TIP AND UPWP AMENDMENTS APPROVED AT MARCH 19, 2021 MPO BOARD MEETING PUBLIC HEARING

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AT A PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED ON MARCH 19, 2021 AT 9:00 AM 
THE MPO BOARD APPROVED AMENDMENTS TO THE MPO’S
FY 2020/2021 THROUGH FY 2024/2025 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT
PROGRAM (TIP) AND THE FY 2021/FY 2022 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM

The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board held a Public Hearing to approve
amendments to the FY 2020/2021 through FY 2024/2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
to add a Wrong Way Driving safety project to various ramps in Lee County and to revise the amount of
transit planning funding received. The meeting was held at 9:00am at the Lee County Administration
East Facility, 2201 Second Street, Room 118, Fort Myers, Florida. This location is accessible by transit
using LeeTran Route 20 or the Gold Trolley Route, and more information on service can be found at
www.rideleetran.com. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board also held a Public
Hearing for an amendment to the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) to remove the state and
local match for the transit planning funds in the MPO’s budget tables. Additional details on the
approved amendments to the TIP and UPWP are attached to this notice and additional information on the meeting can be found at www.leempo.com.

Written comments were taken by e-mail at dscott@leempo.com, faxed to (239)-790-2695 or mailed to P.O. Box 150045 Cape Coral, FL 33915-0045. Written comments that were received by the end of the business day on Thursday, March 18, 2021 will be presented to the MPO Board members on March 19, 2021, where the amendments will be decided. Public comments may also be made at the meeting on March 19, 2021 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.

For additional information, view the following link:  March Amendments

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