Our Work

Be Well Barton County, works hard to stick to purpose.  We strive to directly connect our task forces to our mission:

 

To join in a common effort to build healthy and safe communities, reduce the risks of Alcohol,

Tobacco & Other Drugs, and promote healthy attitudes and behaviors.

Join Be Well:

Do you want to be a part of some pretty awesome community transformation work?  We think you would be a great contribution to the team!  Anyone can join Central Kansas Partnership! 

We have working meetings, that means we don't just talk about what needs to be done, we do the work.  Feel free to contact us with your questions or email us.  Meetings are generally held the third Tuesday of the month, see our calendar page for more information.

Central Kansas Partnership (dba Be Well Barton County) is an I.R.S. designated 501(c)3 organization.  The Partnership exists to act as an umbrella applying for grants, leading coalitions, and creating impact initiatives to build a healthy community.  Central Kansas Partnership meetings are held regularly and open to the public.  We invite you to join us!  Check out our calendar for more detailed information.

About Bike/Ped

This task force focuses on improving opportunities for physical activity in Barton County through safety, systems, and environment changes.  

 

Barton County Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan

The Barton County Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan exists to create a cohesive vision and to be used as a planning tool for safety, routes, and economic development.

 

 
Barton County Bicycle Maps

Barton County Bike Routes

2019 May is Bike Month

The League of American Bicyclists

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Bike to School Day

May 13-19th Bike to Work Week

Friday, May 17th Bike to Work Day

Bike Share Program

More information to come!

Flatlander Half Marathon & YP5K

This is an annual fall event that Barton County Young Professionals hosts to raise money for the bicycle and pedestrian enhancements throughout Barton County.

Bicycle Signage

These efforts are the visible signs you see on rural Barton County roads that remind motorists to be cautious and courteous to bicycle riders by giving them at least five feet of room when passing.  Barton County Commissioners have strongly supported the initiative in the past as a traffic calming mechanism.