Calling All Citizens: VOICE YOUR OPINION AT THE COMP PLAN PUBLIC MEETING

callingallVOICE YOUR OPINION AT THE COMP PLAN PUBLIC MEETING

MONDAY | September 30th | 6 PM | PUBLIC LIBRARY

Saratoga Springs is in the process of preparing a new Comprehensive Plan which will guide the future development of the City.

We believe the plan should be a sustainable one.

The City is holding a public information meeting where people can share their views:

WHERE: Monday, September, 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street.

WHY: This is your chance to urge the Comprehensive Plan Committee to include policies in the new Plan that support sustainability.

HOW: Attend the meeting, go to the microphone, state your name and address and voice your concerns. Here are key points to consider:

1. The new plan should build on the existing “City in the Country” directive.
2. New business can be accommodated in the City with infill development and not sprawl.
3. Sustainability should be the theme for the future.
4. An energy efficient community is essential for our future.
5. Our natural resources need to be recognized and protected.

Sustainable Saratoga released a position paper presenting a clear vision for a more sustainable comprehensive plan.

To see the position paper, click here.

We present 139 specific policy proposals addressing: Land use and livable communities, economic development, climate adaptation, energy, food systems, transportation, water resources, and solid waste. Many of the ideas came from the two public meetings we held in 2012.

If you are unable to attend the public meeting this Monday:

Stay Engaged: There are many critical issues yet to be discussed, debated and decided! Your input will continue to be critical throughout this process.

Continue to share your thoughts, ideas, and reactions regarding the Comprehensive Plan:

Contact us at sustainable.comp.plan@gmail.com

Make Your Comments Count!

Submit your comments to the Comprehensive Plan Committee
bbirge@saratoga-springs.org

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