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Tag: CG Road

Grandview Hwy 51 and Judge Doyle Square (Oh My)

Hi Neighbors, I've got a lot of info to share so I'll try to be concise. (You know that's not easy for me). Grandview The plans for Grandview Town Center have hit a few snags because the developer's proposed plans do not match what the neighborhood and capital improvement plans call for. … [read more]

Coyotes, Grandview Interactive Meeting, and Hwy 51 southbound

Hi District 3ers 3 quick hits this afternoon Coyotes - Please keep an eye out on behalf of your pets as there have been coyote attacks on dogs in the area. Read more info here and join us for an informational meeting tonight at 730pm at Oak Park Place (718 Jupiter Drive). … [read more]

New Grandview Designs and a Hearty Congratulations on some great and effective activism

Hi Neighbors and Happy Halloween, Here's what's up this week: Hwy 51-You spoke, the DOT listened - Thanks to your grassroots organizing and individual action in reaching out to state DOT staff, our concerns have been well heard and some progress has been made. On the southbound 51 on-ramp … [read more]

Neighborhood Meeting, Chip Sealing, Zika, and Cottage Grove Road

Hi Neighbors, 3 Quick Things for you today First, a reminder that we are meeting in the Family Room (Room 200) of Door Creek Church tomorrow Wednesday 6/22 from 6pm-8pm to continue our conversation about the two proposed residential developments at the eastern edge of our district (the … [read more]

Last week, Pokemon Go, Development, Chip Sealing, and More Carbs

Hi neighbors, Well, never did I think I would pen a post to you which would involve policing and...pokemon. But here we are. I also have news on residential development and chip sealing so you’ll want to stay tuned. I want to take a moment to recognize what a hard couple of weeks it … [read more]

A Midsummer's update

Hi Neighbors, Well is it humid enough for you? Yikes. I hope your tomatoes and other humidity-loving plants are coming along nicely in this weather, if nothing else. I have a few things on which to update you today Residential Development The proposal for the senior living … [read more]

Lots of good news for you this week

Hi neighbors, I hope this beautiful, if mostly damp fall season is treating you well I have a few interesting things about which to chat with you today, As I am certain you've noticed, this year's Cottage Grove construction is mainly complete. Please feel welcome to join me in song … [read more]

Halloween and Voting and Cottage Grove Road

Hi neighbors, lots of info to share: Cottage Grove Road Closure Tomorrow First and foremost please note that the westbound lanes of Cottage Grove Road are closed tomorrow from Monona Drive west almost to Hwy 51. You will still be able to enter and exit Hwy 51 onto CG Road from that … [read more]

UW Credit Union, Water Bills, Traffic, and most importantly Voting

Hi neighbors, I’m excited to be writing to you with warmer and happier tidings than the last few times we’ve spoken. There’s lots to share- UW Credit Union First and foremost, as many of you have heard, we have a nibble on the line for the former Sentry site. UW Credit union is … [read more]

Biergarten Update Ahead of Tomorrow's Vote

Hi Neighbors, I wanted to be in touch ahead of the vote tomorrow evening on the Olbrich Biergarten proposal. For those of you who haven't yet given it much thought, please find additional info here and here. For those of you who have given this some thought and written me about it, thank … [read more]

Vote Vote Vote!

Hi neighbors, As you may have guessed from the subject line-tomorrow is Election Day-Go Vote! It’s easy, it’s patriotic, and it’s important. Check your ballot here and your polling place here. Special reminder to those of you in Ward 9 - just like in November, your polling place is no … [read more]

Sad News This Morning

Dear Neighbors, I am so sorry to bring you tragic news this morning. One of our neighbors was shot and killed very early this morning. In the early hours of today, MPD east district officers received reports of gunshots and a person down just off Cottage Grove Road. When officers arrived, … [read more]

Updates on Weekend's Sad Events

Good morning Neighbors, I want to update you on what I know this morning concerning the homicide in our neighborhood early Saturday morning. First, we know more about the young man who was killed in our neighborhood early Saturday morning. I had previously said that he was a resident of … [read more]

Free Counseling Tomorrow

Hi Neighbors, I’m writing with information on free counseling services for those children and families impacted by Saturday morning’s shooting. Principal Nancy Caldwell from Kennedy Elementary School has shown tremendous leadership and brought together resources in order for the community to … [read more]

Exciting Fall Announcements

Hi East Siders, Lots of interesting news and announcements to share with you today According to Fitbit, the company that makes those wristbands that track your steps and heart rate and sleep and such, Madison is the fittest city in America. Go us! We are lucky to have an abundance of … [read more]

Remember to Vote and News on Subway Robbery

Hi Neighbors, It's getting a bit slippery out there, please still exercise your right to vote. If you don't feel confident driving in the precipitation, please call 242-2000 for Union Cab, who is offering free rides to and from the polls all day today. Remember that if you are in line to … [read more]

McGinnis Park, Milwaukee Street Bridge, and Proposed Apartment Complex

Happy Summer Neighbors! I have a few updates and reminders to share with you all this evening As I mentioned a few weeks ago, neighbors in the Rolling Meadows Neighborhood Association have taken great initiative in plans to make McGinnis Park more usable, accessible, and beautiful. For one … [read more]

Big news on the Buckeye and Cottage Grove Road projects

Hi Neighbors! Of all the phrases in the English language, few are as thrilling, exhilarating, nay electrifying as: ‘transportation funding. ...I know. Nonetheless, I have exciting news to share with you on this very topic- As you may have read about or seen on the news, the city and … [read more]

New Proposal for Corner of Acewood Blvd and Cottage Grove Road

Hi Neighbors, I’m writing you for the second time in two days, and I have something really important to discuss with you-housing. It is so easy for those of us who have homes, and who work hard to pay the rent or mortgage, but who know that ultimately we’ll make our payments, to forget just … [read more]

Announcements and Updates-Early Voting, Solar Panels, and Affordable Housing

Hi Neighbors, I have some announcements tonights as well as additional information on a recent proposal I will be unavailable tomorrow (Wednesday) through Sunday. I’m getting married and we are taking a short honeymoon. As has become the norm, District 3 will have a backup alder while I am … [read more]

Flooding, Rodefeld, Ace Apartment, and IRONMAN!

Hi Neighbors I hope you had a great holiday weekend and for those of you with kids, a great first day back at school. I have a number of updates for you this evening. Flooding We continue to struggle with flooding issues on the isthmus. You can find the latest list of road closures and … [read more]

Updates on the shooting incident near Walgreen's this morning

Hi Neighbors Disappointing news this morning. Very early this morning a man from our district was shot twice in the parking area behind the Walgreen’s on Cottage Grove Road. The man underwent surgery and is expected to survive. No other individuals were injured. From preliminary reports, … [read more]

Updates and reminders for this week

Hi neighbors, MPD is still working to learn more about the shooting incident from this morning. Again, if you heard or saw anything, you are encouraged to contact MPD 2 reminders for this week: Firstly, we have a neighborhood meeting to discuss the Ace Apartment proposal tomorrow … [read more]

Residential Development and development process dates, plus new traffic signal on Milwaukee Street

Hi Neighbors, I have so many updates for you this evening! Let’s dive right in AT&T Cabling Those of us on the east side of Sprecher Road noticed the fall colors turn up early this year, in the form of red and yellow spray paint and orange signs. AT&T is putting in cable in our … [read more]

one last update from me, info on early voting and Pinney Library

Hi Neighbors I want to fill you on how the next couple of months are going to go. Veteran Alder David Ahrens, who leads the 15th district directly to our west, will be filling in for me in the last couple of months before the new alder is elected. Alder Ahrens is experienced and will be a … [read more]

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