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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


May 29, 2016 11:23 AM


Monday, May 30
All standing paratransit rides are cancelled on Monday, May 30th. Passengers must schedule casual rides to travel on this date. Rides are eligible according to Holiday schedules. Rides are eligible according to Holiday schedules.
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Metro's administration office will be closed for the holiday.


Fire Station 1 and Fire Administration Grand Re-Opening
You may have noticed some additional excitement at the Fire Administration Building/Fire Station #1 on West Dayton Street last week. Madison's busiest fire house recently re-opened for business following nearly three years of renovations. The station invited city staff, representatives from Hovde Properties, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. and members of the public for a tour and refreshments and I joined Alder Mike Verveer and Chief Davis for the official ribbon cutting.

The facility is home to the Madison Fire Department's Lake Rescue Team, Command Staff, the Fire Prevention Division, EMS Training, and other administrative offices.

 National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Madison.

June 2
 Madison Joins the "Wear Orange" Campaign
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin today joined the Wear Orange campaign ( by declaring June 2 to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day in the City of Madison. The Mayor's proclamation encourages all citizens to support efforts to prevent the tragic effects of gun violence and to honor and value human lives. In addition to the proclamation, the Mayor will have the Madison Municipal Building illuminated orange to honor and remember all victims and survivors of gun violence and to declare that we as a country must do more to reduce gun violence.


Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
June 2
5:30 p.m.

Urban League of Greater Madison
2222 S. Park St.
Agenda item 1
Develop final RFP for police policy study
Agenda item 2
Develop RFP process flow and discuss timelines
Agenda item 3
Identify additional community members to provide input


Common Council Meeting
June 7
6:30 p.m. 
This item was placed on the Board of Estimates consent agenda, approved by common consent; will come before the Common Council for final approval at the June 7 Council Meeting. 

What is the CONSENT AGENDA? 
--The consent agenda includes many agenda items that come to a vote without testimony or Council discussion.  Should anyone register and wish to speak, the item would be taken off the consent agenda.


Splash Park - Elver Park
Designed for cool recreation on hot summer days
Madison Parks offers three splash parks featuring spray toys and fountains for children of all ages. They are free to use and open daily 10:00am - 7:00pm in season. The season tyically begins Memorial Day weekend and continues through Labor Day weekend.




Public Involvement Meeting #2 for CTH PD (McKee Rd)
(Meriter Way to Maple Grove Rd)
You are invited to attend the second public involvement meeting for the CTH PD (McKee Road) project on Thursday, June 9th, 2016 – Cesar Chavez Elementary School – 3502 Maple Grove Road, Madison.
The proposed project will begin at Meriter Way and extend to Maple Grove Drive. It will consist of reconstructing CTH PD as an urban roadway with four (4) vehicular travel lanes, two (2) on-road bike lanes, curb and gutter, sidewalk, multi-use path, and a raised curb and gutter median. The project will also include construction of a multi-use path bridge that will pass over CTH PD for the Ice Age Junction Path and Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Additional project work includes intersection improvements, extension of the box culvert just west of Muir Field Road, traffic signals and street lighting, and improvements to the storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water main.
Attendees will have an opportunity to review project displays and provide comments during the meeting. The meeting will be an open-house format from 6:30-8:30 pm, with a formal presentation at 7 pm

May 31 - June 3
Construction Update
All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods in the project area. Please continue to patronize the area businesses!

Note – Holiday work restrictions in effect from noon Friday, May 27 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.

Westbound and eastbound Beltline, Whitney Way to Seminole Highway

Updated: Nightly lane closure on the westbound Beltline ramp to Verona Road for bridge work.
10 p.m. – 5 a.m. (May 31 - June 3)
Updated: Nighttime ramp closure anticipated from the eastbound Beltline to Verona Road.
10 p.m. – 5 a.m. (May 31 - June 1)
Alternate routes are required. 

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