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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

Network Redesign Final Decision, Bike Week, Waterfront Festival - D15 Update 6/6/22

June 6, 2022 9:40 AM

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Circle Park Oak Tree

On Thursday, I shared an email that I had received from Parks staff on the SASY FB group describing a dangerous situation of a large oak tree with a hollow trunk in Elmside Circle Park that required immediate removal. Several neighbors have questioned the extent of the decay and have advocated for a comprehensive evaluation of the tree's condition prior to removal. At the time of writing this update, I understand that a more comprehensive evaluation of the tree's condition is scheduled to occur early this week and that the tree will not be removed before that occurs. I appreciate those that have spoken up asking for assurance that there aren't other alternatives to consider aside from complete removal. I will share the results of the evaluation once I get them and will also be advocating for proceeding with caution and care.

Madison Bike Week

It's Madison Bike Week through Saturday, June 11 with bike-related events and activities citywide and in District 15. You can read the Common Council's Bike Week proclamation here and find the schedule of week's events here.

Transit Network Redesign Final Decision

The Transportation Policy & Planning Board (TPPB) held a public hearing on the Transit Network Redesign proposal last week and will vote on a recommendation at their meeting on Monday. This recommendation will be in front of the Common Council on Tuesday for final action. You can find all the details on the proposal including amendments here, details for the TPPB's Monday meeting here, and for Tuesday's Common Council meeting here

SASYNA Meeting

The SASYNA will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday at 6:30 at Goodman Community Center. The Agenda is available here.

Madison Jazz Festival

The Madison Jazz Festival kicks off on Friday, June 10th and will run through June 19. You can find more details here.

Marquette Waterfront Festival

The Marquette Waterfront Festival is back at Yahara Place Park on Saturday & Sunday. You can find more details here.

In the News

District 15 Public Works Projects

(You can find a map of current public works projects in District 15 here. You can find a map of future road projects here.)

District 15 Development Projects (dates are tentative and subject to change)

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