Request for Proposals
Scope of Services – Bergmann and Prospect Hill
ADVISORY BODY AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
The Bethlehem Planning Board will serve as the advisory body during development of the project. Pursuant to Zoning Law 128-92, the Planning Board shall provide a final recommendation on the zoning updates to the Town Board, prior to Town Board adoption. The consultant will attend several regularly scheduled Planning Board meetings coinciding with key milestones during the project to gather input and share its latest findings. As with all Planning Board meetings, these advisory sessions are open to the public.
All Planning Board meetings that include Zoning Update sessions will be noted in the Meetings and Events section below, as well as through featured news items on the Town’s website. All meeting materials will be included on the associated Planning Board agenda (links to these agendas will be included below.) In addition, there will be several community workshops and stakeholder focus groups held throughout the course of the project. Meeting dates and materials will be included below and through featured news items.
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
UPCOMING: Public Workshop #1
Wednesday, 5/31/2023 | 6:00pm | Town Hall Auditorium
Join us for the first public workshop of the Town’s code update effort! The meeting will begin with a brief presentation on the project scope and process, introduction to land use and smart growth principles, and launch of a visual community preference survey. Attendees will also have an opportunity to visit breakout activity stations to discuss and provide feedback on key topic areas including land use, natural resources, and clean energy.
Planning Board Advisory Session #1
Tuesday, 3/21/2023 | 6:30pm | Town Hall Auditorium
Agenda and Materials
Consultant provided an overview of the project and led initial discussion with the Planning Board. Led a presentation about the various types of zoning that could be used in Bethlehem’s zoning update.