Archive for September, 2008

Talk of new Killington Village is Re-energized

Monday, September 1st, 2008

At the August 13th, 2008 meeting of the Killington Planning Commission, representatives from SP Land Company, owner of the land where the Killington Village is proposed, presented a conceptual timeline for the Village approval process and Phase 1 construction.

In summary, the permit and approval process for Phase 1 is expected to take until January 2011. According to this schedule, if all is successful, the first infrastructure development activities including water, sewer, storm water improvements, utilities, etc. required for the Village development are expected to begin in the Spring 2011. Sales and marketing activities for the first single family home lots, condos, and townhomes will begin in the Fall 2011 with delivery of the first new townhomes in the Fall 2012. Substantial completion of Phase 1 construction which includes 157 condominiums, 33,500 square feet of commercial space, 24 townhomes, and a new base lodge replacing the existing Snowshed and Ramshead base lodges is expected by the Fall 2015.

A detailed conceptual timeline is presented below. Public workshops intended to present thoughts regarding the conceptual Master Plan for the Village will be held over the next few months. The next workshop is planned for September 10th at the Killington town library.

Fall/Winter 2008 - Master Plan approval process with Town of Killington and conduct open house meetings for the public
January 2009 - Complete Master Plan approval process and, if successful, begin Act 250 process
Winter/Spring 2009 – Prepare for Act 250 application – prepare conceptual plans and specs, transportation plans, landscaping plans, economic impact analysis, etc.
June 2009 - Submit Act 250 application and begin preliminary submittals to Tow of Killington for Phase 1 improvements
Fall/Winter 2009-2010 – Open house meetings for the public on Act 250
Spring 2010 – Complete Act 250 process and, if successful, start pre-development activities, prepare schematic plans and specs, conduct additional market and economic analysis, and submit formal application to Town of Killington for Phase 1 PUD and specific site plan approval
January 2011 – Complete PUD and specific site plan approval process, and if successful, prepare detailed plans and specs for infrastructure improvements, 18 single family lots and 24 townhome lots at Ramshead Brook, conduct construction pricing and contracting and sales and marketing activities
April 2011 – Commence construction on vertical infrastructure including temporary Phase 1 Killington Road realignment and Ramshead Brook Road. Vertical infrastructure construction includes water, swere, storm water imptrovements, utilities, grading and bridge over Ramshead Brook.
October 2011 – Substantial completion of infrastructure improvements and delivery of the Ramshead Brook 18 single family lots to sales and marketing.
Fall/Winter 2011-12 – Prepare detailed construction plans and specs for the Village and Ramshead Brook Townhomes, construction pricing and contracting, and continue sales and marketing activities.
April 2012 - Commence construction of Phase 1 buildings (157 units and up to 33,500 square feet of commercial space) and 24 townhomes at Ramshead Brook.
October 2012 – Completion of 24 townhomes of Ramshead Brook
2012-13 – Construction of Phase 1 Village commercial/residential buildings and amenities
October 2013 – Substantial completion of Phase 1 Village commercial/residential improvements and amenities and begin preparation of detailed plans and specs for new base lodge and new Killington Road alignment and ski beach bridge, and conduct construction pricing and contracting. Begin preliminary work for Phase 2 PUD and Act 250 approvals.
April 2014 – Commence construction of th enew Killington Road alignment and ski beach bridge, demolish Ramshead base lodge, and commence construction of new base lodge. Submit applications fo Phase 2 PUD and Act 250 approval.
2014-15 – Construction of new base lodge, new Killington Road and ski beach bridge
Summer 2015 – Demolish Snowshed base lodge. Complete Phase 2 Act 250 and PUD process and, if successful, start pre-development activities, prepare schematic plans and specs, conduct additional market and economic analysis, and submit formal application to Town of Killington for Phase 2 specific site plan approval.
January 2015 – Complete specific site plan approval process, and if successful, prepare detailed plans and specs for Phase 2 improvements, conduct construction pricing and contracting, and commence Phase 2 sales and marketing activities
April 2015 - Commence construction of Phase 2
October 2015 – Substantial completion of Phase 1 (including new base lodge)

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