City of
Madison

District 1

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Drive
Madison , WI 53719

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
WI Relay Service

Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

CarThefts, At Home-formally Sams Club-Public Market, TFOGs

August 30, 2019 5:54 PM

Remain vigilant and report all suspicious activity to the MPD

The MPD has made curtailing car thefts and related crimes to include burglaries  and gun violence a top priority.

Just this month, the MPD arrested 17 young people for operating a motor vehicle without owner's consent.

Crimes have been occurring overnight, but also in late afternoon to early evening hours, when people are often home and may not think to close garage doors.

We continue to urge everyone to keep them shut at all times, to lock vehicles and homes, and not leave keys in cars..

September 5, 2019

Development Assistance Team (DAT) Meeting

Madison Municipal Building

215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Madison, WI 53701

MMB Room 153

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Informational presentation Daniel Stewart for a proposed subdivision of the existing At Home located at 7050 Watts Road. Would involve a re-zoning to amend the current PD as well as the CSM to create a new lot for development. (This is the former Sam's Club)

September 5, 2019.

Public Market meeting

New design details to be shared at The community is invited to attend a public information meeting for the design reveal for Madison's Public Market. The public information meeting will be at the Madison Municipal Building, 215 Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., Madison, Wis. 

Public Markets & Farmers' Market

What's the Difference?

The Madison Region has dozens of wonderful markets that boost our economy and offer sustainable, local food options. The Madison Public Market will be an important part of the tapestry of our city, offering economic opportunity, a place to gather for residents and visitors alike, beautiful public space, and, yes, fresh produce and prepared foods. Learn more about how farmers' markets and the Madison Public Market will be mutually beneficial in Madison's food scene.  

September 4, 2019

Task Force On Government Structure 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. MMB Room 206 

In control: Common Council Executive Committee 

Creating a special task force on city governance to examine the structure and powers of the Common Council and its committees and the structure and powers of the Mayor's office.

COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 9/5/2017

RES-17-00714

Operating costs associated with the Task Force are anticipated to be $30,000; these costs may include public engagement, language interpretation and translation, facilities rental and any other research-related costs. Funding for these costs are subject to appropriation in the 2018 Operating Budget.

AMENDED 3rd SUBSTITUTE - Creating a special task force on city governance to examine and make recommendations on elected officials; the structure and powers of the Common Council and its committees and the structure and powers of the Mayor's office.

Common Council:

· The powers and duties of the Common Council;

· Powers of Council members to chair meetings of the Common Council, Finance Committee and other committees, commissions and boards;

· The attributes of councils with full-time members, part-time members, and those considered to be volunteer councils performing duties for a nominal salary or honorarium;

 · Number of Council members and the impact on effective representation of residents in general and people of color and those living with lower incomes in particular, functionality of the body, and city governmental services;

· District vs. at large elections for Council members;

· Remuneration of Council members including a process for a change in pay; · The size and cost of Council staff.

Mayor:

· The powers and duties of the mayor including the hiring and firing of department and division heads,

veto, line item veto and emergency management powers;

· The size and cost of Mayoral staff;

· Powers of the Mayor to chair meetings of the Common Council and Finance committee;

· Powers of the Mayor to appoint members of the Common Council to Council committees; Powers of the Mayor to appoint members to City Committees.

Committees, Commissions and Boards:

· The committee system, and the use of resident, Common Council and staff members;

· The scope and nature of the powers of committees, commissions and boards, including how they

report to the Common Council and how their recommendations are received;

· Powers to appoint Council members and residents to City committees, commissions and boards; · The frequency and time of day of both Council and committee meetings.

Agenda for Wednesday's Meeting

Items of Interest: 

5. RECAP OF AUGUST 28 OPEN HOUSE AT THE ATRIUM

6. DISCUSSION OF SECOND OPEN HOUSE ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 AT WARNER PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

7. UPDATE ON RESIDENT SURVEY

 

Additional Items Residents Have Inquired 

The Equitable Development report. 

Authored by Planning Division staff, was introduced at Common Council on August 6, 2019 and is now in the City's officially review process. The report investigates factors potentially leading to gentrification and displacement, and recommends strategies to minimize and mitigate impacts associated with new growth in historically more affordable neighborhoods. The following boards, commissions and committees will review the report and provide advisory recommendations. It will return to the Common Council for possible acceptance on November 5, 2019. 

Economic Development Committee (8/21/19, MMB room 206) 

Equal Opportunities Commission (9/12/19, MMB room 206) 

Housing Strategy Committee (9/26/19, MMB room 302) 

Community Development Block Grant Committee (10/3/19, MMB room 153) 

Plan Commission (10/14/19, CCB room 201) 

Common Council (11/5/19, CCB room 201) |11/05/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm|plan|City County Building

Well 15 to remain offline - Update

Madison Water Utility will not bring Well 15 on East Washington Ave. online for the foreseeable future. Earlier this summer, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) recommended a groundwater standard of 20 parts per trillion (ppt) for two PFAS compounds called PFOA and PFOS. At Well 15, PFOA and PFOS measure at a combined 12 ppt, well below that recommended level.

However, out of an abundance of caution and because of uncertainties related to the presence of other PFAS compounds beyond PFOA and PFOS, Well 15 will remain  currently investigating. These recommendations are foams, nonstick cookware, water-resistant clothing, food packaging, carpet and upholstery. The compounds are extremely difficult to break down are now showing up in dust, air, groundwater, and lakes, rivers and streams. You can find more information about PFAS on the Public Health Madison Dane County website. 

Updates on Edgewood and F35 will be posted on Wednesday.

Alder Barbara 

 

 

 




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