- A Town of Waukesha plan commissioner is looking for
reconsideration of his proposed barn-themed banquet hall.
Miller is seeking a conditional use permit to open a
wedding venue dubbed Lilac Acres Farm, at S47-W23045
Town Board and Plan Commission are slated to consider the
request when they gather at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at
Waukesha Town Hall off Center Road. A public hearing on
the request has also been scheduled for the same night.
planners shot down Millerís request for the business in
February 2017, following a more than four-hour meeting in
which residents cited concerns about the project including
noise, traffic, lighting and the prospect of intoxicated
drivers in the area.
Supervisor Brian Fischer also expressed reservations about
the project, including the would-be venueís proximity to
a nearby neighborhood, frequency of events and hours of
proposed now, Lilac Acres Farm would host special events -
including, but not limited to, weddings - and would be
available for reservations seven days a week, although a
business plan states that Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
would likely be the most reserved days. The hall would be
designed to host 150 guests, with a grass parking area
large enough to accommodate 92 cars.
could take place as early as 10 a.m., but guests would be
required to vacate the building by 11 p.m. on weekdays and
midnight on weekends.
city of Waukesha, previously scheduled gatherings of the
Finance Committee and Plan Commission have been canceled,
but the cityís Ordinance and Licensing Committee is
expected to consider a request from City Attorney Brian
Running to have the Common Councilís annual performance
review of the city administrator to take place by the end
of February each year.
idea is to have the review take place before a new council
is sworn in following spring elections.
meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Monday in
the Common Council chambers at City Hall, 201 Delafield