TIP Amendment APPROVED at Public Hearing at December 18, 2020 MPO Board Meeting

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A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2020 AT 9:00 a.m. WHERE
THE MPO BOARD APPROVDED THE AMENDMENT TO THE
MPO’S FY 2020/2021 THROUGH FY 2024/2025 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT
PROGRAM (TIP) TO ADD FTA SECTION 5310 GRANT FUNDING FOR LEETRAN

The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization held a Public Hearing for the amendment
of the FY 2020/2021 through FY 2024/2025 Transportation Improvement Program on December
18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was held at the Lee County Administration East Facility, 2201
Second Street, Room 118, Fort Myers, Florida. This location is accessible by transit by LeeTran Route
20 or the Gold Trolley Route, and more information on service can be found at www.rideleetran.com.
The amendment that the MPO Board will consider includes adding Federal Transit Administration
Section 5310 grant funding for LeeTran in the current fiscal year. The total amount of funding that is
being added is $200,000 that will be used for operating assistance and the project TIP page information can be viewed here:  TIP AMENDMENT

Written comments could have been 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 that were received by the end of the business day on Thursday, December 17, 2020 will be presented to the MPO Board members on
December 18, 2020, where the amendment will be decided. Public comments may also be made at the
meeting on December 18, 2020 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.

 

 

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