Monday, October 8, 2012

Village Board to Host Public Hearing on Amendment to Comprehensive Plan

The Village Board of the Village of Bellevue authorized the Comprehensive Plan Ad-Hoc Committee to review and amend the Village of Bellevue Comprehensive Plan, adopted on September 13, 2006, pursuant to state statutes.

The Comprehensive Plan Ad-Hoc Committee has prepared a comprehensive plan following a public planning process. The Village Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 6:31 p.m. at the Village Hall, 3100 Eaton Road., Bellevue, WI to hear public comment on the recommended amended plan and to consider adoption of the amended comprehensive plan.

Following a short presentation, the Village Board will open the public hearing to accept public input. You are encouraged to attend the public hearing and to offer your comments.  Copies of the proposed Comprehensive Plan will be available for public review beginning Monday, August 27, 2012 at the following locations during normal hours of operation:

1. Bellevue Village Office, 2828 Allouez Avenue, Bellevue, WI.
2. At the website: http://www.villageofbellevue.org/departments/community-development/planning/comprehensive-plan-2012-2032.html

The recommended plan consists of written text, tables, figures, and maps. Areas covered in the plan include the following elements: Issues and Opportunities; Agricultural, Natural, and Cultural Resources; Housing; Transportation; Land Use; Economic Development; Community Facilities; Utilities; Plan Implementation; and Intergovernmental Cooperation.  The plan also includes goals, objectives, and recommendations relating to these areas.

The Wisconsin Comprehensive Plan, law provided under Sec. 66.1001 Wis. Stats., requires that, effective January 1, 2010, if a local governmental unit enacts or amends any of the following; official mapping ordinance, local subdivision ordinance, City or Village zoning ordinances, shorelands or wetlands in shorelands zoning ordinances, the ordinance shall be consistent with that local governmental unit’s  comprehensive plan. 

Individuals who may need special assistance or accommodations may also contact the Village Clerk to request such assistance at 920-468-5225. Written comments may be
received by the Village Clerk, 2828 Allouez Avenue, Bellevue, WI 54311 by 4:00 p.m., October 9, 2012.