In addition, Potsdam has recently signed the Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Pledge, a program organized by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. In general, CSC is a framework for municipalities to achieve a broad set of goals, it opens funding opportunities for new state grants, and it works to reduce costs.
We hope that various components of the comprehensive plan (housing, business, agriculture, infrastructure, etc) will incorporate elements of the CSC program. This will help ensure that as we develop we will be resilient and financially stable for the long-term.
Please take a few minutes to read through the information provided at the beginning of this form and then provide input on key components of the comprehensive plan.
These take many forms. In general it will map out the community's plan and goals for growth, place making, land use, and maintaining infrastructure.