Posts Tagged "Wisconsin"

Watertown secures DNR grant, advances parks plan

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

Watertown secures DNR grant, advances parks plan

WATERTOWN, Wisc. – The City of Watertown was recently awarded a DNR grant which could help fund a new park downtown. The former Marathon gas station site at 905 E. Main St, could be on the way to becoming a proposed new park following environmental assessments funded by the DNR grant. Watertown City staff and Vandewalle & Associates, a Madison/Milwaukee planning group with expertise in redevelopment and real estate, identified the site’s potential for park use in an update of the City’s Parks and Open Space Plan which was adopted Oct. 14,...

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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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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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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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Plan to catch Warhola Cats’ new track on the airwaves, streaming online

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

Plan to catch Warhola Cats’ new track on the airwaves, streaming online

MILWAUKEE, WIS — On Thursday Oct. 24, the Milwaukee-based indie band the Warhola Cats (whose members include V&A’s own Jackie Mich on keyboards, vocals and the occasional french horn) are premiering a track from their forthcoming album on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s MKE Premiere.  The song will play four times throughout the day: 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Or you can stream it online. Their poetic harmonies explore longing and heartfelt themes that become, in their own words, a “toast to Milwaukee’s mundane — inviting reverence for this...

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