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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Ave
Madison , WI 53711

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Alder Evers’ Blog

Tag: Truman Olson

Items of Interest

Common Council - April 30 -- Agenda Items of Interest A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a 2-year, competitively selected service contract with MSA Professional Services, Inc. for the Vilas Park Master Plan. I'll be meeting this Wednesday with city staff to … [read more]

Grocery Store Meeting Rescheduled

Many of you received a postcard about the neighborhood meeting to discuss the grocery store access issue this Thursday, May 9 at the Urban League. Due to a requirement that the city gives at least ten days notice, this meeting has been rescheduled for 5:30, Thursday, May 23 at the Labor Temple … [read more]

Good news for District 13 and South Madison!

SSM announced this morning that they will not be building their clinic on the Pick N' Save site, sparing the only full-service grocery store to serve South Madison. SSM's response to neighborhood concerns is very encouraging. The decision not to build their clinic at the Pick N' Save site is … [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]

Truman Olson RFP Responses

Grocery Store Update Yesterday was the deadline for responses to the Truman Olson RFP which targets the location of a new grocery store to serve South Madison. I'm pleased to announce the City has received four proposals. This is tremendously exciting news. The goal is to develop this … [read more]

Grocery Store Meeting This Thursday

You're invited to a Neighborhood Meeting this Thursday evening, Sept 26, at the Labor Temple at 6pm to discuss the proposed grocery store development on the Truman Olson site in the 1400 block of S. Park St. The four development teams that responded to the city's RFP will be on hand to make … [read more]

Luna's Signs Letter Of Intent for Truman Olson Grocery Store

I'm very pleased to learn that Mariam and Joe Maldonado, owners of Luna's Groceries in Allied Drive, have signed a Letter Of Intent with Rule Enterprises to open a grocery store on S. Park St. This marks another important step in avoiding a grocery gap, one that a year ago appeared to be … [read more]

Last Night's UDC meeting - Two D13 Projects Approved!

Last night's Urban Design Commission meeting had a packed agenda. It was the first time UDC was able to meet since the pandemic. Consequently, there were 23 items on the agenda. Two items included projects in District 13. First, the 3-story mixed-use building at 1109 S. Park, the Jade … [read more]

Let's Talk About Violence

Hi Everyone, Early Wednesday morning, in a case that's just now getting attention, a young black woman named Althea Bernstein was waiting at a traffic light downtown when she was viciously attacked. Her assailants called her the N-word, sprayed lighter fluid on her and lit her on fire. She … [read more]

The City Needs Your Input

Hi Everyone. Your voice matters. Your input is important. The Board of Police and Fire Commissioner of the City of Madison (PFC) is seeking input from the broader community about the professional experiences and characteristics that should be considered in hiring the next police chief. … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Cedar Street, COVID-19, last night's epic Council mtg

Hi Everyone, A lot is going on, so much so I've been remiss in posting updates and sharing my perspective as to our current moment. I'll start with the updates and hope to get back to you soon with my evolving take on our challenges. Cedar Street & Truman Olson Today at 5 pm at … [read more]

Two Short Notes

Hi Everyone, Truman Olson Neighborhood Meeting The second neighborhood meeting for the Truman Olson project will take place tomorrow evening, Thurs July 30, starting at 6:30. This meeting will be used to present project updates, including those regarding site plan, community engagement, … [read more]

Truman Olson Neighborhood Meeting No. 3

Hi Everyone, The 3rd Neighborhood Meeting for the Truman Olson project at 1402 S. Parks St. will take place tomorrow evening. Thursday, August 27, at 6:30 pm. Join Alder Sheri Carter, District 14, and myself as the development team, Rule Enterprises and Movin' Out, shares additional design … [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: Police Budget, Law Park, Affordable Housing and the CDA

Hi Everyone, Happy Equinox! Here are more updates to keep you posted. Public Safety Review Committee Invites Public Input on Police Department Budget We are in the midst of a national reckoning on race, and part of that discussion is centered on reimagining public safety. The PSRC … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Truman Olson, More on Badger Football, MMSD Referenda

Hi Everyone, Here are today's updates. Truman Olson Neighborhood Meeting The last in a series of neighborhood meetings for the Truman Olson project will take place this Wednesday, September 30, from 6:30 – 8:00. Please go to the project website for the Zoom link: … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Violence Prevention, Operating Budget, Halloween?

Hi Everyone, Hope you all had a nice weekend. Here are some new updates. Violence Prevention Several of you have reached out to me asking what is being done about the increase in gun violence we experienced this summer. Last week the City and County announced increased funding for a … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vilas Park Drive, 1224 South Park, Fingers Crossed

Hi Everyone, Here we are. Election Day. Memories of this day four years ago, the mixture of hope and dread. Daring to believe we can begin to undo the calamity of the past four years, not wanting to be blindsided once again by dashed hopes. Fingers crossed. So many fingers … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Edgewood at Council tonight, 4 Items at UDC tomorrow

Hi Everyone, Edgewood Edgewood's appeal comes before tonight's Common Council meeting. You may read my statement here. 1.Written Comments: You can send comments on agenda items to 2.Register but Do Not Speak: You can register your support or opposition … [read more]

Truman Olson Moves Forward

TRUMAN OLSON GOES TO PLAN COMMISSION & UDC NEXT WEEK The Truman Olson project at 1402 S. Park Street goes to Plan Commission next Monday, January 11. The agenda has been published and includes details as to how your can participate: The City of Madison is holding this Plan Commission … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Office Hours, Truman Olson, Healthy Food Access Grants, Vilas Park Master Plan

Hi Everyone, Here are my updates at the tail end of a busy and challenging week: Office Hours I’ll be holding virtual office hours on Friday, January 15 at 9 AM. If you cannot attend, but have a concern or question, please contact me at or 608.424.2580. … [read more]

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