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File #: 32645    Version: Name: Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Comm Recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2013 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 2/25/2014 Final action: 2/25/2014
Enactment date: 2/28/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00159
Title: AMENDED ALTERNATE - Accepting the report of the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee.
Attachments: 1. Final Report of the Ad Hoc Lamp House Block Plan Committee 1-23-14.pdf, 2. LampHouseHandout020514.pdf, 3. Staff Memo 020714.pdf, 4. Landmarks Comm Report_02-03-14.pdf, 5. Frank Lloyd Wright Bldg Conservancy Ltr_02-10-14.pdf, 6. White Comment 021014.pdf, 7. Additional Public Comments 021014.pdf, 8. LampHouseUDCReport020514.pdf, 9. Version 2.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/25/20142 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt the Following Amendment(s)Pass Action details Not available
2/25/20142 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt As AmendedPass Action details Not available
2/10/20141 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT WITH CONDITIONS - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
2/5/20141 URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
2/3/20141 LANDMARKS COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
1/7/20141 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
1/7/20141 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
1/7/20141 COMMON COUNCIL Referred  Action details Not available
12/20/20131 Planning Division Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
There is no fiscal impact associated with the adoption of the plan. However, implementing specific recommendations within the plan will necessitate an allocation of City staff resources. No appropriation is required at this time.
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AMENDED ALTERNATE - Accepting the report of the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee.
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DRAFTER'S NOTE: The proposed Alternate reflects the resolution language recommended by the Landmarks Commission, Urban Design Commission, and Plan Commission during their review of the report and resolution.

WHEREAS, the Madison Common Council recognizes the importance of the Lamp House, a designated City of Madison Landmark, and its positioning in relation to the remainder of the block; and

WHEREAS, on September 3, 2013, by resolution (Legistar #31386), the Common Council created an ad hoc committee to advise the Plan Commission and the Common Council about an appropriate vision and special area plan for this important heritage block; and

WHEREAS, the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee formed and met seven times over the course of three months, including a public tour of the block and a public design workshop; and

WHEREAS, the Committee analyzed varied background materials, encouraged public input and used modeling techniques to study potential impacts of several redevelopment alternatives on and around the Lamp House Block; and

WHEREAS, the Committee established goals and values to articulate a vision for the future for the Lamp House block as a thoughtful and vibrant built environment; and

WHEREAS, the Committee developed recommendations to balance historic preservation and economic development by encouraging appropriate development around the Lamp House; and

WHEREAS, on January 14, 2014, the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee approved its final report for further consideration by the Plan Commission and Common Council.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council hereby accepts the Report of the La...

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