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SBCTA Committees

SBCTA has five policy committees and two technical advisory committees to provide oversight and recommendations about specific program areas to the Board of Directors.

Policy committee meetings are open to the public. Interested parties are invited to attend. Please call (909) 884-8276 to confirm dates, times and locations of meetings.

Below is a brief overview of the five policy committees, see our Policy Committee Membership document for current membership. This document is in Adobe Acrobat format.

General Policy

This committee (formerly the Administrative and Plans & Programs Committees) makes recommendations to the Board of Directors and:

  • Provides general policy oversight that spans the multiple program responsibilities of the organization and maintains the comprehensive organization integrity.
  • Provides policy direction with respect to administrative issues, policies, budget, finance, audit, and personnel issues for the organization.
  • Serves as the policy review committee for any program area that lacks active policy committee oversight.
Meetings

The General Policy Committee meets at 9a.m. on the second Wednesday of every month in the Board Room – 1st Floor Santa Fe Depot. See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda. 


Transit

This committee provides policy guidance and recommendations to the SBCTA Board of Directors with respect to commuter rail and transit service in San Bernardino County.

Meetings

The Transit Committee meets at 9 am on the second Thursday following the SBCTA Board meeting in the Board Room – 1st Floor Santa Fe Depot.  See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda. 

 

Metro Valley

This committee (previously the Major Projects committee) provides policy guidance and recommendations to the Board of Directors on issues related to the Measure I Major Projects in the valley region.

Meetings

The Metro Valley Board Study Session meets at 9 a.m. every month following the SBCTA Board meeting in the Board Room – 1st Floor Santa Fe Depot. See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda. 

 

Mountain/ Desert

This committee provides ongoing policy level oversight related to the full array of SBCTA responsibilities as they pertain specifically to the mountain/desert region.

The committee also meets in conjunction with the Mountain/Desert Measure I Committee as it carries out responsibilities for the Measure I Mountain/Desert Region Expenditure Plan.

Meetings

The Mountain/Desert Committee regularly meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Friday of every month at the Lake Arrowhead Resort-Pinecone/Acorn Room, 27984 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, California. See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda. 

 

I-10/ I-15 Joint Sub-Committee

The full name of this sub-committee is the I-10 and I-15 Corridor Joint Sub-Committee of the Board of Directors Metro Valley Study Session and Mountain/Desert Policy Committee.

This standing Sub-Committee will provide an opportunity for more thorough discussion and understanding of the issues associated with the I-10 and I-15 Corridor improvements, including required policies for the Express Lane alternative.

Meetings

The Metro Valley Board Study Session meets at 9 a.m. every month following the SBCTA Board meeting in the Board Room – 1st Floor Santa Fe Depot. See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda. 


Technical Advisory Committee

SBCTA’s City/County Manager’s Technical Advisory Committee was created along with the Joint Powers Authority that established SBCTA. 

The primary role of the committee is to provide a forum for the chief executives of SBCTA’s member agencies to become informed about and discuss issues facing the region.  It also provides a forum for the discussion of items of mutual concern and a way to cooperate regionally in addressing those concerns.

Meetings

This committee generally meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10 am in the Santa Fe Depot in San Bernardino. See the agenda page for the latest committee meeting and agenda.