PUBLIC NOTICE of an FY 2024–2028 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVAL

PUBLIC NOTICE of an FY 2024 – 2028 Transportation Improvement Program Approval

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 286, Florida Statute, Section 286.0105, Sunshine Law, the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has scheduled the following approval for June 21, 2023.

This ad is to serve as legal notice that the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will open the Public Review Period on May 31, 2023, for the Approval of the FY 2024–2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and will close upon the approval on June 21, 2023, at the Lake~Sumter MPO Governing Board Meeting. The TIP is a federally required document that all Metropolitan Planning Organizations are required to develop annually. It represents the transportation improvements programmed for the five-year period. 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 public is encouraged to participate in the approval of the Transportation Improvement Program.

The DRAFT Transportation Improvement Program may be reviewed on our website at the 2024-2028 TIP Approval Packet or call (352) 315-0170 and leave a message. Any questions should be directed to Michael Woods, Executive Director, Lake-Sumter MPO, 1300 Citizens BLVD., Suite 175, Leesburg, FL 34748, or call at (352) 315-0170; or by e-mail at Michael.Woods@LakeSumterMPO.com.

The list of meetings is not all-inclusive and may not contain special meetings or meetings that may not have been scheduled as of this posting. All interested citizens are welcome to attend. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the MPO at 352-315-0170 at least seven days prior to the scheduled meeting.

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 286, Florida Statute, Section 286.0105, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by an above-named committee with respect to any matter considered during any meeting of such committee, they may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which may include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

LAKE-SUMTER MPO Meetings for June 2023:

  • Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) June 14, 2023, at 1:30 PM
  • Community Advisory Committee (CAC) June 14, 2023, at 3:00 PM
  • MPO Governing Board June 21, 2023, at 2:00 PM

All meetings are held at the MPO Office located at 1300 Citizens Blvd., Leesburg, FL 34748


www.LakeSumterMPO.com