Public Hearing Transylvania
Posted by Transylvania County on October 9, 2018

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 2, 2018. The public hearing will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM before the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.

Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact April Alm on or before October 19, 2018, 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, 2019 through June 30, 2020:

Project                              Total Amount                                Local Share

Administrative                       $ 155,712                                        $ 23,358          (15%)
Operating (5311)                        $ 0                                                  $ 0               (50%)
Capital (Vehicles & Other)    $ 120,640                                        $ 12,064           (10%)
5310 Operating                     $ 104,000                                        $ 52,000           (50%)

              Total Project Funding Request                                   Total Local Share
                                               $380,352                                         $87,422

This application may be inspected at the Transylvania County Transportation Office (106 E. Morgan Street, 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 31, 2018.

End of Notice