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October 22, 2020 11:25 AM

Public Hearing for Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 Cherokee County Transit Application

Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 and applicable State funding, or combination thereof.
This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed Cherokee Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than December 1, 2020. The public hearing will be held on November 2nd, 2020; 6:30pm at the Penland Senior Center before the Cherokee County Board of Comissioners.
Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Jennifer West on or before October 28th, 2020, at telephone number 828-835-4548 or via email at
The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Cherokee County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using fleet vehicles consisting of light transit vehicles, conversion vans, lift-equipped vans, and SUVs. Services are rendered by Cherokee County Transit.
The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022:
Total Amount
Local Share
$ 172,930
$ 34,586
Operating (5310)
$ 88,437
$ 44,219
Capital (Vehicles & Other)
$ 29,724
$ 5,945
$ 84,750
Total Funding Request
Total Local Share
This application may be inspected at 77 Hardin Street from 8am to 4pm. Written comments should be directed to Jennifer West before October 28th, 2020.

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