Roads Advisory Committee

Calendar Date:
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.

Mission

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:

  1. Road operating policy
  2. Potential projects for investigation;
  3. Roads capital improvements and renovation plans; and,
  4. Overall department budget and funding.

Meeting Times and Location

The Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m.

Meeting location:

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:

Members

Ken Dryden
Ed Gerding III - Vice Chair
Keith Hastings
Chuck Kratch - Chair
John Luna
Walt Prichard
Ed Rajeski
Ken Reynolds
Rick Robinson

 

Staff Support

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
541-766-6821

Department:

Public Works Department (Web page)