The first is the plan to introduce a ramp at Promenade Hill, so that people in wheelchairs and scooters and mothers with strollers can access the historic park. Landscape architect Dragana Zoric has been working on the project pro bono for more than a year, and, according to reports from Bill Roehr of TGW Consultants, the State Historic Preservation Office is now reviewing her proposal, which includes the redesign of the approach and entrance to the park to incorporate a ramp and some restoration of the park itself.
Two meetings have been scheduled to present the plans for Promenade Hill to the community and presumably to get feedback before the application is submitted at the end of July. The first will take place on Wednesday, June 24, at 3 p.m.; the second on Wednesday, July 8, at 6 p.m. Both meetings will be held at 1 North Front Street.
The second application is a CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) project to replace water mains on State Street. The only meeting devoted to learning about and discussing this project will be held by the Common Council on Thursday, July 9, at 7 p.m., at City Hall.
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