July 11 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Meeting

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) for the Gainesville Urbanized Area will conduct a meeting at the County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville) on Monday, July 11, 2022. The meeting begins at 5 p.m.

Live public comment concerning meeting items and other transportation issues is only available on-site in the John R. “Jack” Durrance Auditorium of the Alachua County Administration Building. The meeting is televised live on Cox Channel 12 and is available on the Alachua County Video on Demand Website. The public is encouraged to submit any written or photographic documents one business day prior to the meeting to escalante@ncfrpc.org. Any questions regarding participation should be directed to the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization at 955-2200, extension 114.

Although Covid-19 social distancing requirements have been removed, limited seating is available on-site at the Alachua County Administration Building. Masks are strongly encouraged when social distancing is not possible.

Items of interest on the Meeting Agenda include:

  1. Approval of Meeting Agenda and Consent Agenda Items
  2. Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2022-23 to 2026-27
  3. List of Priority Projects for Fiscal Years 2023-24 to 2027-28
  4. Election of Vice-Chair
  5. Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  6. Comments – Florida Department of Transportation Report, Members, Public and Chair’s Report

View the meeting packet and backup materials

View the meeting agenda

The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization is responsible for the continuing, comprehensive and cooperative urban transportation planning program for the Gainesville Metropolitan Area. This planning program is required in order to receive federal and state funds for transportation projects. Voting members consist of the five Alachua County Commissioners and the Mayor and the six City of Gainesville Commissioners. Non-voting members are The University of Florida President’s designee, a Rural Advisor designated by the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization and the Florida Department of Transportation District 2 Secretary’s designee. Staff services are provided by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.

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