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.
AMENDED ALTERNATE - Accepting the report of the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee.
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...Click here for full text