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Solano County Board of Supervisors seek applications to appoint two representatives to Regional Measure 3 Independent Oversight Committee

May 15, 2019

SOLANO COUNTY – The Solano County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a representative on the Regional Measure 3 Independent Oversight Committee.

The Regional Measure 3 (RM3) Independent Oversight Committee (oversight committee) will be established by the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) pursuant to Senate Bill 595.  The purpose of the oversight committee is to ensure that any toll revenues generated pursuant to the RM3 toll increase are expended consistent with the applicable requirements of the RM3 expenditure plan set forth in Streets and Highways Code Section 30914.7  The oversight committee shall annually review the expenditure of funds by BATA for the projects and programs specified in Section 30914.7 and prepare and submit a report to the transportation committee of each house of the Legislature summarizing its findings. The oversight committee may request any documents from BATA to assist the committee in performing its functions.

An individual interested in serving on the committee must be a resident of Solano County and meet the Streets and Highways Code Section 30923 (h) (3) restrictions below:

- A representative appointed to the oversight committee shall not be a member, former member, staff, or former staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) or BATA.

- A representative appointed to the oversight committee shall not be employed by any organization or person that has received or is receiving funding from MTC or BATA.

- A representative appointed to the oversight committee shall not be a former employee or a person who has contracted with any organization or person that has received or is receiving funding from MTC or BATA within one year of having worked for or contracted with that organization or person.

The oversight committee is subject to open public meetings (The Brown Act). Meeting dates, frequency, and length of meetings will be established by the members of the committee.  The location of meetings will be in San Francisco at the Bay Area Metro Center. BATA anticipates a stipend to members for meeting attendance. The term length for representatives is four years and each representative is limited to two terms.

Applications are available at http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/clerk_of_the_board/RM3.asp.  Applications may also be obtained by calling the Clerk of the Board's Office at (707) 784-6126 or by emailing Clerk@SolanoCounty.com.  Completed applications to serve on the oversight committee are due by 5 PM on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 and may be mailed or submitted in person to the Clerk of the Board at 675 Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533. Applications will be reviewed by a subcommittee of the Board of Supervisors, with the top nominations for the appointments going to the full Board of Supervisors for consideration at its June 25, 2109 regular meeting.