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BH BL BPA Town Hall Visioning Committee Update

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Michael Hale, Chairman of the BH-BL BPA Visioning Committee, provided an update to the BH-BL BPA membership at the Mar 1, 2017 general meeting at Morris Ford in Burnt Hills, NY.

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BH BL BPA Town Hall Visioning Committee Update

  1. 1. What will/could the community look and be like in 20 years? MS B& A VISION FOR THE AREA
  2. 2. THE “EXPERIENCE” Outdoor Activities (Nature Walks and Biking, Lake, Other) Niche Retail (Small/Unique Shops) Unique Restaurants (Special Foods, Environments) Lodging (B&B, Lodges) Other Activities (Performances, Seminars, History, Visit Museum or Farm) “CONNECTING THE DOTS” OF OPPORTUNITY MS B&MS B&
  3. 3.  Local Residents  Tourists/”Travel Through” Guests  Reunion Guests (5-7 classes/year)  Those attending sports events  Former residents coming back to the area  Regional residents seeking a unique experience. MEETING THE COLLECTIVE NEEDS OF DIFFERENT LIFE STYLES. MS B& DEFINING THE “CUSTOMER” BASE . . .
  4. 4. Selected Types of Retail Shops for “Main Street” Restaurants Food Shops Other Specialty Shops •Mexican •Thai/Asian •American •Italian/Pizza •Classic diner •Steak/seafood •Upscale •Dinner theater •Specialty coffees •Baked goods •Box lunch and catering •Soup/Sandwiches •Health/energy foods/drinks •Specialty candy •Ice cream/yogurt •Sports equipment •Canoe/kayak/bike rental •Unique clothing, jewelry and accessories •Special antiques •Artwork and framing •Florist •Hardware/household items •Pet care COMMUNITY ATTRIBUTES MS B&MS B&
  5. 5. MAIN STREET CHATHAM, NY MS B&MS B&
  6. 6. • Deli • Bakery • Wine • Unique foods PUTNAM MARKET IN SARATOGA SPRINGS MS B&MS B&
  7. 7. CONCERT ON THE GREEN: HAMILTON, NY MS B&MS B&
  8. 8. Garden or Some Type of Monument MS B&MS B& ROUNDABOUT IN BURNT HILLS: GOOD IDEA?
  9. 9. MILFORD, DE MS B&MS B&
  10. 10. Central Core - the Crossroads of our BH-BL Community
  11. 11. Community Slogan
  12. 12. WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING . . . MS B&MS B& • Assigned Action Teams to Facilitate Implementation • Route 50 Corridor • Parks and Connecting Trails • Agriculture and Heritage Sites • Marketing • Town of Ballston Micro-Enterprise Grant • Town of Ballston Zoning Amendments Underway • Town of Glenville Zoning Amendments Underway • Re-development Projects – approved or pending • Flex Space, CVS, USA Gas, Stewart’s Shops, Spinney Group Residential • Phase 1 Ballston Lake Public Sewers
  13. 13. ROUTE 50 SEWER STUDY TOWN OF BALLSTON SARATOGA COUNTY
  14. 14. Proposed Sewer District – Option 2Proposed Sewer District – Option 1
  15. 15. Option 1 – Area 1A Gravity Sewer Option • 18,500 feet of 8” gravity sewer pipe • 2,030 feet of 4” pressure pipe • 31,500 feet of 8” to 12” pipe Upgrades to the Ballston Lake Sewer District • 1 Pump Station • 11,900 feet of service laterals Construction Costs $ 5,367,700 Contingency $ 1,341,900 Total Construction Costs $ 6,709,600 Engineering and Other Soft Costs (25%) $ 1,677,400 Total Project Costs $ 8,387,000
  16. 16. Option 1 – Area 2A Low Pressure Sewer Option • 12,300 feet of 8” pressure sewer pipe • 2,800 feet of 6” pressure sewer pipe • 44 Service Laterals Construction Costs $ 1,706,600 Contingency $ 426,650 Total Construction Costs $ 2,133,250 Engineering and Other Soft Costs (25%) $ 533,300 Total Project Costs $ 2,666,550
  17. 17. Option 2 – Entire Service Area Low Pressure Sewer Option • 12,215 feet of 12” pressure sewer pipe • 5,340 feet of 10” pressure sewer pipe • 5,020 feet of 8” pressure sewer pipe • 7,310 feet of 4” pressure sewer pipe • 6,050 feet of <4” pressure sewer pipe • 209 Service Laterals Construction Costs $ 6,484,240 Contingency $ 1,621,060 Total Construction Costs $ 8,105,300 Engineering and Other Soft Costs (25%) $ 2,026,325 Total Project Costs $ 10,131,625
  18. 18. SANITARY SEWER COST COMPARISON Option 1 – Service Area 1A Conventional Sewer Option Annual Debt Service $ 588 Annual SCSD O&M Charge $ 240 Total Annual Cost $ 828 One-time estimated typical hookup costs $ 3,500 Option 1 – Service Area 2A Low Pressure Sewer Option Annual Debt Service $ 222 Annual SCSD O&M Charge $ 240 Total Annual Cost $ 462 One-time estimated typical hookup costs $ 10,000 Option 2 – Entire Route 50 Service Area Low Pressure Sewer Option Annual Debt Service $ 363 Annual SCSD O&M Charge $ 240 Total Annual Cost $ 603 One-time estimated typical hookup costs $ 10,000
  19. 19. ROUTE 50 CORRIDOR SEWERS NEXT STEPS • Decide whether to proceed with the creation of the sewer district – Hold a referendum or board decision and pick a sewer option • Board proceeds with the preparation of a Map, Plan and Report and SEQR • Board holds public hearing and adopts proposed sewer district • Town submits application to the NYS Comptroller for approval • Secure financing (NYSEFC low interest funding or municipal bond) • Proceed with design and construction • Typically a three year process
  20. 20. NEXT STEPS . . . MS B&MS B& • Gather Feedback From Public and Stakeholders • Craft a Vision for the Next 20 years (VISION 2035) • Finalize Zoning, Comp Plan and Sewers Plan • Re-development of Route 50/Lakehill Road Corners • Develop a Master Plan for the Route 50 Corridor
  21. 21. PRIORITIES FOR 2017? . . . MS B&MS B& • Development Patterns? • Parks and Recreation? • Agricultural Tourism? • Shops and Restaurants? • Public Water and Sewer? FEEDBACK AND QUESTIONS?

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