Proposed 2020-2023 TIP Amendments

Public Hearing and More Inforation

The Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) held a public hearing at the Metro COG Conference Room – 1 2nd Street North, Suite 232, in Fargo, North Dakota on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to consider public comments regarding a proposed amendment to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the FM Metropolitan Area.  Because of the preliminary nature of TIP Amendment #3, the public hearing was continued until the next Transportation Technical Committee (TTC) meeting in the same location described above, on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  There will also be a public hearing for TIP Amendment #4 on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

The proposed Amendment #3 to the 2020-2023 TIP reflects a new rural transit grant award through the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA). A public notice was published in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead on Monday, March 30, 2020, advertising a public hearing and detailing public comment information such as where to send written comments regarding the proposed amendment. It was advertised that public comments would be accepted until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, April 16, 2020, however, the comment period has been extended to Thursday, May 21, 2020. 

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and resulting Stay at Home Order for Minnesotans, the final information regarding the grant award has not yet been finalized for TIP Amendment #3, and only preliminary information is available.  Please find the preliminary amendment information to the right under TIP Amendment #3 resources.  This page will be updated when the final information is available.  

The proposed Amendment #4 to the 2020-2023 TIP reflects a new North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) project using Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant Program - Urban (STBGP-U) funds.  A public notice was published in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, advertising a public hearing and detailing public comment information such as where to send written comments regarding the proposed amendment.  Comments will be accepted until Thursday, May 21, 2020.  

Participation

For Public Participation during the public hearing at 10:00 a.m. on May 14, 2020, please use our conference number:

Call-in: +1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 849 043 592

Password: 996839 

Please use the form below to email Luke Champa, Assistant Transportation Planner, for more information on how to participate, or to leave a written comment regarding the proposed Amendment #3 and/or Amendment #4 to the 2020-2023 TIP.  

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