Servicing and Stormwater System Cost Analysis Item Cost Water System $5,110,000 Wastewater System $10,630,000 Stormwater Trunk Sewer $5,160,000 Total $20,900,000
Servicing and Stormwater - Strengths RESIDENTS *Improved water and sewer services *Plan forward thinking -future needs EMPLOYMENT *Existing and future business located in the north- east side will benefit. *Networks maintained by the city. DEVELOPERS *Upgrade done before development, no disruption after project constructed. Less future cost.
Servicing and Stormwater - Weaknesses RESIDENTS *Traffic jams. *Unpleasant streetscape. *Possible difficulty in mobility for people with disabilities. EMPLOYMENT *businesses may suffer losses during construction. *Loss of control. DEVELOPERS *construction has to be held off until new infrastructure in place.
Servicing and Stormwater - Opportunities RESIDENTS *greater variety of water usage ex. swimming pools, community farming, green houses etc. EMPLOYMENT *improved value of business. *greater business variety. DEVELOPERS *possibility to develop new areas = profit
Servicing and Stormwater – Threats RESIDENTS * new infrastructure, may result in higher taxes. EMPLOYMENT * new environmental/ sustainable regulations - higher operating costs? *new taxes/charges. *new business = more competition DEVELOPERS *higher land development charges. *complications political / bureaucratic reasons.
Servicing and Stormwater – Conclusion The plan provides for the develpoment of public water, sanitary and stormwater sewer systems in order to support further growth and development within the plan.
Heritage and Archaeology – Strengths RESIDENTS *Benefits from cultural and natural heritage, open space, beautification. *Healthier lifestyle. EMPLOYMENT *Sustainable work environment . DEVELOPERS *Design in natural setting = beautification without spending $$$. *Marketing potential
Heritage and Archaeology - Weaknesses RESIDENTS *Tax $$$ used somewhere else. *William Baker neighbourhood not recognized. *Natural heritage = small area & recreated. *Participation? EMPLOYMENT *May constrict allowable uses DEVELOPERS *Heritage buildings not attractive. *Constricts development. *Archeological assessment $$$.
Heritage and Archaeology – Opportunity RESIDENTS *Reuse and readapt. *Involved in preservation of heritage EMPLOYMENT *Historical businesses: museums, galleries *Film industry DEVELOPERS *Market sustainable design and heritage preservation. *Redevelop heritage buildings.