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Draft FY2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Open for Public Comment

The draft FY2020 Unified Planning Work Program is complete and available for public comment! The document will be brought to the Policy Committee and GVMC Board for approval at the meetings below. Both meetings are open to the public, and the public is welcome to comment on the document at that time. Details for both meetings are below.

Policy Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 15
9:30 am
Kent County Road Commission
1500 Scribner Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan

GVMC Board Meeting
Thursday, June 6
8:30 am
Kent County Commission Chambers
300 Monroe Ave NW, Room 310
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services and those requiring interpreter or translation assistance should contact GVMC at least four working days before the scheduled meetings.

The FY2020 UPWP incorporates all federally assisted state, regional, and local transportation planning activities proposed to be undertaken in the region during the fiscal year as well as GVMC’s annual operating budget. It provides a process for the coordination and collaboration of transportation planning activities in the study area and is required as a basis and condition for all federal funding assistance for transportation planning.

If you wish to comment on the draft document but are unable to attend one of these meetings, comments will be accepted up until GVMC’s Board meeting on Thursday, June 6. The UPWP document is available online or at GVMC’s offices, located at 678 Front Avenue NW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids, MI, 49504. If you would like more information about the UPWP, or to submit comments about it, please contact Andrea Faber by phone at (616) 776-7603 or e-mail, or mail your correspondence to GVMC’s office (see address above). Comments can also be submitted online on our UPWP page using the “Submit a Comment” button.

Andrea Faber