TIP AMENDMENT and UPDATED FEDERAL & STATE PRIORITY LIST APPROVED at PUBLIC HEARING – SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

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A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 AT 9:00AM WHERE THE MPO BOARD APPROVED AN
AMENDMENT TO THE MPO’S
FY 2022/2023 THROUGH FY 2026/2027 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) AND UPDATE THE FEDERAL
AND STATE PRIORITY LIST

The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board held a Public Hearing and approved an
amendment to the FY 2022/2023 through FY 2026/2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to add
the roll forward report. The roll forward report includes transportation projects that are
scheduled to be authorized in the prior approved TIP by June 30th, but for various reasons the
projects did not get authorized, completed or the project funding was not fully expended and these
projects are then added to the new TIP. The roll forward report for review can be reviewed at the link below.

The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board also held a public hearing and approved the update to the federal and state funded priorities list to include the Cape Coral Bridge project. The updated
priorities for review are included in the link below. Additional information on the meeting can be
found at www.leempo.com.

The meeting was held on September 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Lee County Administration East
Facility, 2201 Second Street, Room 118, Fort Myers, Florida. This location is accessible by transit
using LeeTran Route 20 and more information on their service can be found at www.rideleetran.com.

Written comments were taken by e-mail to dscott@leempo.com, faxed to (239)-790-2695 or mail
to P.O. Box 150045 Cape Coral, FL 33915-0045. Written comments received by the end of the business
day on Thursday, September 15, 2022 were presented to the MPO Board members on September 16,
2022, before the amendments were decided. Public comments were also accepted at the meeting beginning at 9:00am located at the Lee County Administration East Facility, 2201 Second Street, Room 118, Fort Myers, Florida.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age,
disability, religion, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should
contact Calandra Barraco with the Lee County MPO at 239-330-2243 or by email at cbarraco@leempo.com
at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired call (800)
955-8770 Voice / (800) 955-8771 TDD. The MPO’s planning process is conducted in accordance with
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary who
believes they have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age,
disability, religion, or familial status may file a complaint with the Lee County MPO Title VI
Coordinator, Calandra Barraco, at 239-330-2243, or in
writing at P.O. Box 150045, Cape Coral, Florida 33915-0045.

THE ENTIRE PUBLIC NOTICE CAN BE VIEWED HERE:  MPO BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

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