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2018 4th Quarter Employee of the Quarter

Jennifer Geisler was chosen Employee of the 4th Quarter 2018. She has been with SETD since June 2013 and was hired as a temp driver. Jennifer is currently the ParaTransit Supervisor for the district.

During her employment at SETD Jennifer has gone above and beyond her duties by driving for fixed route, paratransit and assisting operations with many tasks before moving into the ParaTransit Supervisor position.

Jennifer’s personality and compassion for the passengers throughout the years has proven that she is very much valued here at SETD.  Congratulations and thank you for all you do!

2018 3rd Quarter Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations! MacKenzie Lindquist was chosen Employee of the 3rd Quarter 2018. She was rehired with the district in March of 2018 as a fixed route driver. Currently, MacKenzie is the person in charge (PIC) when needed for fixed route.

MacKenzie worked for SETD from August 2014 to January 2016 as a fixed route driver. During that time of her employment, she was awarded an Employee of the Quarter and Employee of the Year 2015.

Mackenzie reminds us daily how much she loves to drive, enjoys the passengers and the people she works with. It shows! She is truly an asset to the district. Welcome back MacKenzie!

Winter Weather Schedule for February 2019

WINTER WEATHER SERVICE:
Based on current weather models we may see a significant weather event next week. Should this happen CCRider will take the following weather actions:

Line 1: Will run with two additional mid day runs for those who have late starts or early leaving.
Line 2 : IF PCC is closed line 2 will be canceled
Line 3: Will run a limited route along US 30 only
Line 5: Will be canceled
Dial-A-Ride: Will be limited to medical necessity only

We will do our best to leave the transit center on time, but all buses will be chained and limited to 25 mph so expect significant delays.

Budget Committee Openings

The Sunset Empire Transportation District Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers from Clatsop County who are registered voters and would like to serve on the District Budget Committee. The Budget Committee is comprised of 7 District Board Members and 7 community members who are appointed by the Board of Commissioners and serve a 3 year term. There are currently 5 community member positions open on the committee. Budget Committee meetings are held up to 3 times a year.

Those interested in serving on the SETD Budget Committee are asked to submit a letter of interest which can be emailed to [email protected], dropped off at the Astoria Transit Center, 900 Marine Drive, Seaside Transit Office, 39 North Holladay or mailed to Sunset Empire Transportation District, 900 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103. Please submit letters of interest by February 15, 2019.

For more information please contact Executive Director Jeff Hazen at 503-861-5399 or by email at [email protected].

Employee of the Quarter – April thru June 2018

Sunset Empire Transportation District is pleased to announce that Kathy Wiegardt has been chosen as Employee of the 2nd Quarter 2018. Kathy was hired in November 2017 as a part-time fixed route driver. In April of this year she moved to a full-time position sharing her driving duties between paratransit and fixed route. Kathy excels in her customer service skills and her kind compassionate personality shines with the paratransit passengers she helps every day. We are pleased to have Kathy as part of the SETD family. Thank-you Kathy for all you do for the district!

TCTD Seeking Transportation Advisory Committee Members

Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD) is seeking volunteers to serve on the District’s Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIF) Advisory Committee.  The Committee will advise and assist the District’s Board of Directors on issues and matters related to the enhancement of local and regional public transportation services within Tillamook County

Members are appointed by the TCTD Board of Directors to serve a 3 year term and meetings are generally held on a quarterly schedule.  To be qualified to serve on the Committee, an individual must:

  • Reside or work in Tillamook County
  • Be knowledgable about the public transportation needs of residents and employees located within or traveling to and from the County
  • Represent various constituency groups within the County and be representative of the perspectives of the various demographics of Tillamook County

If you are interested in learning more information go to the Committee Job Description link.  If you are interested in participating please a Committee Application and submit a completed application to [email protected]

STIF Committee Job Description

TCTD STIF Bylaws 

Member Application

For more information about Tillamook County Transportation District please visit our website at: www.tillamookbus.com