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The Mayor and City Council, a public community transit service provider in Ocean City, Maryland, is offering the opportunity for a public hearing to provide citizens a forum to present views on the following proposals:

FY 2018 Annual Transportation Plan (ATP).

The ATP contains requests for operating funds from the following programs: Section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act, which provides funds for general public transit service in rural areas; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) program, which provides funds for federally required para transit services for persons with disabilities.

In addition, capital funds will be requested for the following items:

Public Works Campus Plan Construction $15,209,372
One (1) year preventative maintenance and repairs including parts and labor for rolling stock $785,000
Twenty (20) 40’ heavy duty bus replacements $9,352,000
One (1) ADA para transit van replacement $65,611
Transit fleet tracking system and accessory components including 5 year operating costs $1,800,000
Two (2) 60’ heavy duty articulating buses $1,410,000
Three (3) ADA accessible transit support vehicles $180,000
Replace Park N Ride parking lot light fixtures with LED retrofit energy efficient units $90,000
Transit bus bike racks $155,000
Transit passenger shelter parts $25,000
Transit station benches $20,000
TOTAL $29,091,983


A Public Hearing will be held upon request.  Requests for a Public Hearing must be in writing and will be received until 4 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017.  Requests for a Public Hearing and/or other written comments should be sent to the following address and clearly marked “Public Hearing Comments”:

Ocean City Transportation

204 65th Street, Building E

Ocean City, Maryland 21842


Written comments can also be emailed to: Mr. Mark D. Rickards at [email protected]


In the event it is requested, a Public Hearing will be held on:

Monday, March 6, 2017

6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

301 Baltimore Avenue

Ocean City, Maryland 21842


If special assistance is required at the Public Hearing, contact Ocean City Transportation, Administrative Assistant, at 410-723-2174 prior to 4 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017.