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District 17

Alder Samba Baldeh

Alder Samba Baldeh

Alder Samba Baldeh

Contact Information

Home Address:

5150 Crescent Oaks Dr
Madison , WI 53704

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 Baldeh’s Blog

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District 17 Updates

Dear Neighbors - I hope you had a good Fourth of July weekend. I am very excited to be serving as alder for District 17 and I want to use this blog to keep you up to date on happenings in our neighborhoods and the city. I am planning to write at least monthly, with shorter updates in between … [read more]

Announcement of Urban Design Meeting

Hello Everyone in District 17 - The Urban Design Commission has four items related to our district at their meeting on Wednesday (July 29). The meeting begins at 4:30, Room LL110, lower level of the Madison Municipal Building across from the City County Building on Martin Luther King Jr. … [read more]

District 17 Updates

Hello Everyone - This is a good time for me to share some updates on the district and some thoughts related to the city budget. I hope you will contact me with your thoughts and concerns. Please don’t think your concern is too small or insignificant, or too big to do anything about. I want to … [read more]

Snow Emergency, Removal and Alternate Street Parking

This message was sent by the city Streets Division and though not everyone is signed up for winter weather updates through the City of Madison winter website ( The city of Madison has declared a snow emergency. The snow emergency will remain in effect until 7am … [read more]

District Updates

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 ...Freedom is something that money can't buy. And most honorable of all are the ones who defend it...I am not sure who first said that, but hope you all had a very good July 4th holiday weekend and are enjoying summer weather, getting out and getting active to the best … [read more]

District 17 Update on Community Forum, FliX Brewhouse at East Towne & the Budget

District 17 Community Forum I think we all agree that the community forum was well attended and it went well and I think we had a good cross section of people at the meeting, expressing different views in a civil and engaged way. I would like to thank all of you for taking the time and for … [read more]

Post Election and Budget

Update – Post Election and Budget Dear Neighbors - The election results from the city clerk's office show that there was a diversity of opinion about the presidential race in every ward in the district. Everyone knows the election has been divisive, but the truth is we must continue to … [read more]

Need to know Winter Update

Snow Plowing The City alternate side street parking is in effect in D17, and parking staff does ticket vehicles parked on the wrong side after midnight. On even days, vehicles must be parked on the side of the road with even street addresses. Please make sure all visitors and guests are … [read more]

Gun violence in the city

Gun violence in the city We are seeing a troubling increase in gun-related violence. Examples of these incidents include homicide, robbery, weapon offenses and random shootings, including shots fired from cars in residential neighborhoods. The incident in the vicinity of Melody Lane, Green … [read more]

Library/Imagination Center & District Update

Dear Neighbors - As the Labor Day weekend approaches and we anticipate the start of our public schools, I want to take this opportunity to share updates and thoughts about issues that concern our community. Please know that I am always happy to hear your thoughts as well. The Reindahl Park … [read more]

Snow Emergency and More

As the snow falls and the city and nation celebrate the day commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is more important than ever that we all come together for the betterment of our community. Please know that however you are involved – whether it is as a driver for … [read more]

Updates on Absentee Voting and More

Spring Prescribed Fire: This year, the City of Madison Parks Division and Engineering Division will be conducting prescribed burns on areas of existing native vegetation. Prescribed burns are an important management tool for Wisconsin’s native plant communities. Prescribed burns will be … [read more]

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