Ada County Highway District

Capital Investment Citizens Advisory Committee (CICAC)

Created in 1991 to serve as a recommending body for the ACHD Commission, the Capital Investments Citizens Advisory Committee (CICAC) is composed of citizens and planners from each of the cities and Ada County. Members assist the District by reviewing the capital improvement portion of the annual budget, mid-year budget adjustments for capital improvements, the Integrated Five-Year Work Plan, the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), as well as other major programs/projects. The CICAC plays a specific role in the Impact Fee Program, which the group has a role defined by Idaho law.

CICAC Membership Requirements and Current Members

According to the CICAC bylaws , at least one member of this committee must have expertise in civil or traffic engineering, one member must have expertise in economics, accounting or finance, one member must be active in neighborhood organizations while two members must be active in the business of development, building or real estate.


The Current Committee members are:

  •   Karen Gallagher (Chair) is the staff representative for the City of Boise.
  •   Caleb Hood (Vice-Chair) is the staff representative for the City of Meridian.
  •   David Ballard is the citizen representative for the City of Meridian.
  •   Kent Brown is the citizen representative for the City of Garden City.
  •   Wendy Howell is the staff representative for the City of Kuna.
  •   John McDevitt is the citizen representative for Ada County.
  •   Mitra Mehta-Cooper is the staff representative for Ada County.
  •   George Murgel is the citizen representative for the City of Kuna.
  •   Jenah Thornborrow is the staff representative for the City of Garden City.
  •   Bill Vaughan is the staff representative for the City of Eagle.
  •   Anne Wescott is the citizen representative for the City of Boise.
  •   Scott Wonders is the citizen representative for the City of Eagle.
Citizen Representatives With No Jurisdiction Affiliation
  •   Peter Oliver
  •   Mike Wardle

Meeting Schedule:

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Ada County Highway District
3775 Adams St.
Garden City, ID
Michael L. Brokaw Auditorium



The City of Star currently has both citizen representative and staff representative seats vacated.


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