Notice is hereby given that the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public meeting on Monday March 18, 2013 at 10:00am (in conjunction with the regularly scheduled MPO Technical Advisory Committee meeting). The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Bis-Man Transit Building at 3750 East Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota.
The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for public involvement in the review of proposed changes to projects for the 2013-2016 TIP. The TIP includes metropolitan area transportation projects proposed by the following jurisdictions: Bismarck, Mandan, Lincoln, Morton County, Burleigh County, and NDDOT. Additionally the TIP includes the Program of Projects or the list of transit needs to be funded over the next four years. Changes to the Program of Projects from the Draft 2013-2016 TIP to the Final 2013-2016 TIP are also proposed.
Furthermore, the public is notified that the proposed modifications to projects associated with the 2013-2016 TIP will be available for citizens to review at the Bismarck Community Development Office, 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota, or by clicking the link below, beginning March 4, 2013. Following the consideration of citizen’s comments, the proposed changes will be presented to the MPO Policy Board for possible adoption as part of the Final 2013-2016 TIP.
The public is invited to attend the public meeting, or submit written comments directed to Ben Ehreth of the MPO no later than 5:00pm, March 15, 2013, to P.O. Box 5503, Bismarck, ND, 58506. Written comments may also be submitted by fax to (701) 222-6450 or Email. Comments which are faxed or e-mailed should be specifically identified as public input on the proposed changes to the 2013-2016 TIP. Contact Ben Ehreth, MPO Planner at (701) 355-1840 for additional information.
The MPO’s public participation process is being followed within this advertisement. The public meeting facility is accessible to mobility impaired individuals. For individuals requiring special needs related but not limited to, hearing or visual impairment, or language interpretive services, please contact MPO staff at (701) 355-1840.