SamTrans Needs Volunteers for the Measure W Citizens Oversight Committee
Media Contact: Mahmoud Abunie, 650.730.6201
SamTrans is recruiting five new members for the Measure W Congestion Relief Plan Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (COC). The COC is tasked with reviewing the administration of tax revenue to ensure that funds are invested in a manner consistent with the plan.
Appointed members of the COC receive findings of an independent audit, hold a public hearing, and issue a report annually to provide county residents with information regarding how Measure W revenues are being spent. SamTrans is accepting applications to fill the following five COC seats:
- SamTrans Citizens Advisory Committee Representative
- Caltrain Citizens Advisory Committee - San Mateo County Representative
- Senior Community Representative
- San Mateo County Supervisorial District 4 Representative
- San Mateo County Supervisorial District 5 Representative
The new COC members will be appointed by the SamTrans Board of Directors based on a written application. Interviews may also be requested.
SamTrans’ vision is to be a mobility leader, providing transportation choices and sustainable future that meets the needs of our diverse communities.
About SamTrans: SamTrans operates 70 routes throughout San Mateo County. Funded in part by a half-cent sales tax, the San Mateo County Transit District also provides administrative support for Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. SamTrans has provided bus service to San Mateo County customers since 1976.
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