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20190458 Cherry St Condos 2nd response letter 8-16-19 Barton M2guidice August 16, 2019 • Michael Veitch, Business Manager City of Saratoga Springs 474 Broadway Saratoga Springs, New York 12186 Re: 18 Cherry Street/38 Marvin Alley Townhouse Project Engineering Review File: 539.045.001 Dear Mr. Veitch: Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C. (B&L) has completed a second review of the following reports and information for the 18 Cherry Street Project located at 18 Cherry Street and Marvin Alley proposed by Anthony Many. Application for Site Plan Review; • Stormwater ter Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) dated July 8, 2019 as prepared by Studio A, Landscape Architecture, DPC and Cedarwood Engineering Services, PLLC; • Plan Set (17 Sheets) dated June 17 2018, last revised on July 30, 2019, as prepared by Studio A, Landscape Architecture, DPC and Cedarwood Engineering Services, PLLC; • City of Saratoga Springs Office of City engineer comments dated July 22, 2019; • Response memo from party unknown This review was conducted on behalf of the City of Saratoga Springs. The above referenced documents and information were reviewed only with respect to our scope outlined in our task order/proposal. General . Comply with requirements listed in Planning Board notice of decision dated July 25, 2018 and any other City of Saratoga Springs requirements. 2. Confirm proposed 1-1/2-inch water service size that will furnish required fire flow to uppermost floor that considers all head losses including RPZ backflow preventer. Tapped main is 6-inch before increasing to new 8-inch main down Marvin Alley but is not looped. Confirm fire protection systems and water system capacity meets NYS Insurance Services Office standards. The experience to listen The power to 10 Airline Drive,Suite 200,Albany,1 NY 12205 x Office:518-218-1801 Fax:518-218-1805 11 BartonandLoguidice.com s Mr. Michael with, Business Manager City of Saratoga Springs August 16, 2019 Page 2 &L 3. It does seem evident where the various sections of driveway, standard and heavy duty pavements shown on sheet -105 and C-100 apply. We recommend adding shading. patterns to the layout plan that shows the design intent and ensures adequate section r firetrucks/delivery vehicles tdesignate thvarious classes of pavement. 4. Is there a sheet C-530 with concrete sidewalk jointing details as referenced on sheet C- 110? Perhaps just the reference should be revised? S. Provide notes regarding street trees that owner is responsible to monitor health of new trees and maintain as required with watering, fertilization, re-mulching if necessary and possible pruning. Notate an inspection of plantings the ll ri Spring following construction by a qualified professional. Sanitary Sewer 1. Indicate proposed location of new sanitary sewer lateral for 14 Cherry to new sewer. There is a note but the line does not appear to be shown. Is this new piping direction compatible with existing plumbing and building sewer at 14 cherry? Include indication of a wye connection on plans_and sewer profile at proposed location, 2. Notes were added relating to abandonment of existing sanitary sewer that did not include filling existing pipe itself across property with flowable fill. Stormwater Stormwat r Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) 1. Soils report indicated hydrologic class soil type A while notice of intent (NOI) indicates soils. Please clarify. We note the replacement of soil under the proposed rain garden(with A soils) but site seems a mix. Please clarify 2. Provide invert elevations of drainage underdrains form bio-retention practices and roof drains to ensure design intent is implemented. Slopes are provided but show inverts of beginning and end of underdrains. 3. Provide note that replacement soils intended for installation below rain garden have a percolation or permeability test to ensure free draining sand is used with minor amounts of silt and be approved by design engineer. Indicate modest level of compaction and perhaps consolidation with temporary introduction of water to ensure intended percolation. ZABL-Vault\ID2\18217AD2-101-4823-8927-99D5C4054147\0\1541000-1541999\1541405\LUSecond Comment Itr_ _1 _19 Cherry St 1541405).docx Mr. Michael Veitch, Business Manager City of Saratoga Springs August 16, 2019 Page 3 MILif Plans C-103 1. Add restrained joint pipe to plan view and water connection detail notes to ensure design intent is followed and supplement note 7.4 on this sheet. C-110 1. Specify texture of broom finish and direction for concrete sidewalks and correct reference to detail sheet C-503. C-112 1. Depth of raingarden practice indicates replacing existing soil to a depth of 4 feet. Confirm this is 4' below practice and address previous comments of testing source of 2. Indicate overflow elevations or 6-inch dimension to overflow from 6" yard drain overflow pipes. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office. Sincerely, BARTON & LOG UIDICE, D.P.C. Bradley D. Grant Senior Project Manager BDGiojf ZABL-Vau1t\ID2\18217AD2-1C71-4823-8927-99D5C405414701541000-1541999\1541405\LUSecond Comment itr_8_15_19 Cherry St OD 1541405).docx