City of
Madison

District 6

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Contact Information

Home Address:

1029 Spaight St # 6C
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 Rummel’s Updates

D6 Items of Interest Week of March 12, 2018

March 10, 2018 9:38 PM

Highlights: The comprehensive plan update known as Imagine Madison will be the subject of a special Plan Commission meeting Monday. Public testimony is welcome. MNA has submitted extensive comments that address the proposed Future Land Use maps for the neighborhood. I've included a link to their document below. Many neighbors spent countless hours on this, thank you for your work. On Wednesday the Board of Parks Commissioners takes up the Confederate Monument in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Central Park will be officially renamed McPike Park in a dedication ceremony at the park on Wednesday, April 4 at 3pm. All are invited to attend. 

 

I am holding two neighborhood meetings this week. On Wednesday,  you can find out about Mitchell Turino's proposal to open I/O Arcade Bar at 720 Williamson Street. On Thursday, come hear from Hanah Jon Taylor who is now considering changing the location of the Cafe CODA from 1222 Williamson St to 401 E Washinton. Such a change would require him to reapply for both a Class B Beer and Liquor License and an 18+ Center for Visual & Performing Arts License and go before the Alcohol License Review Committee and Common Council again for approval.

 



Monday March 12, 2018

Finance Committee

4:30p room 354 CCB

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=561608&GUID=29D8B0C8-8A95-4958-9C5F-CD1F37B1D89C

 

14. 50451 Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use the surrounding Law Park area, and the nearby Monona Terrace property, for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of the operation of User's pontoon boat rental business for the years of 2018-2020. The BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS is scheduled to consider this item on 3/14/2018.

 

21. 50738 Supporting a 2018-2022 Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the Garver Path project.

 

Fiscal note: The proposed resolution provides the required support to authorize the WisDOT Transportation Alternatives Grant for the Garver Path project on the City's East side. This project has not yet been explicitly included within Engineering Pedestrian & Bicycle capital improvement plan (CIP), but is anticipated to be incorporated into the next CIP request as a repurposing of the deferred Goodman Path project. If awarded, a separate resolution will authorize acceptance of the grant funds for the project. The Garver Path will connect to the existing Capital City Path at Sugar Avenue and will run northward approximately 2800 feet to Milwaukee Street where it will connect with future planned routes that will ultimately extend to Sun Prairie. The primary route of the Garver Path will connect Olbrich Park and O.B. Sherry Park while proposed secondary paths will better connect neighborhoods with parks and commercial areas. Three new developments are currently under way near the south terminus of the project that will increase the utility and use of the path. These projects include a commercial development and two mixed-use buildings, one of which includes affordable housing. The proposed path will have a 10-foot wide asphalt pavement with 2-foot wide grass shoulders on a crushed stone base and will include structural components in order to navigate waterways.?

 

22. 50783 Authorizing the Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County to sign a non-competitive service contract with The Safe Community Coalition of Madison and Dane County, Inc. for a drug poisoning and opioid harm reduction initiative

 

23. 50784 Amending the 2018 Police Operating Budget and accepting a $90,000 Beat Patrol Overtime grant, if awarded, from the Wisconsin Department of Justice for a violence reduction initiative using overtime foot patrols

 

27. 50837 Authorizing the Deferral of an $875,000 Equity Participation Payment for the Madison Mark Project in Execution of a Land Use Restriction Agreement to Maintain Affordable Units for an Additional Fifteen Years.

 

Fiscal Note: The proposed resolution terminates the TIF Loan to a Stone House Development affiliate for the Madison Mark Project located at 132 E Wilson Street and defers an $875,000 Equity Participation Payment to 2035. Stone House Development is refinancing the Project and requests the Equity Participation Payment be deferred in exchange for maintaining Affordable Units for 15 years. The TIF Loan has otherwise been repaid and all obligations outside of the Equity Participation Payment have been satisfied. The City will enter into a new land use restriction agreement with Stone House Development, which will remain in effect until 2035 and will require the Project to maintain the same affordability provisions as currently exist and require the Equity Participation Payment to be made in 2035. The Project is located in TID #25, which will close in 2022; this resolution will not affect that closing.

 

28. 50757 Authorizing the City's Economic Development Division to submit a grant application for $500,000 to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Idle Sites Grant program to fund infrastructure costs on the former Oscar Mayer site and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with WEDC to accept Idle Sites Grant funding if it is awarded and a Memorandum of Understanding with the new owners of the former Oscar Mayer site for the use of the funds.

 

29. 50813 Authorizing the City's Economic Development Division to submit a grant application for $250,000 to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program to fund building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the former Mautz Paint site and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with WEDC to accept Community Development Investment Grant funding if it is awarded and a Memorandum of Understanding with the owners of the former Mautz Paint site for the use of the funds. 

 

Fiscal Note: The proposed resolution authorizes applying for a $250,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program. The grant award will be transferred to the Owners of the former Mautz Paint site, located on the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue, to help fund infrastructure costs associated with the reuse of the Property. No City appropriation is required for the grant application. City costs associated with urban development of this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.

 

30. 50773 Dissolving Tax Incremental District (TID) #27 (Broadway) 

 

Fiscal note: The proposed resolution dissolves TID #27 (West Broadway) pursuant to State Statute requirements. The 2018 Adopted Budget includes $538,965 for Affordable Housing purposes, which is covered by 2018 tax increment revenues of the same amount in TID #27. Preliminary estimates of TID #27's surplus upon closure is $2.1 million, which will be divided approximately as follows: Madison Metropolitan School District - 47 percent; City of Madison - 37 percent; Dane County - 12 percent; MATC - four (4) percent. The 2018 Adopted Capital Budget assumes using the City's share of the TID #27 surplus for the Bridge Lake Point Community Center project ($600,000) and part of the Public Market project ($1.65 million).

 

The Tax Increment Base Value in TID #27 as of January 1, 1997 was $4,545,600. The current equalized value as of January 1, 2018 is $26,455,400, representing a property value growth of $21,909,800. The project costs have been recovered in 21 years.

 

31. 50774 Dissolving Tax Incremental District (TID) #32 (Upper State St) 

 

Fiscal note: The proposed resolution dissolves TID #32 (State Street) pursuant to State Statute requirements. The 2018 Adopted Budget includes $13,449,471 [sic] for Affordable Housing purposes, which is covered by 2018 tax increment revenues of the same amount in TID #32. Preliminary estimates of TID #32's surplus upon closure is $5.6 million, which will be divided approximately as follows: Madison Metropolitan School District - 47 percent; City of Madison - 37 percent; Dane County - 12 percent; MATC - four (4) percent. The 2018 Adopted Capital Budget assumes using part of the City's share of the TID #32 surplus for the Public Market project ($1.65 million).

 

The Tax Increment Base Value in TID #32 as of January 1, 2003 was $409,445,200. The current equalized value as of January 1, 2018 is $956,188,000, representing a property value growth of $546,742,800. The project costs have been recovered in 15 years.

 

32. 50775 Dissolving Tax Incremental District (TID) #43 (Park / Drake)

 

Fiscal note: The proposed resolution dissolves TID #43 (Park/Drake) pursuant to State Statute requirements. The 2018 Adopted Budget includes $999,515 for Affordable Housing purposes, which is covered by 2018 tax increment revenues of the same amount in TID #43. Preliminary estimates of TID #43's surplus upon closure is $287,000, which will be divided approximately as follows: Madison Metropolitan School District - 47 percent; City of Madison - 37 percent; Dane County - 12 percent; MATC - four (4) percent. The 2018 Adopted Capital Budget assumes using part of the City's share of the TID #43 surplus for the Public Market project ($1.65 million).

 

The Tax Increment Base Value in TID #43 as of January 1, 2013 was $25,870,100. The current equalized value as of January 1, 2018 is $66,502,000, representing a property value growth of $40,631,900. The project costs have been recovered in 5 years.

 



Monday March 12

Plan Commission

5p room 351 CCB

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=593486&GUID=0E47E7F8-B1F9-4E11-B099-858424785DEB

 

SPECIAL ITEM OF BUSINESS 

44190 Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan - Imagine Madison - Review requested changes to the Draft Generalized Future Land Use Map - Anticipated Comprehensive Plan review and adoption schedule

 

MNA submitted comments https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=5871248&GUID=FC52AEE8-A7F0-4AB9-BFF0-7D7A9FFA58F5

 

You can share comments by sending them to Planning Division Director Heather Stouder before 3p on Monday, her email is hstouder@cityofmadison.com.

 

The meeting will not be televised.

 



Monday March 12

Police and Fire Commission

5:15p room GR 27 CCB (enter at 211 S Carroll St)

 

5. Police Department b. Action items act on preliminary recommendations of the Police Chief for the promotions of Detective Mindy M. Winter to the rank of Lieutenant and Police Officer Gary J. Pihlaja to the rank of Detective, each effective March 11, 2018.?

 

The promotion of Ofc Gary Pihlaja means a new Neighborhood Officer for Darbo needs to be selected. I will keep you posted on the selection process.

 

6. OIR Report Informal discussion by Commissioners. May address status of consideration of Report by other bodies; implications of Report for PFC practices; inquiries and instructions to legal counsel; scheduling of further discussion

 

 



Tuesday March 13

Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee

5:30p Evjue room, Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa St

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=593355&GUID=4BF3276A-3AE8-40C8-AF8C-5E0E276666AB

 

They will be talking about the TIF process, the regional food system and intial study area boundaries.

 



Wednesday March 14

Public Safety Review Commission

5p room GR 27 CCB (enter from 211 S Carroll St)

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=586634&GUID=A2FE9B3A-34A8-4AD9-A4BA-77A75DB37F93

 

1. 49284 Creating Section 23.52 of the Madison General Ordinances to establish guidelines for the operation of security cameras at convenience stores and amending Section 1.08 to establish a bail deposit schedule for violation of this ordinance.

 

3. 50110 Establishing a moratorium on issuance of new alcohol licenses in a high density, high police call area in downtown Madison.

 

The proposed boundary map starts at the top of State St and goes out to Randall/Monroe https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=5780157&GUID=F884ABEF-A7B6-4A6F-8465-D4407E41E6D7

 



Wednesday March 14

Transit and Parking Commission

5p room 201 CCB

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=571041&GUID=450A56E6-807F-467E-A903-0AEC1C38B8F5

 

F.1. 50845 Parking: Action on proposed parking rate changes, effective June 2018

 

G.1. 50019 TPC Resolution No. 19-21 for the approval to Eliminate Paratranist Leave Attended Service and Paratransit Convenience Tickets as of 6/3/18. Other proposed changes have been deferred to a later date. No action will be taken at this meeting. This item shall remain as information/discussion only until Commission Members request that it be brought to a vote at the following month's meeting. At such time that members request it be brought to the Commission for vote/action, this item will be noticed on the agenda as an actionable item under Unfinished Business.

 



Wednesday March 14

Board of Park Commissioners

6:30p Olbrich Botanical Gardens 3330 Atwood Ave

https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=578159&GUID=D46D9004-4E19-4A98-AA71-4F8A058F667B

 

8 50858 Superintendent's March 2018 Report

 

Central Park will be officially renamed to McPike Park in a dedication ceremony at the park on Wednesday, April 4 at 3pm. All are invited to attend. 

 

Garver Feed Mill – East Status: Construction The developer obtained their final zoning approvals and closed on the Lot 1 property in early December. S&L Underground was awarded the contract to remove the stockpiled leaf and stump grinding materials, which was completed on January 15th. The contractor will complete temporary seeding this spring. 

 

Breese Stevens Facility Plan – Isthmus/Central Status: Planning Staff and Isthmus Architecture are finalizing plans for a new concessions and restroom addition to the historic stadium. The project received approval from the Wisconsin State Historical Society in October and City of Madison Landmarks Commission in early December. The project was presented to the Urban Design Commission on January 24th. Per the request of the District 2 alder, the Commission referred the project to the February 21st to allow for additional neighborhood review. The project received final approval from the UDC on the 21st.The project will be released for bids in March 2018, with the majority of the construction occurring during the 2018-2019 off-season.

 

Olbrich Park – Walter Street Restroom Building and Site Work Improvements – East Status: Planning Staff are working with Engineering Facilities who will lead the restroom replacement project which is anticipated to be issued for bid in late March, with construction anticipated to begin in late June 2018. Sitework improvements designed by Parks staff (including the parking lot, basketball court replacement and accessible path connections) will be bid in late 2018 and constructed in 2019. 

 

Pennsylvania Park Place making Improvements – East Status: Planning Staff continues to work with Madison Arts Commission as they have been finalizing the selection of the artist and piece to be installed at Pennsylvania Park. Parks staff will coordinate the installation of a public art piece in the park following selection by the neighborhood of the chosen artwork. The project is anticipated to be installed in spring 2018.

 

Elmside Circle Park Playground Replacement – Near East Status: Planning Staff held a playground workshop on November 7th to discuss the Elmside Park playground replacement. A second public input meeting was held on December 11th. This project will be combined with four other playground replacements in one contract and release for bidding in April, 2018.

 

Other Projects: Staff is working on the relocation and development of a storage building at Olbrich Botanical Gardens to replace the one that received fire damage. 

Staff is working with the City Attorney's office on updating the Madison General Ordinances to allow for Temporary Land Use permits and Art Installation permits for private access and work in parks.

Staff is working with Oblrich Botanical Society and Engineering for the proposed Olbrich Garden expansion.

Staff is working with Engineering on the proposed Atwood Avenue improvements, which include improvements in Olbrich Park.

Staff is working on getting bids and design to rebuild the maintenance shed and hoop houses at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

Staff is reviewing potential options for new dog parks in accordance with the recently adopted dog park policy.

 

13* 50327 To commemorate the 48th anniversary of Earth Day on April 21, 2018, to proclaim April 21, 2018 as Earth Day Challenge Day, and to endorse and encourage citizen participation in the clean-up events at City of Madison Parks. 

 

16 50854 Breese Stevens Facility Plan and Concession and Restroom Upgrade

 

In 2016, the Parks Division hired Isthmus Architecture to prepare a facility report for Breese Stevens Field. The report identified necessary maintenance improvements to the historic venue for the next 15 years. Previous studies reviewed specific aspects of the stadium but a comprehensive look at the overall facility was needed. In addition to long-term maintenance items, recommendations on potential operational improvements were identified with the assistance of the current operator, Big Top Events. Two primary operational deficiencies outlined were the lack of a commercial concession kitchen and permanent restroom facilities at the field elevation. The facility report was completed in 2017 and Parks is proposing the addition of a 3,780-gsf concession/restroom addition to the stadium. The proposed building addition was approved from the Wisconsin State Historical Society, the City of Madison Landmarks Commission and Urban Design Commission. The building project is currently scheduled for construction bidding in early 2018, with the majority of construction occurring during the 2018-19 event off-season. In addition to the new building, renovation of the historic 1925 stadium façade is part of the 2018 work.

 

18 50451 Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use the surrounding Law Park area, and the nearby Monona Terrace property, for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of the operation of User's pontoon boat rental business for the years of 2018-2020. 

 

19 50836 Request from Eastside Farmers' Market Inc. for the use of McPike (Central) Park for the Eastside Farmers' Market running on Tuesdays, April 24-October 30, 2018. 

 

21 50866 Request from Race Day Events for the use of Central Park and Yahara River Pier as stations on the Humdinger 5K route on Saturday, October 13, 2018. 

 

See the staff memo regarding concerns raised about this event https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=5867076&GUID=AF1E5C60-2EF3-473E-A6D5-04E39E238DBF?

 

22 48643 Establishing a Plan for the Confederate Monuments in Forest Hill Cemetery. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION

 



Wednesday March 14

Neighborhood meeting: I/O Bar Arcade license application 720 Williamson St

7p Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center 953 Jenifer St.

 

Please join me for a neighborhood meeting where we will hear about Mitchell Turino's proposal to open I/O Arcade Bar at 720 Williamson Street.  The establishment would be an entertainment venue consisting of over 25 arcade games, 8 pinball machines, rentable board gaming and space for viewing competitive gaming tournaments.  The estimated capacity is 200-250, and the proposed hours are Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Monday through Thursday, 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-2:30 a.m.  A parking lot on the far side of the building would be equipped with security cameras and would provide spaces for 30+ cars and multiple bikes.  Mr. Turino has applied for a Class B Beer and Liquor license.  The application will be considered by the Alcohol License Review Committee at their meeting on March 21.

 



Thursday March 15

Neighborhood meeting: Cafe CODA license application 401 E Washington Ave

7p Festival Foods Community room, 810 E Washington

 

In January of this year, Hanah Jon Taylor was granted a Class B Beer and Liquor License and an 18+ Center for Visual & Performing Arts License for Café CODA, an establishment he proposed to open at 1222 Williamson Street.  Mr. Taylor is now considering 401 E. Washington Avenue, formerly Hail Mary Sports Grill, as the location for Café CODA.  Changing the location of the establishment would require him to reapply for both licenses and go before the Alcohol License Review Committee and Common Council again for approval.  Please join me for a neighborhood meeting where we will learn more about Mr. Taylor's proposal.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.
 




Upcoming meetings-

Thursday March 22
MPD East District Community Forum with Chief Koval
7-8p Door Creek Church, 6602 Dominion Dr


Thurday March 26
Public Information Meeting Garver- North Plat and OBG Operations

6p Evjue room, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave

 

The City of Madison Parks Division will hold a public input meeting to discuss improvements at the Garver Feed Mill north plat property and Olbrich Botanical Gardens. At this meeting, City staff the review current site conditions and seek input on proposed improvements from area residents and project stakeholders. If you have questions or comments but are unable to attend the meeting, please contact Mike Sturm at (608) 267?4921 or at msturm@cityofmadison.com.?

 

Monday April 9

Atwood Public Information meeting #2

6:30p Olbrich Botanical Gardens

 

Thursday  April 12

Milwaukee St Area Plan open house kick-off

TBD

 

 

 




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