Hernando Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization May Meeting Summary accessibility restaurant explore domain room_service shopping_basket arrow-circle-right search instagram linkedin yelp twitter youtube star facebook Trip Advisor

Hernando Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization May Meeting Summary

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on May 24, 2021

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) met on Thursday, May 13, 2021 in a public meeting at the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, FL.

Hernando Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization May Meeting Summary

The points of interest from the meeting are below:

  • The MPO Board was presented with the Florida Turnpike Enterprise’s construction report for projects occurring in the Hernando/Citrus MPO area.
  • The MPO’s quarterly report was provided to the MPO Board.
  • The MPO Board approved an amendment to the Transportation Planning Funding Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for FY 2021 Contract G1M00.
  • The MPO Board adopted the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) FY 2021 – FY 2022 Second Year Amendment, which incorporated close out funding for Fiscal Year 2020 – 2021
  • The MPO/FDOT Annual Joint Certification Statement and Certification Summary Report for 2020 was approved by the MPO Board. The Joint Certification Statement and Certification Summary outline the noteworthy accomplishments of the MPO.
  • The MPO Board approved an amendment to the FY 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which included funds for US 301 from Pasco County Line to SR 50/Cortez Blvd. The amendment adds preliminary design funds to develop concepts in conjunction with the Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) Study.
  • The MPO Board reviewed a draft of the List of Priority Projects (LOPP) which is developed on an annual basis and includes both Transportation alternative (TA) Projects and Major Improvement/Congestion Management Projects. The list is due to FDOT by October 1, 2021. The board is scheduled to review and/or approve the list at their meeting on June 17, 2021.
  • The MPO Board opened a 30 day public comment period for the FY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP contains the funded FDOT Five-Year Work Program and the local jurisdictions Transportation Work Programs. The FY 2022 – 2026 TIP will be presented to the Board on June 17, 2021 for further review and/or approval.
  • The MPO Board approved the Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) Planning Grant Applications for Hernando County in the amount of $23,954, and Citrus County in the amount of $23,076.

The next MPO meeting is scheduled for: Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 1:30 pm in the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, FL 34461.

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

Comments

Add comment

Your comment will be revised by the site if needed.