Transportation Committee

Regular Meetings

  • Quarterly in February, May, August and November 
  • Committee to determine day of week and time of day
  • Council Chambers


  • Mary Koep
  • Rachel Zetah
  • Mary Wohl
  • Nathan Bertram
  • Jeff Czeczok
  • Melanie Ellstrom
  • Alderwoman Jan Lambert (Council Liaison)
  • Alderwoman Sue Hilgart (Alternate Council Liaison)

 Origin of Authority: Requirement of MnDOT for Cities with Bus Service


Recommended by Mayor, Approved by Council


To monitor and to advise changes to the operations of the City's intra- and inter- city bus service, to make recommendations to the City Council and/or other decision-making bodies regarding changes to enhance and improve the service to its riders.

Committee Membership

The Committee is comprised of six members plus a Council liaison.

Qualifications to Serve

  • Be a resident of the City of Brainerd,
  • Or have an ownership interest in a business or other property within the City of Brainerd.
  • Or reside outside of the City of Brainerd, but within the service area of the system.

*Note for all qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates that advocate for the Ohlmstead Act.

Length of Term

 2 year commitment



More Information

View the Transit department's page.