Essex County Emergency GIS

Technical Assistance Center at SUNY Plattsburgh - 2006
Brandy Saxton developed a GIS database consisting of more than 50 data layers to be used by the Essex County Emergency Services Department. The goal of the project was to coordinate and create the GIS layers needed to make current, accurate emergency response information available to the county’s Emergency Services staff for emergency management planning and response. The resulting GIS database supplemented the county’s 911 system, providing a wide range of information to dispatchers and first responders.

Benson Recreation Plan

Town of Benson, VT - 2008
Brandy Saxton worked with the Benson Recreation Committee to develop a Village Center Recreation Plan. The planning process began with surveys of Benson households and students. Conceptual site plans were developed for enhanced recreation facilities at the Village School and Town Office properties. The potential for a walking trail between the school and town office was explored. Costs and potential funding sources were identified.

Ticonderoga Downtown Inventory

Ticonderoga Destination Development Committee
(Essex County Visitors Bureau) - 2007

PlaceSense developed a database of property information as part of Ticonderoga’s downtown revitalization efforts. The data is available online and allows users to explore downtown development opportunities. The website was built using Flash to create a basic map of downtown property with links from each parcel to a detailed property report and photographs.

Northwest Vermont Project

VT Agency of Transportation - 2007
Brandy Saxton prepared the final report for the Northwest Vermont project, which was a multi-year collaborative effort to study growth and development in northwestern Vermont as it related to the region’s transportation infrastructure. The efforts of the five participating regional planning commissions were summarized and eight planning tools developed in response to identified needs. In addition to the final written report, Brandy Saxton developed a website and a series of PowerPoint presentations summarizing the project and showcasing the planning tools.

Lake Dunmore Planning Study

Towns of Salisbury and Leicester, VT - 2005
Brandy Saxton coordinated this multi-disciplinary project after working with the two towns to develop the project and successfully obtain grant funding to support it. This study documented development trends around the lakes, analyzed impacts on the transportation system, emergency services, recreation, water quality and the environment, and recommended strategies to guide change in the lakeshore community. Brandy Saxton led a team of consultants, each focused on a specific component of the project, and working with a steering committee, developed a series of recommendations to be included in the final report. Project begun while with ACRPC and completed as private consultant.

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