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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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District 12 Blog

Tag: Budget

Upcoming Events and Activities

Dine Out for Warner Park Youth Scholarship Fund Benvenuto's Italian Grill on Northport invites you to dine out and support?Warner Park Community Recreation Center?on Tuesday, July 21 from? 11am – 10pm. Twenty percent of all participant sales will be donated to benefit the Warner Park Center … [read more]

D12 Update - JDS

Judge Doyle Square Many of you are aware that the potentially final discussion and vote on the Judge Doyle Square (JDS) proposal will occur this Tuesday September 29. The Council will convene and hear the full presentation and public comment and then meet as a “Committee of the Whole” which … [read more]

District 12 Round Up

2017 City Budget Not only does the end of August bring students back to school, it begins the Common Council's discussion of the next city budget. For city staff, it really begins back in January so there is an extraordinary amount of work putting together each year's budget. We're … [read more]

News that Might Interest You

Busse Tavern Liquor License Pluic Hearings A new proposed owner of Busse Tavern at 2005 N Sherman Ave has requested a liquor license. The city will have two public hearings to allow residents to express support, interest, questions and concerns. ALRC (Alcohol License Review Committee) … [read more]

Polling Locations, City Budget

Ward 31/32 Polling Places Next week the City Clerk’s Office will be looking for potential polling locations to replace: St Paul Lutheran Church (Ward 31) Packers Avenue Townhomes (Ward 32) Polling locations need to be accessible for voters with disabilities. The City of Madison … [read more]

Budget and Oscar Mayer Meeting, AppleFest

City Budget Listening Session A reminder that Alder Kemble (District 18) and I are co-hosting at 2017 Northside City Budget Listening Session next Monday. Monday September 26, 6:30 – 8:30pm Warner Park Community Recreation Center, Community Room 1625 Northport Drive Learn more … [read more]

Board of Estimates Operating Budget Amendments

Tonight the City’s Board of Estimates will meet to discuss proposed BOE Operating Budget Amendments. Amendments were made public on Friday at noon and only members of the Board of Estimates votes on these amendments. While I can’t vote on them, I believe it is important that residents know … [read more]

The Next Two Weeks

November is a time when city government really kicks into high gear. The 2017 budget is being debated and projects are being discussed for action next year. This November is no different. As I look at my city calendar I see lots going on. I thought it would be interesting to share some of … [read more]

2017 City Budget Amendments and Demetral Park Adult Fitness Equipment

2017 City Budget Council Amendments out The Operating and Capital Budget amendments that will be discussed by the Council next Monday, November 14 are now public. Operating Budget Amendments Capital Budget Amendments I will provide shortly my usual District 12 analysis, but I … [read more]

2017 Detailed Council Budget Amendments

First, the Council will meet this coming Monday, November 14 at 5:30pm at the Monona Terrace to discuss these amendments. We will go through the Capital budget first before moving onto the Operating budget. You can watch it on Madison City Channel. Registrants will have the ability to … [read more]

Plethora of Updates

City 2017 Budget The 2017 Capital and Operating Budget have been approved by the Council and signed by the Mayor. Only amendments brought forward by at least two Council members were discussed so a significant part of the budget is very consistent with previous budgets. I’m pleased … [read more]

District 12 Tidbits

2017 City Capital and Operating Budget The city is begining discussion and decision making on the 2017 Capital and Operating budget. You can follow the status and receive more information about the budget online at: The city budget is the ulitmate … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Committee Members and 2018 Budget

Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee Members The Mayor has proposed, and the council has accepted, the following recommendations for mebers to the new Oscar Mayer Stategic Assessment committee. ALD. STEVE KING, District 7 - appoint to the position of Common Council Member. … [read more]

District 12 Update

Madison Public Market The Madison Public Market is moving along and picking up steam. The Foundation hosted a successful "Taste of the Market" event and is planning for more. Vendors have now been selected for the MarketReady program – designed to support a diverse group of people to be … [read more]

City Budget Update

City Budget Information City Budget Information (website) This coming Monday (and Tuesday) the Madison Common Council will discuss and vote on the following Operating and Capital Budget amendments. How You Can Voice Your Opinion In Person: Speak at the Monday Council meeting … [read more]

Development and Other Updates

First Street Well Demolition There is currently fencing around the former Well 3 in front of the Fleet Services building at the corner of First Street and East Johnson Street. In anticipation of the reconstruction of East Johnson Street, a demolition permit was requested and approved by the … [read more]

Wetlands - Senior Affordable Housing - Playground Replacement - Public Market and more

Hi Neighbors, Thank you very much for reaching out to me with your feedback and comments before and during the city council budget session. Many of you came to me and expressed your concerns regarding protecting our 31 acres of wetlands at the HartMeyer site next to the Oscar Mayer … [read more]

MPD Budget Memo

Hi Neighbors, Yesterday, the Public Safety Review Committee budget subcommittee conducted a public hearing on the MPD budget. City attorney issued a memo regarding summarizing the Council's authority to affect the details of the Police Department budget. As promised I am sharing the memo with … [read more]

2021 Operating Budget - Eken Park Playground Replacement Workshop - Polling Place Change

Hi Neighbors, I would like to update you on the operating budget of the City of Madison which will come to the Finance Committee tomorrow (Monday) afternoon for approval. The budget will be discussed and voted on by the Finance Committee and then it will come to the Council for adoption. … [read more]

2022 Council Budget Deliberations

2022 Council Budget Deliberations The Common Council will be taking public comment on the 2022 capital and operating budgets tonight's 5:30 PM meeting and deliberating the budget on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (if needed). Tuesday Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for … [read more]

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