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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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Home Address:

2329 Keyes Ave
Madison , WI 53711

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 Evers’ Blog

Environmental Justice, Housing Snapshot, Movies in the Park

July 20, 2021 3:56 PM

Hello Friends and Neighbors.

Change to Office Hours -- This Thursday instead of Friday

I'm changing office hours this week to Thursday morning from the regular Friday morning time slot.  Here is the link that provides you the opportunity to meet with me, share your concerns and ask questions: 

https://cityofmadison.zoom.us/j/95749749053?pwd=YjNlSlYyOXFmZ3RqVDkxTzV1QWI2UT09

Meeting ID: 957 4974 9053
Passcode: 836371

President's Work Group on Environmental Justice 

I am a member of a new work group that is charged with providing the Common Council with policy recommendations on how to mitigate the impacts of PFAS and F-35s on existing and future developments, to create a PFAS outreach strategy, and a plan articulating the City's role in addressing these environmental issues. We held our first meeting yesterday morning. 

Stop Line 3 

Another major environmental justice issue in our region is the expansion of tar sands oil pipelines via Enbridge's Line 3 & Line 5. A press conference to stand against these devastating projects was held yesterday at Brittingham Park. I am co-sponsoring a resolution that stands in solidarity with the Ojibwe people and calls for a halt to construction of these destructive projects. This resolution will be on tonight's Common Council agenda. Click here for a link to the resolution.

Hong Kong Cafe goes to ALRC

Hong Kong Cafe is going before ALRC tomorrow, Wed July 21, at 4:30, to request an increase in their outdoor beer garden capacity for Badger Football games to 888, an increase from their current capacity of 738, and allow the playing of live Badger Football games, with sound, on two outdoor televisions, during the games only, and to play music through two outdoor speakers, on Badger Football Saturdays only, in compliance with City noise regulations. 

I have checked with Greenbush Neighborhood Association and based on their feedback, I am suppoort of this request.  

For more information, click here.

Large Item Collection

The Street Division would like to remind residents that if you need large item collection, you must schedule the curbside pickup in advance by using the new large item work order system: Work Orders Required for Large Item Collection. Read more here.

Housing Snapshot Report

The Housing Strategy Committee will be discussing the Housing Snapshot Report at its meeting on Thursday
·       Meeting details
·       Meeting agenda
·       Register for public comment
 

For additional information about meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting Schedule here.
 

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park have begun! Bring your chair or blanket July 30 for Raiders of the Lost Ark at Vilas Park.  Find details about the event here. Visit Madison Parks for more movies in other Madison neighborhoods.

Take care and stay cool!

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