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Alder Barbara Vedder

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Alder Barbara Vedder

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Home Address:

2314 E Dayton St

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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Oscar Mayer, Sherman Yard Art

August 12, 2015 12:37 PM

Oscar Mayer Positions Eliminated

Earlier this morning the City received the legal notification that Kraft Heinz Foods was eliminating 165 positions at the Oscar Mayer corporate offices.

This is a tough day for all us, my thoughts are with the employees of Oscar Mayer. Oscar Mayer is a cherished, multigenerational company that has been in Madison over 100 years. I know this will impact our Northside community and the City will work as best as we can to make sure that those who are affected have the support necessary to find new success here.

We will continue to work with Oscar Mayer and other businesses to stay or locate to the Northside to provide family-supporting jobs.


Sherman Neighborhood Yard Art Project

This Sunday, August 16 the Sherman Neighborhood will unveiling their "Yard Art Project" designed to engage residents with public art and provide an opportunity for anyone interested to take a self-directed walking tour to view the art.

Twenty seven households are participating in the project, supported by a City of Madison neighborhood grant. Several projects have already been unveiled and all will be completed by Sunday.

If you're interested in viewing the project, you can pick up the "Sherman Neighborhood Yard Art" map at the Lakeview Library beginning Saturday August 15 (open 9-5pm).

Congratulations to the Sherman Neighborhood Association and all the volunteers who made this concept come alive.


Dane County Transit Meetings

Dane County is hosting a series of listening sessions regarding area-wide transit in the greater Madison area. The dates and locations of the listening sessions are noted below.

The sessions will begin with a brief introduction of transit in the greater Madison area followed by moderated discussion to help us learn about your values and your vision as it relates to area-wide transit. This is intended to be an opportunity for members of the Dane County Board to hear from you on this topic. 

McFarland/Stoughton/Monona/Southeast Madison

  • Thursday, August 20 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • E.D. Locke Library, 5920 Milwaukee St, McFarland

Sun Prairie/East Madison

  • Monday, August 24 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Westside Community Center, 2598 W Main St, Sun Prairie

Verona/Fitchburg/Oregon/South Madison

  • Monday, August 31 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Candlewood Suites meeting room, 5421 Caddis Bend, Fitchburg

Springfield Corners/Cross Plains/Middleton/West Madison

  • Wednesday, August 26 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Middleton Public Library, 7425 Hubbard Ave, Middleton

DeForest, Waunakee, Westport, Windsor

  • Tuesday, August 2 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • DeForest Public Library, 203 Library Street, DeForest


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