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Alder Barbara Vedder

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Alder Barbara Vedder

Contact Information

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: Warner Park

District 12 Update

Greetings! You might see a different format for this email. I have switched to the city's "Blog" format which provides me opportunity to tag and catagorize the emails in case you want to find it on the Distric 12 website. I'll still try to group emails so I don't clutter you inbox. As … [read more]

Events Happening Soon

Make Music Madison This Sunday is again the annual Make Music Madison event. Various places throughout the city will host bands/musical groups/musicians of all types. Below are all the locations in District 12 that will have events this year, please check out the Make Music Madison website … [read more]

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]

Railroad Replacement/Warner Park Fundraiser

East Johnson Street Railroad Replacement The Railroad will be replacing both of the East Johnson Street railroad crossings between Fordem Avenue and North First Street. The City has stressed the need to limit the closure of the East Johnson Street to as short a time frame as possible. … [read more]

Week of August 24

Carpenter-Ridgeway Park Improvements Beginning mid-September Madison Parks construction crew will be out at Carpenter-Ridgeway Park. The improvements include replacement of playground surfacing to wood mulch, adding a slide and border. It is anticipated this project may take up to one month to … [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]

Three Northside Meetings of Note

Greetings! In the next two weeks there will be three very different meetings on the Northside of items that I believe are important to District 12 residents. I look forward to seeing you there! Oscar Mayer Site Public Listening Session Wednesday February 24 6:30pm Warner … [read more]

Week of February 28 Meetings

There are three meetings of interest this week that you are invited to participate in. Have a great week! Monday: Warner Park Lagoon Planning Process Public Meeting Date: Monday February 29, 6:00 – 8:00pm Location: Warner Park Community Recreation Center More information … [read more]

Police Chief Community Forums and More!

Police Chief Koval Community Forums Join us for a Chat with the Chief? Members of the District command team, as well as other police staff, will also be on hand to discuss specific neighborhood issues. Please consider joining us! Wednesday TONIGHT! March 9 6:00 – 7:30pm Eastside … [read more]

Police Community Notification, Brush Collection continues

North District Police Community Notification Meeting Date of Meeting: Thursday April 7, 2016 Time of Meeting: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Place of Meeting: Madison Police Department, North District Station Community Room 2033 Londonderry Drive Meeting Objective: To provide information to the … [read more]

Winter Weather Safety Workshop

You are invted to the 2016 Winter Weather Safety Workshop. It is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about winter weather and how to stay safe in hazardous conditions. Speakers will include: Tim Halbach from the National Weather Service, Gina Paige from the Wisconsin … [read more]

Madison Water Great Showerhead Give-A-Way

As part of Madison Water Utility's conservation initiative, we're giving away more than a thousand high-efficiency showerheads. By switching to WaterSense showerheads, the average family could save 2,900 gallons of water every year, according to the EPA. And you'll save the energy it … [read more]

Oscar Mayer/Mallards Stadium

Oscar Mayer Special Area Committee The 2017 City of Madison budget allocates $100,000 for a Special Area Plan for the Oscar Mayer (and adjacent) sites. City staff, District 18 Alder Kemble and myself are just beginning to have discussion about the scope of the planning process, the use of … [read more]

Beaver Trapping in Warner Park

This is an update to a previous blog post about the city trapping beavers in Warner Park. Thank you to all who have written emails to city staff, the city council and myself. Effective April 1, all beaver traps have been removed from Warner Park. Over the previous 24-hours, two active … [read more]

Prescribed Burns and Street Use Listening Session

City Prescribed Burns This year, the City of Madison Parks Division and Engineering Division will be conducting prescribed burns on areas of existing native vegetation. Prescribed burns are an important management tool for Wisconsin’s native plant communities. Prescribed burns that will … [read more]

D12 Update - Public Market, Oscar Mayer, trash collection

Madison Public Market Update While it may appear to be a quiet 2018 for the Madison Public Market, lots of work has been going on through the city, the property owner and the Madison Public Market Foundation. Two clear actions have recently taken place: selection of the Foundation as the … [read more]

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