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File #: 56633    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the update of the South Madison Neighborhood Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/8/2019 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/6/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00636
Title: Authorizing the update of the South Madison Neighborhood Plan
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. Map_1_Planning_Area.pdf, 2. Public_Participation_Overview_South_Madison_Plan.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the update of the South Madison Subarea Plan to be introduced to the Common Council by December 2020. The Community Development Division’s 2019 Adopted Operating Budget includes up to $41,500 in Federal CDBG funds for staffing the planning process. Any City of Madison funding for projects identified in the updated Plan will be subject to future Common Council approval. No additional City appropriation is required with adoption of this resolution.
Title
Authorizing the update of the South Madison Neighborhood Plan
Body
WHEREAS the City of Madison's Comprehensive Plan (2018) provides general goals, objectives, policies and implementation recommendations and a Generalized Land Use map to guide the future growth and development of the City; and

WHEREAS the Comprehensive Plan recommends the preparation of sub-area plans for established neighborhoods to provide greater detail on specific land uses, development intensity, and building forms which establish the characteristics recommended within a given area, or to propose amendments to the Plan; and

WHEREAS the South Madison Neighborhood Plan, adopted in 2005, provided policy makers with a framework for south side improvements for the last fifteen years and its update would provide opportunity to review and update the existing neighborhood plan to reflect current conditions and align the subarea plan with Comprehensive Plan strategies including, but not limited to, those that address future land use such as: 1) Prepare detailed plans for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors to guide redevelopment and improve pedestrian and bicycle linkages; 2) Implement Transit Oriented Development (TOD) overlay zoning along BRT and existing and planned high-frequency transit service corridors to create redevelopment intensity minimums, reduce parking requirements, and support transit use; 3) Plan for and facilitate mixed-use neighborhood centers featuring shops, services, employment, and...

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