Clermont Arts & Recreation Center
The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) invites you to a public hearing for the Lake / Orange County Connector Feasibility / Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study. This study will determine if a limited access facility between US 27 in south Lake County and State Road 429 in west Orange County is viable and fundable in accordance with CFX policies and procedures.
The overall goals of the Lake / Orange County Connector are to provide improved connections between area roads; accommodate anticipated transportation demand; provide consistency with local and regional plans; support economic viability and job creation; support intermodal opportunities; and enhance evacuation and emergency services.
The public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, June 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Clermont Arts & Recreation Center located at 3700 South Highway 27 in Clermont, FL.
• 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Open house where the public may view the exhibits, ask questions and provide comments.
• 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Formal presentation and public comment
Following the presentation on the alternative that is being recommended for design, attendees who fill out a speaker’s card will be given the opportunity to make an oral statement that will become part of the public hearing record. People may also submit written comments. All comments received or postmarked by July 7, 2019 will become part of the hearing record. A court reporter will be present to record a formal transcript of the hearing.
The study documents will be available for public viewing from June 6, 2019 through July 7, 2019 at the following locations:
• Central Florida Expressway Authority
4974 ORL Tower Road, Orlando, FL 32807
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Winter Garden Branch Library
805 East Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Cooper Memorial Library (Go to Reference Desk)
Lake-Sumter State College
2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711
Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or person who require translation services, free of charge, should contact: Kathy Putnam, Public Involvement Coordinator, by phone at 407-802-3210 or email at LakeOrangeStudy@CFXway.com at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing.
For more information:
For additional information, please contact Kathy Putnam, Public Involvement Coordinator, or
visit the study webpage at https://bit.ly/2MdwCmH. You may also follow the study on Facebook