reuse plan approved by Belmont voters
met the town's priorities as outlined by the McLean Task Force:
acres of public and private open space are protected. This represents
90% of current open space.
additional tax revenue"
town assessor estimates the plan will generate $3 million in gross
revenue to fund schools and other needed services.
Belmont to secure land for a cemetery"
for a new cemetery--the first in over 100 years--is part of the
need for senior housing"
480-unit senior community will provide an array of options for Belmont
units of affordable housing are included in the senior community.
Also, land will be given to the town to build 40 additional units.
the traffic impact of development"
town's traffic consultant stated that surrounding roadways could
accommodate an additional 800 peak hour trips. Due to significant
decreases in the size of the plan, the development will generate
only 380 peak hour trips. Also, $1 million will be made available
to improve current and future traffic flow at affected intersections.
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