Request for Comments/Input
Comments are being accepted online. Comments are due by Thursday, May 23, 2019. The form does not appear to allow uploading of documents so any comments must be typed into the form or cut and pasted into it. Contact: Perry.J.McCutcheon@wv.gov for more information. West Virginia plans to spend its allocated funds within 4 to 6 years. The draft plan indicates an intent to devote nearly all the funding to on-road motor vehicles operated by state fleets. The proposed breakdown with approximate funding is provided below:
- Priority 1, West Virginia Public Transit Fleet: Approximately 20% West Virginia plans to spend approximately 20% of its trust allocation on eligible projects within the statewide public transit fleet, including both urban and rural transit agencies.
- Priority 2, West Virginia University Transit Fleet: Approximately 10% West Virginia plans to spend approximately 10% of its trust allocation on eligible projects within the West Virginia University transit system in Morgantown.
- Priority 3, WVDOH Fleet: Approximately 70% West Virginia plans to spend approximately 70% of its trust allocation on eligible projects within the statewide WVDOH equipment fleet.
- Priority 4, Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment: Approximately 5% West Virginia plans to spend approximately 5% of its trust allocation on eligible projects related to the installation of electric vehicle charging equipment, with an emphasis on locations within, or near, the campuses of West Virginia University and Marshall University.
- Administrative Costs: Up to 15% Up to 15% of West Virginia’s total allocation is eligible for reimbursement against costs associated with administering the funds. West Virginia may choose to pursue such reimbursement, in whole or in part, with the decision being deferred until such time that the magnitude of the administrative effort is better understood.