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Eastvale City Council Member Elected As Second Vice President of SCAG Regional Council

Post Date:09/06/2019 3:14 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  

September 6, 2019

 EASTVALE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER ELECTED AS

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT OF SCAG REGIONAL COUNCIL

EASTVALE, CA – On Thursday, September 5, 2019 Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Council, elected Eastvale City Council Member Clint Lorimore to the position of Second Vice President.  Council Member Clint Lorimore most recently served as Chair of SCAG’s Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee.  Lorimore will serve as Second Vice President until May 2020, where he is anticipated to ascend to Vice President for the time period of May 2020 through May 2021, and then to President of SCAG Regional Council.  In his new leadership capacity, Lorimore will also serve as Chair of both the Audit Committee and the General Assembly Host Committee.

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“It is an absolute honor to have been elected to serve Southern California at SCAG in this capacity and I sincerely appreciate the support of my colleagues to represent our regional cities,” said Council Member Clint Lorimore. “I look forward to being a voice for Eastvale and our region regarding important regional transportation issues."

In addition to serving as SCAG’s Chair of Audit Committee Chair and Chair of General Assembly Host Committee, Council Member Lorimore also serves as Regional Council Representative for District 4, comprised of the cities of Eastvale, Norco, and Jurupa Valley, and serves as member of the Executive Administration Committee, Transportation Committee, and the Scholarship Committee.

“We are proud to have Council Member Clint Lorimore elected as Second Vice President of SCAG,” said Eastvale City Manager Bryan Jones. “He has dedicated a lot of time throughout his tenure on our City Council to SCAG on various committees and most recently, representing our region on the board.  He is helping to make critical transportation decisions that affect all of Southern California as we move into the 21st Century.”

Founded in 1965, SCAG is a Joint Powers Authority under California state law, established as an association of local governments and agencies that voluntarily convene as a forum to address regional issues.  Under federal law, SCAG is designated as a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and under state law as a Regional Transportation Planning Agency and a Council of Governments.  The SCAG region encompasses six counties (Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura) and 191 cities in California covering more than 38,000 square miles. The agency develops long-range regional transportation plans including sustainable communities’ strategy and growth forecast components, regional transportation improvement programs, regional housing needs allocations and a portion of the South Coast Air Quality management plans. More information about SCAG can be found at www.scag.ca.gov.

About the City of Eastvale

The City of Eastvale was founded on October 1, 2010 as an independent local government agency, governed by a five-member, elected City Council.  The City of Eastvale serves over 73,700 residents and encompasses 13.1 square-miles in western Riverside County.  The City is strategically poised between Interstate 15 and California State Routes 91, 60, and 71, making access easy for residents, visitors and businesses alike.  Eastvale is a young and dynamic community filled with economic opportunity, tremendous growth, and strong values.  For more information on the City of Eastvale, please visit: www.EastvaleCA.gov

Media Contact:

Olivia Applegate | Public Information Officer 

951.703.4415 | oapplegate@eastvaleca.gov

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