Planning Department

Citizens Advisory Committee

The primary role of the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is to act as a liaison between the Policy Committee and Technical Committee and the citizenry of the metropolitan planning area.


To learn more about the formation and responsibilities of this committee, read the Advisory Committee Bylaws.

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Unless stated otherwise, meetings for the Citizens Advisory Committee will be held at the time and location below:

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Government Center, Tower - Plaza

Meeting DatesAgenda & Minutes
January 11, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
February 8, 2011 MEETING CANCELLED
March 8, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
April 12, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
May 10, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
June 14, 2011 Agenda  |  Minutes
July 12, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
August 9, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes
September 13, 2011Agenda  |  Minutes

Meeting Archive

Listed below are links to CAC meeting summaries from past years.

2010 Archive
2009 Archive
2008 Archive
2007 Archive
2006 Archive
2005 Archive
2004 Archive
2003 Archive
2002 Archive
2001 Archive
2000 Archive


The Advisory Committee is staffed by concerned citizens of Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama. The current committee members are:

Voting Members
  • Jeremy Hobbs, Chair
  • Jim Pound, Vice Chair
  • Russell Taylor, Mayor's Committee for the Handicap
  • Sally Bork Lasseter, Columbus
  • Edward Hudson, Columbus
  • Wanda Jenkins, Columbus
  • Tom Kubik, Lee County
  • Lawrence Roane, Columbus
  • Michael See, Columbus
  • Patrick McHenry, Columbus
Advisory Members (Non-Voting)
  • Rick Jones, Planning Department Director
  • Vacant, Columbus Chamber of Commerce
  • Nell Johnson, Metra Transit
  • Vacant, Transportation Division (Ft. Benning)
  • Myles Caggins, Muscogee County School District
Columbus, Georgia Consolidated Government Annex Building

Government Annex Building
2nd Floor
420 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31902

Phone: (706) 653-4421
Fax: (706) 653-4534

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