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Ellsworth Proposed Comprehensive Plan

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 7:39pm

Notice of 30 Day Review

Period & Public Hearing

Proposed Comprehensive Plan

Town of Ellsworth, Pierce

County, WI

The Ellsworth Town Board authorized the Plan Commission to prepare a comprehensive plan pursuant to state statutes. The Plan Commission has prepared a comprehensive plan following a public planning process.

The Town Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall at W6058 490th Avenue, Ellsworth, Wisconsin to hear public comment on the plan, to consider the recommendation of the plan by the Plan Commission, and to take action on the recommended plan. Following a short presentation, the Town Board will open the 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 May 28 at the following locations during normal hours of operation:

1. Ellsworth Public Library located at 312 West Main Street, Ellsworth, WI.

2. Pierce County Treasures Office located at 414 West Main Street, Ellsworth, WI.

3. Following the link:

http://www.co.pierce.wi.us/Municipal%20Government/Ellsworth_Town/Ellswor...

4. Ellsworth Town Hall, W6058 490th Avenue, Ellsworth, WI.

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

The Wisconsin Comprehensive Plan, law provided under Sec. 66.1001 Wis. Stats., requires that effective January 1, 2010 all municipalities that wish to engage in land use actions such as official mapping, local subdivision regulation or zoning regulation must have adopted a comprehensive plan. All such land use actions taken by the Town will be required to be consistent with the adopted comprehensive plan.

Individuals wishing to attend the public hearing who may need special assistance or accommodations should contact Phyllis Beastrom. Written comments may be sent to Lonnie Feuerhelm, Plan Commission Chair, W5479 570th Avenue, Ellsworth, WI 54011, by 4:00 p.m., June 24, 2009.

Dated: May 15, 2009

Published: May 20, 2009

Phyllis Beastrom, Town Clerk

Published May 20, 2009 20 1C