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File #: 52501    Version: 1 Name: amendment to the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2018 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/7/2018 Final action: 8/7/2018
Enactment date: 8/10/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00626
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison Planning Division to prepare an amendment to the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. Rattman NDP Planning Area Map.pdf, 2. Link_Rattman_NDP

Fiscal Note

No City appropriation is required with the approval of this neighborhood development plan amendment. 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 an amendment to the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison adopted a Comprehensive Plan in 2006 and the Plan recommends that the City adopt neighborhood plans for future City growth areas; and

 

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan recommends regularly reviewing, evaluating and updating neighborhood development plans to keep the recommendations current; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the City adopted the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan in 1992 with amendments in 1995, 1997, and 2000; and

 

WHEREAS, substantial development has occurred in the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan planning area and the surrounding area; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable to amend the plan so that it better incorporates existing and proposed transportation system improvements and contemporary neighborhood planning principles; and

 

WHEREAS, a plan amendment would facilitate a better interface between developed lands and undeveloped lands, improve neighborhood connectivity, refine the mix of uses, reconsider block sizes and configurations, refine park locations, improve pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, plan for transit, and plan for the efficient provision of City services.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Madison Planning Division is authorized to prepare an amendment to the Rattman Neighborhood Development Plan.