UTA is holding a public hearing to receive input on its 2020 Tentative Budget. The hearing will take place on:

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at UTA’s downtown Salt Lake City office at 669 West 200 South.

At the hearing, the Utah Transit Authority will provide an opportunity for members of the public, private transportation providers, public officials and interested agencies to comment on the tentative budget. To be included as part of the Public Hearing record, all comments must be postmarked or received by UTA no later than November 30, 2019.

Prior to the public hearing, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., UTA will hold a Citizen Budget Workshop to allow the public to review and discuss the budget with UTA representatives. During this time, in addition to having specific questions answered, the public may submit written comments to UTA. At 6:00 p.m., as part of a specially scheduled UTA board meeting, individuals may provide verbal comment directly to UTA’s Board of Trustees.

In addition to the hearing, at any time during the comment period, the public can submit comments via email, mail or through UTA’s Customer Service. Information on the 2020 Tentative Budget may be found at www.rideuta.com or viewed in person at UTA’s headquarters at 669 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, 84101.

To assure full participation at the hearing, accommodations for effective communication such as sign language interpreters or printed materials in alternative formats, or a language interpreter for non-English speaking participants, must be requested at least two (2) working days prior to the date of the scheduled event. Requests for ADA accommodations should be directed to UTA ADA Compliance Officer at calldredge@rideuta.com or 801-287-3536, or dial 711 to make a relay call for deaf or hearing impaired persons. To request a language interpreter, please contact 801-287-2290.

Written comments or email comments may be submitted to the following addresses: UTA Board of Trustees, Utah Transit Authority, 669 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 or email directly to hearingofficer@rideuta.com. Phone calls and questions about the proposal should be directed to Teri Black at 801-287-3215. All comments will become part of the public record if received by 5 p.m., November 30, 2019.

Informational items:
Relevant information about the proposed changes will be available at the Public Hearing or may be reviewed at the UTA’s downtown Salt Lake City office at 669 West 200 South, until 5 p.m. on November 30, 2019. Comments must be postmarked or received by UTA no later than November 30, 2019 to be part of the Public Hearing record.

Carolyn Gonot
Executive Director