What the Council Plans on Talking About Tonight

Posted February 25th, 2014 @ 5:04 PM by

Room is filling up fast for the meeting before the meeting, will be interesting to see how it will be by the time the council meeting starts. Also, of note, one of the staff members, who is directly in charge of several of the items on the agenda, just says to another person with a slightly evil laugh “funny how the important issues all end up on the same agenda”. Who the hell is in charge of this?

Agenda Items #4 through #11 are PUBLIC HEARINGS

11. PUBLIC HEARING – Legislative File No. 32826 – Amending various sections of Chapter 28 of the Madison General Ordinances allow Mission Houses and Daytime Shelters as principal uses of land and to add a new definition for Daytime Shelter. (Report of Plan Commission – Recommended action is to REREFER to Plan Commission and RECESS the public hearing to 3/18/14 Council meeting)

The following item is part of the Consent Agenda but with Additional Recommendation as noted:
97. Legislative File No. 33141 Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Agreement with Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. for the collection of waste oil from City drop off sites and other miscellaneous collection and disposal of City generated waste oil products. (New Business for Referral – Ald. Mike Verveer, D. 4 – Additional Referral: Board of Estimates)

The following item is an extra-majority item to be included on the consent agenda with request for unanimous vote:
22. Legislative File No. 32626 CHARTER – Amending Section 3.30(3) of the Madison General Ordinances to eliminate the Mayor’s ability to waive the residency requirement for managers, and providing that the Mayor may grant a reasonable time to establish residency. (Report of BOE – 14 votes required)

30. Legislative File No. 32932 – Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to accept a grant from the Wisconsin State Energy Office/Clean Energy Investments Program supporting a pilot project designed to build a feedstock supply chain with business and institutional partners for the planned anaerobic digester, and amending the 2014 Streets Division Operating Budget. (Report of BOE – 15 votes required)

Items requested by alders to be placed on EXCLUSION LIST
35. Legislative File No. 33018 SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION, selecting JDS Development, LLC to develop Judge Doyle Square and authorizing the Judge Doyle Square Staff Team under the direction of the Mayor to enter into negotiations with JDS Development, LLC for a final development agreement to undertake the Judge Doyle Square development and to report back to the Common Council no later than August 15, 2014. (Report of BOE – Ald. David Ahrens, D. 15)

55. Legislative File No. 32645 – Accepting the report of the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee. (Report of Plan Commission, Ald. Mark Clear, D. 19 / consideration of 1) an amendment and 2) an alternate resolution)

58. Legislative File No. 29485 – Accepting the revised TIF Policy approved by the Economic Development Committee on February 20, 2013 for Common Council consideration and adoption. (Report of TIF Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee – Ald. David Ahrens, D. 15) Note: Ald. Scott Resnick will move to amend the resolution title for Legislative File No.
29485 to read, “Adopting the revised TIF Policy.”

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