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Alder Ledell Zellers

Alder Ledell Zellers

Home Address:
510 N Carroll St
Madison , WI 53703

Phone: 608-417-9521
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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Week of October 14 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

October 13, 2013 9:04 PM

The week of October 14 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Landmarks Commission, the Plan Commission, the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners and the Common Council.  The agenda items are open for testimony from the public should you be interested in weighing in.  Some items may be on the consent agenda*.  I also appreciate hearing from you on any items on which you have a particularly interest or concern so please send me an email or give me a call. 



Landmarks Commission
4:45 October 14, 2013
Rm LL-110 Madison Municipal Building

Creation of Langdon Local Historic District--agenda item 2



Madison Board of Police and Fire Commissioners-Police Chief Selection Process Public Listening Session
5:15 October 14, 2013
Rm 301, Downtown Branch, Madison Public Library

Commissioners will conduct a public listening session for general comment regarding the appropriate scope of the recruitment and search for the next Police Chief; the pertinent needs of the community; and the most important characteristics of candidates in such categories as leadership style, administrative experience, field experience, community involvement, educational background, and supplementary training.



Plan Commission
5:30 October 14, 2013
Rm 201 City-County Building

Amending Sections 28.032, 28.061, 28.072, 28.082, 28.091 28.151, and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to add Tourist Rooming House to the Zoning Code--agenda item 9.


I sent out an email to the neighborhood listserves with information about this.  Please let me know if you would like that sent to you.



Common Council
6:30 October 14, 2013
Rm 201 City-County Building



 2014 Executive Operating Budget---agenda item 15


The mayor's proposed operating budget can be found here:


Amending Sections 28.151 and 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow overnight sleeping in tents or in other temporary portable shelters as an accessory use of a religious institution or a nonprofit organization in specific districts--agenda item 18.


This ordinance would allow, for example, tents or "Tiny Houses" in these locations.


Direct The Community Development Authority of the City of Madison ("CDA") to draft and issue a request for qualifications ("RFQ") for development services relating to the development and financing of housing for homeless adults--agenda item 37.


No appropriation is required for the development, issuance, and review related to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).  Existing staff resources will be allocated to the RFQ process.  The 2014 Executive Capital Budget includes in the Planning and Community and Economic Development agency funding of $300,000 to study and begin pre-development for a single-room occupancy (SRO) development.


Affirming and Supporting the "Statement of Principles for the Homeless"--agenda item 50.


The Statement of Principles can be found here:





*Consent agenda--The consent agenda includes many agenda items that come to a vote without testimony or Council/Commission/Committee discussion.  Should anyone register and wish to speak, the item would be taken off the consent agenda.



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