Solicitation for candidates: Front Range Passenger Rail Board

The Denver Regional Council of Governments is soliciting candidates to represent DRCOG on the Front Range Passenger Rail District Board created by Senate Bill 21-238. The District has been created for the purpose of planning, designing, developing, financing, constructing, operating and maintaining a passenger rail system along Colorado’s Front Range. The District replaces the Southwest Chief & Front Range Passenger Rail Commission (Rail Commission) on which DRCOG has served since 2017.

To be eligible to apply for one of DRCOG’s four seats on the District Board, you must be a current or former member of the DRCOG Board of Directors representing a member local government of the DRCOG metropolitan planning organization area (which excludes Gilpin County, Clear Creek County and any municipality east of Kiowa Creek in Adams and Arapahoe counties).

If you are interested in applying, please complete and submit an application.

Please submit your application by close of business on Monday, Jan. 24.

If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Riger, DRCOG’s long-range transportation planning manager, by email or phone at 303-480-6751.