TCATA Governance & Funding
Board of Trustees
The Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority and the Articles of Incorporation were formed in 1974 under Public Mass Transit Act 55. The authority is governed by the TCATA Board of Trustees that are appointed by the City of Benton Harbor Commission. As a public authority serving the citizens, the TCATA board of trustees meet every month to develop policies and upgrades to better serve the communities. The public is always welcome to attend to share ideas and feedback. We encourage it!
Date: 4th Wednesday of Every Month
Place: Kinexus/Michigan WORKS!
Board Meeting Location
TCATA Board of Trustees meetings take place at NOON at Kinexus/Michigan WORKS! in downtown Benton Harbor.
Local Advisory Council
Local Advisory Council meetings are held quarterly at 1:00 pm on the 3rd Friday of the month in January, April, July, and October at the Super Buffet restaurant located at 1956 Pipestone in Benton Harbor.
Since 1974 the Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority (TCATA), has been the designated recipient for all of the Federal Transit Administration 5307 funding for the St. Joseph and Benton Harbor census-designated urbanized area. There is local support in the form of a millage from the City of Benton Harbor.
The Authority’s State of Michigan Audited Financial Reports are prepared per Governmental Auditing Standards. The reports include the Management Discussion and Analysis, the Statement of Net Assets, the Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Fund Net Assets, the Statement of Cash Flows and the Notes to Financial Statements.
Fiscal Year October 1 - September 30
Annual Performance Report
The Federal Transit Administration Annual Report provides an overview of the Authority’s financial results. It includes a statement of revenues, expenses and net assets, performance highlights and a description of operations.