City of
Madison

District 12

Alder Syed Abbas

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Council President

Alder Syed Abbas,
Council President

Contact Information

Home Address:

P.O. Box 7671
Madison , WI 53707

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 Abbas’ Blog

Tag: Metro Bus

Sherman-North Sherman - Fordem Development

Sherman-North Sherman-Fordem Ave Development Meeting Monday June 29 at 6:00pm Center For Families 2120 Fordem Avenue Residents are invited to a presentation of a proposed multi-use redevelopment at the triangle at Sherman/North Sherman/Fordem Avenue. This is not the same as … [read more]

Metro Route Changes/F-35 City Resolution

Metro Route 21 Proposed Changes Metro Transit is proposing a few changes to Route 21 which provides service on the Northside. It removes the southbound right turn onto Londonderry Drive and therefore reduces the number of stops to one above Londonderry Drive and one at Manley … [read more]

Metro Route 21 Proposed Changes Withdrawn

Metro Route 21 Proposed Changes Withdrawn I have been informed that the proposed changes to Route 21 stops on Londonderry Drive have been withdrawn based upon initial public feedback. There is no need to attend the Wednesday April 11 if you are concerned about these proposed … [read more]

Run For Alder! (And attend some meetings...)

Run For Alder! Nomination papers are now able to be circulated by candidates and must be submitted by January 2, 2019. I do encourage anyone who is interested in being Alder in District 12 and would like more information about the role to contact me at lpalm@cityofmadison.com. The Council … [read more]

Street Closure--1300 Block North Sherman Avenue

On Thursday, September 19 and on Friday, September 20 at 9:00 a.m., the 1300 block of North Sherman Avenue will be closed to through-traffic between Aberg Avenue and Boyd Avenue. The roadway will be re-opened to through-traffic by 3:00 p.m. each day. Access to all driveways on this block will … [read more]

Two Important Events - Oscar Mayer Metro Bus Garage Public Meeting - City of Madison -- Task Force on Government Structure Open House at Warner Park

Hi Neighbors, I would like to invite you to an informational session regarding the City's proposal to buy the Oscar Mayer site to use for a Madison Metro bus garage. The City Transportation Director will share information about the project and future plans.City Economic Development, Deputy … [read more]

Wheel Tax

Dear Neighbors, I received an overwhelming number of emails in opposition to the newly adopted $40 wheel tax. I voted against this tax in the interest of the residents of District 12. It is important for you to have key information as to why District 12 will be negatively impacted by the … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan (OMSAP) - BRT UPdate

Dear Neighbors, As you know, the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan (OMSAP) is going through the feedback process. So far, it has been presented at the Transportation Policy and Planning Board (TPPB) and the Parks Commission. Below are the details of what happened in those two meetings and please … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Public Meetings on Oct 14th and Nov 5th

Hi Neighbors, Two separate virtual public meetings have been scheduled for residents to discuss the issues related to contamination at the Oscar Mayer site and also learn more about how a portion of the former Oscar Mayer meatpacking plant is being considered for use as a maintenance and bus … [read more]

Oscar Mayer Public Meeting

Hi Neighbors, Quick reminder about tomorrow's virtual public meeting which is conducted by the City of Madison to discuss the issues related to contamination at the Oscar Mayer site and also learn more about how a portion of the former Oscar Mayer meatpacking plant is being considered for use … [read more]

Metro Purchasing FedEx Facility for Bus Barn

Hello neighbors, I want to give you a quick update on the Oscar Mayer Bus Barn project. Many of you have expressed concerns about contamination and environmental justice with the proposed project. I have been actively advocating community concerns regarding remediation of TCE gas and other … [read more]

Metro Proposed Service Change Impact District 12

On Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00 pm, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transportation Commission will hold a virtual public hearing to review and discuss service adjustments proposed for later in the year. Please Sign Up to Speak Virtually You can watch the live meeting here: … [read more]

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