Roll Call

Direct any concerns for Board members​ to 216-356-3120 or send e-mail.

Primary responsibilities

  • Approve policies governing RTA’s business activities.
  • Approve long-range goals and annual operating objectives and budgets.
  • Oversee management activities and implementation of adopted plans, policies and objectives.
  • Approve all procurement actions and contracts that exceed $100,000, and all contract amendments and change orders exceeding:
    • $100,000 on contracts up to $1,000,000; and
    • 10 percent of the original contract, or $250,000 on contracts between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000, whichever is less; and
    • $500,000 for all contracts for more than $5,000,000.
  • Hire the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager.
  • Approve the hiring and personnel actions for the Director of Internal Audit.

Bylaws

The Board of Trustees has adopted bylaws that establish procedures for conducting business. These bylaws, included in the RTA Code, address the following:

Officers

The President, Vice President and General Manager, who also serves as Secretary-Treasurer, are officers. The President and Vice President are Board members elected for a one-year term at the annual meeting. The annual meeting is held at the first regular board meeting in March. Either the President or Vice President must be a Board member appointed by the City of Cleveland. The President, or in his absence, the Vice President, presides at all Board meetings and has the authority to sign legal documents on behalf of RTA.

Board Meetings

Regular meetings are held at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the RTA, on the first floor of the Root-McBride Building, 1240 W. Sixth St. Cleveland, Ohio 44113, generally on the third Tuesday of each month. Special meetings may be called from time to time, and meeting dates may be adjusted to account for other extraordinary circumstances. 

If you require a sign language interpeter, please contact the Board secretary at 216-356-3116 within 10 days in advance of the meeting.  The public IS allowed to make comments at Board meetings. 

Jan. 16 Agenda 
Minutes
Feb. 20 Agenda
Minutes

March 27** Agenda
Minutes

March 27 Annual Meeting 
Minutes (POSTPONED)

March 29* Agenda
Minutes

April 3* Agenda
Minutes

April 17***CANCELLED

May 1* Agenda
Minutes

May 14* Agenda
Minutes

May 15 Agenda
Minutes

May 15 Annual Meeting
Minutes (POSTPONED)

 

June 18* Agenda
Minutes - Special

June 19** Agenda
Minutes - Regular
Minutes - Annual Meeting

July 24 Agenda
Minutes

Aug. 7* Agenda
Minutes

Aug. 21 Agenda
Minutes

Sept. 18 Agenda
Minutes

Oct. 16 Agenda
Minutes

Nov. 13***Agenda Dec. 18

*Special Board Meeting

**Board Meeting and Annual Meeting held on the same day.

***Board and Committee Meetings held on the same day.

Standing Committees

Members are appointed by the Board President. The Committees are:

  • Board Governance
  • Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate
  • External & Stakeholder Relations & Advocacy
  • Operational Planning & Infrastructure
  • Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Other committees may be established as needed. Committee meetings are held at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the RTA, first floor of the Root-McBride Building, 1240 W. Sixth St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113, generally on the first Tuesday of each month.

If you require a sign language interpeter, please contact the Board secretary at 216-356-3116 within 10 days in advance of the meeting.  The public is NOT allowed to make comments at Committee meetings. Please attend a Board meeting if you'd like to make comments. 

Jan. 9 Agenda
MINUTES:
Operations

Planning & Development

Committee of the Whole

 

Feb. 6 Agenda
MINUTES:
Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate

Organizational, Services & Perf. Monitoring

Operational Planning & Infrastructure

Feb. 20 Agenda
MINUTES:
Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate

Operational Planning & Infrastructure

March 6 Agenda
MINUTES:
Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate

Organizational, Services & Perf. Monitoring

Operational Planning & Infrastructure

April 17***CANCELLED

May 1 Agenda
MINUTES
Operational Planning & Infrastructure 

Capital Budget Hearing 

June 5 Agenda
MINUTES

Organizational, Services & Perf. Monitoring

Operational Planning & Infrastructure

External and Stakeholder Relations and Advocacy

Audit, Safety Compliance and Real Estate
 

June 19 Agenda
MINUTES:
Audit, Safety Compliance and Real Estate

July 17 Agenda
MINUTES:
Operational, Planning & Infrastructure

Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate
 

July 31 Agenda
MINUTES:
Committee of the Whole

Aug. 7 Agenda
MINUTES:
Audit, Safety Compliance & Real Estate

Aug. 21 Agenda
MINUTES:
Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Sept. 11 Agenda
MINUTES:
Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Operational Planning & Infrastructure

Audit, Safety Compliance and Real Estate

Committee of the Whole 

Oct. 2 Agenda
MINUTES:
Operational Planning & Infrastructure

Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Nov. 13***Agenda
MINUTES:
Operational Planning & Infrastructure

Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring

Operating Budget Hearing
 

Dec. 4 Agenda
 

***Board and Committee Meetings held on the same day.

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Contact info

Board of Trustees
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216-356-3120, e-mail

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