City Week Ahead Returns!

Posted April 28th, 2014 @ 9:33 AM by

Ok, I’m back from hiatus, kinda . . . I’m hoping I am, but can’t guarantee it. And this one is later than usual . . .

10 of the 19 meetings before 5:00, 52%. If you get done at work at 5:00 you will miss public input at more than half the city meetings this week.

Monday, April 28, 2014
4:30 PM COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT ROOM 108 CCB
– Private Salt Applicators (nothing in link)

4:30 PM HEALTHY VENDING/FOOD EDUCATION WORK GROUP – POSSIBLE QUORUM OF THE MADISON FOOD POLICY COUNCIL ROOM LL-130 MMB
– Discussion of merging of working groups. (no link)
– Goal setting for working groups. (no link)

5:00 PM EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ROOM 523 CCB
– Discussion: Equal Opportunities Commission Retreat (no link)
– Discussion: Equal Opportunities Commission Officer Elections (no link)
– Discussion: Disconnected Youth and Prisons (no link)

5:30 PM PLAN COMMISSION ROOM 201 CCB
– Adopting the University Avenue Corridor Plan and the goals, recommendations, and implementation steps contained therein as a supplement to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
Occupy Madison Tiny House Village
– Yikes, I need to pay more attention, the only other issues I know anything about are Tip Top and granny flats in Marquette neighborhood. You better look to see if there is anything of interest to you – I need to get re-plugged in to what is going on in the outside world!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
2:00 PM WATER UTILITY BOARD 119 E OLIN AVE
– Meeting with the Baker-Tilly auditors to discuss potential items of concern or interest during the 2013 audit. (no link)

2:30 PM EMERSON EAST-EKEN PARK-YAHARA AD-HOC NEIGHBORHOOD STEERING COMMITTEE 611 N. SHERMAN AVE., MANNA CAFE
– The Office of Business Resources and the Planning Division will host a Business Roundtable discussion about what’s working well and what could be improved in the Emerson East-Eken Park-Yahara Neighborhoods to help businesses thrive. Input from this discussion will be considered as the Steering Committee develops neighborhood plan recommendations for the area (no link)

4:00 PM OLBRICH BOTANICAL SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS 3330 ATWOOD AVE
– Reports (no links)

5:30 PM COMMON COUNCIL – DISCUSSION ROOM 201 CCB
– The City’s Equity Team will be providing an informational presentation to the Common Council on the report, “A Strategic Vision for the Future: City of Madison Racial Equity & Social Justice Initiative Baseline Report and Initial Recommendations”.

6:30 PM COMMON COUNCIL ROOM 201 CCB
– sorry, ran out of time, will do tomorrow with other updates . . . cuz you know there will be some!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:00 AM STREET USE STAFF COMMISSION ROOM 108 CCB
Upcoming summer events, take a peek!

4:30 PM WATER UTILITY BOARD 119 E OLIN AVE, CONFERENCE ROOM A&B
Approving the design concept for the reconstruction of Lake View Reservoir
2012-2013 Water Utility Annual Report
– Discussion and approval of board recommendations regarding the Water Utility’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes to the City of Madison
Items of general interest and update on any rate case in progress
– Reports and updates

5:00 PM LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE ROOM 260 MMB
– Review of various transportation projects in current (and potential future) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Dane county area
Approving the revised roadway geometry for the CTH M / CTH PD intersection

5:00 PM PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ROOM 260 MMB
– Review of various transportation projects in current (and potential future) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Dane county area
Approving the revised roadway geometry for the CTH M / CTH PD intersection
– Reports

5:00 PM VENDING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMB
A RESOLUTION granting Special Vending Approvals under MGO 9.13(6)(k) for 2014 Special Events as detailed on the accompanying special event resolution table.

5:15 PM HUMANITARIAN AWARD COMMISSION, REVEREND DOCTOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ROOM 523 CCB
– Discussion on monimation process, outreach and the 2014 calendar. (no links)

Thursday, May 1, 2014
12:00 PM MADISON CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (BID) BOARD OF DIRECTORS 122 W. WASHINGTON AVE., 1ST FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM
– Nothing but reports and updates for an hour and a half with no attachments.

1:00 PM METROPOLITAN UNIFIED FIBER NETWORK CONSORTIUM, UNICORPORATED ASSOCIATION ROOM 525 CCB
– Report from and possible action regarding the Operations sub-committee recommendations (no link)
^^^^^^ Yeah, you know what that means right?! I’d argue that isn’t really public notice.^^^^^^
– Other reports

4:30 PM MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD CENTRAL LIBRARY, 201 W MIFFLIN, ROOM 104
– APPROVAL OF TRANSFER OF BMO HARRIS FUNDS TO CITY OF MADISON TREASURER’S OFFICE
- APPROVAL OF STATUTORY RESOURCE SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR 2015
APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR 2015
– Updates and reports

5:00 PM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE ROOM 260 MMB
Authorizing the Mayor to sign and the CD Division to submit an application to the Wisconsin Department of Administration for Emergency Solutions Grant, Transitional Housing Program and Homeless Prevention Program (ETH) funds on behalf of specific agencies providing housing and services to homeless and at-risk persons; and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with the State and specific non-profit agencies using the state ETH funds to serve homeless and at-risk individuals and families
^^^^ Legal mumbo jumbo to describe the private process by which the agencies sit around in a room and determine who should get the money – yeah, foxes guarding the hen house . . . at least on this one!


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