Trails and Greenways Committee
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The purpose of the Committee is to assist and advise the City of Des Moines Park and Recreation Board and the Polk County Conservation Board and staff from both entities, and other government agencies as appropriate concerning:

The multi-use trail system - its promotion, development, enhancement, connectivity, maintenance, and expansion throughout Polk County for recreation, fitness and commuter users, and the effective use of public corridors for bicycle and pedestrian needs; and

The greenway corridors - their preservation, protection, and integration of greenways, riparian areas, water trails, and public lands to create a system of open space for healthy recreation opportunities, for quality of life and for wildlife viewing.

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2015 Meeting Schedule, Agendas, Minutes, Additional Documents
DateTimeAgendasMinutesAdditional Documents
January 12, 2015 (Monday)6:00 PMAgenda Project Updates
Polk County Updates
Other Meeting Schedule, Agendas, Minutes
Committee Members
Member NameAppointed ByOriginal AppointmentAppointment Ends
Larry Jablonski (Chair Feb 2013)UrbandaleMarch 2008March 2014
Tim Lane (Vice Chair Feb 2013)Des MoinesJanuary 2012January 2014
Linda AppelgateDes MoinesJune 2012June 2014
Vicki FactoDes MoinesFebruary 2013February 2015
Robin FortneyPolk County2007November 2013
Carol GeorgeDes MoinesJanuary 2013January 2015
David GoldmanPolk County2007November 2013
Connie JohnsonAnkenyMarch 2011March 2013
Lori LeportePolk County2007November 2013
Aaron PutnamPolk CountyDecember 2011December 2013
Scott SumpterDes MoinesOctober 2013October 2015
Rick SwalwellWest Des MoinesJanuary 2010April 2014
Penny ThompsonPleasant HillOctober 2012October 2014
VacantPolk County