Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization Board (CORE MPO)

Description:
The CORE MPO Board shall serve as the forum for cooperative decision - making with regard to transportation - related issues in the CORE MPO’s Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA). The CORE MPO Board has the primary responsibility for the formulation of transportation - related policies in support of the overall goals and objectives for the CORE MPO MPA.

Membership/Appointment:
The membership of the CORE MPO Board shall consist of elected officials of the local government entities or their designees, GDOT representative, as well as modal representatives from the transit, port and airport. Each member carries a single vote. Each municipality will have one voting member as a basis for the first 25,000 population. Additional voting seats will be assigned to the municipality with a full increment of one seat per additional 25,000 people, not to exceed three seats. The voting membership shall be determined by organizational position, with the following positions being members.

Term:

Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

  • Heath Lloyd

Mayor Designee

Term of Office

  • Bill Durrence

Alderman

Term of Office

  • Estella Shabazz

Alderwoman

Term of Office


Website

For more information, please contact:

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director
Metropolitan Planning Commission
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-1440                                  
wilsonm@thempc.org

Zhongze (Wykoda) Wang, Transportation Administrator
Metropolitan Planning Commission
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-1466
wangw@thempc.org

James Small, Transportation Planning Coordinator
Metropolitan Planning Commission
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
912-651-1454
smallj@thempc.org