Thursday, October 18, 2007

Public Meetings To Discuss The South County Transportation Plan

From Stacy Williams- Planning and Growth Management
**UPDATED NOTICE: Third Meeting Scheduled**

Hillsborough County will hold three additional public meetings to
the South County Transportation Study.  The Plan considers
improvements through the year 2050, above and beyond those improvements
identified in the Metropolitan Planning Organization's 2025 Needs Plan
the County's Corridor Preservation Plan.

The initial preliminary recommendations for the South County
Plan were submitted to the Planning Commission on September 1 for the
Comprehensive Plan amendment review process.  Due to a large number of
amendments submitted, the South County Plan will now go through the
and adoption process in early 2008. During this time, a series of
presentations and workshops will be held with the Planning Commission
Board of County Commissioners.

The purpose of these additional public meetings is to present the
preliminary recommendations that were submitted to the Planning
and identify potential transportation improvements that should be added
deleted from the recommendations.  Maps showing these improvements will
available, as well as other graphics and project information. 

The study area includes all of South Hillsborough County south of
Bloomingdale Avenue to the Manatee County line on the south, the Polk
line on the east, and Tampa Bay on the west.

County staff will be at the meetings to discuss the study and answer
questions residents may have.  Please attend, we welcome your input.

Date: Tuesday, October 23
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Place: Southshore Regional Service Center
410 30th Street S.E., Ruskin

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Place: Riverview High School Cafeteria
11311 Boyette Road

**Meeting Added**
Date: Monday, Nov. 5
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Place: Pinecrest Elementary School
7950 Lithia Pinecrest Road
All meeting facilities are ADA compliant. For more information, please
Steve Valdez, Communications Department, at 272-5275 (TTY: 301-7172). 

For groups interested in scheduling a presentation or for additional
information on the Plan, please call Ned Baier, AICP, Project Manager,
Planning and Growth Management, at 272-5849.

Para informaciĆ³n, llamar al 272-5275.


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