City of
Madison

District 1

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Contact Information

Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Drive
Madison , WI 53719

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

Information of Interest

December 1, 2016 4:51 AM


WE NEED YOUR HELP!

IN COLLABORATION WITH AREA  PROPERTY OWNERS, WE ARE ORGANIZING AN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM IN PARK EDGE/PARK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD FOR KIDS TO HAVE A POSITIVE PLACE TO BE AFTER SCHOOL THAT IS IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD;

The after school programming in the Park Edge/Park Ridge neighborhood is designed to reduce some of the idle time and negative behaviors that have been reported. We are collecting gently used games/items for the site. These items can be dropped off at the West Police District on Gammon Road. We are also planning a Christmas  Community Dinner.  If you are interested in volunteering or donating to help coordinate this programming effort please contact either Officer Magyera or myself. 

Contact: Police Officer Theresa Magyera #4964
Neighborhood Resource Officer- West District
1710 McKenna Blvd.
Madison, WI 53719
Desk: (608) 243-0509
Cell: (608) 576-9048
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MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY & PROCEDURE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE
Thursday,  December 1, 2016
5:30 p.m.
City County Bldg. Room 351
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IMPORTANT TO DISTRICT 1:
Monday, December 5th 
Central Library (3rd Floor) and 

Wednesday, December 7th
Village on Park in the Atrium Community Room.

Public forums - IMAGINE MADISON
Events will start with an open house from 5:30 to 6:15. 

A primary goal of Imagine Madison is to reach, listen to, and record the ideas of a broad and diverse cross section of the public, on topics including housing, transportation, racial equity, sustainability and others.

Imagine Madison coincides with an update of the City's Comprehensive Plan--a strategy document that lays out the vision for the community for decades to come. Significantly, the Comprehensive Plan is updated only once every decade.

For more information, contact Kirstie Laatsch at (608)243-0470 
Colin Punt at (608)243-0455
Brian Grady at (608)261-9980, City of Madison Planning Division 
or imaginemadison@cityofmadison.com.
Visit http://imaginemadisonwi.com 
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IMPORTANT TO DISTRICT 1
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 6:00PM
King's Kids Academy
8133 Mansion Hill Avenue, Madison

The City of Madison will be constructing a new playground at Waldorf Park!  New playground equipment will be installed in 2017. 
The City of Madison held a playground workshop regarding the project on November 3, 2016 and information from this first meeting is available on the park's webpage located here:
http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/projects/waldorf-park-playground-replacement-contract-2017-playground-replacements-group-2
 
Staff used input gathered from this meeting to develop two playground concepts that will be presented at a follow-up playground meeting.
Please plan to attend to cast your vote for the playground design to be installed at your park in 2017!
 
If you have any questions and comments regarding the Waldorf Park playground please direct them to Kate Kane, Landscape Architect, at kkane@cityofmadison.com or (608) 261-9671. 
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IMPORTANT:
December 15
Chavez Elementary School
Public Meeting
High Point Raymond Road Neighborhood Plan
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ACCESS TO MADISON MUNICIPAL BUILDING 
 After November 30, 2016, the MMB will be closed to staff and public until completion of the MMB Renovation, scheduled to reopen in October 2018. 
 
The alternate locations of the MMB agencies during the renovation are per the lists below.
 
126 South Hamilton
Building Inspection
Zoning
Planning Division
Office of the Director
 
30 West Mifflin
Level Four (4) – Human Resources (Accommodations)
Level Five (5) – CDA Housing Division and Economic Development Division
Level Eight (8) – Community Development Division
Level Nine (9) – Traffic Engineering and Parking Utility
Level Ten (10) – Human Resources (Occupational Health and Development)
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A GENTLE REMINDER TO BE GOOD NEIGHBORS: DOGS IN THE PARK
Dogs are allowed at specific Madison Parks on-leash and off-leash per City of Madison Ordinance 23.32. A Dog Park Permit is required for any visiting dog. 

Off-leash Dog Parks- 
Brittingham
Demetral
McCormick
Odana
Quann
Sycamore
Walnut Grove
Warner

Dog On-Leash Areas at Parks- 
Brittingham
Burr Jones
Demetral
Elver
Glen Oak Hills
Hoyt
Law
Quarry
Marlborough
Warner
Spring Harbor
Yahara
 
Please feel free to call the Park Rangers for help with enforcement. The Rangers are available daily 9:30 am – 11:00 pm at 608-235-0448. 

Thanks,
Claire Oleksiak
Community Services Manager
Parks Division, City of Madison
210 MLK Jr. Blvd. Rm. 104
608-243-0187 (office). 607-339-1340 (cell)
Like us on Facebook. Twitter @PlayMadison
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Madison Fire Department staff has requested that the following information be forwarded to alders to share on.  

Madison Is Now A 'Class 1' Fire Protection Community
Property Owners May Be Entitled To Lower Insurance Rates
 
The nation's leading supplier of data and analytics for the property/casualty insurance industry has named Madison "Wisconsin's newest Class 1 fire protection community." It's a distinction shared by only three other cities in the state.
 
 The Insurance Service Organization (ISO), through its Public Protection Classification program, examined three areas: Emergency Communications, Fire Department, and Water Supply. Out of 105.50 possible credits in the ISO's scoring metric, Madison received 91.48 credits, placing the city among an elite group of 204 municipalities (out of 47,000) in the country that carry this honor (see: "Points of Pride" document.pdf). The new classification takes effect Thursday, December 1.
 
 The public's ongoing investment in a progressive fire department, a robust and reliable water utility, and a responsive, technologically-advanced emergency communications center is now paying off by way of lower property insurance rates. 
  
 Most insurers use the ISO's Public Protection Classification Program when underwriting and calculating premiums for residential, commercial, and industrial properties; therefore, property owners in the City of Madison, Village of Shorewood Hills, and Town of Blooming Grove may be entitled to decreased rates.
 
 Individuals can take advantage of this new classification by contacting their insurance agent and letting them know their community was just upgraded to an "ISO Class 1" ranking. Because each insurer uses ISO rankings differently, actual savings may vary.
Contacts: •Cynthia Schuster, 608-261-5539, cschuster@cityofmadison.com
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I welcome your questions and comments about this or any other city issue. Please contact me at district1@cityofmadison.com 
Alder Harrington-McKinney
 





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