This page contains guidance and templates for conducting and documenting public involvement in connection with the environmental review of a project.
General Guidance Date Description Format
Environmental Handbook for Public Involvement 03/20
Provides guidance on TxDOT’s process for conducting public involvement in connection with the environmental review of a project
Guidance: Public Meetings and Public Hearings Comment Response Matrix 07/16 Provides guidance on preparing a comment/response matrix
Notice and Opportunity to Comment Date Description Format
Template: Notice and Opportunity to Comment 03/20 Template for preparing a notice and opportunity to comment for a project.
Template: Documentation of Notice and Opportunity to Comment  07/19 Template for preparing the cover sheet for the documentation of a notice and opportunity to comment for the file.

 

 

Public Meeting Date Description Format
Template: Notice of a Public Meeting with Virtual Component 05/20 Template for preparing a notice of a public meeting with virtual component for a project.
Template: Notice of a Public Meeting 03/20 Template for preparing a notice of a public meeting for a project.
Template: Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting
03/20 Template for preparing a notcie of a virtual online public meeting for a project.

Template: Documentation of Public Meeting

07/19

Template for preparing the cover sheet for the documentation of a public meeting for the file.

Opportunity for Public Hearing Date Description Format
Template: Notice Affording an Opportunity for a Public Hearing 03/20
Template for preparing a notice of an opportunity for public hearing for a CE project.
Template: Draft EA Notice of Availability and Opportunity for a Public Hearing 03/20
Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EA and a notice of opportunity for public hearing.
Public Hearing Opportunity Certification 12/19 Form for preparing a certification that an opportunity for public hearing was afforded.
Template: Documentation of Public Hearing Opportunity 07/19 Template for preparing the cover sheet for the documentation of an opportunity for public hearing for the file.

Public Hearing (CEs) Date Description Format
Template: Notice of a Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option
07/20 Template for preparing a notice of a virtual public hearing with an in-person option for a CE project.
Template: Notice of a Public Hearing 03/20
Template for preparing a notice of a public hearing for a CE project.
Template: Notice of a Virtual Public Hearing
04/20 Template for preparing a notice of a virtual on-line public hearing for a CE project.

Public Hearing (EAs) Date Description Format
Template: Draft EA Notice of Availability and Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option
07/20 Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EA and a notice of a virtual public hearing with an in-person option.
Template: Draft EA Notice of Availability and Public Hearing 03/20
Template for preparing a combined notice of availaiblity of a draft EA and a notice of a public hearing.
Template: Draft EA Notice of Availability and Virtual Public Hearing
04/20 Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EA and a notice of a virtual online public hearing.

Public Hearing (EISs) Date Description Format
Template: Draft EIS Notice of Availability and Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option
07/20 Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EIS and a notice of a virtual public hearing with an in-person option.
Template: Draft EIS Notice of Availability and Public Hearing 03/20
Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EIS and a notice of a public hearing.
Template: Draft EIS Notice of Availability and Virtual Public Hearing 04/20 Template for preparing a combined notice of availability of a draft EIS and a notice of a virtual online public hearing.

Public Hearing Certification and Documentation
Date Description Format
Public Hearing Certification 12/19 Form for preparing a certification that a public hearing was held.
Template: Documentation of Public Hearing 07/19 Template for preparing the cover sheet for the documentation of a public hearing for the file.
Final EA Notice of Availability Date Description Format
Template: Final EA Notice of Availability 03/20
Template for preparing a notice of availability for a final EA on a project that requires a separate notice of the final EA prior to the FONSI per 23 CFR 771.119(h).

FONSI Notice of Availability Date Description Format

Template: FONSI Notice of Availability

03/20

Template for preparing a notice of availability for a FONSI.

Notice of Intent for an EIS Project Date Description Format

Template: Notice of Intent for an FHWA EIS Project

12/19

Template for preparing a notice of intent to prepare an EIS for a FHWA project.

Template: Notice of Intent for a State EIS Project

03/18

Template for preparing a notice of intent to prepare an EIS for a state project.

FEIS/ROD Notice of Availability Date Description Format

Template: FEIS/ROD Notice of Availability

03/20

Template for preparing a notice of availability for a combined FEIS/ROD.

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