I’ve heard back from everyone except Bruer and Maniaci and the Building Trades. See the alder responses below.
Some quick thoughts on Soglin’s expected move to cut the TIF assistance for the Edgewater redevelopment.
Yup . . . still talking about that. It was at Plan Commission last night, here’s the scoop.
What are we getting for public access for our $16M?
I’m trying to make heads or tails of the most recent emails flying around. I wasn’t at the meeting in question, so don’t know what happened, but this is a good indication of why there are so many problems. The parties don’t have even the most basic level of communication skills, and Alder Maniaci seems to add to, not help resolve the communication insanity. Check it out.
This isn’t a surprise, but the agenda for Monday’s Board of Education meeting includes a recommendation from the administration to instruct their rep on the TIF Joint Review Board to vote no on the extension of TID 32 to fund the Edgewater project. The memo says the TID will have a “significant negative effect…upon our [...]
So, the neighborhood filed an appeal. When the council and plan commission approved the change to the Waterfront setback ordinance for the Edgewater hotel, they both said it was ok because they would deal with those issues when the Plan Commission approved the Conditional Use Permit. Well, check out the thorough job they did. CONDITIONAL [...]
I was tempted to take the morning off, since I have to work today . . . but, I couldn’t resist.Tho, I don’t have much. WHOA NELLY!So, Eisen has a good article on the Mayor’s leadership on the Edgewater and Library. Mark Clear rushes to the Mayor’s defense. GOOD ATTITUDEToo bad the Edgewater folks didn’t [...]
And the twisting and turning and arm twisting continues . . . It looks like the logic behind council actions on the library will be a tortured as the some of the things going on with the Edgewater.. BUDGET LANGUAGEThis is what the council passed: New Central LibraryThis project includes sufficient funding for a Central [...]
The slow news week continues, so I have to make my own . . . luckily I have some material you won’t be reading about in the paper, yet. SUSTAINABLE AG ON COUNTY BOARD AGENDA TONIGHTThe county moved at a city pace on this one, but it was well worth the wait! IT’S OFFICIAL!First “This [...]