NORTHPORT, AL -
Citizens and government leaders in six west Alabama will get a chance to give the Alabama Department of Transportation their thoughts about road projects in their areas.
The West Alabama Rural Planning Organization's Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) has scheduled meetings in the following counties in this month: Bibb County - January 27, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - Brent City Hall; Fayette County - January 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m. - Fayette County Commission Chamber; Greene County – January 30, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - James C. Poole Library, Eutaw; Hale County - January 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m. - Bank of Moundville; Lamar County - January 23, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - Lamar County Commission Chamber and Pickens County - January 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - Pickens County Commission Chamber.
The Technical Coordinating Committee and Policy Committee meetings will be held in early February at the West Alabama Regional Commission located at 4200 Highway 69 North, Northport. The Technical Coordinating Committee will be on Thursday, February 6th at 2:00 p.m.; the Policy Committee meeting will be held on Friday, February 7th at 10:30 a.m.
The committees will hold elections of officers, discuss transportation safety issues and environmental databases. In addition, Ms. Cory Johnson from West Alabama Regional Commission will make a presentation on the Career Readiness Certificate Program.
The RPO serves as a transportation planning process for the rural areas of west Alabama and provides a formal link between the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the local governments.