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File #: 53472    Version: 1 Name: Adopting the Milwaukee Street Special Area Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/10/2018 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Enactment date: 12/10/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00847
Title: Adopting the Milwaukee Street Special Area Plan as a Supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Milwaukee Street SAP Draft_10-08-18.pdf, 2. Letter to TPPB 10.29.18.pdf, 3. Milwaukee Street Public Comment Emails.pdf, 4. Urban Ag Work Group Memo - Milwaukee St SAP_11-02-18.pdf, 5. Recommendations on Milwaukee St SAP_11-07-18_BPC.pdf, 6. Milwaukee St SAP Final Memo-PC_11-14-18 final.pdf, 7. MFPC Memo to Plan Comm re Milwaukee St SAP_11-14-18.pdf, 8. Tn of Blooming Grove comments_11-15-18.pdf, 9. Milwaukee Street Plan_Public Comment_2018-11-19_Redacted.pdf

Fiscal Note

No City appropriation is required with adoption of this Special Area Plan. City costs associated with urban development in this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.


Adopting the Milwaukee Street Special Area Plan as a Supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan.


WHEREAS, the City of Madison and Town of Blooming Grove Intergovernmental Agreement (2006) establishes a mechanism and requirement for joint planning of certain town lands on Milwaukee Street; and


WHEREAS, several large undeveloped or vacant properties, together more than 100 developable acres, appear likely to develop or redevelop in the near future; and


WHEREAS, the East Transfer Point provides excellent transit access, reducing auto dependency and linking existing and future residents to economic opportunities; and


WHEREAS, the City of Madison’s Comprehensive Plan (2018) discusses Madison’s projected growth and identifies Milwaukee Street as a Growth Priority Area, and recommends concentrating the highest intensity development along transit corridors, downtown, and at activity centers; and


WHEREAS, the Milwaukee Special Area Plan includes recommendations to guide future land uses and street networks, transit facilities, bike facilities, street design and open spaces to ensure future development forms a cohesive new neighborhood that is well integrated with surrounding residential neighborhoods.


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council does hereby adopt the Milwaukee Street Special Area Plan and recommendations contained therein as a supplement to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.


BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the appropriate City agencies consider including the recommendations of the Milwaukee Street Special Area Plan in future work plans and budgets.