Posts Tagged "Wisconsin"

Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan Process Looks at Options

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in News | 0 comments

MADISON, WISC. (Excerpts from Madison.com) – Vandewalle & Associates has been working with the City and neighborhoods to develop a reuse plan for the abandoned Oscar Mayer plant and revitalize the surrnounding northside.  Over eight months of community outreach, residents on the North and East side have expressed broad support for revitalizing the region. But many say the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan would bring too much traffic and housing density to the neighborhood and result in the loss of key open space. And they oppose plans to locate a Metro Transit bus garage on the...

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As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

Posted by on Jun 8, 2020 in News | 0 comments

As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

The City has retained Vandewalle & Associates to conduct the first stages in redevelopment planning including inviting input from the community as to what they would like to see on the lakefront site. Vandewalle has already worked in the City of Sheboygan on the iconic Harbor Centre Marina, South Pier District and FreshTech redevelopments/

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Portage holds virtual public sign code workshop

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Portage holds virtual public sign code workshop

  PORTAGE, WISCONSIN – On Wednesday, June 3 the City of Portage held an online workshop to get input on the update for its existing sign code. Workshop participants were able to log in via the City’s website, and were also given an informational presentation that served to kick-off the sign ordinance update process. Vandewalle & Associates worked with the City to set up the online experience with Zoom, helped to facilitate the meeting, and got feedback using voting buttons. Survey results were tabulated live. If you are considering a virtual public meeting,...

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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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Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 2 comments

Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

SHEBOYGAN, WISC (excerpts from wsjonline.com) – Alliant Energy has announced it is closing its Sheboygan coal-fired power plant, which is the last of its kind operating in Sheboygan. The Edgewater 5 generating station will be completely decommissioned by 2023. While that date is years ahead of the previous schedule for the plant, City officials say it will save taxpayers hundreds of millions in taxpayer costs. Alliant said it has retained Vandewalle & Associates, a Madison-based urban planning and economic development firm to help with decommissioning and redevelopment plans for...

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