: Sierra Club, Ventana Chapter
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Scott Waltz
  • ALTERNATE: Sarah Hardgrave

Hospitality

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey Peninsula Hospitality Association
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Barbara Meister, Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • ALTERNATE: Gary Cursio

Labor Organization

  • ORGANIZATION: Monterey Bay Central Labor Council
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Rod Smalley
  • ALTERNATE: Glen Schaller

Latino Organization

  • ORGANIZATION: LULAC Salinas Council #2055
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Chris Barrera
  • ALTERNATE: Pending

League of Women Voters

  • ORGANIZATION: League of Women Voters
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Janet Brennan
  • ALTERNATE: Howard Fosler

North County

  • ORGANIZATION: N/A
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Ron Rader
  • ALTERNATE: Scott Freeman

Pedestrian

  • ORGANIZATION: Communities for Sustainable Monterey County
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Heidi Zamzow
  • ALTERNATE: Pending

Transit Users

  • ORGANIZATION: Building Healthy Communities
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Cesar Lara, Boardmember
  • ALTERNATE: Monica Gurmilian

Senior or Disabled Services Agency

  • ORGANIZATION: Community Voice for Aging
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Kalah Bumba
  • ALTERNATE: Teresa Sullivan

South County

  • ORGANIZATION: Southern Monterey County Rural Community Coalition
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Paula Getzelman
  • ALTERNATE: Carol Kenyon

Youth/College

  • ORGANIZATION: N/A
  • REPRESENTATIVE: Anthony Tomas Rocha
  • ALTERNATE: Pending

Initial member terms are staggered with half serving a 2-year term and half serving a 3-year term as specified by the Transportation Agency. Any member may be reappointed to a 2-year term for an unlimited number of terms.

To download the list of representatives and alternates appointed to serve on the “eXcellent Transportation Oversight Committee,” click onto the following link:

Transportation Safety and Investment Plan Citizens Oversight Committee Members