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Posted by Transportation on September 28, 2017

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 Transylvania County Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than November 3rd, 2017. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 9:00 AM before the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.
Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids or services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact April Alm on or before October 9th, 2017, at telephone number 828-884-1870 or via email at
The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Transylvania County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using a combination of NCDOT-sponsored vans and contracts with local private transportation companies. Services are rendered by the Transylvania County Transportation Department.
The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019)

Project                            Total Amount                                   Local Share
Administrative                    $ 163,691                                        $ 24,555        (15%)
Operating (5311)                     $ 0                                                  $ 0             (50%)
Capital (Vehicles & Other) $ 123,310                                         $ 12,331        (10%)
5310 Operating                  $104,000                                          $104,000       (50%)

Total Project Funding Request                                    Total Local Share
                 $391,001                                                           $88,886

This application may be inspected at Transylvania County Transportation Office (108 E. Morgan Street in Brevard, NC) from Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Written comments should be directed to April Alm at Transylvania County before October 31st, 2017.

Note: AN ORIGINAL COPY of the published Public Hearing Notice must be attached to a signed Affidavit of Publication. Both the Public Hearing Notice and the Affidavit of Publication must be submitted with the CTP grant application.