The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) was established to advise the City on implementation of the Master Trails Plan and monitor plan implementation through various performance measures. Check out the Parks Department's Trail page for updates on current and funded projects.

About the Board:

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee consists of twelve (12) members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

Staff Contact:

Kesha Billings
Associate Planner / Trails Coordinator
Phone: 319-743-6320
Email Kesha 

Current Members:

Lynne Abbott  Linn Co. Public Health
Mike Barkalow (Vice Chairperson)  Marion Engineering Dept.
Kesha Billings (Chairperson)  Marion Planning Dept.
Will Brandt  City Council
Tom Daubs
 Marion Police Dept.
Noel Kehrt  Linn Area Mt Bike Assoc
Bob Neilly  Resident
Brooke Prouty
 Uptown Marion, Main Street
Larry Scott  Linn Co. Trails Assoc.
Seth Staashelm  Marion Parks & Recreation
Terri Thayer (Secretary)  Resident
Brandon Whyte  Corridor MPO

 Please contact us if you are interested in filling a vacancy.

Meeting Times:

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets on the last Tuesday of each month (as needed) at 4:00 p.m. in Council Chambers B (room 136) at City Hall (1225 6th Avenue). The presence of six (6) members is necessary to constitute a quorum. This is an open meeting and the public is invited to attend.

Agenda & Minutes:

Meeting agendas are posted approximately one week prior to the scheduled meeting with those minutes being made available approximately one week following the meeting date. For minutes prior to 2018 please contact the Planning Division. 


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