Notice of Public Hearing
Grant for expansion of service for LMPT for Logan and Mason Counties

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[April 25, 2017]  LINCOLN - State of Illinois Paratransit Vehicle Grant for expansion of service for LMPT for Logan and Mason Counties.

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the County of Logan.

On: Monday, May 8th, 2017

At: 10:00 a.m.

Logan County Courthouse
1st Floor Courtroom
601 Broadway,
Lincoln, IL 62656

I. --- For the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought from the Illinois Department of Transportation, pursuant to the Illinois Department of Transportation’s general authority to make such Grants, and which is generally described as follows: Request is for 1 additional minivan with ramp that will transport 2 wheelchairs/5 passengers costing $41,000.00 and 3 additional medium duty paratransit vehicles with lifts that will transport 5 wheelchairs/14 passengers at a cost of $63,000.00 each.

  1. These vehicles will be used to provide paratransit service and deviated route service for Mason and Logan Counties.

This project will be included in a Consolidated Vehicle Procurement Program undertaken by the State of Illinois on behalf of Logan County with State and Federal funds.

  1. Relocation – Relocation Assistance will not be provided.

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  1. Environment – This project is being implemented to minimize environmental impact.

  2. Comprehensive Planning – This project is in conformance with comprehensive transportation planning in the area.

  3. Elderly and Disabled – All new equipment included in this project will meet ADA accessibility rules for the elderly and persons with disabilities.

II. ---  At the hearing the County of Logan will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic and environmental aspects of the project. Interested persons may submit orally or in writing, evidence and recommendations with respect to said project.

III. ---  A copy of the application for a state grant for the proposed project for the intended service area will be made available for public inspection at Logan County, at the Logan County Courthouse, County Board Office, Room #16, 601 Broadway, Lincoln, IL 62656.

Contact Person: Brenda Clark
Title: PCOM

Logan County Courthouse
601 Broadway,
Rm #16,
Lincoln, IL 62656
Telephone: (217) 732-5927

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