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Alder Grant Foster

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Alder Grant Foster

Contact Information

Home Address:

3930 Anchor Dr

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Foster’s Updates

Capital Budget, Willy St. Fair, Last Call for Sandbags - D15 Update 9/8/19

September 8, 2019 12:52 PM


You can read the latest update here.


The Common Council confirmed the appointments to the Task Force on Municipal Golf in Madison Parks. The date of the first task force meeting should be determined and announced soon.


An initial revocation hearing for Visions has been set for Tuesday, September 24 at 5:30pm. I will share additional information about this next week.

Capital Budget

The mayor released her 2020 Executive Capital Budget & Capital Improvement Plan this week. This will be reviewed by Finance Committee on Monday & Tuesday of this week. I plan to attend both of these sessions and will share more information about the budget over the next two months. The Common Council will begin it's deliberation of the draft budget on November 12th .

In the news:

This week's highlights:

Monday, September 9, 2019

4:30 pm - Finance Committee / 2020 Capital Budget Hearing: Budget documents available here.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

4:30 pm - Finance Committee / 2020 Capital Budget Hearing: Budget documents available here.?

7:00 pm - Eastmorland Community Association Monthly Meeting: Agenda items include: update on development on Cottage Grove Road by Movin' Out; discuss creating an 'edible landscape' at the Starkweather and Richard intersection; update on the potential winter party as a community building event.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

5:00 pm - Education Committee: This committee has not met since February and will reconvene this week to review their Charge, Name, Structure as well as the Education Committee Survey Results.


5:30 pm - F-35A Community Meeting: Alders Abbas, Rummel, and Foster are hosting a community meeting for those residents expected to be most impacted by the proposal for F-35A jets at Truax Field.

7:00 pm - Lake Edge Neighborhood Association Meeting

Thursday, September 12, 2019

5:00 pm - F-35 Open HouseThis is the official open house sponsored by the National Guard Bureau at the Alliant Energy Center. Open House - 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Formal Presentation - 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Friday, September 13, 2019

3:00 pm - Madison World Music FestivalEnjoy another festival with outstanding artists from around the world! This is the 16th annual free Madison World Music Festival. You don't want to miss it!!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

10:00 am - Saturday Science at Discovery: Science of Healthy LivingLearn about preventing, treating and researching cancer while exploring healthy living at this free monthly event that features interactive exploration stations for children and families!

2:00 pm - The 2019 Willy Street FairCelebrate the end of summer with a bang! 5 stages across 3 blocks of Willy Street, hundreds of food and crafts vendors, tons of games and activities for the kids, local musicians and performers, the Madison World Music Festival.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

11:00 am - Willy Street Fair Parade: And Willy Street Fair continues.

1:00 pm - Viva México Festival 2019El Festival Viva México 2019 es un evento cultural y familiar completamente Gratis que tiene como objetivo promover la herencia Mexicana para el público en general.

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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