In accordance with the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation” (FAST) Act, the Small Urban Task Force for Portland, created for the purpose of identifying projects that may be funded with Federal Transportation Funds will be meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in the conference room of City Hall, 259 Kent St., Portland, MI 48875 for the purpose of selecting and revising the scope and budget for projects receiving funding as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Small Urban Program and the 2021-2023 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
The Task Force is composed of the City of Portland and the Ionia County Road Commission. The Task Force is charged with preparing a Transportation Improvement Plan for projects located within the Portland Urban Area. The Portland Urban Area has approximate boundaries of Clarksville Road on the south, the Portland City limit on the east, Keefer Highway on the west, and Marsalle Road on the north. Only streets that have a National Functional Classification of Rural Major, Urban Collector or higher are eligible for Federal Transportation Funds.
The public is invited to attend and participate in the meeting. Questions about the meeting may be directed to City Manager Gorman at 517-647-2931 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to this meeting.