Outgoing Mayor Jeff Scrima (third from left) presides over
his final Plan Commission meeting Wednesday night.
Sarah Pryor/Freeman Staff
WAUKESHA - Plans for Oberlin’s 92,000-square-foot
facility at the corner of Silvernail and Bluemound roads
are moving forward, as the Plan Commission unanimously
approved rezoning and preliminary plans for the site
filter manufacturer is proposing a two-phase project,
with the first phase to be constructed immediately.
This will consist of a space for manufacturing, a lab
and an office that will house the company’s corporate
headquarters, said City Planner Jennifer Andrews.
will be Oberlin’s third location in Waukesha.
Company executives anticipate 20 to 25 new jobs being
created by the facility, and plans for the the
56,000-square-foot second phase will come forward
sometime in the future, Andrews said.
forthcoming is the company’s request for tax incremental
financing, which Andrews hopes to bring before the Plan
Commission sometime in May.
Outgoing Mayor Jeff Scrima, presiding over his final
regular Plan Commission meeting, said Waukesha is proud
to have Oberlin in the city and glad that the company is
choosing to stay and expand here.
on Wednesday night, the commission:
Unanimously approved a conditional use permit for
improvements to the wastewater treatment plant at 600
Approved a request from Jackson’s Blue Ribbon Pub, 225
South St., to replace its front windows with a garage
door for warm summer dining;
Unanimously approved an entranceway addition to Catholic
Memorial High School, 601 E. College Ave.;
Unanimously approved rezoning and a preliminary plat
plan for Rivers Crossing Addition 4, which will include
52 single-family lots on a 19.5-acre parcel in the
subdivision known as Rivers Crossing.