Pedestrian & Bicyclist Advisory Committee

Purpose / Charge


The Pedestrian and Bicyclist Advisory Committee's mission is to help make the City of Lebanon more safely walk-able and bike-able by facilitating, enhancing, and encouraging safe pedestrian and bicyclist travel and connectivity in the City of Lebanon.

Meeting Time and Place


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • First Tuesday of every month
  • City Hall
    51 North Park Street
    Lebanon, NH 03766

Additional Duties & Responsibilities


The existing Committee, formerly the Bicycle/Pedestrian Path Committee, was a short-term Committee which had been charged with drafting a master plan for sidewalks and bicycle transportation improvements for review by the Planning Board and City Council, surveyed potential users of improvement options to help assess relative need and priority, and promoting bicyclist and pedestrian safety education.

On May 10, 2005, the following mission statement and charge was adopted by the City Council:

The Pedestrian and Bicyclist Advisory Committee's mission is to help make the City of Lebanon more safely walkable and bikeable by facilitating, enhancing, and encouraging safe pedestrian and bicyclist travel and connectivity in the City of Lebanon. To this end, the Committee will: Help complete the master plan for pedestrian and bicyclist facilities for presentation to the Planning Board and City Council. Coordinate, consult with, and advise City administration (Planning, Public Works, Parks and recreation, Manager) and City Boards (City Council, Planning Board, Public Safety Committee, Recreation Commission and Conservation Commission) on matters that may impact pedestrians and bicyclists, including reviewing City and State public works projects with regard to accommodating pedestrians and bicyclists, assisting with evaluation and preparation of funding applications (especially for the Transportation Enhancement Program [TEP]), and following through on implementation.

History


Formerly the Bicycle/Pedestrian Path Committee established September 7, 1994, with members appointed October 5, 1994. Committee renamed and re-established with new charge September 20, 1995 and October 5, 2005. Membership appointed November 1, 1995. Membership changed again on Match 15, 2006 and September 17, 2014.

Agendas, Audio, & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings is posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes

Members

  • Colin Smith 
    Chair  Citizen Member
    Term Expires: January 2019
  • John Kelleher
    Vice Chair Citizen Member 
    Term Expires: March 2018
  • Erling Heistad 
    City Council Representative
  • Mark Bradley
    Citizen Member
    Term Expires: January 2020
  • Elizabeth Celtrick
    Planning Board Representative
  • Kenneth Warren 
    Friends of Northern Rail Trail Representative
  • Marie McCormick
    Citizen Member
    Term Expires: January 2019
  • Alan Schnur
    Citizen Member
    Term Expires: July 2019
  • Mark Bradley 
    Alternate
    Term Expires: October 2019
  • Megan Chapman 
    Citizen Member
    Term Expires: January 2020
  • Clifton Below
    Alternate Member
    Term Expires: January 2020
  • Laura Pickrell 
    Alternate Member
    Term Expires: January 2020