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2006 News Releases

Lake-Sumter MPO Board recognizes contributions from three outgoing members
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board recently paid tribute to three outgoing Board members, Lake County Commissioners Catherine Hanson and Bob Pool, and Mount Dora Councilmember Robert Maraio.
November 3, 2006

Sumter County Commissioner James Roberts to be 2007 Lake-Sumter MPO Chair
Sumter County Commissioner Jim Roberts was recently elected by the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board to serve as chairman of the organization in 2007.
November 3, 2006

Public can review MPO’s public involvement plan online
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization officially opened the 45-day public review period last week for its proposed Public Involvement Plan, which is available online at www.LakeSumterMPO.com.
November 2, 2006

Lake-Sumter MPO to promote new bicycling safety law during the Mount Dora Bicycle Festival
As thousands of bicyclists pedal into historic downtown Mount Dora for the 32nd Annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival from Oct. 13-15, officials from the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will be on hand to remind festival goers about a new law that requires motorists to share the road responsibly with bicyclists.
October 10, 2006

Lake-Sumter MPO to host public workshop Sept. 19 about proposed bus service in The Villages
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is hosting a public workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. to provide residents of The Villages an opportunity to submit comments about a proposed circulating bus route that will serve all three counties, Lake, Marion and Sumter, of The Villages.
September 14, 2006

Lake County to host series of community meetings on Aug. 30 and 31 regarding proposed bus route
Lake County Government will host five community meetings between Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31, to receive public input regarding a proposed fixed bus route along U.S. Highway 441 from Lady Lake to Mount Dora.
August 25, 2006

Sumter County Commissioner James Roberts installed as Lake-Sumter MPO vice chairman
Sumter County Commissioner Jim Roberts was installed last week as vice chairman of the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board.
January 31, 2006

Yatsuk begins term as Lake-Sumter MPO Chairman
At the Wednesday meeting of the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board, Mount Dora Mayor James Yatsuk replaced Lake County Commissioner Debbie Stivender as chairman of the region’s transportation planning organization.
January 26, 2006