STIF Program

In 2017 the Oregon Legislature established the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund (STIF) to expand public transportation services throughout Oregon.  STIF Formula Funds are distributed to Qualified Entities (QE) based on taxes paid within their respective boundaries.

Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD) is the designated QE for Tillamook County and has the responsibility of working with a local STIF Advisory Committee to determine how best to use STIF Formula Funds.   STIF monies may be used for public transportation purposes that include planning, operations, bus purchases and administration of the STIF Program.

The STIF advisory committee is required to consist of at least 5 members who represent the diverse interests of the District’s geographic service area.  The STIF Advisory Committee’s primary role is to review proposed projects and rank them in the order of priority and make recommendations to the TCTD Board of Directors.  Below are the District’s STIF Advisory Committee Members.

TCTD STIF Advisory Committee 2018

The District is still working to recruit additional committee members.  Below are the STIF Committee Member Job Description, By Laws and Committee and Member Application.  If you have the interest and time to meet we’d welcome you completing and submitting an application to be appointed to the Committee.

STIF Committee Job Description

STIF Comm Bylaws

Member Application

The STIF Committee met on October 3, 2018 to discuss proposed projects and rank them in order of priority.  Below is the Committee’s Agenda Packet.

TCTD STIF Mtg Packet 10-3-18

Mtg Notices 10.03.2018

The District’s proposed STIF Plan and Budget projects originated from TCTD’s adopted plans that are listed below.

  1. TCTD LRTDP FINAL
  2. CTP_TCTD_20161021 FINAL
  3. TCTD Intercity Transit Enhancement Plan – 013017
  4. Connector Management Plan_FINAL 10-21-16

The TCTD Board of Directors held a public hearing and adopted the District’s STIF Plan on October 18, 2018.  Below is a link to a Staff Memo to the Board Memo along with Resolution 18-24 adopting the District’s STIF Plan for the 2019-2021 Biennium.

STIF Plan Adoption Resolution 18-24

STIF Plan Board Memo

Board Meetings

NWOTA September 14, 2018 Board Meeting: MinutesAgendaMeeting Packet

NWOTA August 10, 2018 Board Meeting: MinutesAgendaMeeting Packet

NWOTA July 13, 2018 Board Meeting: MinutesAgendaMeeting Packet

News

New NW Connector website

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