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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Av

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

Tag: Lake Wingra

Let's Get This Started!

A New Day has Arrived It's offical. I'm your new alder. Thank you for entrusting me with this responsiblity. It's been a whirlwind of a week. Tuesday's swearing in was a special moment, one that gave me pause. In my home I have a framed photograph of my father shaking hands with JFK at … [read more]

Environmental Internships & Volunteer Opportunities

Earth Week Tip #2 Looking for a volunteer position with an environmental organization? Do you know of a student looking for an internship working on key environmental issues? The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies has an entire page of possibilities for you to check out. … [read more]

Recycling & Composting

Earth Week Tip #4 I grew up in a family that recycled with gusto. My parents came of age during the Great Depression and WWII. It came natural to that generation, part of the cultural DNA formed by scrimping and saving and collecting scrap metal to beat the Axis Powers. We didn't have … [read more]

Final Yard Waste Collection Round Begins May 6

Backyard composting of yard waste is optimal. Half of the phosphorous load in our urban stormwater can be attributed to leaves in the street. But not everybody can compost, so please take note of this update from the city on the final round this spring for yard waste collection. The final … [read more]

Wingra Boats Lake Blessing & Friends of Monona Bay Cleanup

Wingra Boats Lake Blessing Please consider joining Wingra Boats on Saturday, May 11th at 10am for their third annual Lake Blessing, a ceremony and celebration of Lake Wingra to help kick off another safe summer of activities on this cherished jewel. Wingra Boats & Brittingham Boats … [read more]

Jazz In The Park this Saturday!

DMNA's annual Jazz In The Park takes place this Saturday, June 15, from 3:30 -- 9:00 at Wingra Park. Enjoy delicious food from various vendors or pack a picnic of your own for the 28th annual Jazz in the Park. Head to Wingra Park for live music and fun for all ages. 3:30-5:00 p.m.: … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Committee Updates I was recently appointed to the Sustainable Madison Committee. I received that appointment as a member of the Board of Public Works -- one member of BPW gets assigned to Sustainable Madison and that assignment was just approved at the most recent Council meeting. My first … [read more]

Vilas/Greenbush Leaf Collection Pilot Study

The Vilas/Greenbush Leaf Collection Pilot The Streets Division with cooperation with the Friends of Lake Wingra will be piloting a new leaf collection method this fall in the Vilas and Greenbush neighborhoods. Residents in the pilot will know exactly when their yard waste collection will … [read more]

Fall Leaves/Yard Waste Collection to Begin Monday, September 30

We've enjoyed some lovely weather, but, sadly, summer is over and fall has begun. And fall means fall leaves, and for many of us, that means lots of yard work to rake leaves and put gardens to bed for the winter. All of this generates a tremendous amount of compostible matter, so please … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Bayview Essentials Drive a Big Success! A special thanks to all who participated in the Saturday's effort to donate much-needed items to meet the needs of Bayview residents. We get through difficult times by helping each other. Thanks to the organizers and thanks to all who … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vilas Park Drive, Leaf-Free Streets, Public Safety

Hi Everyone, I trust you're enjoying this lovely summer-like weather. Here are some updates as we head into the weekend: Temporary Reopening of Vilas Park Drive Vilas Park Drive will reopen for vehicles this weekend and next for Democracy in the Park. The event, which is designed to … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Transit Network Redesign, Plan Amendment Passes, Office Hours

Hi Everyone. Metro Transit Network Redesign You're invited to attend a virtual informational meeting this evening, Wednesday, March 3, 6pm-7:30pm to provide feedback and learn more about the Metro Transit Network Redesign. Click here for complete information. Triangle Monona Bay … [read more]

Office Hours, Truman Olson is Breaking Ground!, Neighborhood Indicators Project, Dark Sky Ordinance

Greetings. Office Hours Join me this Friday morning from 8am to 10am for virtual office hours. This is a good time to meet your alder, to bring your concerns and questions to my attention. I'm glad to help! Join Zoom … [read more]

Redistricting Committee Completes Work, Recommends 7a for Council Approval

Hi Everyone. Yesterday afternoon the Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee met for its final meeting. A big portion of the meeting was devoted to evaluating a last-minute alternative map referred to as 7c that would have significantly impacted District 13, details of which I shared in my most recent … [read more]

Correction: BRT Downtown Meeting, Ho-Chunk Storyteller, Monroe Street Library and more

The Public Information Meeting to discuss the Downtown portion of the East-West BRT line has been changed to October 28 at 6pm. Click here for the Zoom link. Hi Everyone. Here is a brief update about various items of interest and meetings you may wish to check out. Bus Rapid … [read more]

FOOT's First Spring Concert, Gallery Night, Lake Wingra Watershed Gathering

Hi Everyone, More news to share: Friends Of Olin-Turville's First Spring Concert is Tonight! Just a quick reminder that FOOT's first spring concert is tonight at 6 PM in the Olin Park pavilion. With decent spring weather in store, come celebrate with Milwaukee's renowned Irish guitar … [read more]

Transit-Oriented Development, Network Redesign, Neighborhood House, Lake Blessing

Greetings friends and neighbors, We struggle through a cold and dreary spring and then fast-forward to August-like heat. Let's hope the weather and all of us find some balance, with no late frosts, and, hopefully, no new variants. Here are this week's updates. Transit-Oriented … [read more]

Transit Network Redesign, Transit-Oriented Development, Wingra Watershed Gathering, ADU Financing

Hi Everyone, Greeting on this lovely spring day! I hope you saw last night's spectacular lunar eclipse, the oddly-named Super Flower Blood Moon. Whatever you call it, it was a sight to behold. Here are this week's updates. Reminder: Metro Transit Network Redesign to be Discussed at … [read more]

Brush Collection & Storm Clean Up Operations Update, Water Walk This Saturday

Crews still working. Residents should set brush out for pickup. Process will be slow because damage was widespread. The Streets and Urban Forestry Division have been hard at work cleaning up from yesterday's storm. Below is an update on the clean-up operations and directions for … [read more]

Clean Up Continues, Madison Forward Fund, Building Energy Savings, Rain Gardens

Hi Everyone, Hope you are enjoying the weather while managing to stay cool. Here are this week's updates: The Clean Up Continues The Streets and Urban Forestry Division have been hard at work cleaning up from last week's big storm. An update on the clean-up operations and directions … [read more]

Near West Watershed Study PIM, Virtual Session on the Budget, Check Your Polling Place

Greetings friends and neighbors, Here are this week's updates: Common Council The Common Council meets tomorrow, October 25, at 6:30 pm. We are continuing to meet in a hybrid format. There are two items in particular worth noting. The first, Legistar 73638, amends the Madison General … [read more]

Bay Creek Homicide, Meeting Highlights, Wingra Watershed Study Public Information Meeting

Greetings Friends and Neighbors, As many of you know, a homicide took place on Lakeside St. in Bay Creek last week. The tragedy of this cannot be understated. Thoughtful words were shared on the Bay Creek listserv, and I'd like to call attention to two of them: Lamenting the life lost, … [read more]

Family Definition, TOD, Salt Use

Hi Everyone, Here are this week's updates: Family Definition and TOD Public Information Meetings Here's a reminder that there will be a public information meeting today, December 19 at 7pm, regarding the proposed changes to the "Family Definition" for zoning purposes. Staff will provide … [read more]

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