TRANSPORTATION: Notice of Public Hearing City of Freeport

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS – Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City of Freeport on May 6, 2019 at 4:00pm in the City Hall Chambers located at 314 W. Stephenson Street in Freeport, Illinois for the purposes of providing continued transportation services via Pretzel City Area Transit to the City of Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois.

The project is described as follows:

A) Project Description: To provide a demand-response route transportation service via Pretzel City Area Transit to the City of Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois.

B) Relocation: Relocation assistance will not be required.

C) Environment: This project is being implemented to minimize environmental impacts.

D) Comprehensive Planning: This project is in conformance with the City of Freeport’s comprehensive transportation planning.

E) Elderly and Handicapped: All vehicles included in the project are accessible for both elderly and/or handicapped persons.

At the hearing, the City of Freeport will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic, and environmental aspects of the project.

Interested persons may submit orally or in writing evidence and recommendations with respect to the said projects.

The City of Freeport requests that any hearing impaired person wishing to attend this Public Hearing notify the City of Freeport, Human Resources Department at 815-235-2065 at least one week before the scheduled hearing date so that arrangements can be made to provide assistance.

A copy of the 5311 and Downstate Operating Assistance grant applications for the proposed projects will be made available for public inspection at the City of Freeport Community and Economic Development Department located at 314 W. Stephenson Street Freeport, Illinois 61032.

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