Lake Moraine Ban Possible

The Town of Madison Board is weighing whether to ban new construction near Lake Moraine for a year.


At their August meeting, Board members discussed a letter received from the Lake Moraine Board of Directors. The letter said there is concern over short-term rentals which compromise the quality of life and present a safety hazard by those unfamiliar with the roads.


The letter also pointed out that commercial and business activity, or any activity with the purpose of making a profit, is prohibited on the lake.


Town Supervisor Greg Reuter said a proposal for a 12-month moratorium on commercial and business development on and around the lake has been reviewed by lawyers. The moratorium would ban any new construction within a quarter-mile of the lake.


Board members planned to continue the discussion…



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