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July 11, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Board Names Next Executive Director

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando’s Deputy Executive Director Gary Huttmann will become executive director, beginning Sept. 1. The agency’s board approved the leadership change at its July 11 meeting. Mr. Huttmann, who has been with the organization for seven years, will replace Harold W. Barley, who is retiring after 22 years in the top post. “This is an…

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April 24, 2018

May Board Meeting Will Be at Second Harvest Food Bank

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The May 9 MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at Second Harvest Food Bank, 411 Mercy Drive, Orlando. The MetroPlan Orlando Board discusses issues and makes informed decisions about future transportation projects, initiatives and improvements. An audio agenda is available by calling (407) 481-5672 and dialing 5. See the calendar notice…

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March 27, 2018

Search for Next MetroPlan Orlando Executive Director Under Way

Jobs & Internships, MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board’s Personnel Committee is conducting a search for an Executive Director, to take over after Harry Barley retires from the organization’s top position this summer. The search is being managed by Slavin Management Consultants, an executive search firm. The Executive Director works with board members, staff and regional partners to advance the…

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December 14, 2017

Osceola Cmsr. Cheryl Grieb to be 2018 Chairman of MetroPlan Orlando Board

MetroPlan Orlando Board

  The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected its Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb as chairman for 2018. She served as 2017 vice-chairman. Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke was elected as vice-chairman. He served as secretary-treasurer during 2017. He also serves as chair of the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari will…

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December 14, 2016

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Officers for 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected its officers for 2017. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari will serve as chairman. Cmsr. Dallari served as vice-chairman in 2016. Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb was elected vice-chairman for 2017. She served as 2016 secretary-treasurer. Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke was elected as secretary-treasurer. He served as chair of…

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September 6, 2016

September Board Meeting Scheduled at Osceola Social Service Agency

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The Sept. 14 meeting of the MetroPlan Orlando Board will be held at the Osceola Council on Aging office in the Barney E. Veal Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee.  Click here for an agenda and directions to the center. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. The Council on Aging is the largest social service agency…

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December 10, 2015

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Slate of New Officers to Serve in 2016

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board recently elected new officers to lead the transportation planning organization during 2016. Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd will serve as MetroPlan Orlando Board Chairman, overseeing activities for the policy-making body.  He first joined the board in 2008 and will preside at meetings, beginning February 10, 2016. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari…

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July 8, 2015

New Transportation Improvement Program Gets Board Approval

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has approved a new Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), which assigns funding to specific projects and sets the schedule for improving the region’s transportation system during the next five years. A public hearing was held on the five-year plan, on June 22, and board approval followed on July 8. The plan includes…

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December 10, 2014

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Its Slate of New Officers to Serve in 2015

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board recently elected new officers to lead the transportation planning organization during 2015. Kissimmee Mayor Jim Swan will serve as MetroPlan Orlando Board Chairman, overseeing activities for the 19-member body.  He first joined the board in 2007 and will preside at meetings, beginning February 11, 2015. Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd was…

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June 13, 2014

MetroPlan Orlando Board Approves 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has approved a Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the region that stresses safety, multi-modal transportation options and a conservative fiscal approach. The plan covers the years through 2040 and identifies current and future needs based on projections for population and travel demand. The LRTP for the year 2040 received unanimous…

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