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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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Madison, WI 53703
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Tag: Vilas Park Master Plan

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]

The project to master plan Vilas (Henry) Park is starting!

The project to master plan Vilas (Henry) Park is starting! The first of a series of neighborhood meetings on the Vilas Park master plan will take place at 6 pm on Wednesday, June 26 at the Vilas Park shelter. Community engagement is a critical part of the process. If you live nearby or are a … [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]

Office Hours This Week, Vilas Park Master Plan Survey

Office Hours I'll be holding office hours this Friday morning, 7:30 to 9:00, at Indie Coffee on Regent St. Yes, it's a busy time of year, but here's your opportunity to meet with me to discuss your concerns. There's a lot going on in District 13, with no shortage of opinions about what's … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Street Reconstruction is one of those least favorite but absolutely necessary aspects of modern life. Several reconstruction projects will be taking place in District 13 this next year, and when they do it's my job to help inform you as to the details. The city is proposing to reconstruct … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vilas Park Master Plan Survey No. 3 plus more

Three updates, all having to do with Vilas Park Vilas Park Master Plan Survey #3 The good folks of Greenbush have generated a third survey aimed at gleaning your thoughts regarding possible new features for the Park. If you frequent Vilas Park, please take a moment to respond. No worries … [read more]

Vilas Park Master Plan Survey No. 4 plus updates!

Your neighbors in Greenbush and Vilas continue to seek your input in order to help shape the city's Vilas Park Master Plan (see https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/projects/vilas-henry-park-master-plan). This fourth survey is about parking issues related to the use of the park. Click … [read more]

Correction -- Vilas Park Master Plan Survey Link

Ooops....I posted the incorrect link to the most recent Vilas Park Master Plan Survey, this one on the topic of Parking. Here is the correct link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/vilasparking Bundle up and stay warm! [read more]

Re-sending with correct links: Henry Vilas Zoo reopens plus Invite to Virtual Meeting to Discuss Vilas Park Master Plan

Hi Everyone. Henry Vilas Zoo has reopened under Phase 2 of Forward Dane. Click here for more information about the specific safety measures that are being taken. If you go, you're strongly encouraged to wear masks and stay six feet away from fellow zoo patrons. Yes, it may be difficult to … [read more]

Vilas Park Drive - UPDATE

I have more information from Traffic Engineering and the Parks Dept. From TE's perspective: With the shelter and beach now open to the public the city is left with few options for users to access. The only access we can provide at this time is from the north end. We understand the … [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: East-West BRT, Financial Resources Hotline, Triangle Welcomes Donations

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, I had my first Covid office hours. One resident stopped by to discuss the Vilas Park Master Plan, the draft for which was unveiled and discussed in detail yesterday in an online meeting for the Resident Resource Group and Community Partners Advisory Group. A public … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Make Your Vote Count, Vilas Park Drive

Hi Everyone, Just two items. Make Your Vote Count You've no doubt heard the US Supreme Court ruled that only ballots received by election day will be counted. If you were planning on mailing your ballot, I urge you to shift gears. At this point, if you really want to be 100% sure your … [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: Office Hours, Vilas Park Master Plan, Public Safety Summit

Hi Everyone, Office Hours Office hours are happening again this week. Tune in tomorrow morning, Friday November 13, starting at 8 AM. Here is the Zoom invite: Tag Evers is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Office Hours Time: Nov 13, 2020 08:00 AM Central Time (US … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Office Hours, 2021 Budget, Salt Routes

Hi Everyone, Office Hours A reminder that I'm holding office hours again tomorrow morning, Friday November 20, from 8 AM to 10 AM. Here is the invite to the Zoom room: Tag Evers is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Office Hours Time: Nov 20, 2020 08:00 AM Central Time … [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 allalders@cityofmadison.com. 2.Register but Do Not Speak: You can register your support or opposition … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Survey Deadline on Vilas Park Master Plan, South Park Corridor

Hi Everyone, In case you haven’t heard, we postponed taking up Edgewood’s appeal last night at Council due to the late hour, referring the matter to our next meeting on January 5th. We hope to schedule a special meeting before then given the large number of registrants and the lengthy time it … [read more]

Winning, Losing, and Looking to the Light

Hi Everyone. Looking back on this past week, there have been wins and losses. Monday night, the Transportation Policy & Planning Board (TPPB) unanimously approved an amendment to the Triangle Monona Bay Neighborhood Plan. I drafted this amendment in response to concerns expressed by … [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 district13@cityofmadison.com or 608.424.2580. … [read more]

Vilas Park Master Plan, plus early trash & recycling pick-up on Thurs

Vilas Park Master Plan You are invited to the fourth (and final) Community Input Meeting for the Vilas Park Master Plan tomorrow Thursday, February 4 at 6 PM. You may register for the meeting at https://tinyurl.com/VilasPark4 The final Master Plan will be presented and discussed, including … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vilas Park Master Plan goes to Parks Commission

Hi Everyone, Vilas Park Master Plan The Vilas Park master plan is on the agenda for tonight's Board of Park Commissioners. The agenda is available here: https://madison.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=815452&GUID=BACDA0A8-826A-4EA4-B62F-AF7B2B3313E6&Options=&Search= If … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Hi Everyone. Madison Public Library, the Wisconsin Book Festival and the All of Us Research Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are joining forces to present a virtual author event series focused on a range of community health issues. On Tuesday, April 27, at 7pm author Angela … [read more]

Vilas Park Drive Goes to BPC, Office Hours

Hi Everyone. Vilas Park Drive Interim Solution A proposal to restrict vehicular traffic on Vilas Park Drive will be presented to the Board of Park Commissioners tomorrow, Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 pm. The proposal has multiple elements to enhance pedestrian safety, including a buffered … [read more]

Transit Redesign Wraps Up, Vilas Park Drive Changes, Juneteenth Celebration, March For Our Lives

Greetings friends and neighbors, Here are this week's updates: Metro Transit Network Redesign The Metro Transit Network Redesign is coming to the end of a process that began eighteen months ago. The Redesign is on the agenda at this week's Transportation Policy and Planning Board which … [read more]

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