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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
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Alder Zellers’ Updates

Week of October 20 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

October 19, 2014 12:55 PM

The week of October 20 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Sustainable Madison Committee; the Building Code, Fire Code, Conveyance Code and Licensing Appeals Board; the Common Council; the Plan Commission – Special meeting; the Emerson East-Eken Park-Yahara Neighborhood Plan Steering Committee; the Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee; and the Madison Local Food Committee. The 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 particularly 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.


Sustainable Madison Committee
4:30 October 20, 2014
Rm 300 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 5
Update on MG&E's proposed rate case for 2015. (Please note Oct. 14th memo within the hyperlink)


Building Code, Fire Code, Conveyance Code and Licensing Appeals Board
12:15 October 21, 2014
Rm LL 110 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 2

556 State Street (M-10-69-2014)
Arlan Kay appealing MGO 27.05(2). The rule requires a doorbell or buzzer for all dwelling units. The Variance requested is to allow this building to remain without a buzzer system due to the location.


Common Council
6:30 October 21, 2014
Rm 201 City-County Building


Agenda item 4

SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 4.095 of the Madison General Ordinances to establish an Urban Forestry Special Charge.



Agenda item 7

2015 Executive Operating Budget




Agenda item 26

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a new loan agreement to fund an additional $20,000 Mansion Hill-James Madison Park Neighborhood Small Cap TIF Loan to Alexander Einsman to renovate the property located at 513 East Gorham Street for a total loan of $90,000 and amending the loan terms to be consistent with the new Small Cap TIF loan criteria


Plan Commission – Special Meeting
5:00 October 22, 2014
Rm LL 110 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 1
Plan Commission consideration of potential revisions to the Zoning Code, Chapter 28 of Madison General Ordinances.

Topics to be discussed - October 22, 2014:

- Update on "Zoning Code Text - Issues for Further Study and Revision" memo dated September 4, 2014, including the status of various amendments discussed

- Discussion of revisions and refinements to the Planned Development zoning district (Sec. 28.098)

- Discussion of the following matters identified in Zoning Code Text - Issues for Further Study and Revision document - September 4, 2014 Update:

2.5 - New, more limited downtown district

2.7 - Primary abutting street

2.8 - Rear yard setback on irregular lots

2.9 - Rear yard on full-block/ four-sided development

2.10 - Yards on three-sided corner lots

2.11 - Yard setback reductions in residential building complexes


Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee

5:30 October 22, 2014
Rm LL 130 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 1
Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee Materials

Agenda item 2
Repealing and recreating Section 33.19 of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Landmarks Commission ordinance.
- Discussion of Designation of Landmarks and Rescission sections and the following sections as time allows

Agenda item 3
Overview and Discussion of Comprehensive Preservation Plan and Phase 2 Proposal


Emerson East-Eken Park-Yahara Neighborhood Plan Steering Committee
6:30 October 22, 2014
Bashford United Methodist Church
329 North St.

Agenda item 1
Plan Development
- Neighborhood connectivity
- Pedestrian and bike safety improvements
- Updates: Transportation Master Plan and Bus Rapid Transit


Madison Local Food Committee
4:30 October 23, 2014
Rm 300 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 4
Public Market Discussion
- Update of Council action on Resolution #35045
- Discussion of October 28th Workshop
- Next Steps


*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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