The following was in a recent newsletter from the City of St Paul Weekly Digest Bulletin, August 14, 2022.
Apply for the Saint Paul Transportation Committee
Would you like to serve on the Saint Paul Transportation Committee?
Apply online today (you will need to click “Transportation Committee” in left column, then “Apply” button in upper right of the page).
Application review will begin August 29.
This volunteer committee meets every other Monday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Annex to advise on transportation projects and policies in Saint Paul, including those of other agencies.
No expertise is needed – just an interest and a willingness to serve. We are especially seeking people who can represent the following interest areas: business representatives, accessibility/disability issues, transit.
Appointments are made by the Chair of the Planning Commission.
The parts of the Government notice above is expanded here, by us the HD 66B Republicans. This is a nonpartisan position, but it is a great way to get involved and might be a place to start in your future in government.
Duties of the Transportation Committee
The Transportation Committee advises the Planning Commission on transportation planning and project decisions, and creates a transparent public forum for such discussions. The committee’s work helps the Planning Commissions better integrate land use and transportation decisions as they relate to zoning neighborhood and comprehensive planning, and infrastructure investments.
There is 1 vacancy and 6 expired terms.
The Transportation Committee has 12 members. The terms are 3 year terms, there are no term limits, and it is a voluntary. One can be either appointed or elected.
The Point of Contact is Bill Dermody.
Applying for the St Paul Transportation Committee Starts Here
If you are interested in being on the St Paul Transportation Committee, you can begin the application process by clicking this application link
Make sure you fill out the form there and review your application before submitting it.
The review process of the applications start on August 29, 2022.