Notice of Public Meeting – MTPO Executive Board – May 4, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

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PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all citizens of the Kingsport Tennessee-Virginia area and the public at large, there will be a Public Meeting of the Kingsport Area Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) Executive Board on Thursday May 4, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. (EST) in Kingsport City Hall 2nd floor Council Room located at 225 West Center  Street, (downtown) Kingsport, Tennessee. Copies of the agenda and supporting documentation can be found in the Improvement Building, City Hall, and Kingsport Public Library in addition to the following website: https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/kmtpo.  The primary agenda items for this meeting are Review and Adoption of the FY’18-‘19 Unified Planning Work Program – Virginia version, Functional Classification Amendments, Self Certification and overall project updates.  A public hearing will also be held in order to receive comments and questions on this or other items pertaining to the Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization. Disabled citizens wishing to attend and needing special accommodations or anyone seeking further information on the MTPO meeting should contact Bill Albright at (423) 224-2677.  For persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 804-786-2085 or by mail 1401 E Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23219.  In Tennessee you may contact TDOT’s Civil Rights Office at (615) 714-3169. If you have a hearing or speech disability or use a TTY please use the FCC 711 dialing code to access a Telecommunications Relay Service to forward your comment.  Kingsport MTPO ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Si usted necesita la traducción por favor entre en contacto con el MPO en por el teléfono en 423-224-2677.

Notice of Kingsport Area Long-Range Transportation Plan Review Period

The Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) is responsible for developing an area Long-Range Transportation Plan that has a minimum 20-year horizon and includes a multi-modal element.  The MTPO has developed a draft “Year 2040” Plan that includes recommendations for various transportation projects that focus on safety, congestion mitigation, access and travel time, economic development, and mobility options.  The Plan includes a significant amount of background data, forecasts of area development and traffic flow patterns, and anticipated funding that will provide the resources for implementing priority projects.  Partners in developing this plan include the Cities of Kingsport, Mt. Carmel, Church Hill, Weber City, Gate City, Sullivan County, Hawkins County, Scott County, the Tennessee and Virginia Departments of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Federal Transit Administration. The Plan document is now available for public review.  Locations where copies can be found during normal business hours include;  (1) MTPO Offices – 201 West Market Street Downtown Kingsport, (2) Kingsport Public Library – 400 Broad Street Downtown Kingsport, and (3) Civic Auditorium – Parks and Recreation Office, 1550 Fort Henry Drive Kingsport.  A copy can also be found on the City of Kingsport’s website at www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/kmtpo.  This notice begins a 30-day review period which is open until May 24, 2017.  Public meetings will also be held to provide the public an opportunity to review the plan, ask questions, and/or make comments.  These will be held May 17, 2017 at the following locations and times:  Kingsport Development Service Building Bob Clear Conference Room – 201 West Market Street from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., V.O. Dobbins Senior Complex – Douglass Room, 301 Louis Street – Kingsport, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  Upon request, ADA compatible transportation service to these meetings will be provided during area transit service hours (call 423-224-2613).

Questions concerning the Plan, the public meetings, and the review process can be addressed by calling the MTPO offices at (423) 224-2677. For the hearing impaired please dial 711, or Limited English Proficiency please contact AVAZA at http://avaza.co.   The Kingsport MTPO ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Si necesita la ayuda para la traducción, comuníquese con el MTPO por teléfono al 423-224-2677.

May 4th Meeting Time Change

The  May 4th Executive Board meeting of the MTPO, scheduled for 1:00 P.M. has changed to  11:00 A.M.

Technical Coordnating Committee Agneda

The Deadline to submit an item to for the TCC for consideration is Monday April 10th at Noon EST. For further information please call 224.2670.

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

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PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all citizens of the Kingsport Tennessee-Virginia area and the public at large, there will be a Public Meeting of the Kingsport Area Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) Executive Board on Thursday February 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. (EST) in Kingsport Engineering Building Conference Room located 130 Shelby   Street, (downtown) Kingsport, Tennessee. Copies of the agenda and supporting documentation can be found the Improvement Building, City Hall, and Kingsport Public Library in addition to the following website: https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/kmtpo.  The primary agenda items for this meeting are amendments Transportation Improvement Program adding Virginia DOT project funding, Tennessee DOT funding 2040 Long Range Plan Update, IMPROVE ACT information, and overall project updates.  A public hearing will also be held in order to receive comments and questions on this or other items pertaining to the Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization. Disabled citizens wishing to attend and needing special accommodations or anyone seeking further information on the MTPO meeting should contact Troy Ebbert at (423) 224-2670.  For persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 804-786-2085 or by mail 1401 E Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23219.  In Tennessee you may contact TDOT’s Civil Rights Office at (615) 714-3169. If you have a hearing or speech disability or use a TTY please use the FCC 711 dialing code to access a Telecommunications Relay Service to forward your comment.  Kingsport MTPO ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Si usted necesita la traducción por favor entre en contacto con el MPO en por el teléfono en 423-224-2677.

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