Category Archives: Region 3

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting Announcement

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of rural state and federal aid funds for eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties for fiscal years 2018 – 2020.  The meeting will be held at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 E. Kilgore, Kalamazoo

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of federal and state funds for eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties for fiscal years 2018 – 2020.  The meeting will be held at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 East Kilgore, Kalamazoo.  Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Transportation page of the Southcentral Michigan Planning Commission website:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Kalamazoo County Local Rural Task Force Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Friday, January 26 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the planning and allocation of state and federal funds for use on rural Federal Aid routes and transit systems in Kalamazoo County for fiscal years 2018 – 2020.  The meeting will be held at Kalamazoo Metro, 530 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo.

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of rural federal aid and state economic development funds for eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties for fiscal years 2018 – 2020. The meeting will be held at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo.

Hastings Small Urban Task Force

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to propose and comment on a possible amendment to projects utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Small Urban boundary of the City of Hastings for Fiscal Year 2017.  The meeting will be held at the Barry County Road Commission:

1725 West M-43, Hastings, MI  49058

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes Federal Aid money to local agencies.  Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of Federal Aid on projects for roads and transit within the urban areas with populations of 5,000 to 50,000.

Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, at (269) 343-0766 or through email at info@katsmpo.org.  Additional information for this meeting may be found at www.smpcregion3.org/transportation.

Region 3-Rural Task Force Meeting

The next Region 3 Full Rural Task Force Meeting will be held on Monday, March 27 at 1:00 p.m., at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 E. Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo.  The agenda and meeting materials will be available one week prior to the meeting at www.smpcregion3.org.

An opportunity will be provided for local officials and citizens to provide input on proposed projects for the allocation of rural federal aid funds for eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties for fiscal years 2017 – 2020. The lists of road and transit projects that the Region 3 Rural Task Force will review for possible changes for fiscal years 2017 –2020 are available at the following locations:

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate county road commission/department or to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study at info@katsmpo.org.