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Court ruling clouds Capital Area Regional Planning Commission’s future

By Paul Snyder A circuit court’s order that the state review a 200-acre development proposed for Mazomanie may put a regional planning commission in jeopardy. “I think it’s fair to say our future is up in the air at this ...

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Policy dispute puts development on hold

By Paul Snyder Elected municipal leaders, not an appointed commission, should determine where and how cities grow in Wisconsin, according to Verona’s director of planning and development. “That decision, for me, is black and white,” Bruce Sylvester said. “By law, ...

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DNR responds to Mazomanie development lawsuit

By Paul Snyder The chocolate brown color of Black Earth Creek near Mazomanie on Sunday prompted Village Trustee Mike Krawczyk to drive upstream toward Cross Plains to fish for trout. As the Mazomanie representative headed toward clearer water, he said, ...

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Fight looms over more planning in Dane County (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Dane County builders are revolting against a requirement for another layer of government regulation over where projects are built. The opposition stems from a Capital Area Regional Planning Commission requirement that cities, villages and towns collaborate on ...

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Lawsuit could doom regional planning commission

By Paul Snyder Development fights killed one Dane County regional planning group, and the village of Mazomanie is sharpening the blade for another’s execution. “They’ve got to learn to work with us,” Lowell Holcomb, Mazomanie’s village president, said of the ...

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