The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), is the Countywide transportation planning agency responsible for maintaining a countywide transportation planning program is seeking public comments and input on proposed amendment to the adopted Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Pursuant to Federal Regulations and Florida Statues, the UPSP presents a two-year (biennial) work program of that identifies the transportation planning budget which allocates Federal, State and local funding to specific multimodal transportation planning activities, products and related programs. The current biennial UPWP covers Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 through FY 2017-18. The MPO is proposing an amendment to de-obligate $400,000 from the current two year UPWP (FY 2016-17 through FY 2017-18) to be available in year one (1) of the next two-year UPWP (FY2018-19 through FY 2019-20). In accordance with the MPO's Public Participation Plan and in compliance with Federal law and applicable Florida Statues, a public notice is being provided to provide ample opportunity to response on the amended UPWP that is scheduled for approval by the MPO Board at their regularly scheduled meeting on April 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the West Pasco Government Center Board Room, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey, Florida, 34654. Please view the Public Notice for more information.
The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the West Pasco Government Center, Board Room, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey, Florida, 34654 at 10:00a.m., for the purpose of allowing the public to comment on a proposed amendment to the MPO's Fiscal Year )FY) 2017-18 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). This TIP amendment proposes to allow the addition of funds: Federal Transportation Administration FY 2017 Section 5339 UZA large Urban in the amount of $258,884, FY2016 Section 5339 UZA Small urban in the amount of $406,471, and FY 2017 Section 5339 UZA Small Urban Zephyrhills in the amount of $95,375. These funds will support the construction of Pasco County Public Transportation's East Side wash facility and refueling station located at 9928 McKendree Road, San Antonio, FL 33576. Please view the Public Hearing Notice for more information.
The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the designated organization responsible for conducting a countywide transportation planning program, has set a 30-day public comment period beginning March 8, 2018, through April 12,2018, to review the draft UPWP. The UPWP (e.g. MPO Budget) documents all transportation planning activities which will occur during the Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-19 through FL 2019-2020 (July 1, 2018 to June 20, 2020). The final UPWP is scheduled for adoption at a Public Hearing on May 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m., during a regularly scheduled MPO Board meeting at the Historic Pasco County Courthouse, 2nd floor, 37918 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, Florida. Please see the Notice of Request for Public Comments. for more details. You may view the Draft UPWP for details on Work to be performed, planning priorities, and activities to be carried out by the MPO
The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is asking for comments and input on the proposed Public Participation Plan (PPP) Update. Please see the Public Hearing Notice (PDF) for further details. The MPO is responsible for including the public in the transportation planning decision making process. The PPP describes how the MPO will ensure the public has early and continued input into the Pasco MPO transportation planning and project development process. The current PPP was adopted February 2014, and it is required to be updated as necessary every three to five years. The Draft Public Participation Plan Update will be available for public review and comment beginning on February 22, 2018, on the MPO website under Public Hearings/Notices. See Draft Public Participation Plan Update Document (PDF). In compliance with Section 23 C.F.R. 450.316 and 339.175, Florida Statutes, and applicable Federal law, the public will have a minimum of 45 days (February 22, 2018, through April 9, 2018) to comment on and have input into the Public Participation Plan Update before it is considered for adoption. The final Public Participation Plan is scheduled for approval at a public hearing on May 10, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., during a regularly scheduled MPO Board meeting at the Historic Pasco County Courthouse, Board Room, Second Floor, and 37918 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, Florida.
Persons wishing further information or needing a copy of the Draft Public Participation Plan should contact the MPO office at (727) 847-8140. Written comments regarding either document are welcome and may be emailed or mailed to the MPO office at 8731 Citizens Drive, Suite 320, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5598, by the deadline date of April 9, 2018.