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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

Urban Forestry Update, Street Assessment Changes, LENA Meeting - D15 Update 9/19/22

September 19, 2022 11:27 AM

greg with crowd
Greg Markle of Operation Fresh Start kicks off a celebration for a new affordable home rehab on the city's northside. The partnership between Operation Fresh StartMadison Area Community Land Trust, and the City of Madison's Affordable Housing Fund adds another permanently affordable home to MACLT's portfolio bringing home ownership within reach of a new owner with limited income (in this case, for a home buyer making less than 50% the area median income). The land trust model ensures that this home will be affordable for the current owner and as well as future owners as it changes hands.

Street Assessment Policy Changes 

On Monday, the Transportation Policy & Planning Board will review a proposed change to our street assessment policy. You can find a link to the presentation here and to the meeting details here.

LENA monthly meeting

On Monday at 6:30p, the Lake Edge Neighborhood Association will hold its monthly meeting, including a presentation from Solace. You can access the virtual meeting here.

Coffee at Pinney Library

Friends of Pinney Library will be hosting another free COFFEE AT PINNEY event on Tuesday from 9:00-1:00. Stop in for a free cup of joe from Cafe Domestique.  

Black Women Artists Speak

On Tuesday, Black Women Artists Speak invites five Black women creatives, from a variety of artistic genres, including visual arts, poetry, and music, to share their perspectives about how Madison could provide a healthier, more supportive environment, for them to work as artists here. More details here

Common Council Meeting

Tuesday's council agenda includes a proposal to prohibit the Madison Police Department and law enforcement responding under mutual aid from using tear gas, mace, impact projectile devices or other chemical agent for the purposes of crowd control. You can find details on the proposed ordinance here and a link to the meeting details including a link to register to provide comment here

Many other committees meet the week of September 19, including the Landmarks Commission, Plan Commission, Water Utility Board, Urban Design Commission, Board of Public Works, Economic Development Committee, Alcohol License Review Committee, Police Civilian Oversight Board, and more. To see the full list of City meetings scheduled for the week, please consult the City meeting schedule.

Urban Forestry Task Force Update

On Wednesday, the Board of Public Works will receive an update on the Urban Forestry Task Force report. You can find a copy of the presentation here and a link to the meeting details here

Mad Lit

Friday brings the second to last Mad Lit event back to State Street. Mad Lit is a FREE concert series featuring live music and highlighting local artists, and businesses of color. The series runs from 8 PM until 11 PM and includes pop-up shops, visual exhibits, and community-led workshops. 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)

Save the Date

  • Sept 19 - LENA Monthly Meeting - Zoom link

  • Sept 27 - Friends of Pinney Library will be hosting COFFEE AT PINNEY, Tuesday mornings for the month of September, 9:00-1:00.  

  • Nov 12 - Eastmorland Outdoor Market


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