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Public Notice
Published May 14, 2014
 
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY
FOR A PUBLIC HEARING
PRIVATE ENTERPRISE
COORDINATION RURAL PUBLIC
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM


Ben Hill 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.

Ben Hill County will offer general public transportation to all citizens of Ben Hill County for any worthwhile purpose; including but not limited to shopping, medical treatment, social services and other purposes.

Ben Hill 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.

Ben Hill 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 be held 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 any or all of the above services should be submitted no later than fifteen (15) days from the date of this publication to:

Chairman Board of Commissioners
Phillip C. Jay III
402-A East Pine Street
Fitzgerald, GA 31750-2866

If no response is received within the fifteen (15) days, the Department of Transportation will proceed with the application.