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South West Area Commission on Transportation
South West ACT
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South West ACT
About the ACT
Area: Coos, Curry and Douglas counties.
History: Initial Charter approved by OTC on April 20, 2000
Membership: Membership is comprised of up to 20 voting members, representing Douglas, Coos and Curry counties. Membership includes public sector representatives as appointed by the governing body from the following: Douglas County, Coos County, Curry County, Roseburg, Coos Bay, Brookings and ODOT. Remaining membership includes two at-large cities and two stakeholders from Douglas County, one at-large city and two stakeholders from Coos County, one stakeholder from Curry County, and modal representation of ports, bicycle and pedestrian, freight/rail, aviation and transit from either county.
Douglas County: 
  • Roseburg
  • Douglas County
  • At-large cities (2)
  • Stakeholders (2)
Coos County:
  • Coos Bay
  • Coos County
  • At-large city (1)
  • Stakeholders (2)
Curry County:
  • Brookings
  • Curry County
  • Stakeholder (1)
  • Port
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian
  • Freight/Rail
  • Transit
  • Aviation
  • Oregon Transportation Commissioners, state legislators and local congressional aides
  • Regional Solutions Team
  • State and Federal agencies, such as U.S. Forest Service, BLM, Fish and Wildlife, Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Land Conservation and Development, Department of Aviation
  • Regional groups that have an interest in transportation issues such as housing advocates, regional partnerships and regional investment boards, law enforcement agencies, etc.
  • Regional Airports
  • Tribal Governments 

Leadership: SWACT meetings will be resided over by a Chair. A Chair and Vice-Chair will be nominated from and elected by the members of the ACT for a two-year term starting January of each even numbered year.
Staffing: ODOT provides staff support.
Work Program: Determined by SWACT Steering Committee and includes education on transportation funding, projects, planning and issues; public involvement process planning; STIP updating; establishing criteria for the selection of STIP projects; coordination with regional community solutions team, and community development work.
Other: SWACT will select and use a technical advisory committee as needed, and include adjoining area commissions on its mailing list and meeting notices. 
Operating Documents:

Member Orientation Manual (pdf)


ACT Chair:
Gary Milliman
898 Elk Drive  
Brookings, Oregon 97415
(541) 469-1101 
ODOT Contact:
Mark Usselman
ODOT Region 3
South West Oregon Area Manager
(541) 396-1142
ACT Coordinator
Corey Haan
ODOT Region 3
307 Highway 42
Coquille, OR 97423
(541) 396-3707
OTC Liaison:
David Lohman

Meetings are held the second Friday of odd-numbered months, usually 10 a.m. at Coos County Annex, 201 N. Adams, Coquille, OR 97423. 

Agendas and Minutes







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