City News Home
The original item was published from 3/5/2021 5:21:34 PM to 3/12/2021 10:05:03 AM.

City News

News Releases

Posted on: March 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sound Transit Recruiting for Citizen Oversight Panel

Sound Transit is accepting applications from volunteers interested in overseeing a transformation for transportation in our region. Interested parties must be willing to volunteer time to attend two daytime meetings per month in Seattle with options to participate via teleconference. 

The 15-member Citizen Oversight Panel works to ensure Sound Transit meets its commitments to voters as it builds and operates a regional bus, light rail, and commuter rail system. Qualified applicants must: 1) Be a registered voter within the Sound Transit District and reside and/or work in Snohomish County; 2) Have experience/skills in one or more areas related to the panel’s responsibilities; 3) Commit to a four-year term and able to attend meetings twice each month. Currently meetings are held virtually from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. 

Sound Transit actively seeks to include persons from diverse backgrounds and professional areas of expertise to support agency oversight, planning, and operations. Persons of color and women are encouraged to apply.

For an application, visit https://www.soundtransit.org/get-to-know-us/panels-committees/citizen-oversight-panel/how-to-apply. You can submit an application online or you can download and return your completed application to Sound Transit Board Chair Kent Keel, 401 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98104-2826 or emailtheboard@soundtransit.org. Applications will be considered as they are received. 

Created in 1997, the Citizen Oversight Panel independently monitors Sound Transit and acts in an oversight capacity to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Members of the Board’s Executive Committee will review and recommend candidates. Confirmation of new members will come from the full Board. 

###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

"Terrace Talk Utilities" on green background with graphics of laptop and person in hybrid meet

March 13 Terrace Talk to Focus on Utilities

Posted on: February 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 1, 2023

Joint Statement on MLT Senior Services

Posted on: February 13, 2024

8 Things to Know About MLT’s New Tree Code

Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 1, 2023

Sign Up for Women’s Self-Defense Class

Posted on: November 2, 2023

MLT Police Investigate Drive-by Shooting

Posted on: October 18, 2023

City Council Meetings Move to Thursdays

Posted on: October 5, 2023

Public Meetings to Start for Vision 2044

Posted on: September 26, 2023

Arts of the Terrace Opens Saturday

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Passport Program Expands Hours

Posted on: June 21, 2023

Meet City Manager Candidate Finalists

Posted on: February 22, 2023

City Proposes 2023-24 Budget for Review

Posted on: October 24, 2022

Tour de Terrace Returns July 22-24

Posted on: July 12, 2022

Library Exhibit Features MLT Artist

Posted on: April 1, 2022

Sign Up Soon for MLT Summer Camps

Posted on: March 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holiday

Posted on: February 17, 2022

City Council Selects 2022 Leadership

Posted on: January 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holidays

Posted on: December 20, 2021

City Seeks Input on Use of Pandemic Aid

Posted on: December 15, 2021

New Tree to Adorn Town Center Plaza

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Clear Storm Drains During Wet Weather

Posted on: October 21, 2021
Female Burglary Suspect

Police Seek Suspect in Mosque Burglary

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Pavilion, Pool Reopen Saturdays

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Ballinger Waterfront Work Continues

Posted on: September 30, 2021
Art show

MLT Lodging Tax Grants Available

Posted on: September 27, 2021
Swim Lesson Group in pool

Vouchers Available for Swim Lessons

Posted on: January 31, 2022