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Current Common Council Meeting Agenda

Common Council Meeting

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

6:30 pm
Room 201, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.


Agenda (Posted by 2/19/16)



Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Room 201, City-County Building

Upcoming Council Presentations

Special CCOC Meeting: Aldermanic District 11
Application Review & Recommendation to Council

Monday, February 22, 2016

6:30 pm

Room 260, Madison Municipal Building

215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

What’s Going On


The Common Council will appoint an 11th District Alderperson at their March 1, 2016 meeting.  The person appointed will serve until an 11th District Alderperson is elected on April 4, 2017 and takes the official oath of office.


Press Release: Resumes To Be Accepted to Fill 11th Aldermanic District Vacancy / Must be received no later than 4:30 pm, Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Map: Aldermanic District 11 (PDF)


Alder Role Brochure
(PDF / English and PDF / Spanish)


  • Hall Calls on Community to Recognize Violence Against Women Posted 2/9/2016
    While a community mourns the loss of Caroline Nosal and reaches for answers, it is too easy to brand her alleged murderer as “crazy” and move on. The fact is the perpetrator felt entitled to a romantic relationship with Caroline and when he did not get what he wanted, he felt entitled to kill …
  • Resumes To Be Accepted to Fill 11th Aldermanic District Vacancy Posted 2/3/2016
    City of Madison Common Council President, Denise DeMarb, announced today that she is accepting resumes from residents of the 11th Aldermanic District interested in filling the position vacated by former Alderperson, Chris Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt resigned from the Council effective January 31, 2016. ...

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Sara Eskrich
District 13

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