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Notice of Solicitation of Applications - TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee

The TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC) is seeking a qualified member of the public to fill a vacancy on its seven-member committee in the following category:

A professional in biology or environmental science with demonstrated experience of ten years or more with environmental regulations and major project mitigation requirements and/or habitat acquisition and management (Term expires May 2015).

The ITOC aids in the implementation of the $14 billion TransNet program, the San Diego region’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements. The TransNet program is administered by SANDAG.

As outlined in the TransNet Ordinance and Expenditure Plan, the ITOC provides an increased level of accountability for expenditures of TransNet funds. ITOC members are unpaid, but certain expenses are reimbursed. Due to their public service status, ITOC members must meet strict conflict of interest standards. The ITOC functions in an independent, open, and transparent manner to ensure that all voter mandates are carried out, and develops positive, constructive recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the financial integrity and performance of the TransNet program.

ITOC membership is open to individuals from throughout the region, who possess a set of appropriate professional skills and experience. More detailed information regarding the ITOC and its responsibilities can be found at sandag.org/itoc. Individuals interested in applying for this ITOC position should contact SANDAG for an application at ariana.zurnieden@sandag.org or (619) 699-6961.

Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, September 26, 2014. SANDAG seeks to fill openings on the ITOC with a diverse group of persons who are representative of the community. SANDAG highly encourages applications from persons of all races and economic backgrounds.

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