Technical Advisory Committee


  • 10:00 am

Tom Baker Meeting Room

City/County Office Building

221 N. 5th Street, Bismarck, ND  58501

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 Technical Advisory Committee 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 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. Before entering the City-County Office Building, all individuals will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms or potential exposure. If unable to pass the screening protocol, they will be requested to participate in the meeting remotely, for the public’s safety.

Most of the Technical Advisory Committee members will be attending this meeting remotely.

The number of participants attending in person, including the Technical Advisory Committee, will be physically limited based on social distancing recommendations by way of the following:

Live simulcasting (video + audio) of the meeting on televisions in other parts of the City-County Office building.

Admitting those making presentations to the Technical Advisory Committee into the Tom Baker Meeting Room when they are asked to present or offer public input and, when that agenda item is complete, inviting them to return to the hallway or other room to watch the remainder of the meeting while maintaining social distancing.

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

2020 Meeting Schedule 

  • January 21
  • February 18
  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 14
  • October 19
  • November 16
  • December 14

Agendas & Minutes

The June 2020 TAC Meeting Packet is available for viewing or downloading.



  • Ben Ehreth, Bismarck Community Development Director
  • Chuck Peterson, Freight Industry Representative
  • Dan Schriock, Burleigh County Assistant Engineer 
  • Gabe Schell, Bismarck City Engineer
  • Glenn Lauinger, Bis-Man Transit Board
  • John Saiki, Morton County Engineer
  • John Van Dyke, Mandan City Planner
  • Justin Froseth, Mandan City Engineer
  • Ken Nysether, Lincoln City Engineer
  • Mitch Flanagan, Burleigh County Planning Director / CBO
  • Natalie Pierce, Morton County Planning & Zoning Director
  • Steve Saunders, Bismarck-Mandan MPO Executive Director
  • Tyler Wollmuth, NDDOT District Office
  • Wayne Zacher, NDDOT Local Government Division / MPO Coordinator


The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Bismarck-Mandan MPO represents the member cities/counties, North Dakota Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the local transit authority. This group is responsible for facilitating the recommendations to assist the Policy Board in the transportation planning decision making process for the MPO study area.