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Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization August Meeting Recap

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on September 2, 2019

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) met on August 20, 2019, in a public meeting at the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto FL. The points of interest from the meeting are below:

Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization August Meeting Recap

• The MPO Board appointed a representative to their Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC), and their Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

• The MPO Board reviewed the Hernando County Transit Development Plan (TDP) and concurred with the submittal to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

•The Hernando/Citrus MPOs Planning Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation was modified to reflect the funding that was carried forward in the Unified Planning Work Program for FY 2020.

• The Annual Roll-Forward amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program for FY 2020-2024 was approved to reflect projects carried forward into the Work Program.

•The Board approved the Transportation Disadvantaged Planning Grants with the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged.  The grants provide funding to the MPO to administer the Transportation Disadvantaged Program for both Hernando County and Citrus County.

•The Board discussed the MPO budget and issues relating to the reimbursable grant funding.  The Board had many questions and requested the issue be discussed further at the September 17, 2019, meeting.

• The funding and phasing of the Three Sisters Springs Multipurpose path were discussed by the Board.  Further review and discussion will be required among the project partners.

For further information regarding the Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Organization, visit us at: https://www.hernandocounty.us/departments/departments-f-m/metropolitan-planning-organization

The next MPO meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto Florida. 

Please Contact the Hernando/Citrus MPO at (352) 754-4082 for more information

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