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Public Involvement Policy Update

Pima Association of Governments (PAG) is updating its draft Public Involvement Policy. The PIP provides a structure for active public participation to help PAG better identify regional needs that can be addressed in our plans and policies.  A 45-day public comment period was conducted Oct. 17, 2017, through Nov. 30, 2017.

PAG is an association of local, tribal and state governments and a metropolitan planning organization that is federally required (23 CFR 450.316 [b] [1]) by the Federal Highway Administration to have a public involvement process to qualify for federal funds dedicated to advancing regional transportation planning efforts. This PIP also addresses Federal Transit Administration requirements for a public participation process for the FTA-required Program of Projects (49 U.S.C. 5307[c]), which is developed by the City of Tucson. The draft PIP is an update to PAG's original policy prepared in 1994, updated in 2006 and amended in 2012.

We invite you to read the draft PIP.

A copy of the draft PIP also is available for review at Pima Association of Governments, 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 401, Tucson.

The draft PIP will be considered by the Regional Council for approval at its March 22, 2018, meeting.

For questions, please contact Mindy Blake at (520) 495-1427. Please allow a minimum of 48 hours for any reaonsable accommodation requests. Si necesita ayuda con traducción, llame por favor al 792-1093 y comuníquese con Nathan Barrett.

Current Public Involvement Policy

Pima Association of Governments encourages public involvement to ensure consensus among the jurisdictions and the people who live in the region regarding regional planning and programming activities. PAG’s Public Involvement Policy provides guidance on how to establish public participation from a wide spectrum of public interests.

The public has access to PAG’s meetings and planning data and is invited to participate in focus groups, workshops and surveys. Activities are designed to encourage a two-way exchange of information and ideas.

Persons with a disability or language barrier may request this document in alternative formats or translations or other reasonable accommodations by contacting Sheila Storm at (520) 792-1093. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Si requiere asistencia con traducción de este documento, por favor llame al 792-1093 y  pregunte por Nathan Barrett.


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