Roads Advisory Committee
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
The Roads Advisory Committee (RAC) meets to advise and assist the Benton County Board of Commissioners on the county road system.
To learn about recent activity of the RAC, read the meeting minutes at the bottom of this page. You can also learn about recent project activity within the department by reading the monthly engineering report.
The Committee shall advise the Board of Commissioners with the operations, standards, financing, needs, and laws associated with the management of the County road system. The committee will also assist and advise the Benton County Public Works Department concerning:
- Road operating policy
- Potential projects for investigation;
- Roads capital improvements and renovation plans; and,
- Overall department budget and funding.
Meeting Times and Location
The Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
Benton County Public Works
Large conference room
360 SW Avery
Corvallis, OR 97333
Members and Staff Support
The Committee is comprised of 9 members, each with a 3 year term, January 1 - December 31, and 5 staff support. Following is a list of the current members:
Ed Gerding III - Vice Chair
Chuck Kratch - Chair
Laurie Starha, Parks Director
Jim Stouder, Road Manager
George Looney, Finance Manager
Kathy Goss, Recorder
Public Works Contact
You may submit comments, questions or a request by clicking here, Public Works Online Request Form or call:
Vacant, Public Works Director
Public Works Department (Web page)