Category: James Madison Park

Knock me over with a feather!

Posted April 29th, 2008 @ 4:42 AM by

Is the James Madison Park Committee actually going to meet? from Rolfs, Daniel date Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:06 PMsubject James Madison Park Property Planning Committee Thank you for agreeing to serve on the James Madison Park Property Planning Committee. City staff is working to find a date to hold an organizational meeting that […]

It’s not in there.

Posted September 26th, 2007 @ 12:53 PM by

In looking at the Capital Budget, I was at first horrified. Then just very disappointed. And now, even more people are being disappointed. Here’s some examples of what’s making at least a few people unhappy, in what is usually not a controversial document. 1. Tenney Park Shelter. This one took several emails before people believed […]

Robbing Peter (Downtown Area Parks) to Pay Paul (Breese Stevens)

Posted July 8th, 2007 @ 11:30 PM by

Two weeks ago, an item that was never introduced through the council magically appeared on the Board of Estimates agenda. That item was one which would have taken money from neighborhood parks to accommodate a changed construction schedule for Breese Stevens Field. This proposal would take $100,000 from Development Fees and $340,692 from funds set […]

What ever happened to . . .

Posted July 3rd, 2007 @ 8:06 PM by

The Committees to deal with the Office of Neighborhood Support and James Madison Park? The resolution to create the Office of Neighborhood Support committee was introduced March 20th and passed March 27th. That’s over three months ago. The resolution to create James Madison Park committee was introduced last November and passed February 27th. That’s over […]

James Madison Park: Selling the Land and Houses

Posted February 28th, 2006 @ 1:00 PM by

I’m a little hesitant to say what I think should happen to all this property in the district I represent on the City Council, as the council has a very poor record (for the past 11 years) of listening to the alder or residents of the 2nd district regarding matters in our own backyards . […]