Planning Department

Policy Coordinating Committee

The Policy Coordinating Committee (PCC) is responsible for review and approval of the Columbus-Phenix City Transportation Study and all aspects including goals, objectives, plans, and programs developed by the Study.


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

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

Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Government Center, Ground Level - Conference Room

Meeting DatesAgenda & Minutes
February 24, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
March 20, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
April 17, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
May 15, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
June 19, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
August 21, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
September 25, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes
December 20, 2012Agenda  |  Minutes

Meeting Archive

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

2011 Archive
2010 Archive
2009 Archive
2008 Archive
2007 Archive
2006 Archive
2005 Archive
2004 Archive
2003 Archive
2002 Archive
2001 Archive
2000 Archive


The Policy Committee is staffed by local and national transportation specialists. The current committee members are:

Voting Members
  • Mayor Teresa Tomlinson, Columbus - Chair
  • Mayor Sonny Coulter, Phenix City, Alabama - Vice Chairman
  • Rick Jones, Director of Planning (Columbus)
  • Mervin Dudley, Chairman, Russell County Commission
  • Bill English, Chairman, Lee County Commission
  • Walter Rosso, Chairman, Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Commission
  • Major General Michael Ferriter, Commander (FT. Benning)
  • Vance Smith, Georgia DOT - Commissioner
  • Sam Wellborn, Georgia State Transportation Board
  • DeJarvis Leonard, Fourth Division Engineer, Alabama DOT
  • Anne Marie Turner, Chairman, Citizens Advisory Commission
Advisory Members (Non-Voting)
  • David Millen, District Engineer, Georgia DOT
  • Dr. Mark D. Bartlett, Division Administrator, FHWA, Georgia
  • Rodney Barry, Division Administrator, FHWA, Georgia
  • Cindy VanDyke, Office of Planning, Georgia DOT
  • Robert J. Jilla, Multi-Modal Transportation Engineer, Alabama DOT
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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