Special Transportation Fund (STF) Advisory Committee

Special Transportation Fund (STF) Advisory Committee Notice is hereby provided for the FY18 Special Transportation Fund Advisory Committee (STFAC) Meeting Schedule and the FY18/19 State of Oregon Special Transportation Fund (STF) Formula grant application schedule. STFAC Working Group Meeting A working group meeting will take place on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the ODOT Public Meeting Room A & B, 123 NW Flanders (1st Floor), Portland, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The meeting is open to the public and STFAC members who are interested in attending an open work session to review draft STF application materials, provide feedback on performance measures, goals, and reporting for STF-funded programs, and identify steps toward implementing action items listed in the Coordination Transportation Plan for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this meeting by contacting Jeffrey Sannon at (503) 962-8859 or SannonJ@TriMet.org. Transit Providers Meeting Transit providers who currently receive STF grant funding are encouraged to attend this meeting on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the TriMet Columbia Conference Room, 1800 SW 1st Ave #300 (3rd Floor), Portland, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The goal of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming schedule for STF Formula grant process and identify steps towards implementing action items identified in the Coordination Transportation Plan for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. STFAC Meeting – FY18/19 STF Biennium Kickoff Meeting This STFAC meeting will take place on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the ODOT Public Meeting Room A & B, 123 NW Flanders (1st Floor), Portland, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to share details about available funding levels, discuss the STFAC’s priorities for project funding, and release STF Grant Application forms. STF Application Process Schedule* December 16th, 2016 – Non-transit agency DRAFT applications due to Ride Connection December 23rd, 2016 – Non-transit agency FINAL applications due to Ride Connection January 6th, 2016 – Transit Agency and Ride Connection applications due to TriMet January 9-13th, 2016 – Application quality assurance review January 16-20th, 2016 – Applications delivered to STFAC members STFAC Meeting – FY18/19 STF Applicants Present Requests This STFAC meeting will take place on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the ODOT Public Meeting Room A & B, 123 NW Flanders (1st Floor), Portland, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to have STF applicants present each project application and have a Q&A session with the STFAC. The STFAC will discuss how the grant requests meet the priorities established in STFAC meeting held in December. STFAC Meeting – FY18/19 STF Application Evaluation & STFAC Recommendation This STFAC meeting will take place on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the ODOT Public Meeting Room A & B, 123 NW Flanders (1st Floor), Portland, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to have the STFAC evaluate project proposals, hold a funding straw proposal, and vote on a recommended list of projects and funding amounts. TriMet will provide a sign language interpreter for anyone who requests it at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling 503-962-4831 or TDD 503-962-5811 Mon. through Fri., 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Published Nov. 8, 2016. BT15869212

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Publication: Hearings/Meetings

Section: Hearings/Meetings

Start Date: 11/08/2016

End Date: 11/08/2016

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