Meetings

Village of Potsdam, NY

Downtown Revitalization Initiative

To maintain public health and comply with COVID-19 guidelines, all future DRI meetings will be web-based.


LPC Meeting #6

LPC Meeting #6: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6:00 PM – This meeting will be held virtually. Audio and video will be available to the public in real time through YouTube Live Stream which will be available on the website here shortly before the meeting. Please email any public comments to PotsdamDRI@mjels.com.


Public Engagement Event #3

Online Project Gallery – Click below to access!

The public comment period began on August 28th 2020 and continued through September 4th, 2020. At this time, the public comment period has ended. However, the Online Project Gallery is still available to be viewed.

Click image to access Project Gallery

How to use: To navigate the gallery, simply scroll down the page. A bar will appear at the top with links to each of the sections. You can click on a section to skip to it, or continue scrolling down the page. The interactive portion of the page is the “Project Gallery – Tour Map”. The projects have been placed in an order that is intended to replicate a virtual guided tour of the Downtown projects. The numbering of projects are not a ranking or prioritization and are simply stops in the tour.

For a slow internet connection, click HERE to download a PDF of the gallery.

Opportunities for Engagement:

Public Meetings

  • Public Engagement Event #3, August 28-September 4, 2020
    • Online Project Gallery (coming soon)
    • Storefront Posters (To be viewed from outside. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines.)
      • Jernabi Coffeehouse – 11 Maple Street
      • Second location TBD
    • Hard copy materials available at Village Hall – 2 Park Street
    • Public comments accepted through the project email, PotsdamDRI@mjels.com or by filling out a comment card at Village Hall
    • Wednesday, September 2 at 6:00 PM
      • Live virtual Q&A with LPC Co-chairs, State Representatives and Project Consultants
      • Registration required for Live Q&A. Register for the event here: tinyurl.com/PotsdamDRI

Local Planning Committee Meetings

  • LPC Meeting #1 – December 18, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM, Village Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street
  • LPC Meeting #2 – January 21, 2020, 6:00-8:00 PM, Village Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street
  • LPC Meeting #3 – February 20, 2020, 6:00-8:00 PM, Village Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street
  • LPC Working Group Meetings – February 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM, Village Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street
    • Work Group A: 9:00 AM-10:15 AM
    • Work Group B: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
    • Work Group C: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
    • Work Group D: 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
  • LPC Meeting #4 – March 17, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – The March 17th meeting was moved to an online platform in light of the evolving Novel Coronavirus situation. A recording of the meeting as well as the presentation and meeting agenda are available at the links below. Please email any public comments to PotsdamDRI@mjels.com.
  • LPC Meeting #5: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm (Note: This was a web-based meeting)
  • LPC Meeting #6: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6:00 PM – This meeting will be held virtually. Audio and video will be available to the public in real time through YouTube Live Stream which will be available on the website here shortly before the meeting. Please email any public comments to PotsdamDRI@mjels.com.

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