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E-Bike Public Hearing Notice


March 26, 2018

Contact: Kate McGwire
Public Information Officer


Public Hearing Notice

(Boise, ID) –The Board of Ada County Commissioners is holding a public hearing to discuss a proposed ordinance on E-bikes on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6pm in the Public Hearing Room of the Ada County Courthouse | 200 W. Front Street, Boise, 83702.

The proposed ordinance would amend subsection E of title 2, chapter 2, section 6 of the Ada County code to regulate the operation of E-bikes on county property; amending subsection E and adding subsection F to title 2, chapter 2, section 10 to permit E-bikes with top speeds of 20mph on the greenbelt owned and managed by Ada County. E-bikes would be prohibited on foothills trails under Ada County management. A definition of “E-bike” and an amended definition of “motor vehicle” would be added to title 6, chapter 3, section 2. Subsection B of title 6, chapter 3, section 3 would be amended to restrict the use of E-bikes on private property.

The full version of the proposed ordinance is available at the Ada County Clerk’s Office | 200 W. Front Street, Boise 83702.

Ada County residents wishing to testify on this proposed ordinance are encouraged to attend the public hearing. Auxiliary aids or services for persons with disabilities are available upon request.