I commend VLMPO for addressing real issues and getting a broad variety of organizations to show up.
However, map after map on
the consultant’s slides
showed a straight-line highway going from Moody’s
front gate to Hahira:
There is no such road.
There better not be, since it would go straight through my property
and would drive development right through agricultural and forestry
areas that the Comprehensive Plan says aren’t supposed to be developed,.
not to mention the Moody MAZ.
I’m told the consultant is going to fix this.
Well, it’s not exactly the same geographical area.
GLPC is exclusively for Lowndes County, including its cities.
VLMPO is for the Valdosta Urbanized Area, which does not include
all of Lowndes County, but does include parts of Berrien and Lanier Counties.
VLMPO’s home page:
In April 2003, Governor Sonny Perdue officially designated the Southern
Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC) as the Metropolitan Planning
Organization (MPO) for the Valdosta Urbanized Area. As the MPO,
the SGRC is responsible for carrying out transportation planning
in the Metropolitan Planning Area using funding received from the
US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration and
Federal Transit Administration, administered by the Georgia Department
of Transportation. The MPO works with these and other transportation
planning partners to fulfill the requirements of various federal, state
and local transportation planning laws and plans.
And it’s not quite the same subject area.
GLPC mostly hears rezoning cases, although it also deals with larger planning
issues such as the
Comprehensive Plan, which includes transportation.
VLMPO is focused on transportation, but gets into all sorts of related issues:
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Received yesterday. Includes an update on T-SPLOST and a Public Comment item. -jsq
Please find attached
the agenda for the
Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization
meeting on January 10, 2012 at
1:30 pm. At the SGRC office (address below). The public is welcome to
If you have any questions please contact Corey Hull at email@example.com or
Corey Hull, AICP
327 W. Savannah Ave.
Valdosta, GA 31601