Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is to:
  1. Make recommendations to the City Commission consistent with the policies and objectives set forth in the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.
  2. Advise the Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator and City staff as to the determination of bicycle and pedestrian routes and help to establish project priorities.
  3. Support community partnerships that plan, develop, promote, and coordinate community cycling, walking, and active commuting activities.
  4. Develop goals and work plans regarding activities of the BPAC.
  5. Review proposals from individual associations or other institutions for joint programs and assist in effective coordination of such activities, when applicable.
The Committee consists of ten people appointed by the mayor with the advice and consent of the City Commission:
  • One shall be a representative of Kansas State University
  • One shall be a representative of Riley County Police Department
  • One shall be a representative of Riley County
  • One shall be a representative of Pottawatomie County who reside within the Manhattan Urban Area boundary.
  • One shall be a representative of Riley County Health Department
  • One shall be a representative of Manhattan's business community who currently owns and/or operates a business within the Manhattan community
  • Four  At-Large members representing the citizenry of Manhattan
Terms shall be for a period of three years and run from Nov. 1 through Oct. 31.

For more information on Manhattan’s continued growth into a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community, visit our Bicycle and Pedestrian Information page.
 
View the 2019 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board Schedule

Staff Liaison


John Adam, Senior Planner
785-587-2435
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Additional Information


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Members

  • David Colburn, Chair (At-Large)
  • Joseph Edmunds Vice Chair (Riley County)
  • Paul Benne (At-Large)
  • Kevin Fateley (Pottawatomie County)
  • Julie Gibbs (At-Large)
  • Brian Hardeman, (Manhattan Business Community)
  • Ed Kalas (Riley County Health Department)
  • Ron Orchard (At-Large)
  • Seth Scobee (Riley County Police Department)
  • Carol Sevin (Kansas State University)
Meetings
The committee meets the third Friday of each month at 9 a.m. in the City Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.