The Transit Commission consists of six (6) members who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. The Mayor appoints one representative from the senior citizens community, one representative from the school district, one representative from the business community, two representatives from the community at large, and one member of the City Council to the Transit Commission. The City Council member serves a one-year term.
Duties of the Transit Commission
Duties of the Commission include, but are not be limited to:
Act as the oversight authority for the taxi service and make recommendations for changes to the taxi service as may be necessary on topics such as rate structure, expansion of service and hours of operation. This includes the City's shared-ride taxi program.
Review and make recommendations for future transit alternatives.
Review and respond to customer complaints.
Review and make recommendations regarding alternative revenue options, including intergovernmental agreements and grant applications.