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Alder Bill Tishler

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Alder Bill Tishler

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Home Address:

P.O Box 5252

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 Tishler’s Blog

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of January 9th, 2023

January 9, 2023 8:11 AM

The proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line will run through the Hill Farms neighborhood from Mineral Point Road, on Whitney Way, Sheboygan Avenue and Segoe Road, to University Avenue. On December 12, 2022, the Madison Plan Commission recommended the adoption of an amendment to rezone property located within ¼ mile on either side of the BRT route. You can read more about this decision on our District 11 12/14/22 blog post. This proposed ordinance was originally scheduled to appear on the January 3, 2023 Common Council agenda but after opposition from several Alders, this item was delayed until the January 17, 2023 meeting to give us time to inform the public about these changes. There will now be two public information meetings (PIM) this week for you to learn and ask question about the Bus Rapid Transit and the proposed addition of the historic districts.326 South Segoe Road

  • In-Person 1/10/23
    The first public information meeting will be held in-person on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at Covenant Presbyterian Church's Bradfield Hall (326 South Segoe Road) from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This in-person meeting is hosted by the University Hill Farms Neighborhood Association but is open to all residents of District 11 and the community.

    Bus Rapid Transit Public Information Meeting 1-10-23
    BRT Public Information Meeting recorded on 1/10/23  Lenght: 2 hours (View)

  • Virtual 1/12/23
    Transit-Oriented Development Overlay Zoning District Meeting: The Planning Division will be hosting a virtual public meeting on Transit-Oriented Development Overlay Zoning on Thursday, January 12th at 6pm.  Advanced signup is required. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting on 1/12.)

Both the in-person 1/10 and virtual 1/12 public information meetings will contain information from previous public meetings and Committee meetings covering what TOD Overlay Zoning is, why it is being pursued, and the various components of the drafted ordinance that will be in front of Council on January 17th.  City staff will be showing some information and case studies on how the TOD Overlay relates to national and local historic districts due to the additional interest in that topic generated by the Transportation Policy and Planning Board's (TPPB) and Plan Commission's recommendations to Council that historic districts be included within the Overlay area.  The City's online zoning map has been updated with the new draft TOD Overlay area recommended by TPPB and Plan Commission.

Other Events


Committee Meetings

Landmarks Commission: The Landmarks Commission meets virtually on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 5:00 PM. Items on the agenda include 826 Williamson St - Demolition of an existing commercial structure and construction of a new mixed-use structure in the Third Lake Ridge Hist. Dist; Review of Landmark Nomination for the Filene House (1617 Sherman Ave)

Police and Fire Commission: The Police and Fire Commission meets virtually on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 5:30 PM. Items on the agenda include status updates regarding hiring/recruitment from MFD and MPD.

City-County Homeless Issues Committee: The City-County Homeless Issues Committee meets virtually on January 9, 2023, at 5:30 PM. Items on the agenda include a presentation on regional housing strategy & affordable housing options outside the City of Madison and an update on the men's shelter development.

Common Council Executive Committee: The Common Council Executive Committee meets virtually on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 5:30 PM. Items on the agenda include interviews of Alder District 12 candidates.



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