Gilbert seeks applicants to fill transportation task force

The Town of Gilbert is seeking applicants through Oct. 31 for a nine-member citizens transportation task force.

The task force will advise the town about transportation projects and issues related to arterial streets, intersections, bicycles, pedestrians, trail crossings and traffic-management systems.

The task force will review and provide input on Gilbert’s overall transportation system to address needs in the areas of safety, traffic congestion mitigation, economic development and investment, and advanced traffic-management systems.

Members must reside in the town. One member will be selected from each of the nine geographic sections of Gilbert.

Participation may range from monthly to weekly meetings. Task force members will serve a term through Dec. 1, 2020.

Anyone interested in applying for the task force is asked to complete the online application.

The completed application should be emailed to Judy.Martinez@gilbertaz.gov

Applications are also available at the Municipal Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, 1st Floor, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 30-31.

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Oct. 31.

Those seeking additional information can call the clerk’s office at 480-503-6791.
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By Tom Blodgett

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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