Alder Grant Foster
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Foster’s Updates
Bike Week, Special Election, Waterfront Festival - D15 Update 6/2/19
I was honored to join our mayor in helping break ground on the new Fleet Services building in the Burke Heights neighborhood this week. You can read more about the sustainable design of this new city facility that is set to be completed by September of next year.
On Monday, I'll be joining the mayor and other city officials for the City of Madison ride kicking off Madison Bike Week. Besides Monday's ride and the end of week party, there are many events each day including bike stops in District 15 like LEMONADE WITH THE MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY at Cap City Path/Dempsey Road on Tuesday, WHITEHORSE BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY on Wednesday, and Slow Roll's station at Lake Edge Shopping Center all week long. Check the link above for full details.
And on Tuesday, it's an important special election for District 17 Dane County Supervisor. This seat includes the Eastmorland and Lake Edge neighborhoods in District 15. You can read statements from the candidates here. Get out the vote!!
In the news:
- Mentoring Positives Pilot Mentorship Program Growing Youth Leaders at La Follette
- New Madison program seeks to bring solar energy to under-served communities
- Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway Introduces New Hires
- Madison Public Library Celebrates LGBT Pride Month
- Sandbag collection to be determined in late Summer/early Fall
- Free Native Plants for Schools and Community Projects
- Olbrich Gardens Expansion May 30 Update
- Resurfacing work to begin on Capital City Bike Path
- Beaches and Splash Parks Opening
- Madison Canopy Project
- Lake Edge & Glendale Garage Sale Registration - 2019
This week's highlights:
Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 am - Madison Bike Week: Bike Week is happening from June 1-8 in every corner of the city. Madison Bike Week will feature big, well-established events such as Ride the Drive and Bacon on the Bike Path, as well as Bike Stations with free treats or bike checks, organized bike rides, or special Madison Bike Week offers from local businesses.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
6:30 pm - Glendale Neighborhood Association Alder Meet'n Greet: Come meet newly elected District 15 Alder Grant Foster and newly re-elected District 16 Alder Michael Tierney.They'll be on-hand to talk about the issues impacting our neighborhoods, as well as answer any questions you may have.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Pick a city meeting day! You can find agendas via the link below.
Friday, June 7, 2019
3:30 pm - New Pinney Library Tour: Madison Public Library Foundation staff will be conducting monthly tours of the new Pinney Library for donors and potential donors. All tours begin at 3:30 p.m. Hard hats (available on site) and close-toed shoes are required.
Saturday, June 8, 2019
10:00 am - Burke Heights Annual Neighborhood Meeting: This is the annual neighborhood meeting where neighbors will learn who will be their representatives for the next two years. They will also learn about initiatives for the future and there may be special guest speakers.
Sunday, June 9, 2019
9:00 am - Fools' Flotilla & 30th Annual Marquette Waterfront Festival: Make your grand entrance to the Marquette Waterfront Festival by floating with hundreds of other fools from Tenney Park to Yahara Place Park. Bring your own boat, PFDs and costumes.The more foolish the better!
Click on 'details' in the events below for links to additional details and meeting agendas. You can find a full list of city meetings here.
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