What will the Council Talk About Tonight?

Posted October 3rd, 2017 @ 2:58 PM by

Edgwwater, Exact Sciences TIF, Public Art, Placemaking and more . . .

Agenda Items #6 – #27 are PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

The following items are EXTRA-MAJORITY ITEMS – Extra Majority vote items will be recorded as unanimous votes unless a roll call or exclusion is requested:
29. Legislative File No. 49032 – Report of the Mayor submitting committee appointments to the Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee. (Report of Mayor – Appointments – 2/3 vote needed to appoint Paul Jadin)

66. Legislative File No. 48799 – Authorizing the City to retain special outside counsel and related experts to represent the City’s interests in an insurance coverage dispute with Wisconsin Municipal Mutual Insurance Company, and appropriating $50,000 from the contingent reserve to the City Attorney’s office for such services. (Report of Finance Committee – 15 Votes Required)

81. Legislative File No. 48832 – Amending the Water Utility’s adopted 2017 Capital Budget to transfer $50,000 of revenue bond funding from the Unit Well #8 Reconstruction project to the Well 12 Conversion project for the redesign of the Upgrade of Unit Well 12, and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with SEH, Inc. for pre-design planning, public participation support, the preparation of final construction drawings and specifications, permitting, bidding, and construction administration for the redesign of the Upgrade of Unit Well 12. (Report of Water Utility Board – 15 Votes Required)

Agenda Items part of the CONSENT AGENDA WITH ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS) as noted:
72. Legislative File No. 48601 – Adopting the Cottage Grove Road Activity Centers Plan as a Supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan. (Report of Plan Commission – The Plan Commission considered this item on October 2, 2017 and recommended to adopt with the following revisions: – That the sidewalk width be increased on page 21; and on page 23, that the Acewood Boulevard right of way should be widened to include bike lanes as part of any redevelopment.)

Items requested by alders to be placed on EXCLUSION LIST
67. Legislative File No. 48934 – Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a development agreement to fund a $2,500,000 Tax Incremental Finance Loan to assist in the renovation and development of office, laboratory, and warehouse space for Exact Sciences Corporation in the Project Plan and Boundary Amendment area of TID #46 (Research Park). (Report of Finance Committee- Ald. Rebecca Kemble, District 18)

68. Legislative File No. 47273 – SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 4.30 of the Madison General Ordinances to create a program for funding public art projects for certain public works projects. (Report of Madison Arts Commission – Ald. Sheri Carter, District 14)

82. Legislative File No. 48312 – SUBSTITUTE – Strengthening and Expanding Community Empowerment through Placemaking in Key Neighborhoods and Authorizing a Contract with Project for Public Spaces for Placemaking Training and Assistance in the Implementation of Short-Term Improvements in Neighborhood Community Places. (Items Referred to This Meeting – Ald. Sara Eskrich, District 13)

125. Legislative File No. 48471 – Approving a Small Cap TIF #32 Mansion Hill-James Madison Park Neighborhood loan of up to $100,000 to Scott Pratt & Michele Wee, Borrower(s), for the renovation of the property located at 308 N. Carroll Street, Madison, WI and its conversion from rental to owner-occupied housing; and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement with the Borrower(s) to effectuate this transaction. (Reconsideration Requested by Ald. Ledell Zellers, District 2 & Ald. Mike Verveer, District 4)

Items Introduced from the Floor for Referral
Legislative File No. 49085 – Approving Plans and Specifications for Crazylegs Plaza and Wingra Park Entrance (Ald. Sara Eskrich, District 13)
 Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Public Works, Ped/Bike/Motor Vehicle Commission, Board of Park Commissioners

Legislative File No. 49095 – Authorizing a modification of the service contract for tourism marketing services, between the City and the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau. (Ald. Mark Clear, District 19)
 Recommended Action: Finance Committee


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