Hartford Agriculture Plan

Town of Hartford, NY - 2012
Brandy Saxton prepared an Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan for the Town of Hartford. The planning process included a survey of farmers and farmland owners, and a series of community workshops exploring opportunities for farm-based economic development. The resulting plan incorporates a series of SWOT analyses followed by recommended strategies related to agri-tourism, direct marketing, dairy, meat processing, forestry, land use and land base.

Elizabethtown Active Living Strategy

Essex County Public Health Department - 2012
Brandy Saxton worked with the Essex County Public Health Department and the Town of Elizabethtown to identify existing assets, opportunities, and possible constraints for pedestrian and bicycle road and multi-use paths/trails within the town. An Active Living Strategy was drafted to guide planning, development, and operations of existing and future pedestrian, bicycle and multi-use and multi-modal transportation infrastructure in Elizabethtown. The strategy included a detailed inventory of downtown sidewalks and crosswalks, as well as updated information on the miles of trails on public property in Elizabethtown. It also included recommendations for improving or extending sidewalks, using town land for recreation, installing signs to increase awareness of outdoor recreation opportunities, and providing designated parking areas to increase recreational access to town land.

Fairfax Capital Improvement Program

Town of Fairfax, VT - 2012
Brandy Saxton updated Fairfax's Capital Improvement Program, which included a a one-­year capital budget for the current fiscal year and a five-­year capital program for subsequent years, as well as the associated Impact Fee Ordinance.

Elm Street Design

North Country Healthy Heart Network - 2012
Brandy Saxton prepared a conceptual design for the section of Elm Street from Constable Street to Raymond Street in the Village of Malone, NY as part of the Malone Complete Streets Partnership's Pedestrian Improvement Plan. This design is intended to illustrate the type of streetscape improvements would contribute to making a Malone a more 'healthy place' where people can safely travel on foot or bicycle.

Benson Facilities Plan

Town of Benson, VT - 2012
Brandy Saxton assisted the Town of Benson to assess its long-term need for highway department and fire department facilities. Both departments were operating from facilities that were at capacity and/or did not adequately meet their needs. This project evaluated the existing condition of Benson's highway and fire department facilities, identified the departments' long-term facility needs, explored feasible options for meeting those needs, and sough public input on options being considered.

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