Posts Tagged "planning"

Fort Atkinson holds Zoning Code virtual public meeting

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Fort Atkinson holds Zoning Code virtual public meeting

FORT ATKINSON, WISC. – Fort Atkinson held a successful virtual public meeting to review the Draft Zoning Map. The meeting was facilitated by Vandewalle & Associates. Another virtual meeting is scheduled for May 28, 2020. 

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McFarland reviews new neighborhood plan with an eye on affordability

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in News | 0 comments

McFarland reviews new neighborhood plan with an eye on affordability

MCFARLAND, WISC. (Excerpts from hgnnews.com and the McFarland Thistle) – McFarland village staff is expecting a petition of annexation for 36.29 acres of land along Highway AB – currently in the Town of Dunn – on which a new subdivision is proposed. Veridian Homes and developers presented conceptual plans to the village plan commission Jan. 23. They are expected to resubmit revised plans after garnering feedback from commissioners and community members. Developers would like to decrease the price for the new subdivision houses below $400,000 and target a range around...

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Fort Atkinson looks at major zoning ordinance update

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Fort Atkinson looks at major zoning ordinance update

FORT ATKINSON, WISC. (excerpts from dailyunion.com) – Originally written more than 50 years ago and last updated 20 years ago, the City of Fort Atkinson Zoning Ordinance is being rewritten to allow the code to deal with modern issues and solutions. A draft of the new code was presented at a special Plan Commission meeting Thursday. With the help of input from city staff and community members, the draft was written by consultants from Madison-based firm Vandewalle and Associates. Community planning consultants Mike Slavney and Ben Rohr presented the draft ordinance at the meeting,...

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Fitchburg’s “big moment” invites public input for 20-year Comprehensive Plan

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Fitchburg’s “big moment” invites public input for 20-year Comprehensive Plan

FITCHBURG, Wisc. – The city of Fitchburg is updating its comprehensive plan for the future, which will guide growth and development decisions for the next 20 years. “We’re always trying to be looking 20 years ahead to get to the desired future, said Sonja Kruesel, city planner and zoning administrator. “In the most succinct terms, we like to say, ‘Where and how is growth going to happen?'” “This is a big moment for Fitchburg and anyone who cares how it develops in the future,” Robert Procter said, adding that now is the time to start...

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How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in News | 0 comments

How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN — On October 4, 2019 Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal/Redevelopment donned one of his many hats to lead a presentation on Opportunity Zone optimization at the APA Upper Midwest Conference in Eau Claire. Opportunity Zones are relatively new tools for economic development that can help attract transformational investment into low-income census tracts where it is needed most. (Click here for more Opportunity Zone information on our OZ page.) For the presentation, Scott organized a panel consisting of Gordon Crow, the Executive Director of Centergy,...

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