Board & Committees

The Lee County MPO Board has 18 members, including all five county commissioners, elected officials representing each incorporated area (city, town, or village), plus the Florida Department of Transportation District 1 Secretary or his designee.  The Board usually meets monthly, generally at 9:00 a.m. on the Friday following the third Thursday in Lee County Administration East, 2201 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL, to provide direction in planning future transportation improvements and projects.  For additional meeting information please check the event calendar link below or call our office at 239-244-2220.

Please check our event calendar for upcoming meetings:  CALENDAR 


    The MPO Board consists of 18 voting members and 1 non-voting member:

 

Voting Members

  • Lee County: All five county commissioners
  • City of Bonita Springs: Two elected officials
  • City of Cape Coral: Five elected officials
  • City of Fort Myers: Three elected officials
  • City of Sanibel: One elected official
  • Town of Fort Myers Beach: One elected official
  • Village of Estero: One elected official

 

Non-Voting Members

  • Florida Department of Transportation, District 1: District Secretary or designee.

 


    Our Committees

 

Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC)

MPO board members appoint local citizens to the CAC.  Bringing the public’s perspective to the decision-making process, the CAC’s members make recommendations to the MPO board about project priorities for state and federal funding in FDOT’s five year work program, proposed long-range transportation plans, project plans, program plans, and other transportation issues.  The CAC usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Green Room of the Cape Coral Public Works Building, 815 Nicholas Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL.  Please be sure to check our events calendar link at the top of the page or contact our office at 239-244-2220 for the most current meeting information, location, and time. 

 

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The TAC is local and state agency planners, engineers, and transit operators.  These committee members make recommendations to the MPO board about project priorities for state and federal funding in FDOT’s five year work program, proposed long range transportation plans, project plans, program plans, and other transportation issues on behalf of the agencies they represent.  The TAC usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the Green Room of the Cape Coral Public Works Building, 815 Nicholas Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL.  Please be sure to check our events calendar link at the top of the page or contact our office at 239-244-2220 for the most current meeting information, location, and time.  

 

Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

The committee includes citizens and government, social service agency, and consumer representatives.  It monitors the community transportation coordinator’s (CTC) performance in providing transportation services to disadvantaged people.  The current CTC for Lee County is LeeTran.  The LCB shall meet as often as necessary in order to meet its responsibilities. However, the Board shall meet at least quarterly as required by Chapter 427.0157, F.S.  The LCB meetings are usually held at 10:00 a.m. in the Green Room of the Cape Coral Public Works Building, 815 Nicholas Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL.  Please be sure to check our events calendar link at the top of the page or contact our office at 239-244-2220 for the most current meeting information, location, and time.  

 

Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinating Committee (BPCC)

The committee includes citizens and local and state agencies’ staff responsible for bicycle and pedestrian planning for their respective agencies.  The BPCC coordinates bicycle/pedestrian planning activities among these agencies and reviews funding for bicyclists and pedestrians in state and federal-aid transportation projects.  It also advises the MPO board about development of the bicycle/pedestrian element of its transportation plan and makes recommendations regarding funding for bicyclist/pedestrian projects in FDOT’s five year work program.  The BPCC meetings shall be held monthly at 10:00 a.m. on the Tuesday the week before the Technical Advisory Committee meeting, or as deemed necessary by the Chair and MPO staff.  The meetings are usually held at Collaboratory, 2031 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL.  Please be sure to check our events calendar link at the top of the page or contact our office at 239-244-2220 for the most current meeting information, location, and time.  

 

Traffic Management and Operations Committee (TMOC)

The committee explores engineering solutions besides road construction that will help move traffic more efficiently.  It considers proposed projects for traffic signals, roundabouts, and intersection improvements and makes recommendations to the MPO board for its transportation plan and FDOT’s five year work program.  TMOC meetings shall be held bi-monthly on the second Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., or as necessary, to accomplish the tasks assigned to the TMOC by these bylaws, the Unified Planning Work Program, and the Public Involvement Plan.  The TMOC meetings are generally held at Collaboratory, 2031 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL.  Please be sure to check our events calendar link at the top of the page or contact our office at 239-244-2220 for the most current meeting information, location, and time.