The Vernon County Board of Supervisors authorized the development of a Comprehensive Plan and the formation of a Comprehensive Planning Commission with Resolution #2007-42
The mission of the Vernon County Comprehensive Planning Commission is to identify, assess, and prioritize planning element issues and opportunities within Vernon County, to make recommendations for needed actions to address the identified priorities, and to prepare a Comprehensive Plan by January of 2010 incorporating these priorities that will best serve the citizenry of Vernon County and comply with the State requirements as established in state statute. (link to here: http://www.doa.state.wi.us/category.asp?linkcatid=743&linkid=128&locid=9)
This mission will be accomplished from late 2007 to the end of 2009 through a broad based approach that will include public input and participation, focused Planning Element Committee workgroups, the involvement of a Citizen Advisory Group, a plan review and public hearing process, and finally adoption of the final Comprehensive Plan by the Vernon County Board of Supervisors and submission of the plan to the State. (“Comprehensive Plan Structure & Timeline Diagram”)
Background & Further Info:
Background on Wisconsin’s Comprehensive Planning Law and other resources can be found at:
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee please see the link at left for more information.
Several of the municipalities in Vernon County are also working on municipality level Comprehensive Plans which will be incorporated into the overall Vernon County Plan. “Municipality Comp Plan Status Map”
Click here for a diagram of the approved Vernon County Comprehensive Planning Structure & Timeline.
Neighborhood Listening Sessions:
A total of seven Neighborhood Listening Sessions will be held over the next couple of months throughout the county to gather input on planning issues and opportunities important to county residents. See the following pdf map for "Neighborhood Areas" as defined by the Comprehensive Planning Commission with scheduled dates, times, and locations for these sessions.
Neighborhood Areas Map