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District 12

Alder Syed Abbas

Alder Syed Abbas

Alder Syed Abbas

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Home Address:

2513 Coolidge Street
Madison , WI 53704

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: Oscar Mayer

District 12 Happenings

Fordem Avenue Resurfacing Meeting The City of Madison is proposing to resurface Fordem Avenue from East Johnson Street to Sherman Avenue in 2016. A project location map is enclosed for your reference. City Engineering will host a public informational meeting regarding the project … [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]

Food, Food, Food!

Food continues to be a hot topic in District 12. Quite a few developments are happing that revolve around either food production, distribution or consumption. Public Market The owners of the Washington Plaza Shopping Center (at the corner of First Street and East Washington Ave) have … [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]

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]

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]

Oscar Mayer site

Greetings! You might have heard the recent news that a potential developer is interested in the Oscar Mayer site. They are still in the review phase and have not made any decisions as to what to develop on the site. in the past week I have been engaged with Mayor Soglin, Alder … [read more]

City of Madison Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee

City of Madison Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee Last night, Alder Kemble and I introduced a resolution creating the Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee. The resolution is set to go to the Economic Development Committee, Plan Commission and Finance Committee before returning … [read more]

Chip Sealing, Coffee with A Cop, Oscar Mayer

Chip Sealing Residents of throughout District 12 either have or will soon have chip sealing done on their street. Notice was sent out previously to properties on the streets that the work will be done. Chip sealing is a cost-effective preventative maintenance method used to extend the … [read more]

Foxconn and Oscar Mayer site

Dear Residents- Foxconn. A company that has been in the news lately for proposing a 20 million square feet factory on about 1.56 square miles, employing from 3,000 to 13,000 employees with a $3,000,000,000 taxpayer subsidy. More recently, it's apparent that they're interested in a … [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]

Oscar Mayer Auction - Dec 6-8

Reich Brothers Partners with Rabin Worldwide for the Auction of Equipment and Redevelopment of the Oscar Mayer Facility Reich Brothers is pleased to announce a partnership with Rabin Worldwide for the redevelopment of the recently purchased Oscar Mayer site in Madison, Wisconsin and a … [read more]

Oscar Mayer, Public Market, Voting

Greetings District 12 Residents! I hope you’re surviving this year’s version of winter. You can stay up-to-date on the various city policies about where to park and sidewalk clearing on the city’s Winter website. You can also sign-up for text/email reminders. This update returns to two … [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]

Oscar Mayer Public Meeting - Thursday August 2

The city's Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Committee invites you to a public Open House to discuss and provide your input in the plans for Oscar Mayer and surrounding area. Please join us next Thursday, August 2 from 6-8pm at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center. The committee … [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]

Development-Oscar Mayer-Recyclopedia

Speed Hump Survey for Browning Road This past week, city Traffic Engineering has mailed a survey for the construction of speed humps on Browning Road between N Sherman Ave and Dryden Rd to eligible owners and residents. I encourage residents on Browning Road to respond to the survey to … [read more]

Hello and updates from Alderman Syed Abbas

Hi everyone, This is my first blog post as District 12 Alder. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to represent you. I look forward to working with you all. I'm including several neighborhood updates below: Sherman Plaza Inc. Knothe & Bruce Architects are working with the Bruns … [read more]

Latest Developments and Events in D12

Hi neighbors, please see below some of the latest developments happening in our district and let me know if you have any questions for me. Thanks! Oscar Mayer The City of Madison is kicking off the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan process with a walk and talk event at Oscar Mayer. … [read more]


OSCAR MAYER Hi Neighbors, please see below the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan July's Update from the consultant we are working with: As part of the Oscar Mayer Special Area planning process, the project team intends to provide regular updates to interested parties. As many of you may … [read more]

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