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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ROGUE VALLEY METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION’S

DRAFT AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY DETERMINATION FOR THE DRAFT 2021-2045 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN

The Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (RVMPO), which covers the greater Medford Urbanized Area, is responsible for determining whether or not the Draft 2021-45 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) conforms with the standards as set forth in the State Implementation Plan for the RVMPO.  The RVMPO Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 regarding the draft AQCD.

The meeting will be held on zoom and can be reached with the following information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87952790288?pwd=R1RnNXBEQndjanlEZk9EUXdGa2hiQT09

Meeting ID: 879 5279 0288

Passcode: 853555

Phone #:  253 215 8782

The Draft Air Quality Conformity Determination for the Draft RTP has been available for public comment on the RVMPO’s website (https://rvmpo.org) since August 11th, 2021.

This document identifies the requirements placed on the RVMPO for addressing the emissions created by transportation related air quality pollution.  The two primary pollutants for the Grants Pass area are Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Particulate Matter of ≥ 10 µ in size (the primary contributor is road dust).

We are seeking public comment over the next thirty (30) days.  Anyone wishing to comment should go to the website and click on the “contact us” link.  Or you can mail comments to:

Planning and Program Manager

Rogue Valley Council of Governments

155 N. 1st Street

P.O Box 3275

Central Point, OR  97502

CLICK HERE for the draft AQCD.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

REQUEST FOR COMMENT ON AMENDMENTS TO THE 2021–2024 Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Improvement Program

RVMPO Policy Committee Meeting, Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87952790288?pwd=R1RnNXBEQndjanlEZk9EUXdGa2hiQT09

Meeting ID: 879 5279 0288

Passcode: 853555

Phone #: 253 215 8782

Sent out to Media and Posted at rvmpo.org on September 3, 2021

The RVMPO is considering the following amendments to the 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program:

  • OR99/I-5 Curb Ramps (KN 22389)

The TIP fulfills federal requirements (23 CFR Part 450) for a long-range multimodal transportation plan and a short-range project programming document in the Medford urbanized area which includes RVTD, portions of Jackson County and the cities of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, Medford, Jacksonville, Central Point and Eagle Point.

We are seeking public comment over the next twenty-one (21) days.  Anyone wishing to comment should go to the website and click on the “contact us” link.  Or you can mail comments to:

Planning and Program Manager

Rogue Valley Council of Governments

155 N. 1st Street

P.O Box 3275

Central Point, OR  97502

CLICK HERE for the memo.