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Rogue Valley Area Commission on Transportation


Rogue Valley ACT
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Rogue Valley ACT

About the ACT
Area: Jackson and Josephine counties.
History: Initial Charter approved by OTC on Feb. 19, 1997. Most recent bylaws approved November 2012. 
Membership: Up to 29 voting members, determined as follows:


  • Jackson and Josephine counties and cities: The governing bodies of Jackson and Josephine counties and the incorporated cities within the area (Ashland, Butte Falls, Cave Junction, Central Point, Eagle Point, Gold Hill, Grants Pass, Jacksonville, Medford, Phoenix, Rogue River, Shady Cove, Talent) — 15 members
  • ODOT: The ODOT Rogue Valley Area Manager is a voting member — 1 member
  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs): Rogue Valley and Middle Rogue — 2 members
  • Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD): 1 member
  • Rogue Valley International Airport (Medford Airport): 1 member
  • Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (CORP): 1 member

Other Stakeholders

  • Trucking — 1 member
  • Bicyclists and Pedestrians — 1 member
  • Jackson County private sector — 3 members
  • Josephine County private sector — 3 members 
Ex-Officio: The RVACT may appoint ex officio membership (non-voting) from the following categories:
  • Oregon Transportation Commissioners, state legislators, and local congressional aides 
  • Regional Solutions Team (RST)
  • State and federal agencies such as US Forest Service, BLM< Fish and Wildlife, Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Land Conservation and Development, Department of Aviation
  • City and county road district or departments
  • Regional groups that have an interest in transportation issues such as housing advocates, regional partnerships and regional investment boards, law enforcement agencies

Leadership: Co-chairs (one from each county) rotated every two years. Rogue Valley Council of Governments facilitates meetings.
Staffing: ODOT and RVCOG share staffing responsibilities for ACT and technical advisory committee.
Work Program: Prioritize state transportation infrastructure and capital investments; advocate for transportation improvements on behalf of the area.
Operating Documents:

ACT Chair:
Mike Montero
c/o Montero & Associates
4497 Brown Ridge Terrace #105
Medford, OR 97504
(541) 779-0774 
ACT Vice-Chair:
Justin Gerlitz
c/o Gerlitz Engineering Consultan
1867 Williams Highway, Suite 201
Grants Pass, OR 97527
(541) 244-261
ODOT Contact:
Art Anderson
ODOT Region 3
Rogue Valley Area Manager
100 Antelope Road
White City, OR 97503
(541) 774-6353
(541) 774-6349 fax

ACT Staff and Facilitation:
Pat Foley
Community Development Specialist
Rogue Valley Council of Governments
P.O. Box 3275
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 423-1372 


Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every other month, 9 - 11:30 a.m. The location alternates between ODOT's White City office and the Grants Pass City Council Chambers.
Art Anderson
Phone: (541) 774-6353

Agendas and Minutes




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