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2010-2011 Comprehensive Plan Review Schedule

Please note that this schedule is preliminary and subject to change. The schedule will be updated as dates are revised or finalized and upcoming meetings will also be listed in the Meetings section of this site. Download a printable .pdf version of the 2010-2011 Comprehensive Plan Review Schedule

TRACK 1:
TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS AND AMENDMENTS RECOMMENDED
IN ADOPTED PLANS

Identification of Potential Map Amendments
February

Prepare revised preliminary list of potential amendments to be considered - February 25 (1)

Post Preliminary list of potential amendments on the Comprehensive Plan website - February 28

March

Plan Commission finalizes the list of potential amendments to be considered - March 7

Draft all proposed amendments to be considered

General Community Review of Proposed Map Amendments
March

Post all proposed amendments to be considered on the Comprehensive Plan website

March-April

Schedule and conduct community or a neighborhood meetings as required(2)

Compile comments received on the proposed amendments(3)

Prepare staff recommendation on the proposed amendments and comments received

Formal Review and Adoption of Proposed Map Amendments
March
Introduce an ordinance adopting the Comprehensive Plan amendments, for referral - March 29
May

Plan Commission considers resolution recommending adoption of the Comprehensive Plan amendment ordinance - May 2

Common Council public hearing on the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments - May 17 (4)

Common Council considers the ordinance adopting the Comprehensive Plan amendments - May 17

TRACK 2 :
AMENDMENTS REQUESTED TO ACCOMMODATE SPECIFIC
DEVELOPMENTPROJECTS OR LAND USES NOT CONSISTENT WITH
THE CURRENT
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Identification of Potential Map Amendments
February

Advise prospective developers and others who have indicated an interest that written requests to amend the Comprehensive Plan will be required - February 21

March

Deadline for accepting formal requests to amend the Comprehensive Plan - March 21

March - April

Prepare revised preliminary list of potential amendments that have been requested (5)

April

Post preliminary list of requested potential amendments on the Comprehensive Plan website

Identify the general planning issues that will need to be evaluated if the requested amendments are considered, including the potential need for neighborhood plan amendments

May

Plan Commission finalizes the list of requested potential Comprehensive Plan amendments to consider, including identification of needed corresponding neighborhood plan amendments - May 16

May - June

Draft proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments requested to be considered

Draft corresponding neighborhood plan amendments as required (may include alternatives)

General Community Review of Proposed Map Amendments
June-July

Schedule and conduct neighborhood and community meetings as required(6)

July

Compile comments on proposed neighborhood plan and/or Comprehensive Plan amendments(7)

Formal Review and Adoption of Proposed Map Amendments(8)
Neighborhood Plan Amendments
July
Introduce resolutions adopting the neighborhood plan amendments corresponding to the requested Comprehensive Plan amendments, for referral
August
Prepare staff response to comments received on proposed neighborhood plan amendments
July-August
Referral commissions and committees consider proposed neighborhood plan amendments
August
Plan Commission considers proposed neighborhood plan amendments
September
Common Council considers proposed neighborhood plan amendments
Comprehensive Plan Amendments
July
Introduce an ordinance adopting the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments, for referral
August
Prepare staff response to comments received on proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments
July-August
Referral commissions and committees consider proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments
September
Plan Commission considers and approves a resolution recommending adoption of the ordinance adopting the Comprehensive Plan amendments
September
Common Council public hearing on the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments(9)
September
Common Council considers the ordinance adopting the Comprehensive Plan amendments
   

1 The listing includes a location map, a description of the proposed change, and the source of the amendment recommendation and/or the stated reason for the proposed change.

2 Neighborhoods will be notified of proposed amendments in their area, but meetings generally are not expected to be needed since these proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments reflect neighborhood plan recommendations. Meetings can be scheduled if requested, however.

3 This could potentially include proposals for additional amendments.

4 Notices for the public hearing are sent at least 30 days before the hearing to the usual neighborhood and community groups and organizations, as well as to adjacent municipalities, with copies to the District Alder.

5 The listing includes a location map, a description of the proposed change, and the source of the amendment request and/or the stated reason for the proposed change.

6 Neighborhood meetings are likely when a corresponding amendment to an adopted neighborhood plan must be considered in addition to a Comprehensive Plan amendment.

7 This could potentially include proposals for additional amendments.

8 Neighborhood plan amendments could be considered before or concurrently with the Comprehensive Plan amendments.

9 Notices for the public hearing sent at least 30 days before the hearing to the usual neighborhood and community groups and organizations, and to adjacent municipalities, with copies to the District Alder.