March 1, 2023 9:00 AM
Notice of Public Meetings - March 2023
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR MARCH 2023
Notice of Public Meetings and Public Comment Opportunities related to the
Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) and its Boards and Committees
Notice is hereby given that the following will meet during regular sessions for the purposes of considering and transacting business on behalf of the GNRC and its membership.
• Transportation Coordinating Committee (TCC) – The TCC will meet at the Downtown Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219 on Mar. 1 at 10:30 a.m. to develop recommendations for the Transportation Policy Board.
• Transportation Policy Board (TPB) – The TPB will meet at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, TN 37219 on Mar. 15 at 10:15 a.m. to conduct business related to regional transportation policy and plans of the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.
• Mid-Cumberland Area Development Corporation (MADC) – The MADC Board will meet at GNRC offices, 44 Vantage Way, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37228 on Mar. 16 at 10:30 a.m. MADC is an SBA-certified development company. Any portion of MADC business that relates to its work on behalf of GNRC's small business lending programs will be open to the public.
• Aging and Disability Advisory Committee – The Committee will meet at GNRC Offices, 44 Vantage Way, Suite 450 to develop recommendations for the Regional Council. The date and time for this meeting will be posted on the GNRC website by March 1.
Further notice is given that the most up-to-date information about these and other public meetings is posted online at www.gnrc.org. Please check the website or call 615-862-8828 for the latest information about public meeting times and locations or other items of public notice.
Opportunity for Public Comment
GNRC is seeking public review and comment on the following item(s). Comments may be submitted in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the document name in the subject line. Items will be posted for review at https://www.gnrc.org/PublicNotices.
• Amendments to the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) – The RTP is a federally-required document which represents the collective transportation goals of area city and county governments, transit agencies, and TDOT. The purpose of the RTP is to identify how governmental partners intend to allocate federal transportation funding to improve transportation options across Davidson, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties. A public hearing is scheduled in conjunction with the TPB meeting on March 15.
• Amendments to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) – The TIP is a short-range program of grants made available to roadway and transit projects across the Nashville metropolitan area from the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration. The TIP satisfies the public participation requirements for the program of projects for WeGo Public Transit, the Franklin Transit Authority, and the Murfreesboro Rover. A public hearing is scheduled in conjunction with the TPB meeting on March 15.
About the GNRC
GNRC is established by the TN General Assembly as an association of local governments empowered to convene local and state leaders for the purposes of planning and programming state and federal investments into a range of social services and public infrastructure projects. GNRC serves as the region’s federally recognized Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), and Economic Development District (EDD). GNRC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), family status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, limited English proficiency, any class protected by applicable law, as well as reprisal for protected activity in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. Complaints or requests for accommodation should be directed to Grant Kehler, Non-Discrimination Coordinator, 44 Vantage Way, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37228, phone number 615-862-8828.