The final draft of Go Sioux Falls, the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan is now available for review on the Resources page of http://gosiouxfalls.org/. Written comments may be submitted through the project website http://gosiouxfalls.org/, or by mail to SECOG, Attn: Amber Gibson, 500 N. Western Avenue, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. Written comments must be received by noon on November 18, 2015.
Public testimony will also be accepted at the public hearing on November 19th. Please refer to the notice below for additional details.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The public is invited to attend a public hearing and provide comments on the final draft of Go Sioux Falls, the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan. Go Sioux Falls will establish goals and priorities to guide how future transportation investments are made to help shape the region’s transportation network through the year 2040. A public hearing on the final draft of Go Sioux Falls will be conducted and will allow for public testimony at a meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Sioux Falls MPO at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at the Ramada Hotel located at 1301 W. Russell Street, Sioux Falls, SD.
The Go Sioux Falls document will be available to view on the project website http://gosiouxfalls.org/ by November 4, 2015. Copies will also be available by request at SECOG, 500 N. Western Avenue, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. Written comments may be submitted through the project website http://gosiouxfalls.org/, or by mail to SECOG, Attn: Amber Gibson, 500 N. Western Avenue, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. Written comments must be received by noon on November 18, 2015.
The participants of the Sioux Falls MPO include: the Cities of Brandon, Crooks, Harrisburg, Hartford, Sioux Falls and Tea; Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties; South Eastern Council of Governments (SECOG); South Dakota Department of Transportation; Federal Highway Administration; and Federal Transit Administration.
The specific official planning study area boundary includes: within Minnehaha County, the Townships of Sioux Falls, Split Rock, and Wayne; within Minnehaha County, Sections 1 thru 4 and 9 thru 36, of Benton Township; Sections 13 thru 36 of Brandon Township; Sections 13 thru 16, 21 thru 28, and 33 thru 36 of Hartford Township; Sections 2 thru 11 and 13 thru 36 of Mapelton Township; Sections 18 thru 19 and 30 thru 31 of Red Rock Township; Sections 6 thru 7, 18 thru 19, and 30 thru 31 of Valley Springs Township; and within Lincoln County, the Township of Springdale; within Lincoln County, Sections 2 thru 11 of Township 99 Range 49 of Dayton Township; the Township of Delapre except sections 7 thru 8, 17 thru 20, and 29 thru 32, of Township 100 Range 51; Sections 1 thru 12 of LaValley Township; Sections 1 thru 4 and 12 of Perry Township.
This hearing is open to the public and anyone with an interest is encouraged to attend. Notice is hereby given to individuals with disabilities that this public hearing is being held in a physically accessible place. Please notify Janice at SECOG at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing if you have special needs for which this agency will need to make arrangements. The telephone number for making special arrangements is 605-367-5390 or 1-800-877-1113 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf).