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The Bicycle Advisory Board was created through Resolution 1298 on December 3, 1991 to advise the City on the concerns and needs of the growing bicycling community It is composed of no more than 11 Kent residents that serve for up to two-year terms. 

Role of the Bicycle Advisory Board

  • Advise the Mayor, City Council, and City Departments and Divisions on projects, policies and programs that improve and/or affect bicycling conditions in Kent
  • Ask the City to build bicycle fascilities around the Transportation Master Plan and the Non-motorized Transportation Study
  • Participate in updating planning documents, comment on permit applications, monitor engineering project plans, and perform Ad hoc reviews and/or tours of bicycle projects


Vision: Make Kent a world-class city for bicycling.  Make bicycling a viable transportation choice by encouraging active participation in creating and planning infrastructure, programs, and policies through all levels of government.  Build a more inclusive bicycling community by representing the needs of the diverse population of bicyclist in the city.

Meeting Schedule

  • Time and date: Generally held 5:45-7:30 p.m. the last Monday of each month
  • Location: North and South Conference Rooms of the Centennial Building, 400 West Gowe Street.  Enter via the parking garage south entrance.   

Agendas and Minutes

Agenda for June 29, 2015 Minutes for June 29, 2015
Agenda for July 27, 2015 Minutes for July 27, 2015
Agenda for August 31, 2015 Minutes for August 31, 2015
Agenda for September 28, 2015 Minutes for September 28, 2015
Agenda for October 26, 2015 Minutes for October 26, 2015
Agenda for November 30, 2015  

Contact Information

Susanne Smith

Public Works Senior Engineer Technician 


Become a Board Member

Applications are accepted on a continual basis and press releases are sent out before each series of interviews (these occur when there are vacancies on the Board).   Individuals selected must have perspective, experience, and talents that



There are a number of useful resources for cycling in and around Kent.      


Bicycle Advisory Board Charter

Bicycle Advisory Board Charter Resolution No. 1298