There is no fiscal impact associated with the adoption of the plan. However, implementing specific recommendations within the plan will have fiscal impacts in the future and will require Common Council approval at that time.
AMENDED Adopting the Hoyt Park Area Joint Neighborhood Plan and the goals, recommendations, and implementation steps contained therein as a supplement to the City's Comprehensive Plan.
WHEREAS the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan, adopted January 17, 2006, recommends the adoption of neighborhood plans for established residential neighborhoods within the City; and
WHEREAS, the Hoyt Park planning study area consisting of Rocky Bluff, Sunset Hills, Sunset Village, and VanChaMasShe neighborhoods do not currently have a detailed neighborhood plan that establishes policies and makes recommendations to guide decisions regarding the future of this neighborhood (See attached map); and
WHEREAS, a planning consultant (Vandewalle & Associates). was retained to work with residents, neighborhood associations, City staff, and area stakeholders to develop this plan; and
WHEREAS, this effort was funded through a $50,000 grant award from the City's Neighborhood Planning Grant Program (2011) and $500 from the Sunset Village Neighborhood Association; and
WHEREAS, the City-Consultant Team conducted three large scale public meetings, distributed an online business questionnaire to business owners/tenants on Midvale, Mineral Point, and University Avenue, and facilitated a dialog among neighborhood association leadership to ensure various perspectives were discussed; and
WHEREAS, the area neighborhood associations established a non-City appointed steering committee, Hoyt Park Area Joint Steering Committee (HPAJSC), with representation from Rocky Bluff, Sunset Hills, Sunset Village, and VanChaMasShe Neighborhood Associations, Hilldale Row Condominum Association, Friends of Hoyt Park and also established a Sustainability Subcommit...Click here for full text