Transportation Commission

The seven members serve in an advisory capacity concerning community transportation policy issues including freeway, arterial streets, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian issues.

The Committee will work to review, monitor and propose changes to the Transportation Study, Transit Study and Bicycle Plan and will advise the Transportation & Development Director in establishing priorities at budget time in relation to transportation programs and projects.

Meetings typically are held the third Thursday each month at 7 p.m. Meetings take place in the South Atrium Conference Room in the Transportation and Development Building located at 215 E. Buffalo St.

Requirements: 7 members (3 yr term); Must be qualified elector; resident 1 yr preceding appointment. Applications currently being accepted.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (7) Term Expires Date Appointed
Bill Kalaf 05-01-2021 04-12-2018
Ron Hardin 05-01-2021 04-30-2015
Dan Henderson 05-01-2019 04-14-2016
Leigh Rivers 05-01-2019 04-24-2014
Jim Symonds 05-01-2020 04-25-2013
Ben Schwatken 05-01-2020 04-28-2011
Tricia Gillam 05-01-2020 04-24-2014
Staff Liaison
Dan Cook, City Engineer

Revised: 04-12-2018 

Established 09-27-2001; Ordinance No. 3300

If you have any questions call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.