DOT Package/Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Oppose)

DOT Package/Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Oppose)

CS/CS/HB 1287 (Drake) is the House comprehensive Department of Transportation bill. Of concern to local government is a provision that reduces the voting membership of a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) designated in an urban area with a population of 500,000 or less to no more than 11 apportioned voting members. The amended bill also eliminates the weighted voting structure and places term limits on members. (Branch)