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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
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Madison, WI 53703
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Alder Evers’ Blog

Tag: Budget

Monroe Street Library and Vilas Park Drive update

Hi Everyone. Last week I learned of the recommendation to temporarily close the Monroe Street Library for all of 2021. I immediately responded by asking for an alternative solution which would maintain curbside service for at least two or three days per week. It's important that we … [read more]

D13 Updates: How to join the COB and more

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a nice and safely-distanced holiday weekend. As a follow-up to my post about last week's marathon (and controversial) Council meeting, please note a call has been issued for residents to apply to be on the Police Civilian Oversight Board which passed last … [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: 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: 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]

District 13 Updates: Operating Budget, Affordable Housing, S. Park-Cedar Intersection

Hi Everyone, I held office hours on Friday, for the second time in as many weeks. It was a great session - five residents showed up, one each from Dudgeon-Monroe, Vilas and Bay Creek, and two from Greenbush. We discussed a variety of topics, including Badger Football, infill development, … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Budget Deliberations, The Heart of Democracy

Hi Everyone, We've been frozen in place for the last several days. Now that we can exhale and move forward, it's time for the nation to come together and address our many challenges. Meanwhile, the work of city government continues. Council Starts Budget Deliberations on Tuesday, … [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]

National Recovery Month, Good Neighbor Gathering, Executive Capital Budget Released

Hi Everyone. A year and a half into the pandemic, the burdens have been many. The loss of life has been tragic, and the impact on the economy in terms of loss of jobs and income for many residents has been severe. There are other consequences that get less attention but are no less … [read more]

Capital Budget, Redistricting, South Madison Plan Update and more

Happy Labor Day and Happy Rosh Hashanah. Due to these two holidays, there are fewer City meetings this week than usual. City administrative offices are closed today for Labor Day and there will be no garbage collection. Madison Metro will operate on its holiday schedule. You may use Report a … [read more]

Redistricting Saga Continues, Executive Operating Budget, and more

Hi Everyone, The hurried redistricting saga continues. At the Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee's meeting last Friday, September 30, the committee voted to recommend Map 7a. In this map, District 13 would experience few changes as all existing neighborhoods within D13 would remain. At the … [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]

2022 Operating Budget, Violence Prevention, Truman Olson Groundbreaking

Hi friends and neighbors, Here are meetings and events you may find worth checking out. 2022 Operating Budget The Finance Committee will be discussing amendments to the 2022 Executive Operating Budget at its meeting today at 4:30. I am cosponsoring several amendments: Expanding Monroe … [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]

ADUs, Monroe Street Library, Budget Deliberations

(My apologies, I pressed send prematurely on the post that just went out. Here is this week's actual and correct update.) Accessory Dwelling Units The proposal to make it easier to construct an ADU will be at Plan Commission on Monday for an informational presentation. You can find the … [read more]

Resource Recovery Charge, Body-Worn Camera Pilot, Earth Day

Hi Friends and Neighbors, Spring is being unusually bashful. A year ago, all my dafodils were in full bloom. This year they've sprouted but the blossoms are decidedly tardy. Yes, I know warmer weather is slated for later this week, yet awaking to a smattering of snow this morning was a test of … [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]

2023 Executive Operating Budget, Board of Parks, and more updates

Hi Everyone, Common Council Meeting Several new items will be introduced at this Tuesday's Common Council meeting for committee referral and future action. One item proposes an update to our street assessment policy and another proposes changing alder terms from 2 to 3 years. The 2023 … [read more]

Town of Madison Attachment, Madison Forward Fund, 2023 Operating Budget

Hi Everyone, It's a windy day with snow flurries. I must admit, I'm not yet ready for winter. Here are this week's updates: Town of Madison Final Public Information Meeting The City of Madison will hold a Final Public Information Meeting for the Town of Madison Attachment this … [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]

2023 Budget Deliberations, Airport Noise, Health Insurance Sign-Up

Hi Everyone, It's budget week, always a busy time for an alder. Here are this week's updates: Capital and Operating Budget Deliberations The Common Council will meet in hybrid format for 2023 Capital and Operating Budget deliberations. Tuesday 11/15 is reserved for public testimony on … [read more]

Trash Collection, 2023 Budget, TOD Overlay

Greetings friends and neighbors, Trash and Recycling Collection Impacted by Thanksgiving The Streets Division will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Consequently, there will be no curbside collection of trash, recycling, leaves, or other items during these two … [read more]

MLK Day, TOD Overlay, Building Energy Savings Program

Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Here are this week's updates: MLK Day "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this famous line in a sermon called "Loving Your Enemies," at the … [read more]

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