OKI is considering an amendment to the Regional Water Quality Management Plan for southwest Ohio to update population projections for wastewater facility planning areas to a new horizon year of 2040. The updated population projections were drafted by OKI staff and then refined in consultation with local planning and wastewater officials in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties. A public hearing on the proposed amendment will be held on Tuesday, May 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the OKI Board Room.  Written comments should be directed to Jane Wittke of OKI staff and will be accepted until 4 p.m. May 21.

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Safety, Access and Population Growth Spur Scoping Study of Key East-West State Highway

April 10, 2014 – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) has approved plans for a scoping study of a section of Kentucky Route 536, a key east-west route that connects Rabbit Hash to Alexandria via Florence and Independence in Northern Kentucky.

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides federal funds for the purchase of equipment to support transportation services for the elderly and people with disabilities where existing transportation is unavailable, inappropriate or insufficient. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently announced the federal fiscal year 2014 application for this program known in Ohio as the Specialized Transportation Program. Completed applications from agencies in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton or Warren counties were due to OKI by Friday, March 21, 2014.

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The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is seeking advertising outlets to market their regional “Do Your Share for Cleaner Air” outreach campaign. Generally speaking, OKI is interested in, but not limited to, providers of print, radio and television advertisement time.

Anyone interested in participating in this process MUST request a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) packet and return the necessary documents to OKI by 4:00 p.m. EST on May 5, 2014. To request a packet, contact Summer Jones at (513) 621-6300, ext 104 or sjones@oki.org.

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Washington, DC– The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is partnering with the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), the Mid-America Regional Council, Meister Consultants Group, the Council of State Governments, and eight regional councils on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Rooftop Solar Challenge II project.

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Cincinnati, Ohio – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board of Directors today recognized OKI Chief Executive Officer Mark Policinski for his decade-long,  dedicated service to building regional cooperation and improving the area’s transportation network.
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OKI Board President and Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune today unveiled a video demonstrating growing congestion levels that will gridlock eastern Hamilton and western Clermont counties unless the Eastern Corridor Program’s multi-modal solutions are built.

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