Hume Elected JPA Chair; Starsky Elected Vice Chair
Elk Groveâ€™s vice mayor and a Folsom City Council member have been named the top two officers of the Capitol Connector Joint Powers Authority board.
Pat Hume of Elk Grove was elected board chair and Jeff Starsky of Folsom was picked vice chair at the boardâ€™s December meeting. The board is responsible for a planned 35-mile highway between Interstate 5 in Elk Grove and Highway 50 east of El Dorado Hills.
â€œThe Connector is a critical piece of this regionâ€™s future transportation network that will create thousands of jobs and provide huge economic-development benefits. I expect over the next year to see significant progress in moving the project closer to construction,â€ Hume said in a news release today...