Jan
15

PUBLIC NOTICE :: Sarasota/Manatee MPO Board Meeting and Joint Meeting of Sarasota/Manatee & Charlotte County-Punta Gorda Metropolitan Planning Organizations on January 25, 2021

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NOTIFICATION IS GIVEN that the Sarasota/Manatee MPO will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 25, 2021  at 9:30 a.m. in the Longboat Key Room at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, Florida 34221, followed by the Joint Board Meeting of the Sarasota/Manatee & Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPOs which begins at 11:00 a.m. Meeting Materials for both meetings and information regarding technology and access will be posted to the MPO website at www.mympo.org on Friday, January 15, 2020.

There are five (5) ways for the public to participate:

  • In person at the MPO Board or Joint MPO Meetings by filling out a comment card.
  • Written comments will be accepted before, during, and after the meeting. All written comments will be included as part of the official public record of the meeting. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name, email address, and phone number with your written comment. 
  • The MPO Board and Joint MPO meetings will be live streamed on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. respectively. The public can view the meeting and comment during the meeting using the comment box at https://publicinput.com/Q742.
  • The public may call-in by phone and leave voice comments. Telephone Number 1-855-925-2801; Meeting code 8196.
  • For those wishing to address members of the Sarasota/Manatee MPO or Joint MPO Boards directly, you are requested to provide a written request in advance. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021, for your comments to be distributed to MPO Board and Joint Board members prior to the meeting. Please provide the following information in the email:
    • Subject line (RE): PUBLIC COMMENT FOR January 25, 2021 MPO BOARD or Joint MPO MEETING
    • Please include the following information in the body of the email: 1) Name, email, and phone number; 2) The agenda item you wish to address; 3) A summary of your public comment (3000-character limit)
    • Following the receipt of the email, instructions will be sent on how to join the virtual meeting to speak once the Chair calls on you during the public comment period.

The MPO rules of procedure, decorum, and policy governing the public comment period, shall be followed, and enforced in the same manner as if the meeting were held in person. During the public comment period, the Chair will ask the public to speak based on the written requests to speak in the order they are received.

Any person with a disability requiring assistance, auxiliary aids, and services for this meeting should notify Nanette Eubanks at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting by calling 941-359-5772.

It would greatly help MPO staff if questions and comments could be emailed to Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) PRIOR to the beginning of the meetings, and ideally before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Public Comment: This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of the Federal Laws, Florida Statutes, and MPO Policy. No stenographic record by a certified court reporter is made of this meeting. Accordingly, any person who may seek to appeal any decisions involving the matter noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at this meeting upon which any appear is to be based.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the Sarasota/Manatee MPO at 941-359-5772 at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

The MPO’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary who believes they have been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or family status may file a complaint with the Sarasota/Manatee at 941-359-5772 or by writing the MPO at 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, Florida 34243.

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Jan
13

PUBLIC NOTICE :: Participate in the Manatee Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Meeting on January 27, 2021

public-notice Participate in the Manatee Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Meeting on January 27, 20201

NOTIFICATION IS GIVEN that the Manatee Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Sarasota/Manatee MPO located at 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, Florida. Meeting materials and information regarding technology and access will be posted to the MPO website at www.mympo.org on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

For the protection of the community, all Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meetings will be available to the public online and by telephone to avoid convening more than ten people during the current Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged Declaration and Order of Emergency through June 30, 2021.  Public access and public comment opportunities will be provided as permitted for local government meetings, allowing the use of communications media technology, such as telephonic and video conferencing.

There are four (4) ways for the public to participate:

1.   Written comments will be accepted before, during, and after the meeting.  All written comments will be included as part of the official public record of the meeting.  Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name, email address, and phone number with your written comment. 

2.   The Manatee LCB meeting will be live streamed on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The public can view the meeting and comment during the meeting using the comment box at https://publicinput.com/Q742. 

3.   The public may call-in by phone and leave voice comments. Telephone Number 1-855-925-2801; Meeting code 8196.

4.   For those wishing to address members of the Manatee LCB directly, you are requested to provide a written request in advance. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27 for your comments to be distributed to Manatee LCB members prior to the meeting. Please provide the following information in the email:

a.   Subject line (RE): PUBLIC COMMENT FOR JANUARY 27, 2021 MANATEE LCB MEETING

b.   Please include the following information in the body of the email:  1) Name, email, and phone number; 2) The agenda item you wish to address; 3) A summary of your public comment (3000 character limit)

c.    Following the receipt of the email, instructions will be sent on how to join the virtual meeting to speak once the Chair calls on you during the public comment period.

The MPO rules of procedure, decorum, and policy governing the public comment period, shall be followed and enforced in the same manner as if the meeting were held in person.  During the public comment period, the Chair will ask the public to speak based on the written requests to speak in the order they are received. 

Any person with a disability requiring assistance, auxiliary aids, and services for this meeting should notify the Sarasota/Manatee MPO at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting by calling (941)-359-5772.

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Jan
13

PUBLIC NOTICE :: Participate in the Sarasota Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Meeting on January 20, 2021

public-notice Sarasota Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Meeting on January 20, 2021

NOTIFICATION IS GIVEN that the Sarasota Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at the Sarasota/Manatee MPO located at 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, Florida.  Meeting materials and information regarding technology and access will be posted to the MPO website at www.mympo.org on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

For the protection of the community, all Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meetings will be available to the public online and by telephone to avoid convening more than ten people during the current Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged Declaration and Order of Emergency through June 30, 2021.  Public access and public comment opportunities will be provided as permitted for local government meetings, allowing the use of communications media technology, such as telephonic and video conferencing.

There are four (4) ways for the public to participate:

1.   Written comments will be accepted before, during, and after the meeting.  All written comments will be included as part of the official public record of the meeting.  Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name, email address, and phone number with your written comment. 

2.   The Sarasota LCB meeting will be live streamed on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The public can view the meeting and comment during the meeting using the comment box at https://publicinput.com/Q742. 

3.   The public may call-in by phone and leave voice comments. Telephone Number 1-855-925-2801; Meeting code 8196.

4.   For those wishing to address members of the Sarasota LCB directly, you are requested to provide a written request in advance. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20 for your comments to be distributed to Sarasota LCB members prior to the meeting. Please provide the following information in the email:

a.   Subject line (RE): PUBLIC COMMENT FOR JANUARY 20, 2021 SARASOTA LCB MEETING

b.   Please include the following information in the body of the email:  1) Name, email, and phone number; 2) The agenda item you wish to address; 3) A summary of your public comment (3000 character limit)

c.   Following the receipt of the email, instructions will be sent on how to join the virtual meeting to speak once the Chair calls on you during the public comment period.

The MPO rules of procedure, decorum, and policy governing the public comment period, shall be followed and enforced in the same manner as if the meeting were held in person.  During the public comment period, the Chair will ask the public to speak based on the written requests to speak in the order they are received. 

Any person with a disability requiring assistance, auxiliary aids, and services for this meeting should notify the Sarasota/Manatee MPO at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting by calling (941)-359-5772.

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Dec
28

PUBLIC NOTICE :: Sarasota/Manatee MPO TAC Meeting & CAN Meeting Postponement

public-notice Public Notice for January TAC Meeting and CAN Meeting Postponement

NOTIFICATION IS GIVEN that on January 11, 2021, the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the MPO Office, 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, Florida 34243. The January 11, 2021 Citizen Advisory Network (CAN) meeting has been postponed being held in conjunction with the February 8, 2021 meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT: Meeting materials and information regarding technology and access will be posted to the MPO website at www.mympo.org before Friday, December 31, 2020.

There are four (4) ways for the public to participate:

  1. Written comments will be accepted before, during, and after the meeting. All written comments will be included as part of the official public record of the meeting. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name, email address, and phone number with your written comment.
  2. The TAC meeting will be live streamed on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The public can view the meeting and comment during the meeting using the comment box at https://publicinput.com/Q742.
  3. The public may call-in by phone and leave comments via voicemail.   Telephone Number 1-855-925-2801; Meeting code 8196.
  4. For those wishing to address members of the TAC directly, you are requested to provide a written request in advance. Please email Nanette Eubanks, Clerk to the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 for your comments to be distributed to TAC members prior to the meeting. Please provide the following information in the email:
    • Subject line (RE): PUBLIC COMMENT FOR JANUARY 11, 2021 TAC MEETING
    • Please include the following information in the body of the email:  1) Name, email, and phone number; 2) The agenda item you wish to address; 3) A summary of your public comment (3000-character limit)
    • Following the receipt of the email, instructions will be sent on how to join the virtual meeting to speak once the Chair calls on you during the public comment period.

The MPO rules of procedure, decorum, and policy governing the public comment period, shall be followed and enforced in the same manner as if the meeting were held in person. During the public comment period, the Chair will ask the public to speak based on the written requests to speak in the order they are received. 

Any person with a disability requiring assistance, auxiliary aids, and services for this meeting should notify the MPO at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting by calling (941)-359-5772.

It would greatly help MPO staff if questions and comments could be emailed to Clerk to the Board (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) PRIOR to the beginning of the meetings, and ideally before 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021.

This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of Federal Laws, Florida Statutes, and MPO Policy. There are no stenographical records by a certified court reporter for the noticed meeting(s) listed above. Accordingly, any person seeking to appeal any decision(s) made at the noticed meeting(s) herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at the meeting(s) upon which any appeal is to be based.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the Sarasota/Manatee MPO at 941-359-5772 at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

The MPO’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary who believes they have been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or family status may file a complaint with the Sarasota/Manatee MPO Title VI Coordinator by calling 941-359-5772 or in writing mailed to Sarasota/Manatee MPO, ATTN: Title VI Coordinator, at 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, Florida 34243.

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