Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Order limiting indoor meeting sizes and legislation enacted by the State of Michigan legislature and signed by Governor Whitmer permitting virtual public meetings, the Rural Task Force #3 will be holding a meeting via a Microsoft Teams on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m..  The purpose of the meeting is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of state and federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties for fiscal years 2021 – 2023.

Persons wishing to participate in the meeting may do so using the following link or dial-in phone information:

Join Meeting

Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code:  195 240 314#

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Region 3 Local County Rural Sub-Task Force Meetings

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Order limiting indoor meeting sizes and legislation enacted by the State of Michigan legislature and Governor Whitmer permitting virtual public meetings, the Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph County Local Rural Sub-Task Forces will be holding meetings via conference call on the dates and times listed below  The purpose of the meetings is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into sub-task force bylaws and allocation of federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in the respective counties for Fiscal Years 2020 – 2023. Dates, times and phone-in information are as follows:

Barry County: Tuesday December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Call-in number: 1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 195 179 056#

Branch County: Wednesday December 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Call-in number: 1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 680 621 763#

Calhoun County: Monday December 7, 2020 at 10:00 am
Call-in number: 1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 291 880 842#

Kalamazoo County: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Call-in number: 1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 914 668 538#

St. Joseph County: Monday December 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Call-in number: 1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 206 924 191#

Persons having difficulty connecting to a meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding these meetings and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting Announcement

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Executive Order 2020-15 declaring public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act can use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, Rural Task Force #3 will be holding a meeting via a conference call on Wednesday April 8, 2020 at 10;00 a.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to allow 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 2020 – 2023.

Persons wishing to participate in the meeting may do so via phone using the following:

Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273

Participation Code: 802 596 757#

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org.

Rural Task Force #3 County Sub-Task Force Meetings

Public meetings will be held for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into sub-task force bylaws and allocation of federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit system capital projects in each of the five counties comprising Michigan Planning Region 3.  Meetings will be held as follows:

Barry County Rural Sub-Task Force – Monday March 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Barry County Road Commission
1725 W. M-43 Highway
Hastings, MI 49058

Branch County Rural Sub-Task Force – Tuesday March 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Branch County Road Commission
23 East Garfield Street
Coldwater, MI  49036

Calhoun County Rural Sub-Task Force – Tuesday March 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Calhoun County Road Department
13300 15 Mile Road
Marshall, MI  49068

Kalamazoo County Rural Sub-Task Force – Thursday March 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Road Commission of Kalamazoo County
3801 E. Kilgore Road
Kalamazoo, MI  49001

St. Joseph County Rural Sub-Task Force – Thursday March 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Joseph County Road Commission
20914 M-86
Centreville MI  49032

Additional information and meeting materials will be posted on the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting Announcement

A public meeting will be held on Thursday November 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.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 2020 – 2023.  The meeting will be held at the office of the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 E. Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo.  Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Transportation page of the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council’s website:  http://www.smpcregion3.org.

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into 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 2020 – 2023.  The meeting will be held at the office of the Calhoun County Road Department – 13300 15 Mile Road, Marshall.  Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Commission website:  http://www.smpcregion3.org.

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting Announcement

A public meeting will be held on Friday January 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to provide input into 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 2019 – 2023.  The meeting will be held at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County:  3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo.

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9:00 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 2019-2020.  The meeting will be held at the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, 3801 E. Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo.  Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Transportation page of the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Albion Small Urban Task Force Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:00 am for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to comment on a proposed change of project location utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Small Urban Boundary of the City of Albion for FY 2019.  The meeting will be held at Albion City Hall: 

112 W. Cass Street
Albion, MI  49224

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes federal transportation funds to local agencies.  For urban areas with populations between 5,000 and 50,000, Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of federal funding for roads and transit.