078-20 - KIRPC Notice of Opportunity to Hold A Public Hearing
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
RE: Arrowhead Country Public Transit Service provided by Jasper County Community Services, Inc. in Jasper County, Pulaski County Human Services, Inc. in Pulaski County, Community Services of Starke County, Inc. in Starke County, and Newton County Community Services, Inc. in Newton County, Indiana. FY 2021, Capital Assistance to purchase replacement public transit vehicles.
1. Notice is hereby given that the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission dba/Arrowhead Country Public Transit Service will provide the opportunity for a public hearing for the purpose of considering a grant for which federal capital assistance under Section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act of 1964, as amended, is being sought. The hearing will be held electronically if any person submits a request in writing that a hearing be held to Lynette Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org within a 10 day period after the publication of this Notice.
The project is generally described as follows:
A. Description of Project
i. The project period will be CY 2021 with the Jasper County Community Services, Inc., Pulaski County Human Services, Inc., Newton County Community Services, Inc., and Community Services of Starke County, Inc. (Operators of Arrowhead Country Public Transportation in Jasper, Pulaski, Newton, and Starke Counties respectively) to be assisted.
ii. Capital procurement to be made is nine (9) public transportation vehicles. The purpose of this procurement is to replace like equipment that has extended is useful life or is obsolete.
iii. Estimated project cost $400,000 with 80% of the project cost provided by federal funding and 20% local match. The local match will be provided by Jasper County Community Services, Inc., Pulaski County Human Services, Inc., Newton County Community Services, Inc., and Community Services of Starke County, Inc.
No persons, families and/or businesses are estimated to be displaced by this project. Persons, families and businesses so displaced will be afforded rights as required by the Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1970.
This project will not have a significant environmental impact upon the service area.
2. If a hearing is requested and scheduled, the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission will afford an opportunity for interested persons, agencies and private transportation providers to be heard with respect to the social, environmental, and economic aspects of the grant. Interested persons may submit orally or in writing evidence and recommendations with respect to said grant at the public hearing.
3. A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission, 115 East Fourth Street, P O BOX 127, Monon, IN 47959.
Lynette Carpenter, Director of Finance
Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission
078-20 G 05/06