Public Comment Period for the 2023 Public Participation Plan Draft
2023 Public Participation Plan Draft
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
The Ozarks Transportation Organization announces a public comment period for an update of the OTO Public Participation Plan. The Plan documents how the OTO will provide for public involvement on plans and policies at key decision points in the regional transportation planning process. The public comment period is from May 1st to June 16, 2023. Comments received will be reviewed and incorporated where appropriate before the Plan is presented to the Board of Directors for adoption. A draft of the updated Public Participation Plan is available for review at the OTO office, 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd, Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807 and online at https://ozarkstransportation.org/what-we-do/ppp. Comments may be submitted in writing by mail, by fax at (417) 862-6013, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and https://www.ozarkstransportation.org/give-us-your-input#comments.
The Plan documents how the OTO will provide for public involvement on plans and policies at key decision points in the regional transportation planning process. As the federally designated MPO for the Springfield metro area, the OTO is required to maintain a public participation plan. The Plan also includes survey results and performance measures to identify the most effective ways to reach out to all interested parties and improve community engagement.
All individuals and organizations with an interest in transportation are encouraged to provide input on the Plan, especially members of under-represented groups including individuals with disabilities, lower income persons, and minority populations.
Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor del idioma español, por favor comuníquese con la Dave Faucett al teléfono 417-865-3047 ext. 104, cuando menos 48 horas antes vencimiento del plazo.
Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Dave Faucett at 417-865-3047 ext. 104 at least 2 working days prior to the survey deadline.
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OTO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see www.ozarkstransportation.org, or call 417-865-3042.