Slinger gives final OK to economic development services

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Slinger gives final OK to economic development services

FROM GREATER MILWAUKEE TODAY. The Village of Slinger is moving forward with Vandewalle & Associates on creating an in-depth economic development plan for the Village. During a regular meeting Village Hall, trustees unanimously approved a contract with Vandewalle and Associates of Milwaukee to help implement the economic development plan that the company researched and presented at earlier Village Board meeting. The analysis made recommendations that included: Working with adjoining properties to enlarge Community Park; Having village properties joined together to create more usable community space; Increasing the opportunity for recreational and sports facilities; Utilizing a storm water management feature than can double as a recreational amenity; Creating a larger activity center with possible spill-over impacts due to increased activity at downtown businesses; and working with property owners to explore a mixed-use “base village” at the foot of Little Switzerland. Full article here.

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