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Current Common Council Meeting Agenda

Common Council Meeting

Tuesday, February 29, 2016

6:30 pm
Room 201, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.


Agenda (Posted by 2/26/16)



Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Room 201, City-County Building

Upcoming Council Presentations

Common Council Training: Communicating about Race & Using Racial Equity Evaluation Tool
Saturday, February 6, 2016

12 noon

Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street

Special CCOC Meeting: Aldermanic District 11
Application Review & Recommendation to Council

Monday, February 22, 2016

6:30 pm

Room 260, Madison Municipal Building

215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.


What’s Going On


The Common Council will appoint an 11th District Alderperson at their March 1, 2016 meeting.  The person appointed will serve until an 11th District Alderperson is elected on April 4, 2016 and takes the official oath of office.


Press Release: Resumes To Be Accepted to Fill 11th Aldermanic District Vacancy / Must be received no later than 4:30 pm, Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Map: Aldermanic District 11 (PDF)


Alder Role Brochure
(PDF / English and PDF / Spanish)


  • Resumes To Be Accepted to Fill 11th Aldermanic District Vacancy Posted 2/3/2016
    City of Madison Common Council President, Denise DeMarb, announced today that she is accepting resumes from residents of the 11th Aldermanic District interested in filling the position vacated by former Alderperson, Chris Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt resigned from the Council effective January 31, 2016. ...
Sunday, February 7
There are no City of Madison meetings scheduled today.

Alder Skidmore

Paul E. Skidmore
District 9

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