Springfield High Speed Railroad Community Advisory Commission
Board and Commission Details
Department of Transportation
The Springfield High Speed Railroad Community Advisory Commission ("Commission") is created to monitor, review, and report on contracting and employment matters related to the planning, organization, and construction of the High Speed Rail Project. The Commission shall monitor the public transparency of all matters concerning the High Speed Rail Project.
The Commission shall consist of 9 members who are residents of the City of Springfield, who shall be appointed, within 90 days of the effective date of this Act, as follows: (1) Two members appointed by the President of the Senate, one of whom shall serve as a Co-Chairperson of the Commission. (2) Two members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall serve as a Co-Chairperson of the Commission. (3) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate. (4) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. (5) One member appointed by the Mayor of the City of Springfield and approved by the Springfield City Council. (6) One member appointed by the Governor representing the Department. (7) The independent ombudsman for the 10th Street Rail Corridor.
Co-Chairs appointed by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House
610 ILCS 135/1
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Lathan, Gina||01/08/2025||08/28/2023||President of the Senate||Member|
|Turner, Sen. Doris||01/08/2025||08/28/2023||President of the Senate||Co-Chair|
|Vacant||Speaker of the House||Co-Chair|
|Vacant||Speaker of the House||Member|
|Vacant||Minority Leader of the Senate||Member|
|Vacant||Minority Leader of the House||Member|
|Vacant||Mayor of the City of Springfield (approved by Springfield City Council)||Member|
|Vacant||Statute||Independent ombudsman for the 10th Street Rail Corridor|