Presentation on theme: "Emmet County Headlands Public Meeting on the Future use of the Headlands Property and Structures."— Presentation transcript:
Emmet County Headlands Public Meeting on the Future use of the Headlands Property and Structures
Overview of Current Uses Rental Properties – Beach House – Guest House Hiking Trails Dark Sky Viewing
Properties Overview – Guest House New Roof New Siding Chimney Repair/Removal Window Repairs Additional Insulation Continued use as a vacation/short term rental
Properties Overview – Beach House Architecturally Unique Overall Condition is Poor Layout is limiting for usage Multiple access issues (ADA compliance) Significant renovations required (mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural) Long Term prospects and use for this structure? 1. Make required repairs and updates (including ADA), within the constraint of the existing architecture. 2. Remodel/reconstruction with additions. 3. Demolition and replacement.
Dark Sky Viewing SW Viewing location (near Beach House) NW Viewing location (along voyager trail) Proposed fishing pier/viewing platforms on existing break wall Public facilities for dark sky viewers (restrooms, parking, presentation space, outdoor seating/viewing amenities) ADA accessible viewing locations
Headlands Future Uses Gathering Space, 350+ people – Conventions – Weddings – Private Functions – County Functions Rentals – Private cabins and residential properties – Combined campus setting for weddings, with gathering space rentals combined with private on-site accommodations Dark Sky Hosting Opportunities Hiking Trails Expansion Scenic Roadway Development Natural Conservation Areas
Headlands Facilities Parking for Dark Sky events Parking for convention/gathering spaces Guest House – Continued Use Beach House Future – costs of maintenance, upgrades and remodel for continued use New Facility cost, size, use?
Beach House Preliminary Estimates Remodel and Renovate, Make Repairs to facilitate continued use and meet current code – Mechanical Improvements - $465,000 – Electrical Remodel - $225,000 – Structural Repairs - $250,000 – Architectural Repairs - $220,000 – Approximate Total Cost: $1,160,000
Beach House Preliminary Demolition Costs Removal of Beach House for Replacement – Demolition Costs $105,000 – Partial salvage of architectural key materials
Beach House Alternatives Space for 350 people +/- that can be partitioned for multiple groups/smaller groups Public Facilities for Dark Sky viewers and day users Catering/Prep Kitchen for events Outdoor pavilion/gathering area Amphitheater (indoor/outdoor) Replacement cost Parking facilities How do the County residents want to use the property, what features to they want to see?
Beach House Alternatives
Public Comments Emmet County has created an address where public comments can be received until September 15, address is: Mail comments to: Emmet County Parks Attn: Headlands 200 Division Street Suite G76 Petoskey, MI 49770