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File #: 191898    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution amending the design standards for the Harbor District Riverwalk Site Plan Review Overlay Zone as established by Section 295-1009(2)(b) of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
Sponsors: ALD. PEREZ
Indexes: RIVERWALKS, ZONING
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A, 2. Harbor District Riverwalk Design Standards PowerPoint, 3. CPC Letter, 4. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/10/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/19/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Sam Leichtling, Dept. of City Development Alyssa Remington, Dept. of City Development Dan Adams, Harbor District Inc.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20200 CITY PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION AND ASSIGNED

Minutes note: Appearing: Sam Leichtling, Dept. of City Development Alyssa Remington, Dept. of City Development Dan Adams, Harbor District Inc. Member Washington moved approval, seconded by member Johnson. (Prevailed 5-0-1) Vice-Chair recused herself and abstained from voting.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/30/20200 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REFERRED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
191898

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference
180945, 180946, 181704

Sponsor
ALD. PEREZ

Title
Resolution amending the design standards for the Harbor District Riverwalk Site Plan Review Overlay Zone as established by Section 295-1009(2)(b) of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.

Analysis
This resolution updates the design standards for the Harbor District Riverwalk Site Plan Review Overlay Zone located along the Kinnickinnic River in the Harbor District.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee (“City”) has placed a great emphasis on the full utilization and appreciation of the city’s rivers, including the Kinnickinnic River (“River”); and

Whereas, The City has prepared numerous plans and studies of the potential of Milwaukee’s waterways, including the Riverlink Guidelines and the Harbor District Water and Land Use Plan (“WaLUP”); and

Whereas, Environmentally sensitive development of the river’s edge within the Overlay Zone will provide significant environmental, recreational, and economic benefits to this area of the City; and

Whereas, The City’s growing Riverwalk network has become a tremendous asset and amenity for riverfront property owners as well as all citizens and visitors of Milwaukee; and

Whereas, On December 18, 2018, the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee (“Common Council”) established an initial set of general design standards for the Harbor District Riverwalk through the adoption of File No. 180946; and

Whereas, The Common Council subsequently adopted File No. 181704 directing the Department of City Development (“DCD”) to partner with Harbor District, Inc. (“HDI”) to develop detailed Riverwalk design standards and concepts unique to the Harbor District to replace the initial general design standards for the Harbor District Riverwalk Site Plan Review Overlay Zone (“SPROZ”); and

Whereas, DCD has collaborated with HDI to engage a design team to prepare updated Harbor District Riverwalk design standards, a copy of which are attached to th...

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