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New Record for Changes to the City Week Ahead!

Posted November 20th, 2014 @ 8:21 AM by

14 this week!

Mayor Budget Message

Posted November 19th, 2014 @ 12:35 PM by

Whoa. The press missed some of the best parts!

City Council Budget Goofiness

Posted November 19th, 2014 @ 8:47 AM by

Man, I miss Warren Onken. The council ended up, to me, looking like whiny kids who didn’t get their way and voted more about who they like or don’t like instead of on a good policy and no one was able to craft a reasonable compromise. Who would believe after all the marching around the capital the council wouldn’t vote for a .5% increase in pay for some employees who got a 1.5% increase (not police and fire) instead of the 3% (police and fire) increase others got? Seriously?

City Budget Redux – Lazy Live Blog

Posted November 18th, 2014 @ 6:33 PM by

I have only the time I am sitting here to do this, so it is what it is.

What will the council talk about tonight? (Updated)

Posted November 18th, 2014 @ 3:08 PM by

Things on this list and anything that the public shows up to talk about or an alder decides to add to this list. So, just about anything, but here’s the start of the agenda.

Changes to the City Week Ahead

Posted November 17th, 2014 @ 10:52 AM by

I didn’t check my email before I posted and there are 5 more changes already.

City Week Ahead (Completed)

Posted November 17th, 2014 @ 8:58 AM by

This is what might be the city week ahead. 9 of 36 meetings start after 5:00. Starting at 4:00 or 4:30 seem the most popular, hope you’re not interested and work until 5:00.

Tiny House Village!

Posted November 14th, 2014 @ 8:32 AM by

A few details still being finished up, but we are ready for a ribbon cutting! Please join us Saturday at 2:00 at 304 N. 3rd St. (2046 or 2050 E. Johnson in your gps).

The latest on TRC

Posted November 13th, 2014 @ 12:19 PM by

Late yesterday afternoon, Personnel and Finance posted that they would be having a meeting today at 5:00. Scuttlebutt is that there will be a whole series of amendments to remove Huber fees and then take money from some non-profits and get rid of the housing position, and TRC may have an amendment too. Here’s what I know.

City-County War on the Homeless Reignited?

Posted November 13th, 2014 @ 10:45 AM by

Blogging this morning from the floor of the city-county building, the scene of yesterday’s ridiculousness.

Dane County to Stop Funding Tenant Services?

Posted November 12th, 2014 @ 7:46 AM by

Will tenants in Dane County outside the City of Madison no longer have tenant services available to them? Dane County Board votes on Monday, public can’t speak to give input on this latest amendment.