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
Network Redesign, Lake Edge & Glendale Neighborhood Meetings - D15 Update 5/16/22
Metro Network Redesign
The Metro Network Redesign process is coming to a close this month with a Final Network Redesign Public Meeting on Thursday and an additional survey looking to gather information on Effects on Those with Disabilities open through Friday.
On Monday, the Transportation Policy & Planning Board will get a presentation from staff on the feedback received over the last several months as well as the full list of potential amendments that will be considered for the draft plan. The board will consider Adopting the Metro Network Redesign Plan again at its 5/31 meeting when it will hold a public hearing on the plan and again on 6/6 when it will vote on potential amendments and a final plan to recommend to the Common Council meeting of 6/7.
Two more public information meetings on the new TOD zoning proposal will be held on Monday at noon and 6p. The same content will be presented at each of the meetings, and all meetings will be recorded for those who may want to learn more, but don't have availability during meeting times. You can read more details about the proposal and register for the meetings here.
If it's not raining, plan to meet at San Damiano, by the front door of the old house, at 6:30p.m., for the Lake Edge Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. The President of the San Damiano Friends group, Andrew Kitslaar, will give us a tour of the property and fill us in on what's next for Lake Edge's 'front yard'. After the tour and update we will meet to discuss plans for our August 14 LENA neighborhood picnic. If possible, bring a folding chair with you! More details here.
Glendale NA Spring 2022 Meeting
Glendale will hold its Spring 2022 neighborhood meeting this Thursday from 6:30-8pm at Unity of Madison. Public health will be joining to talk about PFAS and Alder Foster will be there with updates.
Alcohol License Review
On Wednesday, the Alcohol License Review Committee will consider several D15 requests. You can find all the details here.
74 - Wilson's - Request to expand premises to convert 75% of parking lot to patio space during the months of May - October.
75 - Muskellounge - Request to extend premises on patio for charity event annually called Strip Mall Carnival with Clean Wisconsin and Stateline.
79 - Mishqui - New license
WORTstock returns this Sunday at Warner Park with their outdoor music festival that has entertained audiences for more than 25 years with diverse lineups of local and regional musicians in a wide variety of genres. It is a celebration of the diverse music WORT offers listeners every day, and the hundreds of volunteers who come together to make it all happen. You can find more details here.
In the News
District 15 Public Works Projects
(You can find a list of all engineering projects in District 15 here.)
District 15 Development Projects (dates are tentative and subject to change)
Save the Date
May 24 - SASY Neighborhood Association will be holding their annual business meeting at Garver Feed Mill
May 24 - Operation Fresh Start Open House 3-5pm
May 31 - Network Redesign Public Hearing
June 5-11 - Madison Bike Week
June 18-19 - Lake Edge/Eastmorland/Glendale joint neighborhood garage sale - register your sale to have it published on the map
June 21 - Make Music Madison
July 14 - Eastmorland Outdoor Market
July 17 - Eastmorland Garden/Chicken Coop Tour
Sept 15 - Eastmorland Outdoor Market
Nov 12 - Eastmorland Outdoor Market
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