Archive for November, 2016

County Board to Consider Adoption of Farmland Preservation Plan

On October 27, 2016, the Portage County Planning and Zoning, Land and Water Conservation, and Agriculture and Extension Education Committees, meeting jointly, unanimously passed a resolution formally recommending adoption of the Portage County Farmland Preservation Plan 2016.

The full County Board will be taking action on the resolution at their November 10, 2016 meeting, which starts at 5:00 pm in the County Board Chambers of the County-City Building, 1516 Church Street in Stevens Point.

Below you will find links to the staff memo to the County Board for the November 10th meeting, cover page, resolution, and table of contents, the recommended Plan text, and the figures and maps from the Plan document.

If you have questions, please contact the Portage County Planning and Zoning Department, 715-346-1334.

County Board Memo-November 10, 2016

Plan Cover Page, Resolution, Table of Contents

Farmland Preservation Plan November 10, 2016

Figure 6 Farmland Loss

Figure 7 Urban Area Growth 1948-2015

Figure 9 Future Agricultural Land Use from Comprehensive Plans

Figure 10 Productive Agricultural Soils

Figure 12 Photo Identified Agricultural Land Use

County-wide Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Alban Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Almond Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Amherst Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Belmont Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Buena Vista Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Carson Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Dewey Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Eau Pleine Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Grant Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Hull Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Lanark Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Linwood Farmland Preservation Area

Town of New Hope Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Pine Grove Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Plover Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Sharon Farmland Preservation Area

Town of Stockton Farmland Preservation Area

 

Farmland Preservation Plan Public Hearing Recap

On September 29, 2016, the Planning and Zoning, Land and Water Conservation, and Agriculture and Extension Education Committees, meeting jointly, held a Public Hearing on the draft of the Portage County Farmland Preservation Plan. Below you will find links to the meeting packet and minutes from the proceedings.

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