The Madison Region Economic Partnership and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission announced today that they’d put the $160,000 they received through the federal CARES Act toward the $200,000 opportunity mapping initiative.
“On a regional level this focuses on possible futures and now we can create better futures working together,” CARPC Agency Director Steve Steinhoff said.
In MATC, Madison has a shot at bringing some of those better opportunities to the neighborhoods that need them.
The lawsuit follows the DNR's decision to approve only part of an urban service area expansion to the developer's lands.
The measure, passed by the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee Tuesday evening, would require decisions on service area expansions to be made within 90 days.
Dane County would be prohibited from giving input to the DNR on its water quality standards.
The proposed Northeast Neighborhood falls near Lake Waubesa and its wetlands, spurring environmental concerns.
Fitchburg's proposal to develop the area has been drawn out for months and was denied by a regional planning commission.
Sun Prairie Mayor Jonathan Freund loses a three-way primary, while Fitchburg Ald. Steve Arnold leads all vote-getters and advances along with Mayor Shawn Pfaff.
Controversy over the proposed development is becoming a factor in the city's three-way mayoral campaign.
A team of Department Natural Resources officials will review a controversial development plan for 924 acres of environmentally sensitive land near Lake Waubesa.
The Middleton City Council on Tuesday approved a public participation component that includes meetings and surveys that will kick off a new comprehensive planning process.
But the DNR says the suburb needs to formally appeal a planning commission denial of 900-acre development request on sensitive land.
For the second time in two months, the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission delayed voting on a controversial expansion of infrastructure.
Fitchburg takes planning seriously and the city is at the forefront of environmental protection. Our expansion plans should be approved.
Fitchburg has plenty of land to develop. Both of its requests to expand its Urban Service Area should be rejected.
Dane County's valuable Waubesa wetlands could be threatened if Fitchburg's Urban Service Area is extended.
The State Journal recently republished its 1934 editorial "Attack the Lake Waubesa menace." The lake was being fouled by the sewage effluent t…
Proposed additions can contain homes, businesses, schools -- anything requiring sewers.
The Dane County Board will vote Thursday on whether to fight the regional commission on its largest-ever claim of county tax revenue.
Mayor Shawn Pfaff says the time is right to open more land for housing and commercial uses.
But planners say inflexible deadlines will short-circuit talks to lead to voluntary improvements in development proposals that protect quality of life.
Transportation officials have scheduled a public meeting Sept. 10 to look at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) — express bus service — in the Madison metropolitan area.