OCONOMOWOC — The Town of Oconomowoc Plan Commission passed a request
Monday night to allow The Cupola to add an additional 60 parking
spaces, rather than the initial 100 the business owners had
The Cupola is a
venue located at N88W35490 Mapleton Road in the Town of Oconomowoc
that hosts wedding ceremonies and other events.
heard the motion for 100 spaces from owner David Vecellio at the
Feb. 19 meeting. At the same meeting, other residents on Mapleton
Road, which doubles as Highway CW, voiced their concerns over the
plan and said the lighting would cause problems.
Chairman Robert Peregrine said the Plan Commission ordered the
lights be turned off when the barn isn’t in use.
In the approval
was a requirement that if The Cupola ceases operation at the barn,
the business needs to remove the impervious surface east of the
also limited The Cupola to only one access point to Highway CW.
In other meeting
learned about a conceptual plan to The Waters at Okauchee, a
four-unit condominium project.
didn’t vote on the plan, but typically hears plans for projects like
this so the developers have a chance to save money and are out in
front of things the commission might have problems with.
“It looks like a
good fit for that piece,” Peregrine said. “They still have more work
to do with other people, such as the county.”