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The Common Council meets in the Council Chambers to conduct the City's legislative business. The Council adopts the City budget and passes laws, policies and regulations that govern the City.

Current Common council meeting Agenda

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

7:30 p.m. (please note start time)
Room 201, City-County Building
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

  • Agenda (posted by 9/11/15)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 6:30 p.m. in Room 201, City-County Bldg.

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  • Judge Doyle Square Project - Referral to September 15 Council Meeting Posted 9/1/2015
    At tonight’s Common Council meeting, Council President Denise DeMarb will be making a motion to directly refer two agenda items related to the Judge Doyle Square Project to the September 15, 2015 Common Council meeting for public testimony and debate.  If approved, there will be no public …
  • Civil Rights Gets a Reboot in Madison Posted 8/4/2015
    In an effort to reignite the conversation about civil rights in the Madison area, the Madison Department of Civil Rights (DCR) is joining the alders at the Municipal Building on August 4th at 5:45 to demonstrate the impact each person has on the progress of civil rights.   Members of local …

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David Ahrens
District 15

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