(1) The governing body of each mass transit district, transportation district, Indian tribe or county that receives moneys from the Elderly and Disabled Special Transportation Fund under ORS 391.810 shall appoint an advisory committee to advise and assist the governing body in carrying out the purposes of ORS 391.800 to 391.830. The number and terms of the members of an advisory committee appointed under this section shall be determined by the appointing governing body.
(2) To be qualified to serve on an advisory committee of a district or county, an individual must reside within the boundaries of the district, the county within which a district or part thereof is located or the county in which no part of a district is located and must be:
(a) A person who is an elderly individual or an individual with a disability and uses transportation services in the district or county;
(b) A person who is an elderly individual or an individual with a disability and lives in an area of the district or county where there are no public transportation services;
(c) An individual engaged in providing transportation services to elderly individuals or individuals with disabilities in the district or county;
(d) A representative of elderly individuals; or
(e) A representative of individuals with disabilities.
(3) To be qualified to serve on an advisory committee of an Indian tribe, an individual must be able to represent the transportation needs of elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities served by the Indian tribe as determined by the governing body of the Indian tribe.
(4) An advisory committee appointed under this section shall review the distribution of moneys by the governing body of a district, Indian tribe or county under ORS 391.830. The advisory committee may propose any changes to the policies or practices of the governing body relating to the distribution that the advisory committee considers necessary or desirable. [1985 c.816 §11; 1987 c.532 §1; 1989 c.224 §68; 2003 c.751 §6; 2007 c.70 §155]Section: Previous 391.590 391.600 391.605 391.610 391.620 391.630 391.640 391.650 391.660 391.800 391.802 391.810 391.815 391.820 391.830 Next
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