Active Transportation Advisory Committee

The Active Transportation Advisory Committee, formally know as the Sidewalk and Trails Task Force, and also formerly known as The Sidewalk and Trails Advisory Committee, was created by Resolution 71-01 on June 5, 2001.  At the July 15, 2003 City Council Meeting Resolution 102-03 was passed changing the name of the committee to "Sidewalk and Trails Task Force".  At the August 3, 2010 City Council meeting Ordinance 5343 was passed changing the name of the committee to "Active Transportation Advisory Committee".  The purpose of the task force is to review public comment, and advise City Staff on the prioritization and land acquisition/easements for sidewalks and trails within our City.  They are also responsible for adopting Sidewalk and Trails Master Plans.  Recommendations relating to trails are forwarded to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  Recommendations relating to sidewalks are forwarded to the Transportation Division.


Matt Mihalevich

Trails Coordinator



Members shall serve two-year terms.  City Council, Planning Commission, and Parks & Recreation Advisory Board representatives may serve as long as they retain membership on their sponsoring body. At the first regularly scheduled committee meeting of each calendar year, the voting members of the committee shall, by a simple majority, elect from among themselves a Chair and Vice Chair.


The committee is comprised of eight (8) voting members and seven (7) non-voting staff/support members as follows:

  • One City Council member
  • One Planning Commission member
  • One Parks and Recreation Advisory Board member
  • Five Community/Citizens-at-Large members shall be qualified electors residing in the City of Fayetteville, and appointed by the City Council, at least one (1) of whom shall represent a bicycle advocacy organization
  • Five non-voting staff/support representing the City of Fayetteville: Transportation Division, Parks and Recreation Division, Fayetteville Police Department, Planning Division, and Information Technology Divisions
  • One non-voting Washington County Planning Staff representative
  • One non-voting Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission representative


The City Council shall appoint the private citizen members through the normal Nominating Committee process.  All other members of the Active Transportation Advisory Committee shall be appointed by their respective organizations. 

Public Notification

 A weekly meetings list is prepared by the City Clerk office which is distributed to the press and posted on the City’s web site:

Meeting Times

The Committee meets quarterly on the second Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Room 326 at the City Administration Building.

City of Fayetteville Appointees

Position Name Address Phone Terms
Alderman Alan Long 113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 304-0585 01/03/2013 -Indef.
Community Citizen at Large Bicycle Advocate Paxton Roberts 411 West Holly Street, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479) 200-1679 10/01/2014 thru 12/31/2015
Community Citizen at Large Dana Smith 2832 North Centerwood Road, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (501) 454-8030 01/01/2015 thru 12/31/2016
Community Citizen at Large Katie Helms 209 North Trent Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 790-4196 01/01/2014 thru 12/31/2016
Community/Citizen-at-Large Clint Thomas 1327 Kings Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 200-2176 07/01/2012 thru 12/31/2015
Community/Citizen-at-Large Jared Hintergardt 2231 S. Askew Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 790-5433 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2016
Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Representative Celia Scott-Silkwood 2615 Brink Drive, Suite 102, Fayetteville, 72701
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Representative John M. Paul 3233 Montrail Pl., Fayetteville, AR 72704 (479) 899-7770
Planning Commission Representative Craig Honchell 2430 Sharon St., Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479) 236-1494
Washington County Planning Representative Juliet Bell Richey (479) 444-1724
Staff Representative Chuck Rutherford 113 W. Mountain, Fayetteville, 72701 (479) 575-8291
Staff Representative Connie Edmonston 113 W. Mountain, Fayetteville, 72701 (479) 444-3471
Staff Representative Michael Morisette 113 W. Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 444-3410
Staff Representative Mike Reynolds 113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-3500
Staff Representative Terry Gulley 113 W. Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 575-8228