Details for Community Transportation Program

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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 hradministration@appalcart.com
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.

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