BRICKELLTOWN STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
The Town has been working on improvements within the Brickelltown area for many years. In 2012, the Town re-engaged property owners and design services for evaluating preferred design and maintenance district concepts for the Brickelltown Streetscape Improvement project. Through the establishment of the Community Facilities District (CFD), property owners and possessory owners would be required to pay a special tax, based on property frontages, for continued maintenance on the streetscape improvements. The estimated total maintenance cost of the district is $64,338.94 annually. Formation of this CFD is dependent on a vote by the potential members of the CFD. Ballots were mailed or delivered to all property and possessory interest owners within the CFD District in January. The ballots will be counted and evaluated at the March 11, 2014 Town Council meeting.
Please join the Town of Truckee for a community meeting on the Brickelltown Streetscape project on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. For more information on this meeting, please click here.
Click on the camera to see the Brickelltown Streetscape Video Clip
Please contact Jenna Endres, Associate Planner, at (530) 582-2922 or Todd Landry, Senior Engineer, at (530) 582-2904.
Several notable actions which affect the project have occurred since the January workshop. The Town's Redevelopment Agency Board (also known as the Town Council) discussed the project at the April 15th Agency workshop. The Board indicated continued support of the project; however, they are considering a reduced financial commitment as part of their budgeting process, providing funding for the project at approximately $3.5 million. This decision was made to allow the Board the option of considering a wider range of projects town-wide for redevelopment participation than in previous budgets. The Board also stated their desire to secure an initial maintenance commitment from the affected property/business owners before authorizing full funding of the project. The Board wants to ensure there is support for both the project and long-term maintenance of these improvements as part of allocating funds for this project.
Click on the following links to view diagrams which were generated from feedback received at the August 2009 Brickelltown Workshop:
Concept Plan: Conceptual Streetscape Alternative A (conceptual diagram without realignment of Donner Pass Road): Conceptual Streetscape Alternative B (conceptual diagram with Donner Pas road realigned south toward the railroad tracks)
Samples of potential streetscape designs:
Sample of potential streetscape on corner of Spring Street and Donner Pass Road: Sketch #3: Sketch #4