Notice is hereby given that the Bismarck-Mandan MPO will hold a public meeting on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 10:00am (in conjunction with the MPO Technical Advisory Committee meeting). The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Bis-Man Transit Building at 3750 E. Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota.
The pupose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity for public involvement in the review and development of the draft 2011-2014 TIP. The TIP coordinates and schedules transportation projects (i.e., highway, street, bikeway, pedestrian, transit, safety, enhancements and other transportation related improvements) in the metropolitan area over the next four years, thereby making these projects eligible for federal assistance. The TIP includes metropolitan area transportation projects proposed by the following jurisdictions: Bismarck, Mandan, Lincoln, Morton County, Burleigh County, and NDDOT.
The Draft TIP contains the Program of Projects or identified list of transit needs to be funded over the next four years. If there are no amendments or changes to the Program of Projects this notice will also serve as the Final Program of Projects notice.
The public is notified that a Draft TIP is available for citizens to review at the Bismarck Community Development Office, 221 N. 5th Street beginning June 14, 2010. It is also available by clicking on "Draft TIP" at the bottom of this announcement.
The public is invited to attend the public meeting; or submit written comments no later than 5:00pm, July 14, 2010. Written comments may be directed to Ben Ehreth, Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization, PO Box 5503, Bismarck, ND 58506-5503 or via e-mail at email@example.com. E-mail comments should be specifically identified as public comment on the Draft TIP. Meeting facilities will be accessible to moviltiy impaired individuals. Please call (701) 355-1840 for additional information or if any special arrangements (hearing, sight or language interpretive) can be make for any member of the public to be able to attend. Upon request by individuals with special needs, the MPO will work with local resources to provide them with information in the format best suited for their request.