The AMATS Citizens Involvement Committee (CIC) is the forum through which the public may weigh in directly on transportation-related matters. Through its open-meeting format, CIC members may freely discuss issues with AMATS staff members and other players in the region’s planning process. The AMATS staff works closely with the CIC members to identify potential discussion topics and in the preparation of necessary meeting materials and the scheduling of guest speakers. The committee meets quarterly and its membership is open to all who wish to participate. Regular meetings commence at 6:30pm and are usually held in the Akron-Summit County Public Library located at 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326, which is centrally located and transit accessible in the Greater Akron area. Additional committee meetings may be scheduled by the CIC members if they so desire, and location may change as needed.
The CIC is scheduled to meet six times in 2019. Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm at the Main Library – Akron Summit County Public Library unless otherwise noted.
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The 2019 AMATS Annual Meeting began on Friday, Oct. 11 with a call to order by Policy Committee Chairwoman and Richfield Mayor Bobbie Beshara. As she welcomed the record number of more than 180 attendees to the Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls ballroom, the mayor recounted some of the agency’s most significant accomplishments over the […]
Renato Camacho, the president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), was one of the featured speakers during the 2019 AMATS Annual Meeting on Oct. 11. Camacho – who recently marked his first year as head of the Green-based airport – reflected on the facility’s growth and its importance as a regional economic powerhouse. Situated […]
Dr. Jack Marchbanks, the director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, was one of the featured speakers during the 2019 AMATS Annual Meeting on Oct. 11.