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File #: 56838    Version: 1 Name: Adopting the Mifflandia Neighborhood Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/30/2019 In control: URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action: 11/5/2019
Enactment date: 11/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00750
Title: Adopting the Mifflandia Neighborhood Plan as a supplement to the Comprehensive Plan and the Downtown Plan and directing staff to implement the recommendations contained in the plan.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. MIfflandia_Plan_Draft_7-26-19_web.pdf, 2. Borealis_zine-Mifflandia_Social_Practice_Art_Engagement.pdf, 3. Landmarks_Staff_Memo_on_Mifflandia_Plan_Resolution, 4. Landmarks_Commission_Report_08-26-19, 5. Park_Staff_Recommendation.pdf, 6. Mifflandia_UDC Presentation.pdf, 7. UDC Report_09-04-19.pdf, 8. PCStaffMemo10-14-19.pdf, 9. Registrants.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
11/5/20191 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Not available
10/14/20191 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
9/20/20191 TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND PLANNING BOARD Return to Lead with the Following Recommendation(s)Pass Action details Not available
9/19/20191 DOWNTOWN COORDINATING COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
9/4/20191 BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
9/4/20191 URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
9/4/20191 URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for Approval  Action details Not available
8/26/20191 LANDMARKS COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/26/20191 SUSTAINABLE MADISON COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/22/20191 MADISON ARTS COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 PLAN COMMISSION Refer  Action details Not available
8/6/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Referred  Action details Not available
7/30/20191 Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
No additional City appropriation is required with the adoption of the Mifflandia Neighborhood Plan. Implementing recommendations within the Plan will require the inclusion of expenditures in future capital and operating budgets, subject to Common Council approval at that time.
Title
Adopting the Mifflandia Neighborhood Plan as a supplement to the Comprehensive Plan and the Downtown Plan and directing staff to implement the recommendations contained in the plan.
Body
WHEREAS, the Downtown Plan was adopted in July, 2012 (Legistar File # 24468) and contained recommendations for the Mifflin and West Washington areas, including to “Prepare a detailed development concept plan, design standards, and a comprehensive implementation strategy to guide future redevelopment. Recommendations may include building form as well as streetscape design standards to help create a distinctive urban character and sense of place;” and

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan, adopted in August, 2018 (Legistar File # 51349), provided a vision for the City’s future and established goals, strategies and actions in the following areas: Land Use and Transportation, Neighborhoods and Housing, Economy and Opportunity, Culture and Character, Green and Resilient, and Effective Government; and

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan’s Future Land Use Map includes a note referring to the Downtown Plan for guidance on issues such as viewshed preservation, mix of land uses, building design standards (including heights and stepbacks/setbacks), streetscape design; and other land use and design elements; and

WHEREAS, in July, 2018, the Common Council adopted a resolution (Legistar File # 51892), authorizing the development of a special area plan for the greater West Mifflin/West Washington area; and

WHEREAS, the Mifflandia Neighborhood Plan is the special area plan that focused on implementing the recommendations of the Downtown Plan and Comprehensive Plan for the area generally centered on the 400-...

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