Sunday, April 12, 2009

The Road To Sprawlville, Chapter XXVI: Waukesha County, Countywide

No surprise: Waukesha County is getting 'built-out,' as they say.

This is what the county planners, with the permission of the County Board, have wanted: development, even at the expense of prime ag land, the Kettle Moraine and environmental corridors recommended for preservation by SEWRPC - - but ignored by local governments, chasing after tax base.

Let's hope that Jefferson, Washington and Ozaukee Counties don't throw away their legacies and landscape with Waukesha County's thoughtlessness.

1 comment:

Jim Bouman said...

Here's one chunk of highly visible farmland that simply resists getting paved over and turned into one more soulless wasteland of exclusive upscale build-out.

Here's an update on Pabst Farms, with photos: