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Public Comment Period Notice: Amendment

Public Comment Period Notice: Amendment to the Metro COG 2023-2026 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Notice is hereby given that the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) has opened a public comment period and will hold a virtual public comment period via Zoom Video Communications on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. to consider public comments regarding proposed amendments to the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the FM Metropolitan Area. To register for the Zoom meeting or for alternative participation options (phone, in-person, etc.), please visit www.fmmetrocog.org/TIP. The Metro COG TIP is the listing of significant surface transportation improvements scheduled for implementation over the next four years. Metro COG develops and maintains the TIP in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), local jurisdictions (Cities and Counties), and Metro Area Transit (MATBUS) of Fargo-Moorhead. All comments received will be deliberated by the Metro COG Policy Board prior to consideration of the proposed TIP amendment. Metro COG is amending the 2023-2026 TIP in order to reflect recently updated projects. Please contact Metro COG if more specific information is required prior to the public comment period. The public is invited to participate in this public comment period on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.; or written comments may be submitted to Metro COG no later than 12:00 noon, December 15, 2022; at Case Plaza, Suite 232, One Second Street North, Fargo, ND 58102. Contact Paul Bervik, Assistant Transportation Planner at (701) 532-5107 (email: bervik@fmmetrocog.org) if additional information is required. Metro COG is committed to ensuring all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, national origin, disability/handicap, sexual orientation, or income status have access to Metro COG’s programs and services. Alternative participation options will be accommodated upon request. Metro COG will make a good faith effort to accommodate requests for translation services for meeting proceedings and related materials. Please contact Savanna Leach, Metro COG Office Manager, at (701) 532-5101 at least five days in advance of the December 15th meeting if any special accommodations are required for any member of the public to be able to participate in the meeting. (Nov. 30, 2022) 126044