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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Av

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

Tag: Leaf Management

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

It's been a while since I've posted. This is a busy time in the life of an alder. We're neck deep in the budget season, requiring more meetings on top of our regular committee assignments, constituent contacts, and organizing we do around specific concerns. As you likely know by now, … [read more]

Leaf Pick-Up Update

I've heard the rumblings and complaints. Why can't the City we support with our tax dollars pick up our leaves by late November? Recall the early winter and the pre-Halloween snowfall. The Street Dept employees who pick up leaves are also the very same folks who plow after a snowstorm. … [read more]

District 13 Updates

Two items of interest, and a sad, sobering note. Leaf Pilot Survey This fall the Streets Dept ran a pilot program for Leaf Pick-up for most of you living in the Vilas & Greenbush neighborhoods. Residents within the pilot knew which day their leaves were being picked up, which … [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 Update: How the New Leaf Collection System Will Work

Hi Everyone, Based on the initial communication I received from the Streets Dept, I was under the impression the new leaf collection system would inform residents as to the precise date their leaves would be picked up. It turns out this is not quite true. The new system is a step in the … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Monroe Street Library, Operating Budget, Vilas Park Master Plan

Hi Everyone. Here are today's updates: Monroe Street Library Many of you expressed concerns about the possible closing of the Monroe Street Branch for 2021. I have good news to report. The Mayor released her Executive Operating Budget this week which included funding to allow the Branch … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Polling Places, Badger Football, City Budget

Hi Everyone. I trust you were able to be outdoors this weekend, soaking up the nice weather, going for walks or finishing those last-minute projects. I saw a lot of folks raking leaves, including neighbors raking leaves out of the street. This makes a huge difference. Let's keep it … [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]

Redistricting, ADUs, and more updates

Hi Everyone, Here are this week's updates. Redistricting The new proposed alder districts will be in front of the Common Council on Tuesday for adoption. The redistricting website has links to all the prior materials as well as the ordinances that will be up for adoption. I've discussed … [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]

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]

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]

Leaf-free Streets Rain Alert for Oct 24th-25th

Just a quick not that rain is predicted for later today, Monday PM thru Tuesday AM (10/24-10/25). Safely remove leaves from your street and nearby storm drains prior to the rain and encourage neighbors to join in too. The goal is to have streets leaf-free before the rain. To request a … [read more]

Operating Budget Amendments, Review of Leashed Dogs in Forest Hill Cemetery, Metro Transit Public Hearing

Hi Everyone, Lots going on this week of beautiful fall weather. Please remember to keep your leaves out of the street. Click here to find out when yours will be picked up. If you do, you'll note that for many in D13, leaf and yard waste pick up will be occuring this week, with a final … [read more]

Lake Monona Waterfront, Metro Redesign, Free D13 COVID Clinic

Hi Everyone, Today is the day before the midterm elections. Not only do I encourage you to vote, but also to do what you can to increase turnout, particularly among young people. The future of our democracy is at stake. Here are this week's updates: Lake Monona Waterfront Design … [read more]

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