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Cleveland, OH (March 12, 2020)— The regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting at the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) will still take place at the organization’s offices but through Facebook Live streaming due to the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).   The meeting will be Live at 9:00 a.m. on the @NOACA Facebook page.  In person participation will not permitted.  However, the public can make comments during the meeting on the Facebook platform.  The Live stream will be available approximately 10 minutes prior to the meeting.

In concert with our local and state elected officials, NOACA is keeping a close eye on the developing situation surrounding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) by limiting social interactions. Our number one goal is the safety and well-being of our residents, visitors and communities throughout Northeast Ohio. 

We are committed to keeping you informed of any changes to all of our scheduled meetings. Please visit our website at for more updates.

NOACA Board of Directors Approves Complete and Green Streets Policy, Funding for Major Regional Projects

Post Date:06/16/2020 1:44 PM

CLEVELAND (Friday, June 12, 2020) – At its regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting, the NOACA governing Board passed the following resolutions:

  • Resolution 2020-019, which amends the FY 2021 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget in the amount of $75,000 and approves the acceptance of three Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship positions to begin in September 2020.
  • Resolution 2020-020, which amends and increases the SFY 2020 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget in the amount of $10,374 for funding received through the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) for regional participation in the Walkability Action Institute (WAI).
  • Resolution 2020-021, which authorizes the Executive Director to submit an application to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) and, if approved, execute loan-related documents for the Net Zero Cool project.
  • Resolution 2020-022, which authorizes the Executive Director to execute a contract with the selected vendor to execute a crowdsourcing/crowdfunding financing strategy for the Irishtown Bend INFRA project.
  • Resolution 2020-023, which authorizes the Executive Director to execute a contract with the selected vendor for NOACA’s FY 2021-2023 Traffic Count Program.
  • Resolution 2020-024, which reallocates $550,400 of NOACA funding for trailhead scope improvements for the Towpath Trail Phase IV project. NOACA has contributed $30 million toward Phase I – IV for the Towpath Trail that is funded through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program.
  • Resolution 2020-025, which approves the Plan and TIP amendment for 4th Quarter SFY 2020 for CUY IR 77 / MILLER  RD INTERCHANGE at I-77 and Miller Road, in Brecksville (project sponsor: City of Brecksville). Total cost for project includes $3.0M (TRAC & Brecksville) and PE - $3.0M (2021).
  • Resolution 2020-026, which approves the Complete and Green Streets Policy to offer safe, connected, and sustainable transportation options by ensuring roadways are designed and built to safely and comfortably accommodate all users of the public right-of-way; and promote a multimodal transportation system that is integrated with sustainable green infrastructure.

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The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is a transportation and environmental planning agency that represents state, county, city, village, and township officials in Greater Cleveland. NOACA addresses the transportation, air quality, and water quality needs of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The agency and its partners cooperatively develop and implement plans to ensure that travel throughout the region is safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound.  NOACA’s vision is to STRENGTHEN regional cohesion, PRESERVE existing infrastructure, and BUILD a sustainable multimodal transportation system to SUPPORT economic development and ENHANCE quality of life in Northeast Ohio.

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