Northfield Transportation Advisory Committee

Members of the 2021 Northfield Transportation Advisory Committee

Left to Right:  Glen Castore, Mayor Rhonda Pownell, Brandon Cash, Betsey Buckheit, Ron Sommers, Will Schroeer (front), Galen Malecha, Jesse Cashman.  Not Shown:  Mike Slavik, Glenn Switzer.


The Northfield Transportation Advisory Committee was established out of the city’s 2017 Strategic Plan. The role of the committee is to help foster a safe, convenient, multi-modal, and environmentally responsible transportation system for a community that welcomes everyone.

Sponsoring Resolution

The Sponsoring Resolution includes four focus areas:

  1. Trunk Highway 246 Turnback, including review of improvements to the road
  2. Highway 19 Corridor
  3. Transit Hub
  4. Regional Transit


Meets quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month.

October 19, 2022
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Police Department
Training Room
1615 Riverview Drive
Northfield, MN 55057


Jane Bartho
Betsey Buckheit
Brandon Cash
Jesse Cashman
Glen Castore
Galen Malecha
Mayor Rhonda Pownell, City Council Representative
Will Schroeer, Chair
Mike Slavik
Ron Sommers
Glenn Switzer/ Jenelle Teppen


NameTitlePhone number
Ben MartigCity Administrator507-645-3060
Dave BennettPublic Works Director & City Engineer507-645-3006
Cindy StockAdministrative Associate507-645-3020

For questions regarding the Transportation Advisory Committee email Cindy Stock.

Agendas and Minutes

July 20, 2022 Agenda Packet
April 20, 2022 Agenda PacketApril 20, 2022 minutes (PDF)
January 19, 2022 Agenda PacketJanuary 19, 2022 minutes (PDF)
October 20, 2021 Agenda PacketOctober 20, 2021 minutes (PDF)
July 14, 2021 agenda (PDF)  July 14, 2021 presentation (PDF)July 14, 2021 minutes (PDF)
April 21, 2021 agenda (PDF)  April 21, 2021 presentation (PDF)April 4, 2021 minutes (PDF)
February 13, 2020 agenda (PDF)February 13, 2020 minutes (PDF)
May 2, 2010 agenda (PDF)May 2, 2019 minutes (PDF)
March 7, 2019 agenda (PDF)March 7, 2019 minutes (PDF)
January 25, 2019 agenda (PDF)January 25, 2019 minutes (PDF)

Studies, maps and files

Highway 19 Corridor Presentation (PDF)

Highway 246 Turnback Discussion (PDF)

Hiawathaland Presentation - January 25, 2019 (PDF)

Hiawathaland Survey Results (PDF)


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    Applications are also available at:

    City Hall
    801 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057

    Northfield Public Library
    210 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057