City of
Madison

District 12

Alder Larry Palm

Alder Larry Palm

Alder Larry Palm

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Home Address:

2502 Dahle St
Madison , WI 53704

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 Palm’s Blog

Tag: Sherman NA

District 12 Update

Greetings! You might see a different format for this email. I have switched to the city's "Blog" format which provides me opportunity to tag and catagorize the emails in case you want to find it on the Distric 12 website. I'll still try to group emails so I don't clutter you inbox. As … [read more]

Sherman-North Sherman - Fordem Development

Sherman-North Sherman-Fordem Ave Development Meeting Monday June 29 at 6:00pm Center For Families 2120 Fordem Avenue Residents are invited to a presentation of a proposed multi-use redevelopment at the triangle at Sherman/North Sherman/Fordem Avenue. This is not the same as … [read more]

Week of August 3

Taste of FEED Saturday, August 8 from 4:30 to 7:00pm FEED Kitchens - 1219 North Sherman Avenue This event has a family focus. Kids activities will include hands-on pottery demonstrations, decorate-your-own-sugar-cookie instruction, scavenger hunts in the Kitchens, a fire engine from … [read more]

Oscar Mayer, Sherman Yard Art

Oscar Mayer Positions Eliminated Earlier this morning the City received the legal notification that Kraft Heinz Foods was eliminating 165 positions at the Oscar Mayer corporate offices. This is a tough day for all us, my thoughts are with the employees of Oscar Mayer. Oscar Mayer is a … [read more]

"McKenzie Place" at UDC

The proposal named "McKenzie Place" at 2107-2249 Sherman Avenue will be discussed at the next UDC (Urban Design Commission) on September 16 at 4:30pm at the City County Building Rm GR-27. It is item #10 on the UDC Agenda 9/2/15 proposed plan 9/2/15 staff report I understand that there may … [read more]

D12 September 15 Update

2016 Fordem Ave Proposed Street Resurfacing Project City of Madison Engineering, as part of our annual review of streets, has recommended Fordem Avenue from Sherman Avenue to East Johnson Street for street resurfacing in 2016. Theses streets we last done in 1970 or 1998 depending on the … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Closing

It is disappointing that Oscar Mayer has decided to leave Madison instead of investing in and flourishing with our community. Many District 12 residents and Northsiders have dedicated their lives to Oscar Mayer and will be losing their livelihoods. Oscar Mayer has been part of our … [read more]

Willy Street Co-op to look to replace Pierce's

Below is a press release from Willy Street Co-Op about their negotiations with Pierce's and the Northside TownCenter. I want to thank District 18 Alder Rebecca Kemble, who has extensive experience working with cooperatives, who has been engaging with Willy Street Co-Op and city economic … [read more]

District 12 Happenings

Fordem Avenue Resurfacing Meeting The City of Madison is proposing to resurface Fordem Avenue from East Johnson Street to Sherman Avenue in 2016. A project location map is enclosed for your reference. City Engineering will host a public informational meeting regarding the project … [read more]

Three Northside Meetings of Note

Greetings! In the next two weeks there will be three very different meetings on the Northside of items that I believe are important to District 12 residents. I look forward to seeing you there! Oscar Mayer Site Public Listening Session Wednesday February 24 6:30pm Warner … [read more]

Police Community Notification, Brush Collection continues

North District Police Community Notification Meeting Date of Meeting: Thursday April 7, 2016 Time of Meeting: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Place of Meeting: Madison Police Department, North District Station Community Room 2033 Londonderry Drive Meeting Objective: To provide information to the … [read more]

Food, Food, Food!

Food continues to be a hot topic in District 12. Quite a few developments are happing that revolve around either food production, distribution or consumption. Public Market The owners of the Washington Plaza Shopping Center (at the corner of First Street and East Washington Ave) have … [read more]

Willy North opens Monday August 15!

I'm excited to receive word that the Willy Street Co-Op new Northside location will be open for business this coming Monday, August 15 at 7:30am! Madison, WI (August 12, 2016) - The wait is over! Willy Street Co-op's new Northside location at 2817 N. Sherman Avenue will “softly” … [read more]

District 12 Round Up

2017 City Budget Not only does the end of August bring students back to school, it begins the Common Council's discussion of the next city budget. For city staff, it really begins back in January so there is an extraordinary amount of work putting together each year's budget. We're … [read more]

News that Might Interest You

Busse Tavern Liquor License Pluic Hearings A new proposed owner of Busse Tavern at 2005 N Sherman Ave has requested a liquor license. The city will have two public hearings to allow residents to express support, interest, questions and concerns. ALRC (Alcohol License Review Committee) … [read more]

The Next Two Weeks

November is a time when city government really kicks into high gear. The 2017 budget is being debated and projects are being discussed for action next year. This November is no different. As I look at my city calendar I see lots going on. I thought it would be interesting to share some of … [read more]

Plethora of Updates

City 2017 Budget The 2017 Capital and Operating Budget have been approved by the Council and signed by the Mayor. Only amendments brought forward by at least two Council members were discussed so a significant part of the budget is very consistent with previous budgets. I’m pleased … [read more]

F-35, Parks and Street Safety

Truax Field F-35 You might have heard about the Air Force's decision to include the 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field as one of the five candidate sites for the next generation F-35 aircraft. The Air Force has slowly been winnowing down its list and I have been informed will now be making a … [read more]

Chip Sealing - Northside Schools Forum Update

City Streets Chip Sealing I have been notified that a substantial number of District 12 streets will be “Chip Sealed” this year (see map above). Chip sealing is an important part of the City of Madison’s Pavement Management Program. The benefits that the City of Madison and its … [read more]

Foxconn and Oscar Mayer site

Dear Residents- Foxconn. A company that has been in the news lately for proposing a 20 million square feet factory on about 1.56 square miles, employing from 3,000 to 13,000 employees with a $3,000,000,000 taxpayer subsidy. More recently, it's apparent that they're interested in a … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Committee Members and 2018 Budget

Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee Members The Mayor has proposed, and the council has accepted, the following recommendations for mebers to the new Oscar Mayer Stategic Assessment committee. ALD. STEVE KING, District 7 - appoint to the position of Common Council Member. … [read more]

District 12 Update

Madison Public Market The Madison Public Market is moving along and picking up steam. The Foundation hosted a successful "Taste of the Market" event and is planning for more. Vendors have now been selected for the MarketReady program – designed to support a diverse group of people to be … [read more]

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