Presentation on theme: "1 Manassas Park Town Meeting 29 October 2002. 2 Welcome This is the first Manassas Park Town Meeting Governing Body implemented this as a way to improve."— Presentation transcript:
2 Welcome This is the first Manassas Park Town Meeting Governing Body implemented this as a way to improve communications
3 Purpose Give citizens the opportunity to see status of on-going projects Give citizens the opportunity to ask questions and give input on both on-going and future projects
4 Projects to Review Park Center Development Water and Sewerage Improvements Fire Station Sidewalk Projects
5 Park Center- Where Did It Start Reuse of Conner School Property Charette in November 1999 –Citizen support for Park Center Concept –Citizen support for commercialization and new standards for City Favorable comments from Public Hearing to go forward Picture of Park Center
6 Park Center- What Has Been Done Concept developed Architectural standard developed and going through review and approval process Removed Conner School and cleared site Purchased five acres of “New Dominion School” Excess land from county
7 Park Center- What Needs to be Done Finalize architectural standard Rezoning of land Market Plan –Competition for developer(s) –City act as developer (backup) City Taking the Time to do it Right!
8 Water and Sewerage Improvements City recognized need for improvements - Quality-Quantity-Redundancy Purchased one million gallons a day capacity from City of Manassas Initial studies showed need for pump station ($750,000 estimated cost) New regional study showed no cost way to get same end result without a pump station Emergency Water Interconnection with PWC Service Authority being executed Note: Want to use Existing talking boards
9 Water and Sewerage Improvements to be Done Need additional water lines for improved flow and redundancy Need to evaluate need for additional supply and other upgrades City is fixing immediate problems but developing a complete solution that will work for the long term!
10 Fire Station Facility utilization plan and public hearing presented options to improve fire department response –Original plan was to build one new facility for both police and fire but site was too small and cost prohibitive –Building new fire station in middle of city most practical and cost effective solution –Site reviews completed and city site by water tank on Manassas Drive and Euclid selected Final plans under design Estimated construction start in ???? Estimated completion in ???? Note: Want to use Existing talking boards
11 Sidewalk Projects Old city policy was to repair or build sidewalks only as part of street renovation Governing body changed policy and considered sidewalks as separate initiative Goal to get at least one sidewalk on each street Note: Want to use Existing talking boards
12 Sidewalk Project- Status Completed in FY 2001 –???? Completed in FY 2002 –???? Completed in FY 2003 –???? Planned for in FY 2003 –???? Planned for in FY 2004 –????