TIP AMENDMENTS AND ROLL FORWARD PROJECTS APPROVED – SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

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A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 AT 9:00AM WHERE THE
MPO BOARD APPROVED THE AMENDMENT OF THE MPO’S FY 2020/2021
THROUGH FY 2024/2025 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)
TO ADD TRANSIT OPERATING FUNDS, A US 41 LIGHTING RETROFIT PROJECT, A
CRASH INVESTIGATION SCANNER AND THE ROLL FORWARD PROJECTS
The amendments the MPO Board approved are described below:
 A grant project for LeeTran that will provide trips for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The
funding is included in this fiscal year (FY 2020/2021) and is for the total amount of $329,564 that
includes $164,782 in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 5310 funds that is being matched with
$164,782 in local funds.
 A Traffic Crash Investigation Scanner to be purchased by the MPO using federal funds that will
be used by the Cape Coral Police Department for traffic crash investigations. The amount of
federal funds available is $184,000 and this is in the current fiscal year (FY 2020/2021).
 The addition of an intersection lighting pedestrian safety project on US 41 from Bonita Beach
Road to Pondella Road. This will cover twenty-one intersections within those limits.
 The roll forward report which represents projects that are scheduled to be authorized prior to
June 30th (when the previous TIP is in effect) but for various reasons they are not authorized in
that time frame. These projects will automatically roll forward in FDOT’s Work Program but need
to be accounted for in the MPO’s TIP and this amendment is being done to account for the roll
forward projects within the current TIP.

More detail about the projects that are being added as part of this amendment are included on the
proposed TIP pages that can be viewed here:  TIP PAGES

Hard copies of the amendments are available by contacting the MPO offices at 239-244-2220. Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to dscott@leempo.com, faxed to (239)-790-2695 or mailed to P.O. Box 150045 Cape Coral, FL 33915-0045. Written comments received by the end of the business day on Thursday, September 17, 2020 were emailed and presented to the MPO Board members on September 18, 2020. Public comments were also made at the meeting on September 18, 2020 at 9:00am and an audio recording of the virtual meeting may be found on the MPO’s website at: www.leempo.com.

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.

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