The future of Burlington's waterfrontmay bechanging sooner than later. The "North-40" also known as the Urban Reserve is a piece of land that covers about forty acres of lakeshore north of the Moran plant to Burlington College.
For years this area was left largely ignored and undeveloped by the City. It wasn't untilMarch 18, of this year, that theBurlington City Counsel voted unanimously for "improvements to safety" and the creation of a management plan for this area along Lake Champlain.
Afew current "improvements" stated forthe 'North-40' include establishing a boat launch site, patching up portions of the bike path,as well as enhancing theriparian zone along the lake.
Still curious about what else is in plan for the Burlington waterfront? Other City Councilprojects underway include theWaterfront North Access Projectand the rebuilding of the Moran Plant. Click on the links to learn more.
Remember to stay informed on the future of Burlington's lakeshore and downtown areas by visiting the PlanBTVwebsite. More information regarding this blog can be accessed by clicking on the Burlington Free Pressarticle: Counsel to Consider Plans for Burlington's 'North-40'.