Open for Public Comment
Transportation Improvement Program
Notice of Availability and Public Comment Period
A draft of the Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (KMPO) five-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 2018-2022 is now available for public review and comment. The TIP is a multi-year funding program document that lists federally and non-federally funded transportation improvements proposed by local jurisdictions, highway districts, Kootenai County, Idaho Transportation Department and the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe during the next five years. This document and review period does not include Kootenai County’s 2016 Program of Projects (POP) using Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5307 and Section 5310 funding to support of public transportation activities in the Coeur d’ Alene-Post Falls Urbanized area. Kootenai County will issued their public notice and public involvement activities and time period established for public review and comments. The results from Kootenai County’s process will be incorporated into the TIP and will be used to satisfy the POP requirements as required by the Federal Transit Administration.
Click here to view or download the TIP or call KMPO at (208)930-4164 for a copy.
The comment period is from Wednesday August 2, 2017 through Tuesday September 5, 2017. All comments must be received by KMPO no later than Tuesday September 5, 2017 through one of the following options: email firstname.lastname@example.org; mailing or delivering to KMPO, 250 Northwest Blvd. Suite 209, Coeur d’ Alene ID 83814; calling (208) 930-4164; or going on http://www.itd.idaho.gov for an opportunity to review and comment on individual projects elsewhere in the State of Idaho. The public comment period provides an opportunity for the community to review the proposed use of State and Federal transportation grant funds over the next five years prior to approving the program of projects. Comments received during the public comment period will be provided to the KMPO Board for their consideration prior to adoption of the 2018-2022 TIP. KMPO will be holding a public open house on Tuesday August 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to review the program and provide public comments during the public comment period. The Open House will be located at KMPO 250 Northwest Blvd, Suite 209, Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83814.
The KMPO Board will be considering approval of the 2018-2022 Transportation Improvement Program on Thursday September 14, 2017 at their regular Board meeting, located at 408 N. Spokane Street, Post Falls, ID starting at 1:30 p.m. in the City of Post Falls City Council Chambers. An opportunity to provide comment on the TIP, including Kootenai County’s Program of Projects using Federal Transit Administration funding will be provided at the meeting.
For special accommodation/translation services, citizens need to contact KMPO 48 hours in advance of the meeting. KMPO assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.O.100.259) and the Americans With Disabilities Act, as amended.
Publish, August 2, 8, 15, 2017
Click on the Public Involvement Policy to view in pdf format.