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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

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of March 22, 2021

March 19, 2021 3:51 PM

Street Tree Canopy and Conditional Use 

The Plan Commission will discuss a proposed change to the front yard setback amount in order to support a street tree canopy, as well as proposed housing ordinance amendments, as at its meeting on Monday.

Updates on BRT, Metro Transit Network Redesign, Vision Zero, and More

The Transportation Commission and the Transportation Policy and Planning Board are receiving staff updates on a variety of topics, including BRT, Metro Transit network redesign, and Vision Zero, at their joint meeting on Wednesday.

For additional information about meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting Schedule online here.

Events, activities, seminars, etc.

  • Free webinar: Women's Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19.  Saturday, March 27, 1pm-2:30pm.  "Doors" open at 12:55pm.  More information and the registration form can be found here.

Announcements, press releases, press conferences, etc.

  • 2021 Violence Prevention and COVID Relief RFP.  The City of Madison Community Development Division in partnership with Public Health Madison and Dane County is seeking proposals to support community-directed responses to needs arising from the social and economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic in three distinct service areas: Community Safety-Direct Outreach Program; Middle School Program and Youth Employment Expansion; and Connection to Basic Needs.  Please visit the CDD Funding Opportunities Website for more details.
  • On March 18, Public Health Madison & Dane County released an amendment to Emergency Order #14. The amendment goes into effect on March 18, 2021.  Read the press release here.
  • Secure ballot drop boxes are now open.  More information can be found here.
  • Voters to weigh in on size and shape of Common Council on the April 6, 2021, spring ballot.  Read more here.
  • Mayor Satya condemns all forms of anti-Asian violence.  Read her statement here.
  • Report analyzing Zoom recording of September 1, 2020, Common Council meeting.  Read more here.
  • In-person absentee voting starts on Tuesday, March 23.  Read more here.
  • Council President Sheri Carter's statement on the murders of Asian Americans in Atlanta, Georgia.  Read the statement here.

Save the Date

  • Are you a minority business owner looking to expand the reach of your business to government opportunities in the City of Madison, Dane County, WisDOT State Highways, and/or the State of Wisconsin?  Do the acronyms DBE, MBE and TBE sound like alphabet soup?  If so, the "Minority Business Certifications Demystified" virtual event is for you!  Join the free, virtual event on Thursday, April 29, 4pm-6pm, to learn more about each government program's unique certification requirements and tips for successfully bidding on government contracts.  Register here.

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