Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee (PIAC)
|| Jennifer Morgan
|| Susanne Handler
|| Pat Morrissey
|Bert von Stuelpnagel
|| Joanna Garrett
Resolution by Darien’s Board of Selectmen to create the Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee
Final version passed May 4, 2015, as recorded in BoS meeting minutes
Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee
The Board of Selectman understands the value in promoting safe walking and biking around and within the Town of Darien. The establishment of a Board of Selectmen Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee (PIAC) is intended to broaden the outreach of the Board of Selectmen and to engage the community in discussions regarding potential high-value improvements tour existing pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. Recommendations made by the PIAC and adopted by the Board of Selectman will be taken into consideration during the 2016/17 budget development process and incorporated in the current update of the Town Plan of Conservation and Development.
The Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee shall be comprised of 7 members and include representatives from the following entities: RTM Planning Zoning and Housing Committee, RTM Public Health and Safety Committee, RTM Public Works Committee, RTM Finance and Budget Committee, RTM Education Committee and 2 at large non-RTM members. There shall be no more than 2 representatives per district. Ex-officio members shall include, when needed, the First Selectman and representatives of the Darien Police Department, Public Works Department and Planning and Zoning Department.
Review current conditions
Review studies completed to date
Solicit input from a variety of constituencies (downtown users, employees of downtown businesses, commuters, students)
Meet with the BOS as requested
Develop, define and articulate in a presentation to the BOS by 12/1/2015 suggested short and long term improvements. (The presentation should also include impediments to implementation.)