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File #: 27212    Version: 1 Name: Minor amendment to an Environmental Corridor within the Central Urban Service Area - Cherokee
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2012 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/7/2012 Final action: 9/4/2012
Enactment date: 9/6/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00706
Title: Authorizing a minor amendment to an Environmental Corridor within the Central Urban Service Area to remove portions of an existing developed residential lot located generally north of Golf Parkway, west of the Cherokee Country Club clubhouse.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. Cherokee Area Amendment July 2012.pdf
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Authorizing a minor amendment to an Environmental Corridor within the Central Urban Service Area to remove portions of an existing developed residential lot located generally north of Golf Parkway, west of the Cherokee Country Club clubhouse.
Body

PREAMBLE

This resolution authorizes a minor amendment to an Environmental Corridor in the Cherokee neighborhood to correct an oversight which inadvertently allowed two condominium duplex buildings to be built on a newly-created approximately three-acre parcel without first removing the Environmental Corridor designation from a portion of the property.

On January 16, 2007, the Madison Common Council adopted the Cherokee Special Area Plan to guide the future growth and development of certain lands in the Cherokee neighborhood area on Madison’s north side, including substantial lands owned by Cherokee Park, Inc. in the City of Madison and the Towns of Westport and Burke. As part of this planning process, a long-term boundary was established between lands that may eventually be developed with urban uses and lands that should be preserved in open space uses. The lands identified for future urban development included approximately three acres north of Golf Parkway, immediately west of the Cherokee Country Club clubhouse, which were recommended for low-density residential development.

The developable lands west of the Cherokee clubhouse were annexed to the City of Madison from the Town of Westport in June 2007, following adoption of the special area plan. A Certified Survey Map creating a 3.08-acre development parcel was approved by the Common Council on April 10, 2008, and reapproved on October 1, 2010. About one-third of the new parcel was created out of the existing parcel containing the clubhouse, and about two-thirds out of the parcel comprising the balance of the golf course. An ordinance was approved on June 17, 2008 rezoning the new parcel from the Temporary Agriculture distr...

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