Posts Tagged "redevelopment"

Watertown looks at potential impact projects in comprehensive plan

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Watertown looks at potential impact projects in comprehensive plan

WATERTOWN, WISC. (Excerpts from wdtimes.com) – During a joint Plan Commission and Common Council meeting, the council heard a presentation of a proposed comprehensive plan by Vandewalle and Associates Inc. A new train station, over a dozen new parks, a fire station and a major redevelopment of Bethesda are among the proposed changes envisioned in the plan, which outlines recommendations for the city’s potential development for the next 10-20 years. According to the comprehensive plan, the space is one of the most important opportunities for the city over the next 20 years...

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Public gets a preview of Comprehensive Plan for Jefferson

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

Public gets a preview of Comprehensive Plan for Jefferson

JEFFERSON, WISC. (Excerpts from dailyunion.com) – On Nov. 19, members of the public had an opportunity to learn more about the proposed City of Jefferson Comprehensive Plan that emphasizes, among other concepts, strengthening of economic development. For the past six months, Jefferson residents and officials, along with staff from the engineering firm of Vandewalle and Associates, have been working to update the Jefferson Comprehensive Plan. The open house was the latest step in a series of public-participation events. As part of the process, the City conducted a community workshop in...

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Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

OTTUMWA, IOWA (excerpts from kyoutv.com) – What should the city of Ottumwa do, if anything, to enhance its footprint along the Des Moines River? The Legacy Foundation has been looking at ways that a change might bring real benefits. The city-owned hydro-power dam and the power plant on the Des Moines River are key features in one of the four opportunities that were identified in an analysis done by Vandewalle & Associates for the riverfront.  Ottumwa residents came together in late Oct. to discuss a concept known as the ‘Electric Park Venue’. The park would be located...

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V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

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

V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

Changes and new faces in the Milwaukee Office. Our capable and hard-working Milwaukee-based team is being joined in its work serving southeast Wisconsin by Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal Planner/Redevelopment. Scott replaces Jolena Presti as team leader for the Milwaukee Office, becoming Interim Managing Director. Scott has over 30 years of experience working in long-range planning and redevelopment all over the country—from Florida to Illinois; North Carolina to Colorado. In his past 15 years with Vandewalle & Associates, he has...

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V&A begins redevelopment study for Hartford’s former Kmart property

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in News | 0 comments

HARTFORD, WISC. (with excerpts from gmtoday.com) — Since Kmart closed its Hartford Plaza location along Highway 60 in the city, the site has had very little activity. Within the last few months the city applied for and received grant money from the state’s Brownfield Grants Program, which is coordinated by Washington County. “The grant was for about $24,000 and other remaining  costs are to be paid by Equitable Bank, who has taken over the property,” said Hartford Area Development Corp. Executive Director Tom Hostad. “We are all hoping a site redevelopment study can show other...

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