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File #: 26897    Version: Name: University Hill Farms Steering Committee
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/27/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/17/2012 Final action: 7/17/2012
Enactment date: 7/23/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00560
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Establishing the University Hill Farms Steering Committee and authorizing staff to contract with a consultant to assist in the preparation of neighborhood plan.
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt
Attachments: 1. University Hills Farms Planning Area.pdf, 2. Version 1.pdf
Fiscal Note
Funding for the Neighborhood Grants Program ($80,000) was allocated in the Planning Division’s 2012 Operating Budget. Funding this specific project ($37,340) through the Neighborhood Grants Program was approved by the Common Council on May 1, 2012 (File ID 25850, Enactment # Res-12-00294).
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Establishing the University Hill Farms Steering Committee and authorizing staff to contract with a consultant to assist in the preparation of neighborhood plan.
Body
WHEREAS the City of Madison's Comprehensive Plan adopted January 17, 2006 provides general goals, objectives, policies and implementation recommendations and generalized land use maps to guide the future growth and development of the City; and

WHEREAS the City of Madison's Comprehensive Plan recommends the preparation of neighborhood plans for established residential neighborhoods to provide greater detailed on specific land uses, development intensity, and design characteristics that are consistent with the adopted Plan or propose amendments to the adopted Plan; and

WHEREAS the University Hill Farms Neighborhood Association applied to the City’s Neighborhood Grant Program and received a $37,340 grant (File ID 25850, Enactment # RES-12-00294) to hire a planning consultant to prepare a mid-range (5-10 years) neighborhood plan; and

WHEREAS a condition approved by the Common Council in awarding the grant was that a City appointed steering committee of neighborhood residents, business and stakeholder representatives (including the State) lead the process of preparing a mid-range plan, including reconciling any inconsistencies with other adopted plans; and

WHEREAS another condition provided that the planning consultant be selected, hired and managed through a contract with the City; and

WHEREAS, the planning study area for the neighborhood planning effort is roughly bounded by University Avenue on the north, North Midvale Boulevard on the east, South Rosa Road and North Whitney...

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