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File #: 53917    Version: 1 Name: Adopting the Oscar Mayer Area Strategic Assessment Report
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2018 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00118
Title: Adopting the Oscar Mayer Area Strategic Assessment Report, dissolving the Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee, and authorizing the development of the Oscar Mayer Area Special Area Plan.
Sponsors: Steve King, Rebecca Kemble, Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. Oscar Mayer OMSAC Adopted Report, 2. RESJI Analysis - Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Report, 3. Revised 2018-12-31 DRAFT Metro Facility Analysis S-0 Executive Summary.pdf, 4. Registration Statements ITEM E.1. TPPB 1.19.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/5/20191 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Not available
1/14/20191 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
1/9/20191 MADISON FOOD POLICY COUNCIL Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
1/8/20191 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
1/7/20191 TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND PLANNING BOARD Return to Lead with the Recommendation for Approval  Action details Not available
12/19/20181 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
12/5/20181 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
12/5/20181 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
12/5/20181 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
12/5/20181 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
12/4/20181 COMMON COUNCIL ReferredPass Action details Not available
11/26/20181 OSCAR MAYER STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE (ended 2/2019) Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation is required with the adoption of this resolution. City costs associated with urban development in this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.
Title
Adopting the Oscar Mayer Area Strategic Assessment Report, dissolving the Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee, and authorizing the development of the Oscar Mayer Area Special Area Plan.
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WHEREAS, Oscar Mayer had been located on Madison’s north side for 97 years as a food production and headquarters facility employing 4,000 people at its peak and 1,000 people at the time its closing was announced November of 2015; and

WHEREAS, Oscar Mayer Kraft-Heinz, sold the 72 acre site to the Reich Brothers Holdings, LLC; Reich Brothers Holdings, LLC subsequently partnered with Rabin Worldwide to liquidate the facilities assets and redevelop the property ; and

WHEREAS, collaboration between the City and the owners (Reich/Rabin) to optimize the site and study area is desired; and

WHEREAS, the site is zoned for heavy industrial use and any uses other than those allowed in the IG zoning district will require a rezoning and additional actions by the Plan Commission and/or Common Council; and

WHEREAS, the long history of the Oscar Mayer site as a major employment center and regional economic driver; the existing utility, transportation, and data infrastructure; and potential for regional economic impact, make the subject site a major regional asset; and

WHEREAS, the closing of the Oscar Mayer plant creates both a challenge and an opportunity to significantly influence the economic health of both the City of Madison and the region; and

WHEREAS, to fully understand these challenges and opportunities, on June 6, 2017, (Resolution RES-17-00482) the Mayor appointed and the Common Council confirmed the creation of the 13 member Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee to oversee a public process for the preparation of a report by...

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