Plans for a 22,817-square-foot office and warehouse expansion at
Miro Tool & Manufacturing are moving forward, as the Plan
Commission unanimously approved a preliminary site plan and
architectural review for the site Wednesday evening.
Community Development Specialist Jeff Fortin said the business
opened up a 4,000-square-foot facility at
201 Sentry Drive in 1992 and has since done numerous
additions as the business expanded to three buildings with a
total of just more than 40,000 square feet currently.
City staff recommended changing the color of the block to match
the existing building, as well as additional landscaping around
the office portion, but the commission was generally pleased
with the plans as presented.
Miro Tool & Manufacturing offers tooling, laser cutting and
other manufacturing operations, according to the company’s
Commissioner Joan Francoeur called the company “a wonderful
“They keep adding buildings and adding function,” she said.
In other business
At its Wednesday meeting, the Plan
■ Unanimously approved two annexation requests from property
owners in the Town of Waukesha – a 13-acre parcel on Saylesville
Road and a 20-acre parcel along Saylesville Road south of River
Road. City Planner Jennifer Andrews said the property owners
cited the desire for sewer and water in the future.
■ Unanimously approved a conditional use permit for a “doggie
daycare” called Bark N’ Buddies that’s planned for
819 W. College Ave.
■ Put discussion about a bus facility at
1419 Arcadian Ave. on hold pending additional information on
bus schedule times from the applicant and city staff.
■ Heard that the application for plans for a 53,000-square-foot
expansion at the Shoppes at Fox River is incomplete, and thus
didn’t discuss the item.
■ Unanimously approved building and site modifications to
Carroll University’s Bergstrom Hall at
151 S. East Ave.