JATSO Policy Board Public Meeting Set for Thursday, September 17

(Joplin, MO) – There will be a public meeting of the Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) Policy Board at 1:30 pm on Thursday, September 17 in the Council Chambers of the Joplin City Hall (located on the fifth floor), 602 South Main Street. 

Items to be discussed include the Fiscal Year 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) and a progress report on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) update. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) and the Joplin Regional Airport will also provide updates on COVID-19 impacts. The meeting agenda can be viewed at joplinmo.org/DocumentCenter/View/8895/9-17-20-agenda.

The UPWP lists the transportation studies and tasks that MPO staff and member agencies will perform to support the metropolitan transportation planning process and is updated annually. The MTP is a long-term plan that identifies how the region intends to invest in the transportation system and is updated every 5 years.

This public notice, public involvement activities, and time established for public review and comments on the TIP will satisfy the FTA Section 5307 Program of Projects requirements for Metro Area Public Transit System (MAPS).

NOTE:  If you are in need of disability related auxiliary aids or services, contact the City of Joplin’s ADA Coordinator at 624-0820, Ext. 210, or the City Clerk’s Office at 624-0820, Ext. 220.  Kindly give us forty-eight (48) hours notice to arrange for the aids or services. TTD Number (417) 625-4774. Interpreter services are also available if requested at least seven calendar days in advance of the meeting. Servicios de interpretación están disponibles si se piden al menos 7 días antes de la reunión.

The public is encouraged to attend this meeting. If there are any questions pertaining to the items that will be discussed at the meeting, please contact Taylor Cunningham at 417.624.0820, ext. 514 or by email at TCunning@joplinmo.org.


Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204

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