Posts Tagged "planning"

How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019

How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN — On October 4, 2019 Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal/Redevelopment donned one of his many hats to lead a presentation on Opportunity Zone optimization at the APA Upper Midwest Conference in Eau Claire. Opportunity Zones are relatively new tools for economic development that can help attract transformational investment into low-income census tracts where it is needed most. (Click here for more Opportunity Zone information on our OZ page.) For the presentation, Scott organized a panel consisting of Gordon Crow, the Executive Director of Centergy,...

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V&A begins redevelopment study for Hartford’s former Kmart property

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019

HARTFORD, WISC. (with excerpts from gmtoday.com) — Since Kmart closed its Hartford Plaza location along Highway 60 in the city, the site has had very little activity. Within the last few months the city applied for and received grant money from the state’s Brownfield Grants Program, which is coordinated by Washington County. “The grant was for about $24,000 and other remaining  costs are to be paid by Equitable Bank, who has taken over the property,” said Hartford Area Development Corp. Executive Director Tom Hostad. “We are all hoping a site redevelopment study can show other...

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V&A working with communities on tools and strategies for flood recovery and resiliency

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018

V&A working with communities on tools and strategies for flood recovery and resiliency

In the last few months many Midwest client communities have shifted focus on to efforts to become more resilient. Vandewalle & Associates is ready to work with local areas and our region's environmental and engineering experts to develop new strategies that help people, businesses and communities to better recover, predict, prevent and plan for a future that is likely to include more extreme weather and natural events. 

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Jackie Mich

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014

Jackie’s work in zoning and current planning has involved development review, zoning code amendments, and complete zoning code rewrites. Her work in transportation planning has included visioning and public participation efforts in support of the Sustainable Madison Transportation Master Plan, as well as analyzing impacts related to ongoing WisDOT highway studies.

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