Notice of May 21, 2021 Opening of the Public Hearing and Public Review Period for the Transportation Improvement Program


This ad serves as legal notice that the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Governing Board will meet on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Lake-Sumter MPO, 1300 Citizens Blvd., Suite 175, Leesburg, Florida, 34748. The Board will be approving the MPOs Draft FY 2021/22 – 2025/26 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The public is encouraged to participate in the adoption of the Transportation Improvement Program process. The TIP is a federally-required document that all Metropolitan Planning Organizations are required to develop annually and represents the transportation improvements that have been programmed for the five years. This TIP includes the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Program of Projects (POP) for Section 5307 Funding to provide Fixed Route Transit service for Lake County. The development of the TIP satisfies the federal public participation requirements for the POP.

The TIP may be reviewed on our website at or call (352) 315-0170 to receive by fax or e-mail. Any questions should be directed to Michael Woods, Executive Director, Lake-Sumter MPO, 1300 Citizens Blvd., Suite 175, Leesburg, FL 34748; (352) 315-0170; or by e-mail at Draft hard copy documents will also be available at the MPO Office, 1300 Citizens., Suite 175. Leesburg, FL, 34748.

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 286, Florida Statutes, Section 286.0105, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the above named Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record may include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. All interested citizens are welcome to attend. Persons with disabilities needing assistance to participate in any of the proceedings should call 352-315-0170 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.


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