Budget Committee

The Budget Committee is the fiscal planning advisory committee for the District consisting of the governing body (Hood River County Transportation District Board of Directors) plus an equal number of citizen members appointed by the Board. Citizen members of the Budget Committee are appointed for three-year terms. The Budget Committee must appoint a Budget Chair each year who will work with staff to manage the process and make sure any information requested by the Committee is provided. The Budget Committee meets at least twice during the annual budget process but may set up additional meetings if the Chair deems necessary.

Citizen Budget Committee Members
Terms begin when the Budget process starts and ends after the Budget is formally approved by the Board of Directors.

Member Name Term
Darrell Roberts 2019 – 2022
Elizabeth Garber 2019 – 2022
Otto Behrmann 2018 – 2021
Greg Pack 2021 – 2024
Joella Dethman 2018 – 2021
Jeremy Hull 2021 – 2024

 

Fiscal Year 2021-2022
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 4:00pm The purpose of this meeting is to receive the budget message. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:00pm The purpose of this meeting is to further review the FY2021-22 Budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 4:00pmAt this meeting the committee will receive public testimony on the budget and make their formal recommendation to the Board. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.
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Fiscal Year 2020-2021
May 13, 2020 at 4:00pm – At this meeting the Committee will select the Budget Chair, publicly receive the District’s Budget Message; and review the 2021 budget document as proposed by the Executive Director of Columbia Area Transit.
5.13.2020 Agenda
5.13.2020 Budget Committee Meeting Materials
5.13.2020 Meeting Minutes

May 27, 2020 at 4:00pm – At this meeting the committee will receive public testimony on the budget and make their formal recommendation to the Board.

April 21, 2021 at 4:00pm– The Board will hold the Supplemental Budget Hearing. Find meeting information at HRCTD FY20-21 Supplemental Budget Hearing.

In general, it is a committee member’s responsibility to ask questions or receive clarification from the Executive Director regarding the proposed budget; hear and consider any testimony presented by the public about the budget, work with other members to revise or make changes to the proposed document and then adopt a formal budget recommendation to the Board.

5.27.2020 Budget Committee Meeting Materials
FY2020-21 LB-1
5.27.2020 Budget Committee Meeting Minutes

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Documents
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Resolution
Fiscal Year 2020-21 LB-1
FY 2020-2021 Budget Message
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 LB-20 Final Budget Committee Budget Information with Actual Supplemental
Fiscal Year 2020-21 LB-50
Notice of Supplemental Budget Hearing FY20-21