WM055 NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING PRIVATE ENTERPRISE COORDINATION RURAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING
COORDINATION RURAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Walker County is applying for funding assistance under Title 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act pertaining to rural and small urban areas. Walker County will offer general public transportation to all citizens of Walker County for any worthwhile purpose, including but not limited to shopping, medical treatment, social services and other purposes. Walker County solicits private sector input and participation to assure that private for-profit transportation operators have a fair and timely opportunity to participate in the development of this program. Walker County also solicits comments and concerns from the general population on local rural public transportation services.
Walker County also solicits comments and concerns from the disabled population and their representatives to assure that issues relating to the disabled are addressed in the service design proposed during the planning process. Interested persons are invited to request that a public hearing beheld to discuss the services being offered or development of the application. Written comments, requests for a public hearing and/or written notice of intent by private for-profit transportation operators to provide or participate in the above services should be submitted no later than fifteen (15) days from the date of this publication to: COMMISSIONER BEBE HEISKELL, P.O. BOX 445, 101 S. DUKE STREET, LAFAYETTE, GA 30728, 706-638-1437. If no response is received within the fifteen (15) days, the Department of Transportation will proceed with the application.