PUBLIC HEARING: 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 FY-21 Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than Friday, October 4, 2019. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 5:55 p.m. before the Jackson County Board of Commissioners.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 Norma Taylor on or before Friday, August 30, 2019, at telephone number 828-586-0233 or via email at

The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Jackson County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using Vans and Buses. Services are rendered by Jackson County Transit. The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Project                                                      Total Amount                                                           Local Share

Administrative                                            $ 188,859                                                             $ 28,329  (15%)

Capital (Vehicles & Other)                         $ 281,295                                                             $ 28,130  (10%)

5310 Operating                                           $ 175,000                                                             $ 87,500  (50%)

Total Project                                               $  645,154                                                             $ 143,959

This application may be inspected at Jackson County Transit, 1148 Haywood Rd, Sylva, NC 28779 from 8am-5pm, Monday thru Friday. Written comments should be directed to Norma Taylor, Transit Director before Friday, August 30,2 019.                                             

The Jackson County Board of Commissioner will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 03, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. Location: Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Room A201, Sylva, North Carolina.

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Room A227, Sylva, North Carolina.

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