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Hillsborough Transit Authority is dedicated to providing excellent customer service while building solutions to support Hillsborough County's needs now, and into the future.

Membership
The membership of this Authority shall be comprised of 13 members appointed as follows:

  • Hillsborough County Commissioners - 7 members
  • City of Tampa - 3 members
  • City of Temple Terrace - 1 member
  • Governor - 2 members

Membership is to include:

  • 1 - Hillsborough County Commissioner
  • 1 - Mayor of Tampa or a Tampa City Council member
  • 1 - Mayor of Temple Terrace or a Temple Terrace City Council member
  • 2 - Florida State Representatives

Terms
Members shall serve three year terms.

Special Requirements

  • Annual financial disclosure is required.
  • Unincorporated residency is required.

Authority
Florida Statutes 163.565, Charter adopted by Board of Directors of Authority January 21, 1980; BOCC Resolution February 27, 1980; City of Tampa Resolution January 29, 1980.

Meetings
Monthly, 1st Monday, 9:00 AM
Planning Commission Board Room
County Center, 18th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602

Members

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Commissioner Kevin Beckner BOCC 11/18/2008 -
11/18/2014*
Mr. Wallace Bowers  BOCC   3/15/2006 -
10/31/2017* 
Mr. Joshua Burgin  State of Florida 
Mr. Bryan Crino  City of Tampa   
Ms. Fran Davin  City of Tampa 
Mr. Michael Jacob  BOCC 10/15/2014-
10/31/2017
Ms. Karen Jaroch BOCC   8/17/2011 -
10/31/2017* 
Mr. John Melendez  State of Florida 
Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr.  BOCC   7/31/2014 -
11/18/2014
Commissioner Sandra Murman  BOCC  11/16/2010 -
11/18/2014* 
Commissioner Mark Sharpe  BOCC  11/21/2006 -
11/18/2014*
Councilmember Mike Suarez City of Tampa  
Councilmember Eddie Vance         City of Temple Terrace


*Reappointed

Contact Information
Lena Petit

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)
1201 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 336005

813-384-6552
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