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5/16/13 Public Hearing Notice-Rural public transportation



Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing, will be held by the Delta Human Resource Agency at 915 Highway 51 South, Covington, Tennessee at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, May 24, 2013, for the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought for the Tennessee Department of Transportation pursuant to Section 5311 of Chapter 53 of Title 49 of the United States Code. The project is generally described as follows:


Rural public Transportation is available to serve the areas of

Fayette, Lauderdale, Tipton, and Non-urban Shelby Counties

with a current fleet of 53 vans. The trips are based on demand

response with scheduled reservations. Advance notice of

cancellation for trips not completed is required. Also available are

life-equipped vans to serve the disabled community in each of the

participating counties. Contract services are available with the

Public Transportation Program. A per trip fare will be charged

for general public customers as well as non-eligible services

requested by the contract-eligible customer.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide all interested persons with the opportunity to present their views of the social, economic, environmental and other effects of the foregoing so the project will best serve the public interest.


Delta Human Resource Agency being an Equal Opportunity Employer participates in the Affirmative Action Plan by complying with special efforts to insure minority recruitment. Disadvantaged Service Enterprises as well as other service providers are encouraged to submit proposals identifying specific services available and cost to be considered for contract purposes.


Representatives of the Delta Human Resource Agency will be present at the hearing site one hour prior to the time of the hearing to informally explain the project plans and related information to all interested persons.


Written statements and other exhibits in place of or in addition to oral statements made at the hearing may be submitted to Delta Human Resource Agency at 915 Highway 51 South, Covington, Tennessee, within ten (10) days following the date of the hearing, and a copy furnished to the Office of the Public Transportation, Suite #1800, James K. Polk Building, Nashville, TN 37243-0325.

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