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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

Tag: Madison Community News

Have You Had A Tough Week?

District 1 Friends I thought this would be great to share. If you have had a tough week, somewhat like mine; I found reading Chief Koval's Blog sobering. May 4, 2016 8:33 AM A Tough Week for MPD This past week was tough sledding for most of us at MPD. In addition to the "usual" calls … [read more]


Officers & Citizens Recognized Some 80 individuals and organizations were recognized Thursday night, at the Madison Police Department's Annual Awards Ceremony held at the Monona Terrace. More than 25 officers received life saving medals, while others received certificates for problem … [read more]

Public Information Meeting - Alder Conversations at Meadowood Community Meal

Major Update Public Information Meeting #2 The City and County are holding a 2nd Public Information Meeting on June 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Chavez Elementary School (3502 Maple Grove Rd. Madison, WI). Staff will provide a presentation and be able to answer questions about the project. … [read more]


CONTENT: 1. ALDER RESPONSE: 19-1 "YES" VOTE ON THE POLICE POLICY AND PROCEDURE REVIEW STUDY FUNDING 2. POLICE CHIEF KOVAL RESPONSE: MOVING FORWARD ALDER RESPONSE My "yes" vote on fully funding the Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Study at the Common Council meeting … [read more]

Closer, Faster, Cheaper

DAY RESOURCE CENTER ANNOUNCEMENT Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce President Zach Brandon and United Way Announce An Accepted Offer to Purchase Madison Commerce Building for New Day Resource Center Parisi: “Closer, Faster, Cheaper” Today Dane County … [read more]


JUNE 12, 2016 In Loving Memory of Emilly Yue Zhu, March 2, 1992 – June 12, 2015 Emilly was born in Kyoto of Japan in 1992, moved to Denver in the US with her parents in 1995. She will continue to make the world better after beingstruck by a car. Her organs have been donated and … [read more]


Please see below for this important health message. Jeffrey Golden, MA | News and Media Relations (PIO) | Public Health Madison & Dane County | 210 MLK Jr. Blvd, Rm. 507 Madison, WI 53703 Phone: (608) 243-0302 | Fax: (608) 266-4858 | Facebook … [read more]


Please see below for this important health message. Jeffrey Golden, MA | News and Media Relations (PIO) | Public Health Madison & Dane County | 210 MLK Jr. Blvd, Rm. 507 Madison, WI 53703 Phone: (608) 243-0302 | Fax: (608) 266-4858 | Facebook … [read more]

Former Madison Police Chief David Cooper - PRESS CONFERENCE

PRESS CONFERENCE WITH DAVID COOPER A press conference is scheduled tomorrow in front of the City County Building (CCB) at 1 PM with former Police Chief David Cooper. The focus of former Chief Cooper's remarks will be to recommend implementation of the President's Blueprint for 21 Century … [read more]

City Wide Demonstration Rally Against Gun Violence

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION ON GUN VIOLENCE Madison Council members – Tomorrow (Wednesday) there will be a rally following up on last week’s sit-in on the House floor as part of a national day of action on gun violence prevention. Mark has asked me to make sure that all of you as community … [read more]


Hello all. I'm Robert Bohanan and live in Valley Ridge. I'm also a scientist at UW Madison that studies the long term ecology of lakes, ponds, streams and rivers. For the last 10 years most of my research has emphasized the ecology of urban and metropolitan waters, especially engineered ponds. … [read more]


Statement of Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Madison City Council on Dallas Officer Shootings Friday, July 8, 2016 - 11:58am We stand with the people of Dallas, their municipal officials led by Mayor Mike Rawlings and Police Chief David Brown, as they mourn the loss of lives of their … [read more]

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement MADISON WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC. 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement Greetings- The Madison West Neighborhood Association, Inc. (MWNA) has officially been recognized by the … [read more]

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement MADISON WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC. 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement Greetings- The Madison West Neighborhood Association, Inc. (MWNA) has officially been recognized by the … [read more]

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement

Subject: Madison West Neighborhood Association - 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement MADISON WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC. 2016 Annual Meeting Announcement Greetings- The Madison West Neighborhood Association, Inc. (MWNA) has officially been recognized by the … [read more]

Excessive Heat Alert

Excessive Heat Watch Alert Issued for Dane County Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 11:09am Residents Advised to Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated and Stay Connected With temperatures and heat indexes expected to reach the high 90s for Thursday and Friday, the National Weather Service has issued an … [read more]

Followup Response

RESPONSE SENT TO ALL ALDERS -WORTH SHARING My message for tonight's Common Council Mtg, July 19. Dear Alders, I am unable to attend. I align NOT with any particular side of the issue nor group of stakeholders, but rather with what is needed for all tonight... listen … [read more]


PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICES: EXCESSIVE HEAT AND BATS __________________________________ REMINDER TO CHECK ON THE ELDERLY - EXCESSIVE HEAT ALERT __________________________________ Excessive Heat Watch Alert Issued for Dane County Residents Advised to Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated and Stay … [read more]


"I am proud to help launch the first West Fest Community Day event that will provide great food, entertainment and fun activities for all ages. " Saturday, August 27, at Elver Park. Visit the Madison Parks website to see the activities scheduled, volunteer, partner as a vendor, reserve … [read more]

MFD Welcomes Twenty New Recruits!

Posted on Monday, October 3, 2016 - 12:32pm Today marks the beginning of Recruit Class 5 at the Madison Fire Department. A total of 20 recruits were hired from a pool of over 1,600 applicants. These candidates went through a written (video-based) exam followed by a series of … [read more]


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016 MONONA TERRACE COMMUNITY AND CONVENTION CENTER ONE JOHN NOLEN DRIVE 8:00 a.m. Registration 9:00 a.m. Opening TOURS, PEER-TO-PEER CONVERSATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND NETWORKING. Hear inspirational speaker, Mitchell Silver, on why it is important for residents … [read more]

Get Ready for Winter!!!

Host an energy house party! Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:46pm City of Madison homeowners who schedule and host a house party will receive an energy audit for FREE and all of the guests of the house party will be able to get an energy audit for only $99! Energy Audits typically are around … [read more]

Additional Interest Items for This Week

MEETING CANCELLATION October 26, 2016 of the CCOC Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations. We were not able to achieve a quorum that evening. Next meeting date is: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm | Location TBD ________________________ AGGRESSIVE DRIVING ON S. … [read more]

Update on the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan

"IMAGINE MADISON" COMMUNITY MEETINGS - MARK YOUR CALENDARS Please mark your calendars for the first round of community meetings related to "Imagine Madison", the process to update our Comprehensive Plan. The main objectives of these meetings, which will both have the same program, are to … [read more]

Items of interest this week

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:00 p.m. Room 260, Madison Municipal Building CCOC Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations<> Upcoming Meeting Dates: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm | Meadowridge Library (Community … [read more]

Panhandling and High Point - Raymond Road Neighborhood Dev. Plan Meeting District 1 Residents:

Three items of importance. Panhandling I have received much correspondence over the past several months about the increase in panhandling at intersections in the City. This significant increase was the result of a court ruling in 2015 that essentially equated panhandling with free … [read more]


Snow Plowing Updates by Chris Kelley, Streets Superintendent posted December 9, 2016 10:24 AM Ding! Round two! With more snow charging toward Madison, the Streets Division has a plan in place to keep the streets safe for everyone. Today (12/9), the Streets Division deployed our brining … [read more]


Neighbors If you must travel today please be safe, take extra caution in driving. Below is the latest Severe Weather Alert posted. Please pass this information on to friends and neighbors. Winter Storm Warning issued December 11 at 2:22PM CST until December 11 at 6:00PM CST by NWS … [read more]

District 1 Infirmation and Updated

-Snow Plowing Updates -High Point Raymond NDP Update from Informational meeting #1 (Jeffy Trail Discussions) -Weekly meetings ________________________ Dear Neighbors - Some streets continue to be slippery at intersections. Please continue to be cautious in driving. Plowing … [read more]

High Point Park Neighborhood Meeting - TODAY

EARLY VOTING BEGINS TODAY Early voting for the spring primary election. Early voting starts today, February 1st! You can head to any Madison public library to cast your ballot for State Superintendent. #EarlyVoteMadsion. Vote to strengthening our public schools. NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING … [read more]

D1 Updates - Week of 2-20-2017

Neighbors: Many items this week of interest to D1. 1. Joint Meeting of the Plan Commission and Long Range Transportation Planning Committee on Proposed High Point/Raymond Road Neighborhood Plan. Amendment to the High Point-Raymond Neighborhood Plan. 2. July flooding in District 1 - Update. 3. … [read more]

Mifflin St: Saturday, 4/29/17

Hello all, As many of you are already aware, this Saturday, April 29th, will see large gatherings of people and active house parties on and around Mifflin St. Activities associated in the Mifflin St area are unsanctioned. While Mifflin St varies from year to year, it is routine to see … [read more]

Council Executive Committee Selects Dr. Kwasi Obeng as Council Chief of Staff

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:49pm Obeng Expected to Start in New Position in January 2018 Common Council President Marsha Rummel announced today that the Common Council Executive Committee voted unanimously to select Dr. Kwasi Obeng as the new Council Chief of Staff. The Chief of Staff is … [read more]

OIR Group to Release MPD Report

POLICE POLICY & PROCEDURE REPORT BY OIR December 14, 5:30 p.m. On December 14, the OIR Group will release their Report to the City and the MPD Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee at their monthly meeting at the Urban League of Greater Madison starting at 5:30p. The report … [read more]

Information Meeting - next generation F-35 Jets

The U.S. Air Force recently selected Madison's 115th Fighter Wing as one of two Air National Guard bases to host next-generation F-35 jets. This decision was strongly supported by a bipartisan group of local, state and federal lawmakers, and will preserve the benefits of the base for decades to … [read more]

National Student Walkout, St. Patricks Day Parade, Shamrock Shuffle

Student Walkout--Traffic Impacts Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:52am A national school walkout is planned to take place Wednesday, March 14. In Madison, students are expected to meet at Madison East High School around 11:00 a.m. and beginning walking to the Capitol around noon. Due to the … [read more]

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