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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Lexington Area Metro Planning Organization seeking public input on Participation Plan

The Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking public input on the Lexington Area Participation Plan. The MPO is the transportation planning agency for Fayette and Jessamine Counties.

The Participation Plan outlines the MPO’s public engagement process. It is the official policy for how the MPO will disseminate information to the public and to stakeholders, to ensure there is adequate time for them to provide input, and to engage them in the transportation planning process. The PP also outlines the process for adopting and amending the major transportation planning documents produced by the MPO including the long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plan (20+ years) and short-range Transportation Improvement Program (4 years).

Public review and comment on the Participation Plan will be held for 45 days beginning on Dec. 13 and ending on Jan. 27, 2013.

The Participation Plan can be reviewed here. Printed copies are also available:

1) Lexington Area MPO, 101 E Vine St, Room 735, Lexington, KY 40507; (8 a.m. – 4 p.m., M-F)
2) Nicholasville Planning Commission, Nicholasville City Hall, 517 N Main St, Nicholasville, KY 40356 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m., M-F).
3) Lexington Public Library, Main Branch, 140 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 (during regular library hours)
4) Jessamine County Public Library, 600 S Main St, Nicholasville KY 40356 (during regular library hours).

Questions and comments on the PP may be directed to Kenzie Gleason with the Lexington Area MPO at kgleason@lexingtonky.gov or 859-258-3160. Written comments may be submitted to the MPO at the address listed above.

From LFUcG