The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
met on August 20, 2019 in a public meeting at the Lecanto Government Center, 3600
W. Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto FL. The points of interest from the
meeting are below:
The MPO Board appointed a representative to their Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory
Committee (BPAC), and their Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).
The MPO Board reviewed the Hernando County Transit Development Plan (TDP) and
concurred with the submittal to the Florida Department of Transportation
The Hernando/Citrus MPOs Planning Agreement with the Florida Department of
Transportation was modified to reflect the funding that was carried forward in
the Unified Planning Work Program for FY 2020.
The Annual Roll-Forward amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program for
FY 2020-2024 was approved to reflect projects carried forward into the Work
The Board approved the Transportation Disadvantaged Planning Grants with the
Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged. The grants provide
funding to the MPO to administer the Transportation Disadvantaged Program for
both Hernando County and Citrus County.
The Board discussed the MPO budget and issues relating to the reimbursable
grant funding. The Board had many questions and requested the issue be
discussed further at the September 17, 2019, meeting.
The funding and phasing of the Three Sisters Springs Multipurpose path were
discussed by the Board. Further review and discussion will be required
among the project partners.
For further information regarding the Hernando/Citrus
Metropolitan Organization, visit us at:
The next MPO meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17,
2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W. Sovereign Path,
Room 166, Lecanto Florida.
Please Contact the Hernando/Citrus MPO at (352) 754-4082 for