WIS 164 (County J), I-94 - WIS 175 - public involvement, Lannon resolution
expressing opposition to WIS 164 through the village of Lannon
the village of Lannon has become aware that a group of
citizens from the town of Polk has suggested an
alternative route for WIS 164 which would run
north and south through the eastern portion of the village of Lannon: and
WHEREAS, the village of Lannon is concerned about this plan and its
implications for the village and its citizens; and
WHEREAS, the board of the village of Lannon is desirous of
expressing its opposition to this plan to the State of
Wisconsin Department of Transportation as well as to the village's state legislators.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED, that the village board of the village of
Lannon does hereby express its opposition to the
potential rerouting of WIS 164 through the village of Lannon on the following grounds:
1. That the size and
location of the proposed WIS 164 will dramatically
change the entire character of the village of Lannon.
2. That given the relative
small size of the village, the routing of this major
highway through the village will disproportionately
impact the tax base of the village in a negative way in
that the land will be lost for future development.
3. That the village has
just completed a land use plan and is adopting a new
zoning map and zoning code all of which would be
substantially impacted and adversely effected by this
major change of land use.
4. That the proposed
corridor for the highway would substantially disturb an
existing environmental corridor with wetlands as well as
a navigable waterway.
5. That this proposed
alternative would divert WIS 164 substantially
to the east making for a very indirect traffic path.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
that the village clerk is directed to provide this
resolution to Mr. Brian Bliesner of the Wisconsin
Department of Transportation with copies being submitted
to the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning
Commission as well as to each of the state legislators
representing the village.
Adopted this 8th day of
November, 1999, by the village board, village of Lannon,
by unanimous resolution.