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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Av

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210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
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Alder Evers’ Blog

Tag: Yard Waste

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]

The 2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection Is Complete

The opportunity to receive curbside yard waste collection this spring has ended. Streets Division collection crews are wrapping up the final round, and it is too late to add additional material to the curb to guarantee pick up. Rather than placing yard waste to the curb, residents should … [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]

Final Round of Brush Collection Begins Monday, October 14

Final Round of Brush Collection The Streets Division will begin the final guaranteed round of brush collection of the year next Monday, October 14. Residents who wish to utilize the curbside brush collection service this year should have their brush to the curb prior to October 14. … [read more]


This is the final weekend to use the Streets Division's drop-off sites in 2019. This is also the final weekend for Madison residents to use the yard waste only drop-off site at 402 South Point Rd until it closes for the season. Winter drop-off site hours begin on Monday, December 9, … [read more]

Spring Yard Waste Collection Starts April 6

Hi Everyone. Spring is here, slowing but surely. If you're like me, you're looking forward to being outdoors and getting your hands in the dirt. But what to do with all that yard waste? Starting next Monday, April 6, the Streets Division will begin curbside yard waste … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vote!, Snow Emergency Zone Expansion, Buy Local

Hi Everyone, I can't ignore the spectacle we were subjected to Tuesday night. The "debate" was a low-water mark in our democracy. Rather than dwelling on it to the point of despair, let's choose to double down on our own expressions of participatory democracy. Most importantly in my mind … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Hi Everyone. Now that the spring election is over, alders who had opposition in their re-election campaigns are again able to use city resources to disseminate information to constituents. Let me start by saying I am humbled and profoundly grateful to be elected to another term representing … [read more]

Good Neighbor Gathering, Madison Bike Week, Brush and Yard Waste Collection

Hi Friends and Neighbors, Good Neighbor Gathering - September 25th The District 13 Neighborhood Alliance invites you to a free, safe, outdoor, alcohol-free, family-friendly event--the 2nd annual Madison Good Neighbor Gathering on Saturday, September 25th from 12noon to 5PM at … [read more]

Street Division Updates and More

Hi Everyone, Streets Division Updates Brush collection is over. Do not set brush out to the curb for pickup. Collection will return in 2022. Take brush to a drop-off site. Drop-off site hours are different this year. Be sure you know what the hours are before loading your vehicle. … [read more]

Operating Budget, Gun Violence Reduction Strategy, Fall Yard Waste Collection Begins

Hi Everyone. Operating Budget We're in phase two of budget season, focusing now on the 2022 Operating Budget. The Finance Committee will be discussing the Mayor's Executive Operating Budget at its meetings on Monday, October 11 and Tuesday, October 12. Monday Meeting … [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]

Giving Tuesday, McGrath Proposal, Glenway Golf Course

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a nice break with the long Thanksgiving weekend. The news of the Omicron variant no doubt caused some indigestion, casting a pall over our return to holiday gatherings with family and friends. I take to heart the words of the President not to panic, but rather … [read more]

Last Chance Leaf Collection Starts Sunday, December 5

A significant snow event could still affect this final pickup The Streets Division will be providing one last chance for curbside collection for leaves and yard waste. All residents who need one final curbside pickup for yard waste should get their material out for pickup by December 5, … [read more]

Happy Solstice, Large Item Collection, Omicron is Here

Hi Everyone, Happy Solstice. The darkness will now start to roll back, imperceptibly at first, as more light and longer days bring relief to the weary. And we remain hopeful the same is true with respect to the many challenges we are facing, burdens that weigh heavily and test our resilience. … [read more]

Dog Park Cleanup, Earth Day Challenge, Bay Creek Bikeways, Spring Yard Waste Collection

Hi Everyone, As winter wanes and spring emerges, several seasonal items are worth noting. The annual rite of reawakening brings with it a variety of chores. Spring cleaning of different sorts, personal and collective, provides occasions for volunteer service, a couple of which are noted … [read more]

Two Virtual Meetings This Week, MPD Focus Groups, Election Day

Hi Everyone, Here are this week's updates: Two Virtual Neighborhood Meetings This Week Wednesday, April 6: You are invited to the virtual neighborhood meeting to learn more about McGrath Property Group's proposed 12-story, 200 unit, mixed-use development project for 222-232 E. Olin … [read more]

Yard Waste and Brush Collection, Glenway Golf Park, Make Music Madison

Hi Everyone, Spring keeps stumbling, holding on to unseasonably chilly weather. Such a late start to the garden blooms, one hopes that their will be no late frosts. Despite the late start to the gardening season, yard waste collection wraps up this week for many in District 13. Click here for … [read more]

Property Assessments, Traffic Medians, Transit-Oriented Development

Hi Everybody, Lots of new updates to share: 2022 Property Assessments The city assessor has published the valuation of all assessable property in Madison and updated assessments were in the mail as of Friday. Lest the results give you sticker shock, you can read more about the … [read more]

Last Chance at Yard Waste Collection, Transit Network Redesign Impacts on D13, and more

Hi Everyone, Happy Friday! Here are some end-of-the-week updates, including timely information about yard waste collection, a meeting on Monday to discuss the Transit Network Redesign and its potential impacts on D13 and D14 neighborhoods, a proposed new Planning Framework, and … [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]

2023 Capital Budget, Forest Hill Cemetery, Fall Yard Waste Pick-Up Schedule

Hi Everyone, Sadly, today's Good Neighbor Gathering was rained out. So much work went into this; it's really unfortunate the weather gods were not smiling this year. Special thanks to this year's co-chairs, Jan O'Neil and Janet Stockhausen, who led a team of devoted volunteers to produce what … [read more]

Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge, Town of Madison, Food Scraps Recycling, Complete Green Streets

Greetings friends and neighbors. Here are this week's updates: Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge Madison Parks is holding a public event series for the Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge! The event series is an opportunity to learn more about the design challenge, the … [read more]

Leaf Management, Lake Monona Waterfront

Hi Everyone, Here are this week's updates: Help The Lakes From Home This Fall Raking leaves is a great way to help our lakes from your home. Leaves contain phosphorus, and when they break down, they can create one of the largest sources of urban phosphorus pollution. 50% of the … [read more]

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