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News: Community Center Feasibility Study - 2020

Date Published Author
12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM  Nick Nadeau 

Why a Community Center?

The community center project grew out of a Waterbury Community Summit hosted by Revitalizing Waterbury in January 2018. At the summit, attendees broke into groups including social vibrancy, arts and culture, recreation, economic vitality, and more. One of the ideas that emerged from several groups was some sort of community center. The Town of Waterbury has a number of organizations and facilities that serve an active population ranging from very young children to senior citizens. Some of these organizations, including the Town’s Recreation Program, have outgrown their space and are seeking to partner to create a new community center that would provide more adequate shared space, facilities and programs to meet the community’s needs. The feasibility study project is funded with a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and local matching funds from the Town’s CDBG revolving loan funds.

Steering Committee
Steve Lotspeich | Town of Waterbury - Community Planner
Nick Nadeau | Town of Waterbury - Director of Parks & Recreation
Mark Forkey & Phil Walbridge | Waterbury Area Senior Center - Board Members
Naomi Alfini | The Children's Room - Coordinator
Karen Nevin | Revitalizing Waterbury - Executive Director
Chris Balzano & Tom Bachman | gbA (Architecture and Planning)

Public Meeting #1
NOTES: Click here for notes from the first public meeting

Public Meeting #2
PRESENTATION: Click here for the presentation from the second public meeting
NOTES: Click here for notes from the second public meeting

Public Meeting #3

February 4th, 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Waterbury Municipal Center (28 M. Main St. Waterbury) 

FLYER: Click here for the informational flyer for this meeting

Questions? If you have questions or concerns, or need additional information, please contact Steve Lotspeich, the Waterbury Community Planner, at 802-244-1012 or by e-mail at slotspeich@waterburyvt.com.