Alder Marsha A. Rummel,
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
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 April 24, 2017
Highlights: At last week's first Council meeting of the new term, I was elected Council President for a year. In addition to weekly Council leadership meetings with the Mayor, his staff and the Council Vice President Alder Samba Baldeh, I will become chair of the Common Council Executive Committee. I look forward to working more closely with my fellow alders and feel proud to represent a Council that has more gender and racial diversity than ever before. The Mayor reappointed me to the Finance Committee, Landmarks and the Public Market Development Committee. The Finance Committee has a backlog of items including Garver, the Cap East District, buying a Bearcat and more. Also on Monday, the Plan Commission reviews the conditional use request of the Imaginary Factory at 1401 Northern Court to develop a distillery and tasting room. At the request of the Common Council, the PFC will hold a special meeting on Tuesday in response to a letter we sent requesting more clarification on their dismissal of the complaint against Police Chief Koval. If you are interested in the annual Transportation Improvement Plan, it is now available in legistar, and will be presented at a joint meeting of Ped Bike and LRTPC on Tuesday (and aired live on city channel). There are two community meetings about the comprehensive plan "Imagine Madison" scheduled this week and two next week. These community meetings are your opportunity to shape revisions to the comp plan which is being updated after 10 years.
Monday April 24, 2017
Finance Committee FKA Board of Estimates
4:30p, room 354 CCB
10. 46705 AMENDING RES-16-00536 Authorizing the Acceptance of an Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).
We are requesting that WEDC let us amend the grant they awarded to us on behalf of the Garver Feed Mill and use some of the funds to make needed building improvements (stabilizing roof).
13. 46636 Amending the adopted 2017 capital budget to transfer $75,000 of general obligation borrowing authority from the Energy Improvements major program into the Park Facility Improvements major program to partially fund the Olbrich Solar Hot Water project within the Engineering-Facilities Management capital budget.
14. 46812 Amending the 2017 Adopted Capital Budget to increase the funding authorization for the Capitol East Parking Garage project by $1,890,465, and amending the Graef-USA, Inc design contract to increase the design fee by $45,600.
The parking garage was priced for a 450 stall garage. Additional funds are needed to pay for a 600 stall ramp to accommodate the increase of square footage of the Cosmos office development. The new increment from the additional office space is predicted to repay the GO borrowing, the resolution provides more details about funding the increase.
15. 46836 Accepting a Permanent Easement for Public Transportation Purposes from 149 East Wilson, LLC across property located at 151 East Wilson Street and, in exchange, authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Access Easement Agreement with 149 East Wilson, LLC across the City-owned rail corridor located behind 151 East Wilson Street.
An exchange of easements will allow a future ped-bike overpass to connect from 151 E Wilson to Law Park.
16. 46802 Approving the provision of up to $150,000 in 2017 Emerging Opportunities Program (EOP) funds to agencies and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated projects.
25. 46294 Accepting the report entitled, "Ensuring a Vibrant Downtown Retail Destination: A Retail Assessment and Strategy for Downtown Madison", directing staff to begin implementing key recommendations of the report, and repealing resolution RES-15-00206 (Legislative File # 36697)
29. 46800 Amending the Police Department's 2017 Capital Budget to transfer $50,000 in GO Borrowing from the Building Improvements capital program to a capital project authorizing the purchase of a used Lenco Bearcat, and increasing the Police Department fleet vehicles by one.
33. 46819 Creating Section 3.09 of the Madison General Ordinances to codify the City of Madison Common Council benefits in the ordinances.
34. 46793 Creating the classification of Common Council Chief of Staff in CG21, Range 18, and creating a new position in the Common Council Office budget as a 1.0 FTE Common Council Chief of Staff in CG21, Range 18.
35. 46867 Amending Section 33.13(2) of the Madison General Ordinances to create the position of Common Council Chief of Staff.
Monday April 24
5:30p room 201 CCB
5. 46836 Accepting a Permanent Easement for Public Transportation Purposes from 149 East Wilson, LLC across property located at 151 East Wilson Street and, in exchange, authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Access Easement Agreement with 149 East Wilson, LLC across the City-owned rail corridor located behind 151 East Wilson Street.
6. 46294 Accepting the report entitled, "Ensuring a Vibrant Downtown Retail Destination: A Retail Assessment and Strategy for Downtown Madison", directing staff to begin implementing key recommendations of the report, and repealing resolution RES-15-00206 (Legislative File # 36697) Note: An executive summary of the report is included in the Plan Commission materials for this meeting. The full report is attached to the legislative file.
13. 46490 Consideration of a conditional use to convert an existing building into a light manufacturing facility, distillery and tavern at 1401 Northern Court; 6th Ald. Dist.
19. 46293 Consideration of a conditional use for projections into the Capitol View Preservation Limit as part of the proposed "Judge Doyle" mixed-use Planned Development on land generally addressed as 210 S. Pinckney Street; 4th Ald. Dist.
21. 46287 Consideration of a demolition permit to allow a parking garage to be demolished as part of the proposed "Judge Doyle" mixed-use Planned Development on land generally addressed as 215 S. Pinckney Street; 4th Ald. Dist., and a conditional use for projections into the Capitol View Preservation Limit.
Upcoming meeting May 8
214 Waubesa Street - Conditional Use - Consider parking reduction to allow existing commercial building to be converted into community center - Goodman Community Center
201 Corry Street - Conditional Use - Create private parking facility
Tuesday April 25
Police Fire Commission
11:30a, 16 N Carroll St, Offices of Herrick and Kasdorf, room 500
2. Correspondence of Marsha Rummel, President, Madison Common Council, regarding the matters Sharon Irwin, Complainant, vs. Police Chief Michael Koval, Respondent, and Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores, Complainant, vs. Police Chief Michael Koval, Respondent Note: The PFC will not invite or allow appearances by or submissions from the parties to those matters or from other persons.
Tuesday April 25
Long Range Transportation Policy Committee
5p room 201 CCB
Joint meeting with Ped Bike Motor Vehicle Commission to review the TIP
3. 17817 Review of various transportation projects in current (and potential future) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Dane county area
Tuesday April 25
Ped Bike Motor Vehicle Commission
5p, room 201 CCB
C.1. 46957 Review of various transportation projects in current (and potential future) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Dane County area. D. ADJOURNMENT OF JOINT MEETING OF PBMVC AND LRTPC
G.1.6832 Authorizing City Traffic Engineering to perform a pilot study of an eastbound (contra-flow) bike lane on E. & W. Wilson Street between King Street and S. Hamilton Street.
G.2. 46249 SUBSTITUTE Recreating Section 3.14, creating Sections 33.55 and 33.56 of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Department of Transportation and create the Transportation Policy and Planning Board and the Transportation Commission.
G.3. 46376 Repealing Sections 3.14(1) through (3) and 3.14(4)(k) through 3.14(11) of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Department of Transportation Department ordinance.
G.4. 46377 CHARTER ORDINANCE - Repealing Section 3.14(4)(a) through (j) of the Madison General Ordinances to restructure the Department of Transportation.
H.1. 46836 Accepting a Permanent Easement for Public Transportation Purposes from 149 East Wilson, LLC across property located at 151 East Wilson Street and, in exchange, authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Access Easement Agreement with 149 East Wilson, LLC across the City-owned rail corridor located behind 151 East Wilson Street.
H.2. 46509 Amending Section 31.046(2) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow portable signs on public sidewalks and modify the allowable size of portable signs.
Currently portable 'sandwich sign boards' are illegal. This ordinance is an attempt to permit them with standards.
H.3. 46817 Repealing Section 12.76(4)(f), renumbering Section 12.76(4)(g) to (f), creating Section 12.793, amending Sections 12.128(14), 12.141(1), 12.145(3)(c) and 1.08(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to prohibit moped parking on the public Sidewalk and Terrace Area except in Moped Parking Areas and establish a bail deposit for violation thereof.
The Council has received a stream of emails from moped users opposing the ordinance.
I.1. 42190 Potential Future Meeting Topics -
TE Presentation on Pedestrian signals
University of Wisconsin Campus Master Plan Update
Bike Moped Parking Study
Sustainable Madison Committee Carbon Emissions Report
2016 Crash Report
East Washington corridor study
Public Comment on potential pedestrian/bicycle projects
Crossing Guard Assignment and Modifications to Assignment
Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Annual Work Plan
Construction Accommodation of Bicycles and Pedestrians
Tuesday April 25 and Thursday April 27
Comprehensive Plan "Imagine Madison" Phase 2
• Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Warner Park Community Recreation Center 1625 Northport Dr
• Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Cherokee Heights Middle School 4301 Cherokee Dr
• Monday May 1, 2017 at Central Library
• Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at La Follette High School.
All four meetings will have the same schedule:
6:00--6:30: Open House, Refreshments
6:30--7:45: Interactive Presentation and Small Group Activities
1. Overview of Imagine Madison--the City's Comprehensive Plan Update
2. Strategies: What steps should we take to achieve our shared community goals?
3. Future Land Use Map: How should the city grow and change?
Wednesday April 16
Street Use Staff Commission
10a, Goodman Maintenance Facility 1402 Wingra Creek Parkway
Lots of summer fun coming ...
Thursday April 27
Zoning Board of Appeal
5p room 103A CCB
1. 46890 Daniel Gorman, owner of property at 138 S Franklin St, requests a variance to construct an addition to a residential structure which will result in the structure having two dwelling units.
Neighbors have been working with the applicant to propose an addition that will be an asset to the First Settlement Historic District
Thursday April 27
Comprehensive Plan "Imagine Madison" Phase 2
6p Cherokee Heights Middle School
see Tuesday for details.
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