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File #: 31862    Version: 1 Name: Amending the Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/8/2013 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 11/19/2013
Enactment date: 11/20/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00861
Title: Amending the Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan to recommend medium-density residential uses on the central portion of the approximately 19.46-acre Keller property located generally west of Packers Avenue and north of Tennyson Lane.
Sponsors: Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. Draft Revision to Northport NP 10-8-13.pdf, 2. Info.pdf, 3. Link Ord 31734
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending the Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan to recommend medium-density residential uses on the central portion of the approximately 19.46-acre Keller property located generally west of Packers Avenue and north of Tennyson Lane.
Body
WHEREAS the Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan was adopted by the Madison Common Council on November 3, 2009 as a supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS the Neighborhood Plan currently recommends that the Keller property, located generally west of Packers Avenue and north of Tennyson Lane, be developed primarily with low-density and low-medium density residential uses generally similar to the uses recommended for the vacant Raemisch property adjacent to the north, and integrated with and connected to future uses on that property and the existing residential neighborhood south of Tennyson Lane; and

WHEREAS the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan, adopted in January 2006, recommends the Raemisch and Keller properties for Low-Density Residential uses, similar to the recommendation for the surrounding neighborhood to the south, west and north; and

Whereas the Keller property is currently zoned Suburban Residential-Consistent 1, reflecting the land use recommendations in current adopted plans; and

WHEREAS Independent Living and the property owner have proposed that an approximately eight-acre parcel in the central portion of the Keller property be developed with a medium-density senior-oriented residential complex that would include multi-family apartments for independent living as well as an assisted living facility, and the property owner has submitted an application to rezone the parcel to Planned Development allow the proposed uses; and

WHEREAS the proposed Independent Living development was presented at a neighborhood meeting and the proposal was generally supported by those attending; and

WHEREAS an amendment to the North...

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