NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: REQUEST FOR COMMENT ON DRAFT 2018-2021 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM,
AMENDMENTS TO 2015-2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN,
and AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY DETERMINATION
Middle Rogue Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Middle Rogue Metropolitan Planning Organization (MRMPO) Policy Committee, Josephine County, State of Oregon, will hold a public hearing to review and consider adopting the Draft 2018-21 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), approving amendments to the 2015-40 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), and accompanying Air Quality Conformity Determination (AQCD). The hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m., March 16, 2017 during the Policy Committee meeting at the Grants Pass City Hall, Courtyard Conference Room, 101 NW “A” Street, Grants Pass, Oregon. The RTP, TIP and AQCD fulfill federal requirements (23 CFR Part 450) for a long-range multimodal transportation plan and a short-range project programming document that conform to the Clean Air Act (specifically 40 CFR Part 93) for the Grants Pass Urbanized Area, as required by 23 CFR Part 450. The planning area includes portions of Josephine & Jackson Counties and the cities of Gold Hill, Grants Pass, and Rogue River.
Please comment in writing to Rogue Valley Council of Governments, 155 N. First Street, P.O. Box 3275, Central Point, OR 97502 or offer testimony in person during the public hearing. The draft TIP, RTP amendments, and AQCD may be viewed online at www.mrmpo.org, and at RVCOG at the above address. Please direct comments to Dan Moore. Written comments received by 5 p.m., March 15, 2017, will be included in a staff report for Policy Committee review.
If assistance is needed to participate in this meeting please contact the MRMPO, (541) 664-6674. Notification of at least 24 hours prior to the meeting will assist staff in providing reasonable accommodation. This public hearing notice is being used to meet the public participation requirements for the Federal Transit Administration’s Program of Projects.