PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 and applicable State funding, or combination thereof.
This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed FY-21 Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than Friday October 4, 2019. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 5:55 p.m. before the Jackson County Board of Commissioners.
Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Norma Taylor on or before Friday, August 30, 2019, at telephone number 828-586-0233 or via email at
The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Jackson County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using Vans and Buses. Services are rendered by Jackson County Transit.
The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021
Project Total Amount Local Share
Administrative $ 188,859 $ 28,329 (15%)
Capital (Vehicles & Other) $ 281,295 $ 28,130 (10%)
5310 Operating $ 175,000 $ 87,500 (50%)
Total Project $ $645,154 $ 143,959
This application may be inspected at Jackson County Transit 1148 Haywood Rd. Sylva, NC 28779 from 8am-5pm Monday thru Friday. Written comments should be directed to Norma Taylor, Transit Director before Friday, August 30, 2019.