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File #: 41084    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE Opposing 2015 Wisconsin AB568 and 2015 Wisconsin SB445 and similar legislation including those that would condition local designation of historically-significant property and the local regulation of such property on the consent of the owner.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2015 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/5/2016 Final action: 1/19/2016
Enactment date: 1/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00084
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Opposing 2015 Wisconsin AB568 and 2015 Wisconsin SB445 and similar legislation including those that would condition local designation of historically-significant property and the local regulation of such property on the consent of the owner and opposing similar legislation that would further weaken local control of landlord-tenant regulation.
Sponsors: Ledell Zellers, Marsha A. Rummel, Michael E. Verveer, Shiva Bidar, David Ahrens, Amanda Hall, Mark Clear, Steve King, Rebecca Kemble, Larry Palm, Zach Wood
Attachments: 1. 41084 v 1.pdf
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Title
SUBSTITUTE - Opposing 2015 Wisconsin AB568 and 2015 Wisconsin SB445 and similar legislation including those that would condition local designation of historically-significant property and the local regulation of such property on the consent of the owner and opposing similar legislation that would further weaken local control of landlord-tenant regulation.


Body
WHEREAS, the Common Council recognizes that the City of Madison contains buildings, structures, signs, features, improvements, sites, and areas that have significant architectural, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and cultural value; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council further recognizes that these historic resources represent the City’s unique heritage, contribute to the health, prosperity, safety and welfare of the City’s residents, and serve as a source of great interest to the City’s residents and visitors; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council finds that it is in the public interest to identify, protect, preserve, promote, conserve and use historic resources within the City; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council recently adopted a revised comprehensive historic preservation ordinance which will continue to protect the City’s historic resources, assist in maintaining a high quality of life in the community, stabilize and improve property values of historic properties, contribute to the economic development of the City, and provide added assurance to property owners of historic resources that their collective values will not be diminished by insensitive alterations or demolitions; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council unanimously adopted the revised comprehensive historic preservation ordinance after a nearly two-year public process that allowed for groups interested in both historic preservation and development to provide extensive input as the ordinance was being drafted; and,

WHEREAS, at the Common Council meeting when the ordinance was adopted ...

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