Commission to consider proposal for 6,000-square-foot medical clinic

By KATHERINE MICHALETS

May 18, 2019

Froedtert Health Inc. wants to build a 6,000-square-foot medical clinic on the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Genesee Road in Waukesha. To allow for the project, about 3.93 acres of land would need to be annexed by the city from the Town of Waukesha.
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WAUKESHA — Froedtert Health Inc. is asking the city to annex about 3.93 acres of land from the Town of Waukesha at the intersection of Sunset Drive and Genesee Road so the health care provider can construct a 6,000-square-foot clinic.

The Plan Commission will discuss the request for annexation at its 6:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday. The annexation would allow for Froedtert to access city services for the proposed medical clinic. According to a city memo, the Wisconsin Dept. of Administration has reviewed the petition and has found this proposed annexation to be in the public interest.

Froedtert wants to construct a 6,000-square-foot medical clinic on the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Genesee Road. The clinic, according to city documents, would have eight exam rooms, a treatment room, a lab and staff support area on a 4.6-acre site. Access to the building will be from Genesee Road south of the building where there is an existing access to the frontage road. The plans show potential future building addition space directly west of the building. The site plan includes 32 parking spaces, with the potential for an additional 28 spaces to be provided to the south if needed. A stormwater basin is proposed south of the parking along the entrance driveway.

City staff is recommending approval of the annexation and approval of the preliminary site plan and architectural review with all comments and concerns form the Engineering Department, Fire Department and Water Utility to be addressed.

Also on the Plan Commission agenda is a final site plan and architectural review for a Taco Bell proposed for 2702 N. Grandview Blvd.

The commission meets in the City Hall Council Chambers, 201 Delafield St.

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday’s Common Council meeting on the preliminary site plan and architectural review and planned unit development amendment for Clearwater Apartments, phase 2.

The area of development will be northeast of the original phase on the city’s far southwest side and include two smaller 2-story apartment buildings, an 11-unit building and a 14-unit building.

The structures would be added to the existing three-building development located on roughly 8.5 acres of land on Clearwater Lane off of Rapids Trail near Waukesha South High School.

The council will also review proposals for repainting the 400,000-gallon Hunter Water Tower, which serves the southeastern section of the city. In August of 2015, Dixon Engineering, Inc. inspected the tower and determined the coating systems had exceeded their life cycle. The recommended bid is for $215,800 from George Kountoupes Painting Company.