Jeff Jenks will help shape the organization's transportation policies and advocate for them in Congress and within President Barack Obama's administration.
Huntington Woods City Commissioner Jeff Jenks recently was appointed to serve as the sole Michigan representative on the National League of Cities' transportation advisory committee. Jenks, who also serves as vice chairman of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, was appointed earlier this month to the NLC's 2013 Transportation Infrastructure & Services Policy and Advocacy Committee. In the role, he will help shape the organization's policies and advocate for them in Congress and within President Barack Obama's administration, according to a press release. The committee develops NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways…
"Art matters, art is for everyone. I urge you to vote YES," Huntington Woods City Commissioner Jeff Jenks says of a millage proposal that will be on Tuesday's ballot.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
I have lived in SE Michigan for all but 6 1/2 years of my life. I've lived in Huntington Woods for 36 years. For the past 12 years I've been a Huntington Woods City Commissioner. Most recently I've been working along with other nearby elected officials to bring rapid transit to Oakland county and to make it easier and faster to go anywhere along the 22 mile Woodward corridor from the Detroit River to Pontiac. I recently was elected Vice Chair of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, our 7 county regional planning agency that serves 4.7 million residents and brings all of the regions governments together. At the last SEMCOG Executive Committee meeting we overwhelming endorsed support for the DIA millage. Our region matters and the …