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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

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1209 Dayflower Drive
Madison , WI 53719

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Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
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Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

Farmers Market at Elver Park

March 15, 2017 9:27 AM


Dear Neighbors:

I am very excited to share this information. A FARMERS MARKET At ELVER PARK!! 
This is absolutely exciting!!! This is exactly what community building looks like!!
It would be great to hire someone who lives in the community! Thank you. 


Hi Alder McKinney & Phair-

Wanted to give you a quick update. We are officially a go for the Elver Park Farmers Market. We will be sending out an official release on it soon. The day is still in question though Sat or Sunday (we are surveying vendors to confirm). So far we have partnerships/support from the city, SSM, Summit Credit Union and WYC. Also we are looking for a market manager (Paid). If you know of any candidates for this position please pass the attached along. Thanks

Joe Ryan, President, Madison West Neighborhood Association 

Position Description:  Elver Park Market Manager

This is a part-time position of between 12 and 15 hours a week while the market is operating and up to 60 hours helping to get the market organized, starting this spring.  There will be volunteers to help with some of the duties of running a market, but the major responsibility falls on the manager.  


1. Soliciting vendors to participate in the Elver Park market.

2. Ensuring that the vendors follow the rules in the handbook.

3. Setting up, supervising and cleaning up after each market. (Volunteers may be available to help).

4. Handling the Food Share program at the market and handling all the paperwork required by the Food Share program.

5. Ensuring that the market complies with the Elver Park rules and conditions set up by the Park Department.

6. Helping with advertising the market, primarily placing signage.

7.   Working with the Core Team, which will offer advice and help.

8.    Other duties as assigned. 

Supervision: This position reports to the leadership team which will work primarily on finding sponsors, creating advertising and marketing and writing grants. 

Compensation: Compensation is handled by Wisconsin Youth Company and the market manager will have to work as an independent contractor, submitting bills on a predetermined basis.  Compensation will be between $3000 and $3500 determined by the number of hours worked.






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