What will the Council talk about Tonight?

Posted October 17th, 2017 @ 4:45 PM by

2 reconsiderations and extra money for Heartland Housing.

How does that County Board Budget Process Work?

Posted October 17th, 2017 @ 8:20 AM by

Beats the hell out of me. Clear. as. mud. The jail has a hearing tonight at PP&J (Public Protection and Judiciary), county board has a hearing tomorrow night.

Mark Clear Tries to Make Good

Posted October 17th, 2017 @ 7:53 AM by

I guess he decided he does have an ethics problem and he’s trying to fix it. Extra agenda item for tonight’s Common Council Meeting.

County Week Ahead

Posted October 17th, 2017 @ 7:45 AM by

7 of the 19 meetings before 5pm. Budget, budget, budget this week . . . $108 for the jail, the most expensive public works project in the county’s history. Go Dane Go, GO!!! So much for the talk about equity and disparities . . . grrrr. And sorry this is late, I had about 20 minutes left and I thought I would “quick finish it at work” . . . ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha.

City Week Ahead

Posted October 16th, 2017 @ 8:09 AM by

28 meetings, 12 start before 5pm, 1 cancelled, 3 have no agendas yet.

Alder Mark Clear’s Ethics Challenges

Posted October 12th, 2017 @ 7:46 AM by

So, rumor has it, Mark Clear owns stock in Exact Sciences and recently tripled his investment, and yet he sponsored the resolution to give them $2.5M, voted on it at the city council meeting and failed to disclose this on his statement of interest forms or at the council meeting and he didn’t disqualify himself from voting. Seriously? Yes, seriously.

City Operating Budget Initial Presentations (Part 2)

Posted October 10th, 2017 @ 11:03 PM by

Here we go again . . . I missed the public input in favor of the police, hard to get here on time! Alders are also slowly trickling in.

City Operating Budget Initial Presentations

Posted October 9th, 2017 @ 10:35 PM by

I missed the capital budget, but I”m determined to get the operating budget done! We’ll see . . . I tend to be a little too optimistic about my time!

Madison Schools Week Ahead

Posted October 9th, 2017 @ 8:21 AM by

Only one meeting? Guess they wore themselves out at that retreat we got late notice about . . .

County Week Ahead

Posted October 9th, 2017 @ 8:15 AM by

17 meetings, 3 committees starting to work on the budget, and only 5 meetings before 4pm. County Board meeting this week.

City Week Ahead

Posted October 9th, 2017 @ 6:39 AM by

24 meetings, 13 of them on Wednesday. 8 of them at 4pm or earlier. Operating Budget presentations are this week.