Policy Board

Meetings 

  • 1:30 pm (unless indicated otherwise)
  •  Tom Baker Meeting Room
      City/County Office Building
      221 N. 5th Street
      Bismarck, ND

Due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Bismarck is encouraging citizens to provide their comments for public hearing items via email. The comments will be sent to the Policy Board members prior to the meeting and included in the minutes of the meeting. To ensure your comments are received and distributed prior to the meeting, please submit them by 5 pm one business day prior to the meeting and reference the agenda item your comment addresses.

If you would like to appear via video or audio link for a 3-5-minute comment on a public hearing item, please provide your e-mail address and contact information via email to at least one business day before the meeting.  The physical meeting room will be open to the public, but we certainly understand the public wishing to limit their exposure at this time, while still participating in government. 

As always, live meeting coverage is available on Government Access Channels 2 & 602HD, Radio Access at 102.5 FM Radio, or stream FreeTv.org and RadioAccess.org

Special Meeting

There will be a Special Meeting of the Policy Board on July 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm to consider a proposed amendment to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The proposed amendment is for the addition of project 20.6.07 in project year 2020.  The project is a structural replacement of the Apple Creek Separation.  This bridge is located 7 miles east of the western junction of US 83 and I-94.  The project is also identifies by NDDOT as PCN 21853 or with IM-094(191)166.  Find the Special Meeting Agenda and proposed amendment HERE.

The meeting will be held using the Zoom platform and many of the Policy Board members will be participating remotely.  If you would like to appear via video or audio link for a 3-5-minute comment on a public hearing item, please provide your e-mail address and contact information via email to at least one business day before the meeting.  The physical meeting location will be open and social distancing recommendations will be maintained.


2020 Meeting Schedule 

  • January 21
  • February 18
  • March 17
  • April 21
  • May 19
  • June 16
  • July 21
  • August 18
  • September 15
  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 15

Policy Board meetings are televised and stream live on Government Access Channel 2 and Channel 602 HD. They will also be archived on Dakota Media Access for viewing video on demand.


Agendas & Minutes

The June 2020 Policy Board Packet is available for viewing or downloading.

 

Members 

  • Mayor Gerarld Wise, City of Lincoln, MPO Policy Board Chair
  • Mayor Tim Helbling, City of Mandan, MPO Policy Board Vice-Chair 
  • Burleigh County Commissioner Kathleen Jones
  • Mayor Steve Bakken,  City of Bismarck
  • Morton County Commissioner Andy Zachmeier


Overview 

The Bismarck-Mandan MPO consists of the cities of Bismarck, Mandan, Lincoln, and portions of Burleigh and Morton Counties. The Policy Board represents the member cities/counties and is the decision-making body of the MPO.