Published October 7, 2015
|NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC
PRIVATE ENTERPRISE COORDINATION
RURAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
|Cook County is applying for funding
assistance under Title 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 of the Federal
Transit Act pertaining to rural and small urban areas.
Cook County will offer general public transportation to all citizens of Cook County for any worthwhile purpose, including but not limited to shopping, medical treatment, social services and other purposes.
Cook County solicits private sector input and participation to assure that private for-profit transportation operators have a fair and timely opportunity to participate in the development of this program.
Cook County also solicits comments and concerns from the general population on local rural public transportation services.
Cook County also solicits comments and concerns from the disabled population and their representatives to assure that issues relating to the disabled are addressed in the service design proposed during the planning process.
Interested persons are invited to request that a public hearing be held to discuss the services being offered or development of the application.
Written comments, requests for a public hearing and/or written notice of intent by private for-profit transportation operators to provide or participate in any or all of the above services should be submitted no later than fifteen (15) days from the date of this publication to:
Jeff Lane, Chairman
Cook County Board of Commissioners
1200 S. Hutchinson Ave.
Adel, GA 31620
If no response is received within the fifteen (15) days, the Department of Transportation will proceed with the application.