Save the Date: TAC Formational Meeting

August 7, 2015
Save the Date: TAC Formational Meeting

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Formational Meeting

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 10:00am – 12:00pm
CareerSource Heartland, 5901 N US Hwy 27 #1, Sebring, FL

On behalf of the Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), please mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and plan to attend the Formational Meeting of the HRTPO Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), which covers DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties, as well as the Cities of Sebring and Avon Park. The complete agenda package will be mailed out to members of the TAC at least 7 days prior to the meeting. A copy of the agenda may be obtained after August 12, 2015 at: or by contacting Marybeth Soderstrom, Community Engagement Manager at (863) 534-7130 or at

The TPO Board’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be composed of technically qualified representatives of agencies responsible for maintaining, controlling, developing and improving the transportation system within the Heartland region, including the Cities of Avon Park and Sebring, the six counties, the Sebring Airport Authority, the Central Florida Regional Planning Council and the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council. Other municipalities within the six counties will be invited to participate, including those operating municipal airports. Committee duties include coordination of transportation plans and programs arising from the review of all transportation technical studies and reports.

The TAC shall be represented with the following membership through staff assignment by the local government or agency:

  • Two staff members of each HRTPO County: DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Okeechobee
  • One staff member each from the cities: Avon Park, Sebring
  • One staff member from the following municipalities: Arcadia, Clewiston, Lake Placid, LaBelle, Moore Haven, Okeechobee City, Wauchula
  • One staff member from the following agencies or authorities: Sebring Airport Authority, Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council,
  • One non-voting staff member from the following agency: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 3 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting Marybeth Soderstrom, HRTPO Title VI Liaison, 863-534-7130 (voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by email:

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.