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Taxicab Commission

Total public member:                8           

Method of Appointment:           Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council

2016 Appointments:                 0             

Length of Appointment:           5 years

Residency:                               Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards

 

Paid board:                              Yes

 

Description:

The Commission is charged with the continuance, further development, and improvement of the public vehicle-for-hire industry within the District, and for the overall regulation of limousines, sedans, taxicabs, taxicab companies, taxicab fleets, and taxicab associations.

 

Commission membership: 

The Commission shall consist of 9 members. Five of the members, who shall be public members, shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council, and shall be drawn from the public at large. Three of the members, who shall be industry members, shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council, and shall have experience in the field of transportation administration or regulation, the hospitality industry, public safety, or taxicab management or operations in the District. The remaining member of the Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the Council and shall serve as chairperson of the Commission. 

 

Qualifications:  

The chairperson shall have experience in the field of transportation administration or regulation. All members of the Commission, except for the chairperson who shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor, shall be appointed for terms of 5 years. Each member shall serve until the appointment and qualification of a successor. No member shall serve more than 2 consecutive terms, which shall not include an appointment to fill a vacancy due to removal, resignation, or death of a member.

 

Time commitment:  

The Board meets monthly.

 

If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

 

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