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File #: 39421    Version: 1 Name: Accepting the Greening America’s Capitals
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/24/2015 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/6/2015 Final action: 10/6/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #: RES-15-00797
Title: Accepting the Greening America’s Capitals: Brittingham - Triangle Green Project Report and authorizing staff to further study the concepts and actions contained in the Report during future planning and infrastructure activities within the project area.
Sponsors: Sara Eskrich
Attachments: 1. GAC Madison Final Report.pdf, 2. GAC PowerPoint Presentation PBMVC 8.25.15.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
10/6/20151 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20151 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/10/20151 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/2/20151 BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/2/20151 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Return to Lead with the Recommendation for Approval  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/20151 PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION (ended 6/2018) Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/20151 SUSTAINABLE MADISON COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for Approval  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/4/20151 COMMON COUNCIL ReferPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/20151 Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development Referred for Introduction  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
There is no fiscal impact associated with the acceptance of the Report. Implementing specific recommendations within the Report will require further study and expenditures in future capital and operating budgets, subject to Common Council approval at that time.
Title
Accepting the Greening America’s Capitals: Brittingham - Triangle Green Project Report and authorizing staff to further study the concepts and actions contained in the Report during future planning and infrastructure activities within the project area.
Body
WHEREAS, Greening America’s Capitals is a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program to help state capitals develop an implementable vision of distinctive, environmentally friendly neighborhoods that incorporate innovative green infrastructure strategies; and

WHEREAS, in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Department of Transportation (DOT) through the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, EPA provides design assistance to help support sustainable communities that protect the environment, economy, and public health and to inspire state leaders to expand this work elsewhere; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison applied to the Greening America’s Capitals program identifying the following five focus areas in the Brittingham Park - Triangle area: 1) East Campus Mall extension, 2) West Washington Ave. 3) intersection of West Washington Ave. and South Park St., 4) intersection of W. Washington Ave. and Regent St., and 5) Brittingham Park beach and boat rental area; and

WHEREAS, in 2013 Madison was chosen as one of four state capital cities to receive this assistance, and the EPA selected the design consulting team of Vireo and Toole Design Group, LLC to lead this effort; and

WHEREAS, an interagency City staff team was formed to engage community residents and stakeholders and to partner with the design consulting team; and

WHEREAS, input was solicited from residents, property an...

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