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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Contact Information

Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Dr

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 Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

Information of Interest - District 1

September 27, 2016 3:14 PM

The Board of Estimates met Monday September 26, 2016, 4:30-11:00 pm.
Outcome of the meetings that may be of interest to District 1:

Authorizing the Mayor, Police Chief and the City Clerk to sign a contract with the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) to provide Educational Resource Officers for the four MMSD high schools for a three-year term, through the 2018-2019 school.                                                                                                            ACTION: Approval of 2 year contract, with termination clause after 1 year.

ACTION: Continue with planning for MidTown Station. Necessary Adjustments for more realistic timelines, monthly reporting to Common Council on MidTown project and reporting delays. No intended delays.

Budget amendments to remove funding for the Public Market. There were two separate amendments that would remove $1.2M funding for the Madison Public Market.
ACTION: Amendment failed. Budget for Public Market will remain. 

Add funding for Fire Station 14 on the SE side.
ACTION: Approved 

Remove  funding for police body cameras until the Ad Hoc Committee reviewing Policy and Procedures has made recommendations.
ACTION: Referred back 
Wednesday September 28, 2016
Community Services Commission
5:30p rooms A+B 119 E Olin Ave

Presentation by Nichelle Nichols, Exec Dir, Family, Youth and Community Engagement, MMSD.
Community Schools: Concepts and Updates. Two schools, Leopold and Mendota Elementary Schools have been selected by MMSD with a grant from Madison Community Fund, to launch a pilot "community school" which will provide holistic family services, including mentoring and tutoring, access to food, physical and mental health programs, childcare, adult education and family engagement for students and families who attend the schools. Community School programs across the country are reporting improved learning, stronger families and healthier neighborhoods.


Free training is being provided this Thursday, September 29, 5:00 PM at Memorial High School. Training will be led by MMSD staff. This training workshop is open to all new and continuing volunteer tutors
In as little as one hour per week, you can provide the academic coaching that a struggling youth needs to realize their full academic potential! We are seeking at least 500 volunteer tutors for the Schools of Hope Middle School Program this year. Will you join us?

Schools of Hope is a signature partnership between the Urban League, United Way, and the Madison, Sun Prairie, and Oregon School Districts. Many times and locations available to fit your schedule.

Free training is being provided this Thursday, September 29, 5:00 PM at Memorial High School. Training will be led by MMSD staff. This training workshop is open to all new and continuing volunteer tutors. Sign up for tutoring opportunities right on site, download a tutor application now, or tutor application contact Anthony Brown at 

Saturday, October 8; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Don't miss this day-long event! Hear from an inspiring keynote speaker from New York City, network with many other neighborhood leaders, and participate in some Peer-to-Peer Conversations, Workshops and Tours.
Registration is $15 and includes a light breakfast, lunch, tours, and workshops. Free waivers and childcare assistance are available.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – Community Room
1701 McKenna Boulevard
Madison, Wisconsin 53711

Sponsored by Alders:
Barbara Harrington-McKinney, District 1
Steven King, District 7
Paul Skidmore, District 9
Tim Gruber, District 11
Mark Clear, District 19 
Wednesday, October 17
5:30 PM 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 201 (City-County Building)
This item scheduled to come before planning commission. 
- Staff presentation: Assessing the Health Impact of Neighborhood Planning.
- 7902 Watts Road - A to TR-U1 and Conditional Use - Construct residential building complex with 156 apartments in 2 buildings.

In-Person EARLY VOTING and registration began yesterday at all public libraries. Voting Hours and those   Locations  in proximity  of  District 1 listed below:
Alicia Ashman Library
733 N. High Point Road
9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
September 26 through November 4
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, 
October 1 through October 29
Meadowridge Library
5726 Raymond Road
10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
September 26 through November4, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, 
October 1 through October 29
Sequoya Library
4340 Tokay Blvd.
9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
September 26 through November 4
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Saturdays, October 1 through October 29
1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, 
October 2 through October 30
Edgewood College - Wingra Commons
Predolin Hall, 1000 Edgewood College Drive
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
October 31 - November 4
UW-Madison - Union South
Marquee Lounge on 2nd floor of Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
October 31 - November 4
You may also early vote or register at:  
City Clerk's Office
210 Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. #103
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, September 26 through November 4
9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, and 22
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 29 and November 5
1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, October 30 and November 6
Central Library
201 W. Mifflin Street
9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 
September 26 through November 3.
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 
September 30 November 4

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 
October 1 through October 29

1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, 
October 2 through 30

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