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File #: 20-590    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2020 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 4
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Recommendation for appointments and reappointment to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, each for a term ending June 30, 2024: A) William Kelly, reappointment representing Older Adults, for a second full term; and B) John Langbein, appointment representing Bicycle Transportation, for an initial partial term; and C) Elaine Salinger, appointment as an At-Large member, for an initial partial term.
Sponsors: Warren Slocum
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Warren Slocum, District 4
Subject: Appointments and Reappointment to the San Mateo County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation for appointments and reappointment to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, each for a term ending June 30, 2024:

A) William Kelly, reappointment representing Older Adults, for a second full term; and

B) John Langbein, appointment representing Bicycle Transportation, for an initial partial term; and

C) Elaine Salinger, appointment as an At-Large member, for an initial partial term.

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BACKGROUND:
The responsibility of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is to advise and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, to develop and implement an annual work plan, and to provide a public forum for input from the members of the public including identifying unmet needs. The Committee acts as an advocate for people walking and bicycling, and fulfills other duties and engages in other activities as directed by the Board of Supervisors. Committee membership consists of five voting members who shall be residents of the County of San Mateo and who regularly walk and/or ride a bicycle for transportation purposes. One member shall represent the interests of the Safe Routes to School Community; one member shall represent the interests of Older Adults; one shall represent the interests of Bicycling Transportation; and the two remaining seats shall be At-Large.

DISCUSSION:
William Kelly has served on the BPAC since its inception and is being recommended to serve his second 4-year term, representing the interests of Older Adults. William is a resident of District 3, and has served as the BPAC Chair for one year and the BPAC Vice Chair for another. He has been active in helping the committee define its mission and assist in moving projects ...

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