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South Central IL Mass Transit District Public hearing notice

Notice of

Public Hearing

South Central IL Mass Transit District


RE: Operating Assistance Grant Application to provide public transportation to a six-county district.


  1. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at the South Central IL Mass Transit District as follows:


Date: March 17, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: 100 N. Locust Street, Centralia, IL, 62801  (SCT Transportation Center)

If you wish to participate in the public hearing via conference call, you may dial as follows:





(toll free)


Access code:  876-438-037


For the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought from the Illinois Department of Transportation, pursuant to its Operating Assistance Grants Program. The project is generally described as follows:


Project Description: Operating assistance to provide general public transportation to the Illinois counties of Marion, Clinton, Washington, Jefferson, Franklin and Perry.


Relocation: Relocation Assistance will not be required.


Environment: This project is being implemented to minimize environmental impacts.


Comprehensive Planning: This project is in conformance with comprehensive transportation planning in the area.


Elderly and Persons with Disabilities: Service provided under this project will be accessible to the elderly and persons with disabilities.



  1. At the hearing, the South Central IL Mass Transit District will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic, and environmental aspects of the project.  Interested persons may submit orally or in writing evidence and recommendations with respect to said project.


III. The South Central IL Mass Transit District requests that any hearing impaired person wishing to attend this Public Hearing  notify Vicki Clift at 618-532-8076 x103 at least one week before the scheduled hearing date so that arrangements can be made to provide an interpreter.


  1. A copy of the Proposed FY23 budget is posted on SCT’s website at  HYPERLINK “” “About Us” and then “Business Info”) or it may be viewed at the location listed below. A copy of the completed application for a state grant for the proposed project will be made available for public inspection at this public hearing, or, after the public hearing the application may be reviewed by contacting the following individual:   Vicki Clift, South Central Transit, 1616 E. McCord Street Centralia, IL 62801, 618-532-8076 x103.



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