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Transportation Committee

The Transportation Committee is a seven-member advisory committee tasked with representing various citizen groups and their interests as part of the City Council’s greater discussion of transportation, its planning, and its improvements.  The Committee is responsible for assessing the community’s transportation needs and priorities, and for drafting a transportation master plan for City Council recommendation.

Members of the Transportation Committee serve two-year staggered terms.  Four members serve as representatives of the City:

  1. City Council Representative - Appointed by City Council
  2. Planning & Zoning Commission Representative - Appointed by Planning & Zoning Commission
  3. City Planner/Planning Director
  4. City Engineer

The remaining three members are nominated by staff and appointed by City Council.  Staff encourages members of the community to submit applications for nomination, and seek to find individuals with a background and experience in civil engineering, land/transportation planning, real estate/development, business ownership, and alternative mobility.  For more information regarding the Transportation Committee please contact City Secretary Andrea Cunningham at, or call City Hall at (512) 858-4725.  To submit an application for a seat on the Transportation Committee, please click here.

The Committee meets the 4th Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall - 511 Mercer Street, Dripping Springs, Texas.  Residents and the public are welcome and encouraged to attend Transportation Committee Meetings.  Please see the City Calendar for meeting dates and times.


Committee Members Term Expiration
At-Large Member, Chair Erik Burgeson 06/30/20
At-Large Member Nicole Francois 06/30/20
At-Large Member Doug Tyler 06/30/19
P & Z Representative, Vice Chair James Martin 06/30/20
City Council Representative Council Member Taline Manassian  06/30/19
City Planner/Planning Director Jason Lutz N/A 
City Engineer Chad Gilpin N/A
Committee Advisor Ben Sorrell N/A

Useful Transportation Committee Links:
  1. Traffic Study-Oct. 8, 2015
  2. Transportation Plan Map
  3. Ordinance 7000.10 Transportation Plan
  4. Ordinance 7000.11 Establishing the Transportation Committee

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