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Applications being taken for MPO committee

By Staff | May 28, 2020

The city of Sanibel is accepting applications for a resident to serve as a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinating Committee (BPCC) member. The city is seeking participation from a resident who walks or bikes as a primary means of commuting to work.

The committee includes citizens and local state agencies’ staff responsible for bicycle and pedestrian planning for their respective agencies. The BPCC coordinates bicycle-pedestrian planning activities among the agencies and reviews funding for bicyclists and pedestrians in state and federal-aid transportation projects. It also advises the MPO board about development of the bicycle-pedestrian element of its transportation plan and makes recommendations regarding funding for bicyclist-pedestrian projects in FDOT’s five-year work program.

Required qualifications include:

– Sanibel resident

– Bike-pedestrian commuter

To apply, visit mysanibel.granicus.com/boards/w/be11f2a42bb2c585.

The MPO also requires that its application be completed, which can be accessed online at files.constantcontact.com/97af97e6001/39cda080-9d0a-4a22-a3d0-363fc2ddc42b.pdf. Complete the application and email it to the City Clerk at pamela.smith@mysanibel.com.

The deadline for applications is June 30 at noon.