Local Transportation Commission

About Us
The Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission (SCLTC) was created pursuant to Title 3 of G.C. Section 2935 in 1972.  The SCLTC is the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) responsible for transportation planning and funding throughout Siskiyou County.

We are responsible for the development and option of the Regional Transportation Plan and Regional Transportation Improvement Program as required by state law. 

State highways in Siskiyou County include SR 3, SR 97, SR 89 and Interstate 5.  The streets and highways are maintained by various agencies throughout the County including community service districts, nine incorporated cities, the Siskiyou County Road Department, and Caltrans. 

SCLTC’s office is located in Yreka, California. 

Guidelines for Submitting Items for the LTC Agenda

 

View Siskiyou Coordinated Transporation Plan - Draft  - direct any comments to scltc@co.siskiyou.ca.us

 

Currently advertised RFP, RFQ, and RFB:

none

Each year the Commission holds hearings to identify unmet transit needs in the County. The hearings are held at various locations throughout the County. One hearing is also held in conjunction with the Commission’s regular May meeting.

The current hearing dates/locations are as follows:

May 6, 2014 – 6 p.m

LTC Regular Meeting – Board of Supervisors’ Chambers

If you would like to submit an unmet need for consideration please fill out the request form located in the Resource Center and submit it to stage@co.siskiyou.ca.us.  The submit button on the form will automatically submit it to STAGE; The forms are also available at the STAGE office located at 411 Fourth Street in Yreka.

Members:
The SCLTC is comprised of three delegates and one alternate from the Board of Supervisors and the League of Local Agencies.

The Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission is comprised of three members plus one alternate appointed from the Board of Supervisors and the League of Local Agencies.

The current Commissioners are:

Board of Supervisors:
Delegate: Grace Bennett
Delegate: Michael N Kobseff
Delegate: Ed Valenzuela
Alternate: Brandon Criss

League of Local Agencies:

Delegate: Robert Bicego (City of Yreka)
Delegate: Tom Moore (City of Mt Shasta)
Delegate: Tom McCulley (Town of Fort Jones)
Alternate: Marilyn Seward (City of Etna)

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) exists to provide technical advice to Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission (SCLTC). The TAC currently consists of:
- City of Dorris: Morgan Eastlick, City Engineer
- City of Dunsmuir: Brenda Bains, City Manager
- City of Etna: Marilyn Seward, Councilwoman
- Town of Fort Jones: Darrell Hook, City Engineer
- City of Montague: Don Kincade, Director of Public Works
- City of Mt Shasta: Rod Bryan, Director of Public Works
- City of Tulelake: Brett Nystrom, Director of Public Works
- City of Weed: Craig Sharpe, Director of Public Works
- City of Yreka: Steve Neill, Director of Public Works
- Caltrans: John Maxwell, Regional Planner
- Siskiyou County: Scott Waite, Director of Public Works
- Karuk Tribe: Sandi Tripp, Director - Department of Transportation
- Quartz Valley Indian Reservation: Raymond Robles, Tribal Administator

Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC)
The Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) is a council appointed by Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission (SCLTC) to represent seniors, the disabled, and persons of limited means regarding transit matters. It meets once a year unless a need arises to hold a special meeting. The Council consists of the following members:
- One representative of transit users 60 years +
- One representative of transit users handicapped
- Two representatives of Social Service Providers to Seniors
- Two representatives of Social Service Providers to Handicapped
- One representative of Social Service Providers to Limited Means
- Two Representatives of the Consolidated Transportation Service Agency (CTSA)
- Others as prescribed in subdivision (b)

The current members and their terms are:
One Year Term – Expires 4/1/2015
- CTSA - Grace Bennett
- CTSA - Brandon Criss
- Yreka Area - Andre Economopoulos

Two Year Term – Expires 4/1/2015
- City of Weed - Kelly McKinnis
- Human Services - Dodi Virag
- Yreka Senior Program - Selma George
- College of the Siskiyous - Martha Gentry

Three Year Term – Expires 4/1/2016
- Mt Shasta Nutrition Program - Mike Rodriguez
- Yreka Nutrition Program - Terrie Berentsen
- Siskiyou Opportunity Center - Steve Rogers
- Karuk Tribe - Sandi Tripp

The SSTAC has the following responsibilities:

- Identify transit needs

- Participate in the annual unmet transit needs process, in which the LTC holds a public hearing to determine whether or not there are any unmet transit needs which are reasonable to meet

- Advise the LTC on any other major transit issues, including the coordination and consolidation of specialized transportation services

Staff
The Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commissions’ daily duties are handled by staff from the County’s Transportation office. Melissa Cummins is the Executive Director for the SCLTC.

Local Transportation Commission Reports, Plans & Forms

Resource Title Downloadable File
2010 Regional Transportation Plan - Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission Download File
Draft - Siskiyou Coordinated Plan 2014 Download File
LTC - Request for Services Download File
LTC Agenda Request Worksheet Download File
LTC Overall Work Program (OWP) 2014-2015 Download File