Details for Community Transportation Program
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 and applicable State funding, or combination thereof. This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed AppalCART Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than December 9, 2022. The public hearing will be held on December 5, 2022 at 3:00 pm before the AppalCART Board. Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and/or services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Bridget Harrison on or before December 2, 2022, at telephone number 828-297-1300 ext. 105 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Watauga County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using buses and vans. Services are rendered by AppalCART. The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. NOTE: Local share amount is subject to State Funding availability. Project Administrative (5311) Operating (5311) Capital (Vehicles & Other) Rural State Operating Apprentice Program Total Project Total Amount $500,000 $910,586 $434,575 $210,932 $52,774 $2,108,867 Total Funding Request Local Share $75,000 (15%) $455,293 (50%) $43,458 (10%) $105,466 (50%) $5,278 (10%) $684,495 Total Local Share This application may be inspected at the AppalCART from November 14, 2022 until December 2, 2022. Written comments should be directed to Bridget Harrison before December 2, 2022.