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Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
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District 17 Updates

Tag: Homelessness

Finding a permanent Location for the Proposed Men's Shelter

The next Council meeting is Tuesday May 4th at 6:30p. Agenda item #69 is the authorization to purchase 2002 Zeier Rd for use as a permanent men's shelter. I encourage you to register for this meeting and share your opinions on this. You can register here … [read more]

Proposed Men's Shelter Site Selection Criteria and other Event Highlights for the Week of June 7, 2021 CORRECTION

Proposed Men's Shelter Site Selection Criteria Monday June 7th 5:30p Meeting The City-County Homelessness Issues Committee will be discussing a resolution proposing site selection criteria for a new men's shelter at its meeting on Monday June 7th, 5:30p Meeting Details Meeting … [read more]

Camping at Reindahl Park is Not a Long-Term Solution

The City of Madison must do everything in its power to end homelessness. The current debate about homeless encampments at Reindahl Park requires both thoughtful public discourse as well as an honest reflection of how we got to this point. Allowing Temporary Permissible Encampments (TPEs) was a … [read more]

Hundreds Turn Out for District 17 Neighborhood Meeting

I held a neighborhood meeting yesterday, Sunday, October 3rd, in the parking lot of East Towne Mall where hundreds turned out to share their concerns around a variety of topics including; the Reindahl Park encampment; the latest attempt to purchase 2002 Zeier Rd as a temporary shelter; the … [read more]

Surprise Announcement on Permanent Men's Shelter Location

Today the mayor announced a new location of the permanent men's shelter, 1902 Bartillon Dr. I found out about this at the same time everyone else did, at the press conference. This is the third time the mayor has surprised District 17 with yet another proposed location for a permanent men's … [read more]

Neighborhood Meeting on Temporary Men's Shelter Thursday 6:30pm.

Please join me for a virtual neighborhood meeting where you will hear presentations from City of Madison and Porchlight staff on plans for the Temporary Homeless Men’s Shelter at 2002 Zeier Road. The virtual neighborhood meeting is scheduled for 6:30pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. You can join … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of April 18, 2022

Events Monday, April 18th, 6:30pm Neighborhood meeting regarding the permanent men's shelter at 1902 Bartillon Dr. This is a virtual meeting and you can register here. Madison College’s 2022 Annual … [read more]

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