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Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization Call for Projects and Programs for Elderly and Handicapped Transportation Services 2021-2024 Notice of Availability of Application to Apply

Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization (KMPO), as the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for Kootenai County, works in collaboration with the Idaho Transportation Department and the other four MPO’s around the State of Idaho to conduct the call for applications, prioritization, and selection of programs or projects that desire to utilize Federal Transit Administration Section 5310 small urban funds for elderly and disabled services into and within the Coeur d’ Alene Urbanized Area.

The purpose of these funds is to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.  These program funds support transportation services planned, designed, and carried out to meet the special transportation needs of seniors and individuals within smaller urbanized areas with a population between 50,000 and 200,000.  Eligible projects include both traditional operations and capital investments, as well as nontraditional investments, beyond the ADA complementary paratransit services.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Subrecipients: State or local government authorities, nonprofit organizations, operators of public transportation services that receive grant funds indirectly through a recipient.
  • Local Match: Operating 50%, Purchase of Service 20%, Capital 20%

Relevant Information:

Application Period: The application period will be open from February 6, 2020 until March 9, 2020 5:00 p.m. local time.

Copy of Application: The application and associated links to additional information can be found on the KMPO website at www.kmpo.net or by contacting KMPO at (208) 930-4164 or gmiles@kmpo.net

Funding Availability: KMPO estimate there will be approximately $725,000 available during the time covered by the application period and successful applicants should receive grant award notification by May 2020.

Contact for additional information or questions:

Since KMPO is conducting the Section 5310 Small Urban call for projects of behalf of the ITD Public Transportation Office, you can contact Glenn Miles at gmiles@kmpo.net  or (208) 930-4164  The ITD Public Transportation Office can address specific grant eligibilities or grant requirements as a potential subrecipient.

For special accommodation/translation services, citizens need to contact KMPO 48 hours in advance for alternative forms.  KMPO assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.O.100.259) and the Americans With Disabilities Act, as amended.

Publish, February 6, 2020 & February 20, 2020

NOTE:  Links to the associated documents are provided below.

Notice of Availability of Application to Apply
Small Urban 5310 Application for Funding
Application Attachment A – Budget Worksheet
Application Attachment B – Project Scope of Work Narrative