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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

Tag: Safety

Statewide Tornado Drill, Thursday, April 12

WI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RELEASE: Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13, 2018 CONTACT: Andrew Beckett | | 608-242-3211 MADISON, Wis. — Governor Scott Walker has declared April 9-13, 2018, as Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness … [read more]

Incident near Mineral Point Rd and Segoe Rd

The following is a message from West District Police Captain Cory Nelson: All, As some of you know or heard, there were several shots fired last night in the 300 block of Orchard St. around 2:15am. We don’t know anything about why it occurred yet. There was a house that was struck at … [read more]

Heat Advisory

Hello, Neighbors! A heads up that it will be extremely hot and humid today, through Saturday. Heat index readings are expected to be in the 100-105 degree range in this window. Please exercise caution in this weather, stay hydrated, stay in Air Conditioning, and keep an eye on neighbors … [read more]

Please Lock Your Vehicles!

The following is reposted from West Dist. Captain Cory Nelson: We are seeing a disturbing trend in the Nakoma neighborhood where suspects are entering unlocked vehicles in driveways, using the garage door opener to open the garage. Tthey then enter the homes at night through unlocked doors … [read more]

Flooding Updates, Thursday, 8/23

Hello everyone, We are likely to see more rain tomorrow. I'm including several updates here, so be prepared for lots of information. For the most up to date information, please see the City's Flood Updates (for things like road closures, cleanup information, and Metro Transit disruptions): … [read more]

Flooding Update, Friday, 10/5

We will be under a Flash Flooding Watch this evening, from 7PM through Saturday afternoon. We are predicted to get between 1-2 inches of rain this evening and into the morning. This Heavy rainfall on top of already saturated soil will bring the potential for flash flooding in the City of … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, November 16

The following message is from the Streets Division, regarding the FIRST snowfall (with accumulation) Winter may have started a little early this year, but the Streets Division is ready for it. Forecasts predict snowfall will begin late Friday evening and last through Saturday morning. … [read more]

Beware of Porch Pirates!

It's that time of year again when we come home to front porches full of boxes from online retailers where we find all of the best deals from the convenience of ordering from our phones. This joyous occasion is also the favorite time of year for #PorchPirates. These adventurous thieves feast … [read more]


Madison Declares Snow Emergency The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in effect until at least 7 a.m. on … [read more]

Dangerous Winter Weather

With plunging temperatures and more snow expected, residents are being reminded to check in with elderly and disabled friends and neighbors. Because of the dangerous temperatures, area shelters are extending hours and providing transportation between overnight and day shelters. Occupancy quotas … [read more]

Important: Road Conditions Monday, 1/28/19

All roadway users should anticipate extremely difficult conditions through the night and into Monday morning. The Streets Division has declared a snow emergency. All residents should choose off-street parking options throughout all of Madison, including the Snow Emergency Zone. When … [read more]

Flood Update, 3/14/19

City of Madison staff have been monitoring area roads and low lying areas for the past several days in anticipation of rising water in some areas. South Point Road, on the City’s far west side is experiencing high water and motorists are being advised to avoid that stretch of roadway. Northbound … [read more]

Power Outages

Two MG&E locations have reported fires, thousands are currently without power, including many City Offices. From Madison Metro: "The Metro Transit Administration Offices are also affected and do not have power. All Call Center phones are down and we are unable to assist customers at this … [read more]

Update on Power Outage and Dangerous Heat

City of Madison Update on Downtown Power Outage The City of Madison is working to keep our community safe during this power outage. Updates will be provided as soon as information is available. Traffic Safety There are a number of intersections running on generators, and we’re working … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/11/2020

Madison Declares Snow Emergency This is the first night of a two-night event The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight starting at 1:00 a.m. for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of … [read more]

Mayoral State of Emergency and Curfew

Last night at 11:30 p.m. Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew on Madison’s Isthmus beginning at 12:01 a.m. May 31st until 5:00 a.m. May 31st and again 9:30 p.m. May 31st until 5:00.a.m. June 1st. “I do not take this action lightly, and I want to be clear … [read more]

Madison K-12 Students are Heading Back to School. Watch Out for Crossing Guards and Pedestrians

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 8:22am The City of Madison is reminding drivers to keep watch for Crossing Guards assisting children and families walking and biking to and from school. As Madison Metropolitan School District begins a phased return to in-person learning, Crossing Guards will also … [read more]

Whitney Way Safety Improvements

The following is an email from Renee Callaway, the City Pedestrian and Bicycle Administrator that I wanted to make sure everyone saw: "Thank you for attending the public meeting on the propsed Whitney Way Safety Improvements. As mentioned at the meeting, the City’s goal for Whitney Way is to … [read more]

A Message from Midtown District Captain Freedman

Hello Midtown, Starting on June 7th, and concluding on August 26th, all of the police districts in Madison will be initiating strategic plans with the goals of reducing crime and disorder and increasing community engagement. Our plan utilizes the stratified policing approach, which is a … [read more]

Tornado Sirens

Last night, we in Madison experienced some pretty extreme weather. Intense rain, winds, and lightning were present, and led to dangerous situations across the city. After seeing my own social media feed, it became apparent that MANY of us rely on tornado sirens to alert us to dangerous … [read more]

Vision Zero Continues Speed Reductions, D11 Streets Included

Included as part of the Vision Zero initiative roadway improvements, upcoming speed limit reductions are scheduled for several Madison streets identified as having a high level of injury causing crashes. The first one to occur, on South Park Street between Regent Street and Badger Road, begins on … [read more]

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