Public Hearing Notice Proposed Transit Service Changes to MATBUS Route 6 (Dilworth) and Route 9 (Moorhead) The City of Moorhead is considering service changes to Moorhead and Dilworth MATBUS routes, to become effective May 1, 2021.
Public Hearing Notice
Service Changes to
MATBUS Route 6 (Dilworth) and Route 9 (Moorhead)
The City of Moorhead is considering service changes to Moorhead and Dilworth MATBUS routes, to become effective May 1, 2021. The proposed changes would extend Route 6 farther east to 14th Street NE in Dilworth, reverse the direction of Route 6, and remove a portion of Route 9 in southeast Moorhead. The proposed service changes to MATBUS are considered major and will require public hearings. Full details of the proposed changes can be viewed on matbus.com.
The first public hearing will be held by the Dilworth City Council on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 2 First Avenue SE, Dilworth, MN. Pursuant to the Emergency Declaration dated March 18, 2020 and Resolution 20-12, in-person meetings are closed to the public and not practical due to COVID-19. Those who wish to listen in and/or participate in the meeting can call in at 6:00 p.m., 312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 976 1360 9823, or join interactively at https://zoom.us/j/ 97613609823. The meeting link will also be provided on the city website prior to the meeting. At the hearing, the City of Dilworth will afford an opportunity for interested persons to be heard with respect to the proposed service changes. If other accommodations are needed, please contact city staff.
The second public hearing will be held by the Moorhead City Council on Monday, March 22, 2021, at 5:45 p.m. The Moorhead City Council is currently operating under an emergency ordinance due to COVID-19. Until further notice, Moorhead City Hall is closed to the public and City Council meetings are being held virtually to allow the public to hear and see the City Council meetings. For participation information, visit The City's Public Participation Guidance page at http://www.cityofmoor head.com/residents/coronavirus-c ovid-19-/meetings-events-activities /public-participation-guidance. Those who wish to participate in the public hearing are asked to contact the City of Moorhead in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-299-5166. At the hearing, the City of Moorhead will afford an opportunity for interested persons to be heard with respect to the proposed service changes. Upon request, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, language barriers, or other needs to allow participation in meetings will be provided. To arrange assistance, call the City Clerk's Office at 218-299-5166 (voice) or 711 (TDD/TTY).
Written comments may be submitted in advance of either public hearing to: Lori Van Beek, Transit Manager, 650 23rd Street North, Fargo, ND 58102, E-mail LVanbeek@matbus.com, telephone 701-476-6686.
Informational Display: An informational display on the proposed changes, as well as comment cards, will be in the lobby of the Ground Transportation Center (GTC), 502 N.P. Avenue, Fargo, ND, from February 22 through March 5 and posted online at www.matbus.com. Written comments may be turned in to the dispatch window and will be considered by staff prior to the final recommendation to the City Council.
Comments received may result in changes to the proposed routes and times. The final recommendations will be made available to the public on March 26, 2021, at the GTC and on matbus.com.
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