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File #: 081569    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2009 In control: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 5/25/2010
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution creating design standards for the Milwaukee River Greenway Site Plan Review Overlay Zone, in the 1st, 3rd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: ALD. KOVAC
Indexes: SITE PLAN OVERLAY
Attachments: 1. FINAL Set of Design Standards dated 5-25-10.pdf, 2. DRAFT Set of Design Standards dated 5-18-10.pdf, 3. DRAFT Set of Design Standards dated 4-18-10.pdf, 4. DRAFT Set of Design Standards dated 3-26-10, 5. Department of City Development Data as of 4-22-10, 6. Joint Statement From Council Members, 7. City Plan Commission Letter, 8. Supplemental Information, 9. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/1/20101 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20101 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/18/20101 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Vanessa Koster, Department of City Development Ald. Nik Kovac, 3rd Aldermanic District A revised Exhibit A was submitted by the Department of City Development.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/12/20101 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/12/20101 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/12/20101 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20101 CITY CLERK Sponsor added

Minutes note: Ald. Kovac added as sponsor.
   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/8/20101 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/5/20090 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REFERRED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20090 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
081569
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. KOVAC
Title
Substitute resolution creating design standards for the Milwaukee River Greenway Site Plan Review Overlay Zone, in the 1st, 3rd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Analysis
This substitute resolution creates design standards that balance the protection of the Primary Environmental Corridor and promotes high-quality, sustainable building development along the upper reaches of the Milwaukee River. Standards for development along said river corridor will complement the natural beauty and promote environmental quality. An objective of these design standards is to ensure that buildings fit within the context in which they are built and to promote consistency with the Northeast Side Area Comprehensive Plan.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee (“City”) has placed a great emphasis on the full utilization and appreciation of the Milwaukee River; and

Whereas, On May 30, 2007, the City approved an Interim Study (IS) Overlay Zone and study plan for the upper reaches of the Milwaukee River; and

Whereas, The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (“SEWRPC”) has designated portions of the Milwaukee River area as a Primary Environmental Corridor (“PEC”); and

Whereas, On September 1, 2009, the City approved the Northeast Side Area Comprehensive Plan recommending protection and preservation of habitat within the PEC along the Milwaukee River; and

Whereas, The City recognizes the Milwaukee River PEC is unique from other PEC’s in Milwaukee due to its rich diversity of nature, steep bluffs, proximity to densely developed urban areas and its connection to the Riverwalk; and

Whereas, The City also recognizes the Milwaukee River PEC has a rich and storied history of providing recreation and nature for generations of residents and visitors, which should be preserved for future generations; and

Whereas, The design standards, a copy of which are attached to this Common Council File as Exhibit A, ...

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