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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

District News

November 28, 2016 1:43 PM

Police Officer Magyera and I are working to establish after school programming in the Elver Park neighborhood for kids to address some of their idle time negative behaviors. We are collecting gently used games/items for the site. These items can be dropped off at the West Police District on Gammon Road. Anticipated launch will a Christmas Community Dinner.  If you are interested in volunteering or donating to help coordinate this programming effort please contact Officer Magyera or me
Thank you. 

Contact: Police Officer Theresa Magyera #4964
Neighborhood Resource Officer- West District
1710 McKenna Blvd.
Madison, WI 53719
Desk: (608) 243-0509
Cell: (608) 576-9048

Traffic Signal Public Hearing
The city's Pedestrian Bicycle Motor Vehicle Commission will holding its annual hearing on the 2016 Traffic Signal Priority List on Tuesday 11/28. If you are interested in speaking on the issue of a potential city-funded signal, this is a good time to have your voice to be heard. No decisions will be made at this meeting. Note that the meeting starts at 5:00.
Tuesday November 29
Ped/Bike/Motor Vehicle Commission is seeking public comments for review of intersections that need traffic signals with the decision about priorities coming at their Jan 24 meeting. Public comments are welcomed.
Thursday,  December 1, 2016
5:30 p.m.
City County Bldg. Room 351

1. Introduction of members of the Common Council Organizational Committee Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations.
2. Reminder to committee members to file annual statement of interests.
3. Presentation from OIR Group.
4. Identify next steps including identifying MPD subject matter experts to invite to the committee.

5. Schedule future meeting dates.

Public forums - IMAGINE MADISON
Events will start with an open house from 5:30 to 6:15. 

Monday, December 5th 
Central Library (3rd Floor) and 
Wednesday, December 7th
Village on Park in the Atrium Community Room.

A primary goal of Imagine Madison is to reach, listen to, and record the ideas of a broad and diverse cross section of the public, on topics including housing, transportation, racial equity, sustainability and others.

Imagine Madison coincides with an update of the City's Comprehensive Plan--a strategy document that lays out the vision for the community for decades to come. Significantly, the Comprehensive Plan is updated only once every decade.

For more information, contact Kirstie Laatsch at (608)243-0470 
Colin Punt at (608)243-0455
Brian Grady at (608)261-9980, City of Madison Planning Division 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 6:00PM
King's Kids Academy
8133 Mansion Hill Avenue, Madison

The City of Madison will be constructing a new playground at Waldorf Park!  New playground equipment will be installed in 2017. 
The City of Madison held a playground workshop regarding the project on November 3, 2016 and information from this first meeting is available on the park's webpage located here:
Staff used input gathered from this meeting to develop two playground concepts that will be presented at a follow-up playground meeting.
Please plan to attend to cast your vote for the playground design to be installed at your park in 2017!
If you have any questions and comments regarding the Waldorf Park playground please direct them to Kate Kane, Landscape Architect, at or (608) 261-9671. 
December 15
Chavez Elementary School
Public Meeting
High Point Raymond Road Neighborhood Plan

 After November 30, 2016, the MMB will be closed to staff and public until completion of the MMB Renovation, scheduled to reopen in October 2018. 
The alternate locations of the MMB agencies during the renovation are per the lists below.
126 South Hamilton
Building Inspection
Planning Division
Office of the Director
30 West Mifflin
Level Four (4) – Human Resources (Accommodations)
Level Five (5) – CDA Housing Division and Economic Development Division
Level Eight (8) – Community Development Division
Level Nine (9) – Traffic Engineering and Parking Utility
Level Ten (10) – Human Resources (Occupational Health and Development)

Off-leash Dog Parks-
Walnut Grove

Dog On-Leash Areas at Parks-
Burr Jones
Glen Oak Hills
Spring Harbor

I welcome your questions and comments about this or any other city issue. Please contact me at 

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