Pleasure Beach Community Meeting 05.09.2011

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Pleasure Beach Community Meeting 05.09.2011

  1. 1. Feasibility Study andM aster Plan f orPleasure Beach ParkC ity of Bridgeport, C onnecticutC om m unity ForumRalphola Taylor C om m unity C enterM ay 9 , 2 0 1 1
  2. 2. W elcom e… ..Master Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  3. 3. A G EN D A Part 1: Introductions and Opening Remarks (10 minutes) • Honorable Bill Finch, Mayor, City of Bridgeport • State Representative Don Clemens • Ted Grabarz, AIA, ASLA, Sustainability Director, Deputy Director of Public Facilities Part 2: Stantec Presentation (40 minutes) • Pleasure Beach Park: Existing Conditions • Environmental Overview • Study Goals and Objectives • Public Safety • Scope of Work • Project Schedule Part 3: Attendee Participation (60 minutes) • Preliminary Facilities Program, Needs, Challenges and Opportunities • Next StepsMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  4. 4. A G EN D A Part 1: Introductions and Opening Remarks (10 minutes) • Honorable Bill Finch, Mayor, City of Bridgeport • State Representative Don Clemens • Ted Grabarz, AIA, ASLA, Sustainability Director, Deputy Director of Public Facilities Part 2: Stantec Presentation (40 minutes) • Pleasure Beach Park: Existing Conditions • Environmental Overview • Study Goals and Objectives • Public Safety • Scope of Work • Project Schedule Part 3: Attendee Participation (60 minutes) • Preliminary Facilities Program, Needs, Challenges and Opportunities • Next StepsMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  5. 5. EXI N G C O N D I O N S STI TIMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
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  9. 9. FLO O D ZO N ESMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  10. 10. Photo Tour of Pleasur Beach eMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
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  34. 34. Building C onditions • C ondition Study f Building Ref bishm ent at Pleasur Beach or ur e - U tilities and pavem ent - Existing boar alk dw - H ar H ut bor - PavilionMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  35. 35. Environm ental O verviewMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  36. 36. Environm ental O verview State Listed Plant Species Significant H abitat: C oastal sand dunes habitat D EP N atur D iver D ata Base al sity • Sickle-leaf golden aster – State Endangered • Beach needle grass/Bitter panic grass – State Endangered • Blazing star – State Species of Special Concern • Eastern prickly-pear – State Special ConcernMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  37. 37. STATE EN D A N G ERED PLA N TS Beach Needle Grass/Bitter Panic Grass Sickle-leaf Golden AsterMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  38. 38. STATE SPEC I O F C O N C ERN ES Blazing Star Eastern Prickly-PearMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  39. 39. Environm ental O verview D EP N atur D iver D ata Base al sity State and Feder ally Listed A nim al Species • Piping Plover – State and Federally threatened species • Least Tern – State threatened • Barn O w l – State endangeredMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  40. 40. State & Feder Thr al eatened SpeciesMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  41. 41. PI N G PLO VER PI State & Federal Threatened SpeciesMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  42. 42. LEA ST TERN State Threatened SpeciesMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  43. 43. BA RN O W L State Endangered SpeciesMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
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  45. 45. O ur G oal: D evelop a Feasible Program of Park I provem ents and m Prepare C oncept D esign Plans f Future I plem entation. or mMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  46. 46. Study O bj ectives • I ntegrate w ork on parallel studies (buildings, docks, access) • Conduct a com prehensive outreach strategy • Provide for public safety on site • I dentify and protect endangered plants and w ildlife • O btain regulatory concurrence • I dentify potential program space • I dentify a program of future recreation am enities • D evelop alternatives and a preferred concept plan • D evelop an im plem entation strategy (com ponents, cost, access, endangered species protection, flood m anagem ent, public safety plan)Master Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  47. 47. Public Safety: • Com m unication • Mobility on-site and off-site • Lifeguards • Park patrol ( seasonal, full-tim e?) • Storm notification • Storm shelter • Site and existing building preparation • U tility service ( ater, electric) wMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  48. 48. SC O PE O F W O RK • Proj K ick-O ff Meeting ect • D ata Collection • Site A ssessm ent • Stakeholder I dentification • Prelim inary Park Program • Final Program /Site A ssessm ent/Regulatory Fram ew ork • D evelop A lternative Schem atic Plans • Refine A lternative Schem atic Plans • Conceptual D esign/Final Master Plan D eliverableMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  49. 49. PRO J T SC H ED U LE ECMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  50. 50. A G EN D A Part 1: Introductions and Opening Remarks (10 minutes) • Honorable Bill Finch, Mayor, City of Bridgeport • State Representative Don Clemens • Ted Grabarz, AIA, ASLA, Sustainability Director, Deputy Director of Public Facilities Part 2: Stantec Presentation (40 minutes) • Pleasure Beach Park: Existing Conditions • Environmental Overview • Study Goals and Objectives • Public Safety • Scope of Work • Project Schedule Part 3: Attendee Participation (60 minutes) • Preliminary Facilities Program, Needs, Challenges and Opportunities • Next StepsMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
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  52. 52. Prelim inary Program of Park I provem ents m Facilities: • N ature center • Fishing pier ( m ainland and Pleasure Beach) on • Concessions/refreshm ents • Restroom s • Beach ( im m ing and surf fishing) sw • Passive open space and picnic area • W ildlife sanctuary • Paths and trails (non-m otorized) • O bservation and look-out areasMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  53. 53. N eeds: • Public aw areness of w ildlife value and conditions • A variety of passive recreation activities • N eighborhood/youth activities • Parking facilities on m ainland • D ebris rem oval on m ainland vacant lots • Established developm ent space on m ainland • Establish reliable access from the East End • Site patrols (security, ecological m onitoring, enforcem ent of rules) • Stabilization of existing buildings to prevent further deterioration and vandalismMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  54. 54. Challenges: • State and Federal regulatory requirem ents ( CTD EP, U SFW S, A CO E, FEMA ) • Protecting endangered and threatened species • Establishing reliable access (how , how often, m onitoring, cost, fee structure) • Establishing funding partners ( private, public, non-profit) • Capital funding • Financial sustainability • Staffing for program m ing, m aintenance, public safety, regulatory m onitoring, etc. • Public safety and em ergency accessMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  55. 55. Challenges: • W aste disposal (trash, sanitary) • U tility m aintenance (electric, w ater, other) • Equipm ent and m aterial transport and access • Building restoration • Stratford and CTD EP role in enforcing access restrictions at Long Beach • I pacts of clim ate change/sea level rise on m coastal resourcesMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  56. 56. O pportunities: • A fter school, youth and sum m er cam p program s • Youth training in environm ental stew ardship • A quaculture education • Local business investm ent at gatew ay ( ain- m land) • EcoTourism • Recreational fishing • G reen Energy pilot proj w ith corporate ect sponsorshipMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  57. 57. Stakeholder Meeting Sum m ary • K eep it sim ple! • A void lengthy regulatory review periods • Secure existing buildings on site • Program m ust allow people and w ildlife to co- exist • I dentify, delineate and protect sensitive areas • Provide public safety m easures • Establish access as soon as possibleMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
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  59. 59. PRO J T SC H ED U LE ECMaster Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT
  60. 60. Thank you!Master Plan for Pleasure Beach Park, Bridgeport, CT

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