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TCTD Special Transportation Fund (STF) Advisory Committee Meeting January 25, 2019

Tillamook County Transportation District’s Special Transportation Fund (STF) Advisory Committee will meet Friday, January 25, 2019 at 12:00pm.

Agenda items will include status of current grant funding program for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities and will review and prioritize projects to be funded in the FY 2019-2021 Biennum.  Public is welcomed to attend.

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Announcement – Availablility of State and Federal Grant Funds

Sunset Empire Transportation District (SETD) announces the opportunity for eligible parties in Clatsop County to apply for Grant funding for the 2019-2021 Biennium. Projects providing transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities are eligible for funding.

Eligible parties include: Cities; Counties; Transportation districts; Public or private agencies; Federally recognized Indian Tribes; Individuals; or any of these joined in cooperative agreements.

1. Special Transportation Fund (STF): State STF funds for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities are allocated to SETD as the designated STF agency by Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). STF estimated biennial allocation is $187,727.
2. §5310 Program Funds: Federal funds identified as “Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities”. Estimated biennial grant funds are $277,950. This program has a match component.

STF and/or §5310 are separate grant programs and have separate applications. Applications intended for projects in Clatsop County must be submitted to SETD not later than 5:00 PM on January 31, 2019.

Subrecipient instructions and applications for the STF and 5310 Programs are available at – https://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/RPTD/Pages/Funding-Opportunities.aspx. An application packet may be picked picked up at the SETD Transit Center at 900 Marine Drive in Astoria or the Seaside Transit Office at 39 N. Holladay in Seaside. Contact Executive Director, Jeff Hazen, at [email protected] for assistance or information.

Sunset Empire Transportation District operates its programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, marital status, age or disability in accordance with Title VI of The Civil Rights Act, ORS Chapter 659A or other applicable law.

TCTD Board Position #5 Vacancy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date 1/2/2019

Contact: Doug Pilant

Telephone: 503-842-3115

Email:  [email protected]

Tillamook County Transportation District Announces Board Vacancy

The Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD) Board of Directors is requesting applications from citizens interested in filling the Board’s Position # 5 vacancy.  The TCTD Board of Directors are responsible for adopting an annual budget and setting policy for all public transit operations in Tillamook County.

TCTD was established in July 1997 to provide Tillamook County residents with public transportation services.  The District has grown over the years and now operates 7 fixed routes 7 days per week providing connecting services to Portland, Lincoln City, Cannon Beach, Salem and Yamhill County.  In addition, the District operates demand response services called Dial-A-Ride and provides non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services for Tillamook County residents to access to medical services in Portland and Salem.  TCTD also operates the NW Rides NEMT brokerage, which coordinates medical transportation throughout Tillamook, Clatsop and Columbia counties.

The person appointed to this position will serve until the next district election in May 2021. However, if the appointed candidate would like to continue serving on the board, they will have to be voted in during the next board election cycle which will be held in May 2021.

Applicants are required to reside within the District and be a registered voter.  Applications will be accepted until February 1, 2019 at 5 PM.

Application forms are available on the District’s website at www.tillamookbus.com or may be picked up at the TCTD Office located at 3600 3rd Street, Suite A, Tillamook.  For more information please contact Cathy Bond at 503-842-6093 or at [email protected].

TCTD New Board Member Application

TCTD Announces Funding Opportunities

Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD) is announcing the opportunity for eligible transportation providers to apply for up to $135,400 in Special Transportation Fund and $199,585 Enhanced Mobility of Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities grant funding for the FY 2019-21 Biennium.  The Oregon Department of Transportation allocates these funds to TCTD to support public transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout Tillamook County.

Eligible projects must implement the strategies and priorities outlined in the TCTD Human Services Coordinated Public Transportation Plan.  A copy of the Coordinated Plan is available at  TCTD Coordinated Human Service Public Transportation Plan 10-21-2016 or by contacting Doug Pilant.

Applications may be obtained at the following links:

2019-21 Section 5310 Application

FY 2019-21_STF_Application

Applications are available by requesting from TCTD Doug Pilant at 503-815-2584 or by email at [email protected] and the following address:

Tillamook County Transportation District

Attn: Doug Pilant

3600 Third Street, Suite A

Tillamook, OR 97141

Applications must be completed and submitted no later than 5:00 PM on January 15, 2019.  If you require assistance in completing the application, please contact TCTD General Manager, Doug Pilant at 503-842-3115 or by email at [email protected].