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Comments wanted for City of Mercer Island 2010 - 2015 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)

The City of Mercer Island is currently seeking comments for the 2010-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The plan covers roadway, pedestrian, bicycle and other transportation projects planned for the six-year period beginning in 2010.

The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing at the June 1, 2009 Council meeting at 7 p.m. to discuss the preliminary draft of the 2010-2015 Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Any interested person(s) may appear and provide input. Written comments must be received by May 22, 2009.

State law requires that the plan be updated and adopted by elected officials annually (before July 1). Plan adoption by the City Council takes place following a public comment period and a public hearing. The TIP is scheduled for adoption at the Council’s regular meeting on June 15, 2009.

Contact Nick Afzali, Transportation Manager, if you have any questions at (206) 275-7704 or by e-mail at nick.afzali@mercergov.org.

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