Posts Tagged "Wisconsin"

Jefferson’s downtown updating, beautification continues

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021

Jefferson’s downtown updating, beautification continues

JEFFERSON, WISC. — The ongoing beautification of downtown Jefferson will continue after the Jefferson Common Council on June 2 authorized a streetscape design professional services contract with longstanding city partner Vandewalle and Associates. Vandewalle will be hired at a cost of $17,000 to help the city correct some concerns about poorly placed paving bricks and trees installed many years ago that since then have heaved and caused pedestrian safety concerns in the heart of the downtown business district. “We are addressing the changing needs of downtown, and this is something that...

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Middleton plan commission to interview for consultants vying for zoning code rewrite project

Posted by on May 8, 2021

Middleton plan commission to interview for consultants vying for zoning code rewrite project

MIDDLETON, WISC. – The City of Middleton Plan Commission will interview three consultants that responded to the city’s request for proposals (RFP) to overhaul and update the city’s zoning code and ensure it is consistent with the recently adopted comprehensive plan. In March the Middleton Common Council approved the request for proposals with a budget of $100,000 for a consultant to assist in rewriting the ordinance with a deadline set for April 2. The existing zoning ordinance has not been substantially updated since 1984. A zoning ordinance working group was established to review the...

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Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan Process Looks at Options

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020

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

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

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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