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.

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Utility Improvements Continue in Colonial Heights

The City of Kingsport will continue water, sewer, stormwater, and road improvements in the Colonial Heights area for the next 10 months. Sanitary sewer installation work will begin on Monday, March 13, and continue through December. The current focus area of this work will be the area bordered by Meadow Lane, Lebanon Road, Chesterfield Drive, Fort Henry Drive, Green Hills Drive, Tall Oaks Court, and Interstate 81.

East Tennessee Turf and Landscape will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones will be marked by signs and directed by flaggers – when required.  Drivers are asked to use caution in the area during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Hank Clabaugh with the City of Kingsport Engineering Division at 229-9324 or hankclabaugh@kingsporttn.gov. Thanks for your cooperation during this improvement process.

Road Improvements: Enterprise Place

The city of Kingsport will begin roadway improvements on Enterprise Place beginning on Monday, February 7.  It is expected that the work will be complete early June.

King General Contractors will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones and detours (where applicable) will be marked by signs, and flaggers will be directing traffic.  Drivers are asked to use caution in the area during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Hank Clabaugh with the city of Kingsport Engineering Division at 423-229-9324 or hankclabaugh@kingsporttn.gov. Thanks for your cooperation during this improvement process.