Omak City Hall
2 N Ash Street
Public Notice: The Commission reserves the right to take action on any item on the agenda, make adjustments to the order of agenda items, and adjust the time of adjournment as needed.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Item 1: 8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions
Item 2: 8:35
Presenter: Paul Parker, Deputy Director, WSTC
An overview of the fiscal and policy framework of the statewide transportation system.
Transportation 101 (pdf 2 mb)
Item 3: 8:50
City Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: City of Omak – TBD
Shawn Davission, Public Works Director, City of Okanogan
Jon Neal, Mayor, City of Oroville
City of Brewester (invited)
Information and perspectives on transportation from the cities of Okanogan County.
Item 4: 9:30
Cross-Border Transportation Issues
Presenters: Jon Neal, Mayor, City of Oroville
Chris Branch, Commissioner, Okanogan County
The Oroville – Osoyoos border crossing links Oroville, Washington with Osoyoos, British Columbia. It has a joint US – Canada Border Inspection Station open at all times and is considered the busiest of the border crossings in Northeastern Washington.
Item 5: 9:45
County Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: Chris Branch, Commissioner, Okanogan County
Josh Thompson, Engineer, Okanogan County
Information and perspectives on transportation from Okanogan County.
Item 6: 10:00
Economic Development, Tourism, and Transportation
Presenter: Roni Holder-Diefenbach, Executive Director, Okanogan Economic Alliance
A short line railroad, airport, and US 97 are critical transportation infrastructure for economic vitality in central Okanogan County.
Economic Development,Tourism & Transportation (pdf 820 kb)
Item 7: 10:20
Washington State Department of Transportation Challenges
Presenter: Dave Bierschbach, North Central Region Administrator, Washington State Department of Transportation
State transportation facilities and programs are essential to mobility, economic vitality and livability.
North Central Region (pdf 3 mb)
Item 8: 10:40
Public Transportation and Special Needs Transportation
Presenters: Brent Timm, Operations Manager, TranGo
Jennifer Fitzthum, Executive Director, Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition
Perspectives on transit and special needs transportation in Okanogan County.
Item 9: 11:00
June 18 & 19, 2019
(The Commission reserves the right to take action on any item during the Commission Meeting and may make adjustments to the order of the agenda items as well as the time of adjournment.)
All Transportation Commission and Committee meetings are open to the public.
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