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SDOT 2015 plan review, end of year BTG update and January 27 meeting Invite


Are you interested in learning about the Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) 2015-2016 budget? How about an update of the third quarter Bridging the Gap (BTG) finances and an update on the 2014 BTG work plan deliverables? Do you like to meet new folks and find out how you can get engaged? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are in luck!


Please join the BTG Levy Oversight Committee meeting scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 27,  from 6 – 8 p.m., Seattle City Hall (600 Fourth Ave.), Boards and Commissions Room (L-280). The committee is comprised of a dedicated group of 15 community members who meet quarterly to review and track the progress of the BTG transportation initiative that was passed by Seattle voters in 2006. They are charged with ensuring SDOT is delivering on the promises made to voters.


Committee members come from all across the city, and from all walks of life. They take their oversight and accountability role seriously and they work closely with SDOT to ensure that BTG not only meeting its goals, but that it is being integrated into the overall goals of the department and the City.


The committee members include:

  • Ann Martin, Co-chair
  • Kristen Lohse, Co-chair
  • Ref Lindmark
  • Betty Seith-Croll
  • Allegra Calder
  • John Coney
  • Jeremy Valenta
  • Barbara Wright
  • Chisula Chambers
  • Jeff Aken, Bicycle Advisory Board member
  • Lydia Heard, Pedestrian Advisory Board member
  • Ben Noble, City Budget Director
  • Councilmember Tom Rasmussen, Transportation Committee Chair


All committee meetings are open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend and share their views on BTG during public comment. If you are interested in how your tax dollars are allocated, why not mark your calendar and join us January 27th.

For more information, please visit BTG Levy Oversight Committee website.