City of
Madison

District 2

Alder Ledell Zellers

Alder Ledell Zellers

Alder Ledell Zellers

Contact Information

Home Address:

510 N Carroll St
Madison , WI 53703

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
WI Relay Service

Alder Zellers’ Updates

Week of April 30 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

April 28, 2018 9:26 PM

The week of April 30 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Landmarks Commission, the Task Force on Structure of City Government, Neighborhood Meeting about MATC Redevelopment, Common Council – Update – City's Performance Excellence Framework & Progress, the Common Council, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Board of Public Works, the Urban Forestry Task Force, Historic Preservation Plan Community Gathering, and a City of Madison Conversation about Street Events on the Isthmus. The city meeting agenda items are open for testimony from the public should you be interested in weighing in.  I also appreciate hearing from you on any items on which you have a particular interest or concern so please send me an email or give me a call.

Also, committees and commissions have an opportunity at the beginning of each agenda for Public Comment on items not on the agenda.  If you have something you want to share with a committee or commission, you can use the Public Comment time to do so.


Landmarks Commission
5:00 April 30, 2018
Rm GR27 City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=575401&GUID=C616C534-8416-40CB-B32D-CBFA2C978D02

Agenda Item 3

Landmarks Commission Historic Preservation Plan Status Report


Task Force on Structure of City Government
6:00 April 30, 2018
Sequoya Library – Meeting Rm. B
4340 Tokay Blvd.
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=573574&GUID=7D769746-E8D0-4333-BB8B-E61A5421DD4F

Agenda Item 5

PREPORT OF SUBCOMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON STRATEGIES FOR GATHERING INFORMATION FROM CURRENT AND FORMER PUBLIC OFFICIALS.

Agenda Item 6

DISCUSSION OF RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON STRATEGIES FOR GATHERING INFORMATION FROM CURRENT AND FORMER PUBLIC OFFICIALS

Agenda Item 7

STAFF REPORT - ONGOING TASKS
A. How are other cities dealing with loss of local control?
B. Other forms of government under state law, including First Class City.
C. Boards, commissions with final authority, over what?
D. Voting by Madison Aldermanic district in last general election , last Council election.
E. What districts do BCC members live in?
F. Timeline of number of alders and population of city, 1856 to present.
G. How many people use My Account? Can we get users by aldermanic district?
H. Send out list of public participation options. (Done)
I. Set up Government Official subcommittee meeting. (Done)
J. Has any other City done this look at structure recently?
K. Student Interns

Agenda Item 8
UPDATE ON STATUS OF EXECUTIVE SUBCOMMITTEE AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Agenda Item 9
UPDATE ON TASK FORCE FUTURE MEETING SCHEDULES AND MEETING LOCATIONS
5/14/18 6:00 p.m. - Alicia Ashman Library
6/4/18 6:00 p.m. Urban League of Greater Madison
7/20/18 6:00 p.m. Room 354, City-County Building
7/30/18 6:00 p.m. Pinney Branch Library? (Still finalizing)
8/27/2018 6:00 p.m. Urban League of Greater Madison
9/17/18 6:00 p.m. Warner Park Community Center ? (Still finalizing)
9/28/18 6:00 p.m. Goodman Community Center ? (Still finalizing)
10/12/18 6:00 p.m. Room 354, City-County Building
10/26/18 6:00 p.m. Urban League of Greater Madison
11/9/18 6:00 p.m. Sequoya Library? (Still finalizing)


Neighborhood Meeting about MATC Redevelopment
7:00 April 30, 2018
MATC– Rm 240
211 N Carroll St.

Please join us for a neighborhood meeting about the proposal to redevelop the Madison Area Technical College (MATC) site at 211 N. Carroll Street.  Drury Southwest, Inc. proposes to renovate the existing historic MATC building into 197 hotel rooms.  They would also construct an eight-story building with 12,500 square feet of retail/restaurant space on the first floor and 115 hotel rooms on the upper floors on the site of what is currently MATC's parking structure and plaza on Wisconsin Avenue.  The proposal includes parking for 256 motor vehicles.  Construction would commence mid-2019.


Common Council – Update – City's Performance Excellence Framework & Progress
5:00 May 1, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building
Agenda:  https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=604869&GUID=7EF55B0B-0341-4567-BCAB-D10CD5882C97

City staff will be providing the members of the Common Council with a presentation on the Performance Excellence Framework, an overview of the progress on the city's Performance Excellence efforts, and next steps.


Common Council
6:30 May 1, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=581908&GUID=D970BE67-64C0-47C1-AA56-49A9E79289D7

RECESSED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BEGIN AT 6:45 PM

REPORT OF PLAN COMMISSION

Agenda item 6 (Will be re-referred back to Plan Commission)

Creating Section 28.022 -- 00324 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of properties located at 717-753 E. Johnson Street, 2nd Aldermanic District, from TR-V2 (Traditional Residential - Varied 2) District to NMX (Neighborhood Mixed-Use) District.
 

BUSINESS PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE MAYOR

Agenda item 23
Report of the Mayor submitting committee appointments to the Sister City Collaboration Committee.

SISTER CITY COLLABORATION COMMITTEE

JON F. HEINRICH (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Sister City Representative, representing the Madison Camaguey Sister City Association. First appointed 4-16-2013.
TERM EXPIRES: 2-1-2021

Agenda item 25

Report of the Mayor submitting resident committee appointments (introduction 5/1/2018; action 5/15/2018).

ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE

MICHAEL S. DONNELLY (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Adult City Resident. First appointed 9-18-2012.
TERM EXPIRES: 4-20-2021

COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

ELLEN M. LA LUZERNE (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Member. First appointed 5-19-2015.
TERM EXPIRES: 4-20-2021

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

PATRICK W. HECK (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Adult City Resident. First appointed 4-18-2017.
TERM EXPIRES: 4-20-2021

REPORTS OF OFFICERS

REPORT OF ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE

Agenda item 27
Change of Licensed Conditions
Gallery 1444 LLC • dba Maria's • Capacity: 49
1444 E Washington Ave • Agent: Jack Chandler
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 95% alcohol, 5% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409
Request to stay open until 2 am and have entertainment until 1 am.

Agenda item 28
Change of Licensed Conditions
Gallery 1444 LLC • dba Maria's • Capacity: 49
1444 E Washington Ave • Agent: Jack Chandler
Entertainment License 21+ • 95% alcohol, 5% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409
Request to stay open until 2 am and have entertainment until 1 am.

Agenda item 33
Change of Licensed Premise
Samba Grill LLC • dba Samba Brazilian Grill
Current Outdoor Capacity: 42 • Proposed Outdoor Capacity: 426
240 W Gilman St • Agent: Matthew Bents
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 15% alcohol, 85% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
In conjunction with Madison Night Market, allow sales of beer within perimeter of adjacent parking lot on the following dates only: 5/10/2018, 6/14/2018, 8/9/2018, and 9/13/2018 from 6pm to 11pm.

Agenda item 35
Change of Licensed Conditions
Laura Garden LLC • dba Koi Sushi • Capacity: 90
502 State St • Agent: Xi Wang Filion
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
Change condition one to allow closure at midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Agenda item 36
Change of Licensed Premise
Laura Garden LLC • dba Koi Sushi • Capacity: 90
502 State St • Agent: Xi Wang Filion
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
Add outdoor seating.

REPORT OF BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

Agenda item 74
Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the East Johnson Street Assessment District - 2019. (2nd & 12th ADs).

REPORT OF FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda item 82

Approving the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director, Finance Director and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City

TLNA grant for $5,000 is included for "Celebrating 100 Years of Tenney Park and the Tenney Lapham Neighborhood - celebrate park and neighborhood with permanent installation of vintage park image signs in Tenney Park; increase visibility of Tenney's historic homes; and a contest to redesign neighborhood welcome sign at E. Johnson/Gorham Sts."

REPORT OF LANDLORD AND TENANT ISSUES COMMITTEE

Agenda item 85
SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 32.18 of the Madison General Ordinances to establish the Landlord and Tenant Best Practices Certification Program.

REPORT OF PLAN COMMISSION

Agenda item 88

Approving the Madison Public Market Foundation as the future operator of the Madison Public Market and directing staff to begin working with the Madison Public Market Foundation on creating an Operating Agreement for the Madison Public Market.

INTRODUCTION OF NEW BUSINESS FOR REFERRAL WITHOUT DEBATE

ORDINANCES

Agenda item 93

Adopting the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan.

Agenda item 94

Repealing Section 4.095(9) of the Madison General Ordinances to eliminate the sunset provision for the Urban Forestry Special Charge.

RESOLUTIONS

Agenda item 116

Authorizing the City to enter into Use Agreement with Big Top Events LLC for the management of concessions, alcohol, events and facility operations at Breese Stevens Stadium for 2019-2028 (2nd Ald. Dist.)

Agenda item 117

Amending the 2018 Parks Division Capital Budget to authorize $650,000 in general obligation debt and $650,000 in park impact fee funding to the Breese Stevens Field project.


Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 May 2, 2018
Rm 108 City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=583304&GUID=AF8644D5-65B6-4677-B642-3EC984D664AB  

V. STREET USE PERMITS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS

Agenda item 3 - WIL-MAR NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER EVENTS

A. LA FETE DE MARQUETTE
, July 11, 9am - M, July 16, 12am / see attached for daily schedule
Closure: S Ingersoll, between railroad tracks - July 11-16, 2017
S. Brearly St., between E. Main and Williamson - July 13-16
No Parking: 300 block S Few, between E Wilson and Williamson - July 13-16
Annual festival to benefit the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.
Discuss location, schedule, set-up and activities.
Beatrice Hadidian, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center


Board of Public Works
4:30 May 2, 2018
Rm 354 City-County Building
Agenda:  https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=545535&GUID=29FD141C-88E8-4E8F-B72A-899B231BA83E   

Agenda Item 2

Consider a Report of the City Engineer regarding the results of a review of water resources impacts and the necessity of permits for public works construction projects on this agenda and addendum to the agenda.

Agenda Item 8

Including a 1/2 traffic diverter at the intersection of Blair St and E Mifflin St be modified as part of the pending street reconstruction.

Agenda Item 25

Approving plans and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for E. Washington Avenue Permanent Pavement Marking Replacement - 2018. (2nd, 6th, 12th & 17th ADs)


Urban Forestry Task Force
12:30 May 3, 2017
Rm 103A City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=600476&GUID=B7587AD9-C51A-4B63-BF81-E03D4D2AA7CA

REPORTS

Agenda Item 5
Forestry Section Update

Agenda Item 6
Task Force Update

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Agenda Item 7
Land Use Planning Policy Review

Agenda Item 8
Municipal Project Policy Review


Historic Preservation Plan Community Gathering
5:30 May 3, 2018
University of Wisconsin Red Gym
Rm Wisconsin B&C
716 Langdon St.
Agenda:  www.cityofmadison.com/sites/default/files/city-of-madison/clerk/meeting-schedule/hpp_community_gathering_agenda_5-3-18.pdf

Agenda item 2
Project & Process Overview

Agenda item 4
Station Conversations
-Education & Engagement
-Cultural Diversity
-Economics of Preservation
-Neighborhood and Building Character
-Other Historic Preservation Suggestions


City of Madison Conversation about Street Events on the Isthmus
6:00 – 8:00 May 3, 2018
MATC – 211 N Carroll St, Rm D240)

WHY:  The City is at maximum capacity for events downtown.  We want to hear from you. ·      How do special events impact you?
·      Should the process for approving events be changed?  
·      More or less events?

WHO should attend?
·      People who live downtown, downtown businesses, bus riders, people who attend events, community organizers, people with fresh ideas. 


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




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