Town Master Plan Committee
The following individuals have been appointed to the Comprehensive Master Plan Review Committee.
|Co Chairs:||Thomas Beaumont
|Town Board Liason:||Robert Audia|
|Members:||Jeremy (Jerry) Baker
Transcript from Master Plan Steering Committee: May 5th, 2009
June 16, 2009
TB - Tom Beaumont
FG - Frank Genova
MA - Mary Alex
RS - Margaret Irwin/River Street
JS - Jim Shequine
Discussion of rating system, 1-5 vs. A-D
River St, people get confused with 1-5, first is better than fifth…on this you either agree or disagree in the end. I’m honestly not sure it matters that much. What do you not support?
What Do You Like About Millbrook?
June 05, 2009
Tell Us What You Think
In 1987, the Town of Washington updated its Comprehensive Plan, then called a Master Plan. Its goals were guided by information obtained from town-wide public forums and a community values survey.
A comprehensive plan reflects what a community most values for itself. Zoning regulations, which must adhere and follow the spirit of the Master Plan, are the means by which the community makes those hopes and aspirations a reality.
The 1987 Community Values Survey found that the natural beauty and rural character of the town were what residents, overwhelmingly, valued most about their community.
Some feel shunned on plan input: Washington town panel at issue
Anthony P. Mussso
June 04, 2009
Poughkeepsie JournalArticle about the Town of Washington Master Plan with comments from town residents.
The Town of Washington Comprehensive Plan Stumbles Without Public Involvement
May 27, 2009
As many of you know, a comprehensive plan is a community’s agreed-upon template for the future of the town — what it will look like, how it will grow, and what resources will be protected. It is the blueprint for all planning decisions in the community.
Most communities begin their comprehensive plan process by thoughtfully engaging the residents of the town. The process normally starts with a series of town-wide meetings designed to involve the whole community, where people can express their current concerns and their hopes for the future.