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South East Area Commission on Transportation
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South East ACT
About the ACT
Area: Grant, Harney and Malheur counties and the Burns Paiute Tribe.
History: Initial charter approved by OTC on Oct. 11, 2000.
Membership: 18 voting members:
  • One member of the commission or court from each county (3)
  • One member representing and selected by the cities of each county (3)
  • One member representing the private business sector from each county (3)
  • Two members at large from Grant County
  • Two members at large from Malheur County
  • One member at large from Harney County
  • One member representative of the Burns Paiute Tribe of Harney County
  • One member at large representing bike/ped
  • One member at large representing transit
  • One member at large representing freight
  • ODOT Region 5 representative
  • The Oregon Transportation Commission liaison to the ACT
  • Representative of the Oregon Department of Aviation
  • Eastern Regional Coordinator for the Governor's Office
  • Members of the Governor's Economic Revitalization Team
  • State legislators representing districts in the region
  • Representatives of each county road department or road district
  • Representatives of regional groups such as housing advocates and law enforcement agencies
Leadership: Chair and vice-chair elected annual from voting members.
Staffing: Staffing is provided by the ODOT Region 5 representative in cooperation with the Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation.
Work Program: Obtain a provisional charter from the OTC authorizing SEACT as an area commission on transportation; define expectations of members of SEACT; gain understanding of ODOT organization and programs, process and funding; develop a process for identifying regional transportation needs and issues and developing proposed solutions; develop a plan/process for public involvement and educational outreach; proactively participate in the update process of the STIP; participate in all transportation planning efforts affecting the region; and assure coordination between transportation planning efforts and community development planning efforts.
Meeting Schedule: SEACT meets on the fourth Monday of each month, in conjunction with the Southeast Regional Alliance.
Operating Documents:

ACT Chair:
Steve Grasty
c/o Harney County Court
450 N. Buena Vista
P.O. Box 699
Burns, Oregon 97720
(541) 573-6356
ODOT Contact:
Sean Maloney 
ODOT Region 5
(541) 823-4025 

Meetings are the fourth Monday of every other month at 10 a.m. Locations vary.
Judy Moore 
Phone: (541) 276-6745

Agendas and Minutes




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