City Of Milwaukee- County
C. No. 64
FILE NUMBER 171110
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE
OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK
Notice is hereby given that a resolution that was introduced at the November 7, 2017 meeting of the Milwaukee Common Council, the essence of which is as follows:
Resolution approving the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy and amending the Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan to include the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy as part of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan, in the 4th Aldermanic District.
Whereas, North 27th Street is a key commercial corridor that sits at the heart of the City’s Near West Side neighborhood and its revitalization was identified as a catalytic project that shaped the recommendations of the City of Milwaukee’s (“City”) Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan; and
Whereas, On March 19, 2004, the Common Council adopted File No. 031371, which approved the Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan as an element of the City’s Comprehensive Plan; and
Whereas, Recent development trends, shifting market conditions and opportunities and the formation and efforts of the Near West Side Partners ("NWSP") have necessitated a more refined analysis and updated strategy to further the goals of the Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan and advance the catalytic project recommendations for the North 27th Street corridor; and
Whereas, A detailed commercial corridor plan has been prepared, which is titled the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy, a copy of which is attached to this Common Council File; and
Whereas, The North 27th Street Corridor Strategy was created to supplement the City's existing Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan to identify strategies to support this important corridor and to establish an implementation framework to best achieve economic success along North 27th Street; and
Whereas, On December 13, 2016, the Common Council adopted File No. 161076 that approved an amended Update and Amendment Procedure for amending Area Comprehensive Plans; and
Whereas, The creation of the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy involved public outreach, input and cooperation with area stakeholders and a properly noticed public hearing consistent with that procedure and the public process followed in the development of the City's thirteen Area Comprehensive Plans; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, approves the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy, as recommended by the City Plan Commission, and amends the Near West Side Area Comprehensive Plan to include the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy as an element of the City's Overall Comprehensive Plan; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the amended Area Comprehensive Plan, as approved, shall include, as an appendix, a text reference to consult the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy as a supplement to provide further guidance and serve as the basis for decision-making by the Common Council in its consideration of matters related to and located within the North 27th Street commercial corridor; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Department of City Development, the Department of Neighborhood Services, the Department of Public Works and other appropriate City departments and agencies are directed to work toward implementation of the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Department of City Development is authorized to send copies of the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy to the parties identified as having responsibility for implementation of the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy for their reference and use.
Notice is hereby further given that the foregoing matter will be given a public hearing by the Committee on Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development in Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 9:00 A.M., pursuant to the provision of Sub-Section (7)(d) of Section 62.23 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Wisconsin.
A copy of the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy will be available for viewing in the subject Com-mon Council File and is posted online at: http://city.milwaukee.gov/AreaPlans/NearWest/North-27th-Street-Corridor-Strategy-1#. Questions or comments regarding the North 27th Street Corridor Strategy may be directed to Robert Harris, City of Milwaukee Department of City Development, 809 North Broadway, Milwaukee, WI or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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