K&J – The Public Discusses the Lake Flower Lodging Project

082014 - Lake Flower Lodging Project 05 - Chris LebargeDevelopers of the Lake Flower Lodging Project in Saranac Lake are asking the Village’s Planning Board for a favorable opinion to be sent to the Village Board as the community contemplates allowing for a new zoning district to be created in the form of a Planned Unit Development Designation or P U D D…    In order to help with the decision making, the Planning Board held a public meeting on Tuesday evening to hear from residents on the topic..    Chris LeBarge is one of the lead developers.. He began with an explanation of a few changes proposed for the project..  On the screen in the Harrietstown Town Hall is a graphic which shows the new “L” shaped version of the hotel which Lebarge is using as a visual aid to discuss some of the changes..

K&J – 082014 – Lake Flower Logding Project – Public Comment Hearing

It’s the K&J Show here on WNBZ and If you’re just joining us, we’re listening to Chris LeBarge who is giving us a rundown of some of the changes or adjustments to the project over the last few months in order to accommodate some of the questions which have arisen from the Planning Board and others..

The View heading into Saranac Lake from the south with the new superimposed on the old

The View heading into Saranac Lake from the south with the new superimposed on the old

The study itself inserts the potential building into each view point roughly where it would be…  once completed..   The view of the building driving in from the south garnered some attention as the proposed hotel would be larger in scope than the current two story motel on the property… Prior to the public comment, Lebarge touched on the public space as well as the overall feel for the layout of the building and the parking lots..

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