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File #: 39303    Version: 1 Name: Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2015 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/4/2015 Final action: 8/4/2015
Enactment date: 8/5/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00666
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison Planning Division to prepare the Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb
Attachments: 1. Map 1 Planning Area Aerial.pdf

Fiscal Note

City costs associated with urban development in this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.

Title

Authorizing the City of Madison Planning Division to prepare the Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison adopted a Comprehensive Plan in 2006; and

 

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan recommends that the City adopt neighborhood development plans for future City growth areas; and

 

WHEREAS, neighborhood development plans include detailed recommendations regarding land use, the transportation system, parks and open space, and utilities service, and are used to guide future urban development within City growth areas; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan recommends that one or more neighborhood development plans be prepared for Madison’s southeast growth area (the Yahara Hills Neighborhood Planning area includes part of Planning Area D) prior to initiating urban development; and

 

WHEREAS, under the terms of the City of Madison and Town of Blooming Grove Cooperative Plan, lands within the Town of Blooming Grove, including lands within and adjacent to Madison’s southeast growth area will become part of the City of Madison through a series of attachments, including attachments that are scheduled to occur in 2015, 2020 and 2027; and

 

WHEREAS, a neighborhood development plan has not yet been prepared for the City of Madison’s southeast growth area and adjacent lands; and

 

WHEREAS some development has already occurred in and adjacent to the southeast growth area including the Yahara Hills Golf Course, Ho-Chunk Gaming and adjacent lands, Dane County Landfill, and the Datex-Ohmeda property; and

 

WHEREAS, a neighborhood development plan for Madison’s southeast growth area and adjacent lands is desirable as a guide to orderly urban development.

 

NOW, THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Madison Planning Division is authorized to prepare the Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan planning area boundaries generally include Cottage Grove Road and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation-owned rail line on the north, the Blooming Grove-Cottage Grove township lines on the east, Sigglekow Road on the south and Interstate Highway 39/90 and the future eastern realignment of Sprecher Road on the west (see attached Map 1: Planning Area).