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What Will the Council Talk About Tonight?

Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 5:15 PM by

Not much. They will hear from the police chief and whatever else residents show up for. Of course, there was just a meeting last week, so the agenda is short.

Chief Complies with Lawful Orders of the Council?

Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 8:48 AM by

Sorta . . . sorta uses it as a press opportunity. I give him a D or definitely “needs improvement”. Here’s the chief’s report to the Common Council for tonight, it leaves me with more questions than answers.

Soglin says “Go Fuck Yourself!”

Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 11:06 PM by

Yeah, when someone tells him to “stop attacking the poor and homeless” his response is “Go fuck yourself.” And admits it on video. At least he’s honest.

Madison Schools Week Ahead

Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 2:41 PM by

3 meetings, tonight! In just 2 hours . .. but day to be running behind on blogging!!!

County Week Ahead

Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 2:33 PM by

20 meetings, 2 cancelled – seems to be that time of the year! About half are before 5pm

City Week Ahead

Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 1:06 PM by

35 meetings, several cancelled, several don’t have agendas and several didn’t make it on the clerk’s list but are listed in legistar . . . and of course, at least a third of the meetings are held before 5:00 . . . what a mess, I’ll try to help make sense of it . . .

How did the County Affordable Housing Funding Get Decided?

Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 7:59 AM by

I don’t recall seeing any information about public presentations or input . . . did a committee review applications? Who’s on that committee? Who all applied? What other projects were considered? Where could one find such information?

What Committees Will the County Board Cut?

Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 7:41 AM by

Which ones are they even considering cutting? You can find out here if you can’t make the meeting at noon today!

So . . . Overture Funding Changes . . .

Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 7:25 AM by

Switching it from the city to Room Tax Commission and cutting the council out of the information loop . . . interesting . . .

MMSD Schools Week Ahead

Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 8:34 AM by

Maybe. Apparently looking at the legal notices on Monday morning isn’t sufficient, you have to look in several places to find out what is really going on.

County Week Ahead

Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 8:13 AM by

No meetings today, 4 Tuesday, 5 Wednesday, 1 Thursday – of the 10, 5 of them are before 5:00.