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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


February 11, 2017 7:26 AM

Street closure today -Resistance March
Parks Visioning Session 
Weekly Update High Point not Road Crossing
Arts Grant: Madison Arts Commission Annual Arts Grants Deadline March 15, 2017

A protest march will take place 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 11th, starting at Brittingham Park and ending at the City County Building located at 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  
Streets will likely need to be closed by Madison Police to ensure participant safety.  Streets affected include:
• West Washington Avenue (Park Street to Fairchild Street)
• South Fairchild Street (West Washington Avenue to West Doty Street)
• West Doty Street (South Fairchild Street to Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard)
Street closures are expected to begin around 12:30 p.m. and end around 1:30 p.m.
Direct any questions to the contact person listed.  

Plan Update       
This is a friendly reminder that Community Visioning Sessions #3 and #4 are coming up!   Monday, February 13th Community Visioning Session #3 will be at The Village on Park!  Wednesday, March 1st Community Visioning Session #4 will be at Alicia Ashman Library!
Sessions will begin with a half-hour informal open house from 5:30 - 6:00 PM and will include highly interactive presentations, discussions and exercises from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Community Visioning Session #3 – Light refreshments provided
Monday, February 13, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 PM (Open House 5:30 – 6:00 PM)
The Village on Park - The Atrium Community Room
2300 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53713
Community Visioning Session #4 – Light refreshments provided
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 PM (Open House 5:30 – 6:00 PM)
Alicia Ashman Library
733 N. High Point Rd.
Madison, WI 53717

Last Updated: 02/10/2017
High Point Road Closure

Additional bridge demolition with the Beltline closure is scheduled the evenings of Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. No further overnight demolition work is expected after that. Full closures of the Beltline will be scheduled in late May to set new bridge beams.
General Project Information –
The reconstruction of the High Point structure and approaches consists of grading, base, storm
sewer, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, HMA pavement, sign structures, retaining
walls, and Structure B-13-572. The work is scheduled for completion on September 1, 2017.
The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions and construction status.
Work this week -
? Set traffic control, including closing and detouring High Point Road
? Performed clearing and grubbing along High Point Road
? Removed old concrete deck from High Point structure
? Removed existing street lighting from along High Point Road
? Started removal of old steel girders from High Point structure
Work scheduled for the next week -
? Finish removal of old steel girders from High Point structure
? Start removal of substructure units including pier, north and south abutments
Traffic impacts -
? High Point Road remains closed, with traffic utilizing posted detour
? Weekday nightly lane closures continue on the beltline from 7 PM to 6 AM, between
Gammon Road and Mineral Point Road.
? Some weekday nighttime full beltline closures with traffic utilizing a posted detour from
10 PM to 5 AM, between Gammon Road and Mineral Point Road. When the full beltline
closure/detour is installed the westbound Gammon Road and eastbound Mineral Point
Road on-ramps will be closed.
Contact information -
? The project field office is located in an office building at 579 D'Onofrio Drive, Suite 3 on
the Ground Floor, (far east end of building).
? Business and property owners can contact the on-site Project Leader Jon Maxwell at
608.963.4539, email:, or the WisDOT Project Manager David
Layton at 608.246.3821, email:
For more information regarding traffic impacts and highway improvement projects in
Wisconsin, please visit the following:
? The Department of Transportation's 511 website: By clicking this link, you will be leaving the City of Madison website.

Project Description:
The proposed project is a Wisconsin DOT bridge replacement project that will replace the existing bridge carrying High Point Road over US 12/14 (West Beltline Highway) and reconstruct 0.26 miles of High Point Road between Goldenrod Lane and D'onofrio Drive.  High Point Road will be widened to accommodate two lanes of traffic plus a bike lane in each direction.   Sidewalk will be constructed along both sides of High Point Road, including the west side of the road between the bridge and D'onofrio Drive where none currently exists.  
South High Point Road will be closed to traffic from Watts Road To D'onofrio Drive for the 
More information regarding the project can be found at the WisDOT website for the project: By clicking this link, you will be leaving the City of Madison website.

Project Type: Road Construction
600 South High Point Road
Madison, WI
Area: West
Impact: Major
Estimated Schedule: 
02/06/2017 to 09/01/2017
Project Status: Construction
Project Contact: Glen Yoerger, 608-266-9177

Madison Arts Commission Annual Arts Grants Deadline March 15, 2017
One-on-One Grantwriting Clinics Offered. The City of Madison funds Madison artists and non-profit organizations through the Madison Arts Commission's annual grant programs.
The updated guidelines and applications for 2017/2018 are published on MAC's website.
Project Grants provide up to $3,000 for performances, exhibitions or events that enrich the cultural lives of Madison citizens (Legacy Grants provide up to $1500). Arts in Education Grants provide up to $3,000 for co-curricular or extracurricular arts-based educational programming. Individual Artist Fellowships provide up to $1500

MAC also offers volunteer one-on-one assistance with the applications in free clinics held at the Madison Central Library. Drop in to ask questions about MAC Grants and receive personal assistance.
Drop-in Assistance Dates: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:30-7:30pm
Saturday, March 4,  2017 from 11am-1pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 11am-1pm
Location: Grant Clinics will be held in the first floor conference room (#111) of the Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin.
Karin Wolf, Arts Program Administrator,

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