Three Seats Open on SCDOT Commission

JOINT TRANSPORTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2012 CONTACT: David Owens 803-212-6402 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            803-212-6402     end_of_the_skype_highlighting

THE JOINT TRANSPORTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE ASKS THAT YOUR PUBLICATION PUBLISH THIS INFORMATION AT LEAST ONCE PER WEEK UNTIL APRIL 26, 2012

Three Seats Open on SCDOT Commission

 

COLUMBIA – Residents living in South Carolina’s current 1st, 3rd, and 5th Congressional districts who are interested in applying for a seat on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission have about two more weeks to file. The Joint Transportation Review Committee will receive notice of intent to apply from interested persons until 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 26, 2012.

Applicants must meet statutorily prescribed eligibility requirements and must possess certain qualifications in order to serve. Applicants will undergo a thorough review process. The review process includes a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division background check, a credit check, completion of comprehensive personal data questionnaires, financial disclosures, and a South Carolina Ethics Commission Statement of Economic Interests form.

 

Applicants will also undergo an investigation, interviews, and a public screening by the ten-member Joint Transportation Review Committee and its staff. Those found qualified then stand for election by members of the General Assembly who reside in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Congressional districts. Vacancies exist in these districts as they now exist, prior to reapportionment. The terms expire February 15, 2016.

Prospective candidates living in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Congressional districts must notify the Joint Transportation Review Committee in writing of their intent to apply. The letter must include the person’s: 1) original signature, 2) county of residence, 3) physical home address, 4) email, and 5) daytime phone number. Notice of intent will not be accepted after 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 26, 2011.

Notice of intent and questions related to the screening process should be sent to:

 

David Owens/JTRC
P.O. Box 142
Columbia, S.C. 29202
803-212-6402 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            803-212-6402     end_of_the_skype_highlighting

 

More information is available at www.scstatehouse.gov under ‘Committee Information’, then ‘Joint Transportation Review Committee’.

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