City Week Ahead

Posted August 25th, 2014 @ 8:16 AM by

If you work til 5:00, you can make it six meetings this week if you can get there in a half hour during the “rush hour” traffic. You’ll miss the public comment on the other 19 meetings.

Monday, August 25, 2014
4:30 PM BOARD OF ESTIMATES ROOM 260 MMB
Amending Sections 13.12, 35.02(8)(d) and 37.05(4)(h) of the Madison General Ordinances to update the late payment period for municipal services bills as part of the change to a monthly billing procedure.
SUBSTITUTE Amending the 2014 adopted capital budget to authorize $2 million in general obligation borrowing to fund projects supported from the Special Assessment Fund. (Developers not covering the costs of development)
Report of Police Chief: Police Overtime through the 2nd Quarter 2014
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement with Mirus Partners, Inc., or an affiliate LLC, for up to $1,300,000 of City-administered funds for the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Woodland Terrace Apartments (This explains why everyone there is getting 28-day notices to end their month to month tenancies, because then the city won’t have to pay relocation fees when they kick everyone out . . . )
SUBSTITUTE Accepting the Madison Local Food Committee’s recommendation on the preferred and alternative locations for the Madison Public Market District, directing Office of Real Estate Services staff to begin negotiations for the lease or purchase of private property at these locations, and directing Economic Development Division staff to conclude Phase Three of the Madison Public Market District Business Plan contract with the Project for Public Spaces consulting team.
Tax Incremental District (TID) No. 32 (State St), City of Madison – Use of 1/2 Mile Rule (Small Cap TIF).
Discussion of ULI/Anchor Bank TIF Request.
Judge Doyle Square Project Report of Negotiating Team and direction regarding next steps.

5:30 PM COMMISSION ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES EMPLOYMENT ISSUES WORKING GROUP ROOM 523 CCB
– Discussion: Review of Issues Discussed in Work Group
– Discussion: Intention and Goals of Work Group

5:30 PM PLAN COMMISSION NOTE: POSSIBLE QUORUM OF COMMON COUNCIL ROOM 201 CCB
– There might be other items of interest, you might want to take a look, but they are mostly minor items
Creating Section 28.022 – 00144 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of property generally addressed as 2504 Winnebago Street, 6th Aldermanic District, from PD(GDP) (Planned Development (General Development Plan) District to PD(SIP) (Planned Development (Specific Implementation Plan) District to construct a 60,000 square-foot medical clinic at Union Corners.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
11:30 AM DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMITTEE ROOM 501 CCB
Discussion and action on possible replacement of the VT Calvert Equity Fund in the ICMA-RC lineup.

4:30 PM WATER UTILITY BOARD 119 E. OLIN AVE., WATER UTILITY CONFERENCE ROOMS A & B
– Presentation on the Water Utility’s 2014 Rate Case
Amending Sections 13.12, 35.02(8)(d) and 37.05(4)(h) of the Madison General Ordinances to update the late payment period for municipal services bills as part of the change to a monthly billing procedure.
Revising the Water Utility Board’s Asset Protection Policy
- Development of a workforce planning policy
– Reports and updates

5:00 PM PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ROOM 260 MMB
Overview of current City operations and a list of accomplishments and implementations since 2008, related to the Platinum Report’s recommendations. Individual City Departments to provide written reports for items under their responsibility.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
8:30 AM BOARD OF ASSESSORS – SCHEDULE 14 ROOM 101 CCB
– More reductions in assessed values, therefore, reductions in taxes. But I thought all this building was supposed to increase revenue so we could get more money for services?

1:00 PM NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM OF THE COMMON COUNCIL – FORWARD COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS COUNCIL FOCUS GROUP 201 W MIFFLIN ST., 3RD FLOOR
– Please note that possible quorum exists of members of the Common Council at Forward Community Investments’ organized focus group of Council members as part of the Community Development Division Funding Process Study. For more information please contact Ben Williams.

1:30 PM BOARD OF REVIEW ROOM 108 CCB
– More people challenging assessments

1:30 PM COMMITTEE ON AGING 330 W. MIFFLIN ST., MADISON SENIOR CENTER
– City of Madison Funding Process Study: Ben Williams, Forward Community Investments (FCI)
– Madison Metro Para-transit: Crystal Martin and Lora Sherington
– Advocacy Focus for Committee: Affordable Senior Housing/Mental Health Impact on Housing

5:00 PM VENDING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMB
– Restore February 1st deadline for law changes
– State Street Sidewalk Cafe Placement
– Allow Arts & Crafts Vendors to be Temporarily Assigned to Unoccupied Food Cart Sites
– Allow Mall/Concourse Food Vendors to Park Their Carts Early During Dane County Farmers Market Season
– Food Review Process and Possible Post-Review Surveys
– Consider an “Umbrella” License for Mall/Concourse Food Vendors

5:30 PM AD HOC LANDMARKS ORDINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE ROOM LL-130 MMB
Repealing and recreating Section 33.19 of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Landmarks Commission ordinance.
– – Review Purpose and Intent section
– – Discussion on Powers and Duties sections and other sections that follow if time allows

5:30 PM COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE 330 W. MIFFLIN ST., MADISON SENIOR CENTER
Neighborhood Center Report
– Funding Process Study Update

6:30 PM EMERSON EAST-EKEN PARK-YAHARA NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE 329 NORTH ST., BASHFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Plan Development
– – Land Use and Urban Design Follow-up
– – Draft Issues and Goals
– – Population and Demographic Data

Thursday, August 28, 2014
1:00 PM WOMEN’S ISSUES COMMITTEE ROOM 108 CCB
– Bylaws – final vote for approval
– Festivus fundraiser discussion
– SharePoint Training (Mike Wilson, IT)

4:00 PM HOUSING STRATEGY COMMITTEE (Cancelled) ROOM 313 MMB

5:00 PM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE ROOM LL-130 MMB
Accepting the report and recommendations of the Housing Strategy Committee – Affordable Housing Market Report.
Accepting the Report of the Common Council Alternative Revenue Work Group’s recommending the creation of an urban foresty special charge.
Creating Section 4.095 of the Madison General Ordinances to establish an Urban Forestry Special Charge.

5:00 PM ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (Cancelled) ROOM LL-110 MMB

5:30 PM ALLIED AREA TASK FORCE 4079 VERONA RD., DANE COUNTY PARENT COUNCIL, INC.
– Updates
– Safety and Security – in closed session


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