City Week Ahead

Posted May 27th, 2014 @ 7:41 AM by

13 of 18 (72%) meetings at 5:00 or below, making it difficult for working people, who don’t happen too be paid lobbyists, to attend or give input.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
4:30 PM WATER UTILITY BOARD 119 E OLIN AVE., CONFERENCE ROOMS A & B
– Discussion of Water Utility Board policy book review. (no link)
– Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a Professional Services Agreement with _(to be recommended to the Water Utility Board) for pre-design planning, public participation support, the preparation of final construction drawings and specifications, permitting, bidding, and construction administration for the design and construction of Unit Well 31 including an iron and manganese filtration plant and an equipment storage facility at 4901 Tradewinds Parkway (16th AD).

5:00 PM COMMUNITY GARDENS COMMITTEE ROOM LL-110 MMB
– New Gardens Issues (no link)
– Parks Department Pre-approved List of Improvements at Community Gardens (no link)
– Garden Leadership for Long-Term Sustainability (no link)
– Lots of updates

5:00 PM PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ROOM 260 MMB
– Reports
– Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contract with Toole Design Group, LLC. for the development of a Bicycle and Moped Parking Study for Downtown Madison.
Accepting the Near Westside Neighborhoods and University Avenue Transportation Study and the goals, and recommendations therein.

6:00 PM MADISON PUBLIC MARKET DISTRICT SITE SELECTION COMMUNITY CONVERSATION 3330 ATWOOD AVE
– Presentation of Phase I results and start of Phase 2 activities.
– Small group discussions on possible Madison Public Market District site attributes, amenities, and location.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
8:00 AM BOARD OF ASSESSORS SCHEDULE 1 ROOM 101 CCB
– 29 properties where they are challenging paying their taxes

10:00 AM STREET USE STAFF COMMISSION ROOM 108 CCB
– Parties and events coming to your neighborhood
– Discuss propsal for programming and place making at 30 on the Square and Philospher’s Stone areas at the top of State Street.

1:30 PM COMMITTEE ON AGING 330 W. MIFFLIN ST., MADISON SENIOR CENTER
– Advocacy Focus for Committee: Affordable Senior Housing/Mental Health Impact on Housing (no link)
– Older Americans Act Funding Proposal (no link)
– Reports and updates

3:00 PM AD HOC LANDMARKS ORDINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE ROOM LL-120 MMB
Ad Hoc Committee Review Landmarks Ordinance Draft

4:30 PM URBAN DESIGN COMMITTEE ROOM LL-110 MMB
502-504 West Main Street
448 South Park Street
– Some smaller projects that might affect your neighborhood

5:00 PM VENDING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMB
– Consider minimum distance from food carts to restaurants. (no link)
– Annual food cart review criteria, including panelist guidelines, panelist selection, score sheet, and other related criteria. (no link)
– Reinstate vending law change deadline of February first each year. (no link)
– Is six feet a sufficient width between a State Street sidewalk cafe and the property line of businesses? (no link)
– Require Mall/Concourse Food Vendors to move into their Saturday sites by 7 a.m. (no link)
– Consider an “Umbrella” License for Mall/Concourse Food Vendors (no link)

5:30 PM COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE 119 E. OLIN AVE., WATER UTILITY
Establishing the City of Madison Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative

6:00 PM MADISON PUBLIC MARKET DISTRICT SITE SELECTION COMMUNITY CONVERSATION 2300 S PARK ST
– Presentation of Phase I results and start of Phase 2 activities.
– Small group discussions on possible Madison Public Market District site attributes, amenities, and location.

6:30 PM EMERSON EAST-EKEN PARK-YAHARA NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE 329 NORTH ST., BASHFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Plan Development
— Planning process update
— Background information and trends presentation
— Stakeholder interview and focus group update
— Issues and opportunities refinement
— Vision statement development

Thursday, May 29, 2014
8:00 AM COMMISSION OF THE MADISON METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT 1610 MOORLAND RD.,
– Review and Approval of Sewer Extension Plans
• Clemons Ave., Helena St., Jenifer St and Walton Pl. Reconstruction Assessment District – 2014, City of Madison
• North Park – Phase 1, City of Fitchburg
• TechLands, City of Fitchburg
• Holland Fields – Phase 9, Town of Windsor
– Preparation for Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
– Approval of Connection Charge Rate Study Consultant
– STUDY SESSION: Financial Planning
– STUDY SESSION: Programmatic and Communication Staffing Needs
– Review of NEI Rehabilitation West of Airport-Phase 1

4:00 PM HOUSING STRATEGY COMMITEE ROOM 313 MMB
Housing Report – Low Income Ownership
– Overview of Existing Ownership Programs (no link)
– Housing Report – Accessory Dwelling Units (no link)

5:00 PM LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE ROOM LL-110 MMB
Accepting the Near Westside Neighborhoods and University Avenue Transportation Study and the goals, and recommendations therein.
– UPDATE ON PROJECT PROGRESS: SUSTAINABLE MADISON TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN (TMP) (no link)

6:00 PM MADISON PUBLIC MARKET DISTRICT SITE SELECTION COMMUNITY CONVERSATION 2126 N SHERMAN AVE
– Presentation of Phase I results and start of Phase 2 activities.
– Small group discussions on possible Madison Public Market District site attributes, amenities, and location.

Friday, May 30, 2014
12:00 PM NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM OF THE COMMON COUNCIL – Alder Brown Bag Luncheon with Mayor Paul Soglin
– The Mayor has invited Common Council members to a brown bag lunch meeting that he is hosting in Room 403, City-County Building (Mayor’s Conference Room) at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014 to discuss any developing issues of concern within the Aldermanic Districts. (no link)


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