CHARGE TO THE BIKEWAYS COMMITTEE
A Bikeways Committee has been formed to preserve, promote and enhance the Town’s biking resources. The Committee believes that seasonal and year-round bicycling is an important means of local transportation and a popular activity in the Town. The Committee, made up of no less than seven members and no more than nine (9) members, will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen.
Members will serve three-year overlapping terms. Members who are absent for four consecutive un-excused meetings in any year will be asked to formally resign their appointment.
Members are expected to be active bicyclists or contribute specialized knowledge of biking or related subjects. Members are asked to actively contribute a minimum of two to four hours per month to the work of the Committee.
The Eastham Bikeways Committee is charged with the following tasks:
1. Develop an Eastham Bikeways Plan that shall become part of the Town of Eastham Capital Plan.
2.Actively monitor existing bike routes and provide recommendations to the Board of Selectmen for improvements as related to user safety and convenience, and needs such as toilets, racks, water, etc.
3.Assist in the implementation of these recommendations.
4. Aid in the promotion and safety growth of cycling in Eastham and on Cape Cod.
5.Provide recommendations future bike routes.
6. Work with Police Department bicycle patrol to enhance safety.
The Bikeways Committee will hold meetings at least once a month at the Eastham Town Hall. The Committee will submit an annual report to the Town Administrator’s office by January 1 each year and submit minutes of meetings to the Town Clerk within 30 days of each meeting.