Traffic Commission

Purpose

The Traffic Commission's primary responsibilities include:

  • Acting as an advisory body for City staff regarding landscaped median improvement projects within the public right-of-way.
  • Advising the City Council on traffic issues including automobiles, public transit, pedestrians, and individual wheeled transportation aids such as bicycles, scooters, and wheelchairs
  • Advising the City Council on traffic management issues which require approval by the City Council including, but not limited to, traffic circulation matters such as traffic light synchronization, special traffic studies, and special parking studies
  • Annually providing the City Council an updated priority list of projects that reflect the Circulation Element goals of the General Plan
  • Exercising decision-making authority and allocation of funds for priority signal ranking
  • Exercising decision-making authority over and conduct periodic reviews of the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP), including traffic management measures to be implemented and authorization of NTMP funds
  • For activities within the public right-of-way not subject to administrative permit procedure, such as encroachments, provide advice to the City Council
  • Providing review and advice to City Council concerning proposals involving public transit issues
  • Reviewing City studies related to speed limits and make recommendations to the City Council

Meetings

The Traffic Commission meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, City Hall. Members of the public who wish to participate in meetings can find instructions on the agendas.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Staff Liaisons

James Ozouf

Staff Liaison
Phone: (951) 461-6075
JOzouf@MurrietaCA.gov

City Clerk Staff

Support Staff 
Phone: (951) 461-6031
[email protected]

Meet the Commissioners

Carlos Gallardo

Chair
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024  

Andres G. Ortiz

Vice Chair
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022

Arne Chandler

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022  

Mark Powers

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024  

Guillermo Valdez

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022

[Vacant]

Alternate 1 
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024

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Alternate 2 
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024