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Village of Kinderhook
Comprehensive plan Update
In 1999, the Village adopted its first Comprehensive Plan. In 2006, the Village reviewed and updated this plan to include more specific goals and action plans. At present, as per the 2006 Plan, the Village Board has tasked the Planning Board to undertake another review of the vision, policies and recommendations contained within the original and the first update to the plan, assess progress and perform the requisite analyses to support further implementation activity.
The Village Board and Planning Board considers the 1999 and 2006 updated plans as remaining very relevant and viable. Although those plans contain many very good recommendations and ideas, the Board desires more action-oriented details in order to facilitate implementation. The goal for this update is to produce more discrete planning details, action steps, budgetary needs and revenue creation schemes to support future implementation. A further goal is to reconnect with the citizens and business owners - to report to them on our accomplishments to date and the status of new initiatives. Finally, this second plan update will include changes to our maps to reflect changes that have occurred since the last issuance of the plan to better serve our community planning activity.
This project is required to generate a Village Planning Document
Spring 2015 – Research and Analyses and Map Updates
Summer/Fall 2015 - Public Engagement
Winter 2015/Spring 2016- Conduct Survey, Update to Comprehensive Plan developed to include an action plan with implementation timetable, budget needs, funding sources, and other implementation information, presented to Village Board, and then adopted.
Summer/Fall 2016 – Village Board to begin implementation