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Alder Rebecca Kemble

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Alder Rebecca Kemble

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Home Address:

4217 School Rd
Madison , WI 53704

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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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Alder Kemble’s Blog

Tag: public input

Warner Park Facilities Study & Visioning Session

I know that many District 18 and District 12 residents have bright ideas and concerns about the use of Warner Park and the facilities located there. Please add your voice to this important community discussion next week! City of Madison Parks Division Seeks Public Input for Warner Park … [read more]

REMINDER: Warner Park visioning tonight

Please add your voice and ideas to the discussion of Warner Park's future tonight! Warner Park Facilities Study & Visioning Session Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 pm Warner Park Community Recreation Center Along with presenting information on current park use and current … [read more]

Public Market community meeting next week

Interested in learning about and having a say in the proposed Public Market to be located at First & Johnson? The City will be hosting a community meeting next week on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30pm at the Goodman Community Center to share and get input on the Draft Public Market Business … [read more]

Help Define Madison's Economic Development Priorities

Next Monday, June 15 the Madison Economic Development Division is hosting an economic development strategy community meeting to discuss draft ideas from the City’s “Connect Madison Economic Development Strategy.” It is from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Warner Park Community Center, 1625 Northport Drive. … [read more]

Forum with Chief Koval 6-7:30 Tonight

The North Police District is hosting a Community Forum with Chief Koval tonight, June 30th at the Vera Court Neighborhood Center (614 Vera Ct), from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. I'm out of town this evening, but I hope many of you will show up to share your questions and concerns with the Chief. [read more]

Community Input on City Budget Tomorrow

Here's a message from Mayor Soglin inviting everyone to a public input session on next year's operating budget. The meeting will be held tomorrow, July 14 at the Central Library from 6pm - 7:30pm. Please come with your questions and ideas for how to organize our resources! Dear Neighborhood … [read more]

Neighborhood Safety Survey

Please take 10-15 minutes to complete this survey on neighborhood safety and the Madison Police Department and share it with others in your neighborhood! [read more]

Comments Sought for Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

The Pedestrian, Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Commission is seeking comments from residents about potential pedestrian and bicycle projects the City should consider undertaking in the 2017-2019 Capital Budgets to increase opportunities for walking an bicycling in Madison. The comment period closes … [read more]

City Budget Listening Session

Alder Larry Palm and I will hold a listening session on the 2017 budget at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center this coming Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:30pm. We will share information from the City Finance department and listen to your ideas and concerns. [read more]

Madison Police Department Survey and Meetings

The Madison Police Department is seeking your input in a community survey to better understand problems in your neighborhood. Here is a link to the survey for the North Precinct: If you would like to communicate with MPD in a more … [read more]

Warner Beach Breakwater and Boat Launch project

Please come to a public meeting about the proposed reconstruction of the Warner Breakwater and Boat Launch. City Engineering will host the meeting at Warner Park Community Recreation Center on Monday, October 17 from 7 - 8:30pm. The overall project will include: · Replace the … [read more]

Curb, Gutter and Sidewalks Meeting September 7 at Warner Park

Last Saturday the Lakeview Hill Neighborhood Association hosted a community meeting to disuss upcoming street reconstruction in the neighborhood. I was unable to attend the meeting due to my work schedule, but I understand that it was well attended with a lot of good discussion. Thanks to the … [read more]

Residents Asked to Apply to Serve on Task Force on Structure of City Government - Seven Resident Appointments Available

The Common Council adopted Resolution, Legislative File No. 47707 on September 5, 2017 creating a special task force on city governance to examine the structure and powers of the Common Council and its committees and the structure and powers of the Mayor's office. "This is a great opportunity … [read more]

Imagine Madison's Final Online Survey

The City of Madison wants your opinion on the priorities for Madison and how our community can be improved for everyone. In our third and final survey, you can prioritize strategies to tell us what Madison should work on first, share your ideas for action steps, and provide your insights about … [read more]

Warner Park Boat Launch Parking Lot Reconstruction

The City of Madison Parks Division will hold a public input meeting regarding reconstructing the boat launch parking lot at Warner Park. Construction of the project is scheduled for fall 2018. At this meeting, Madison Parks will discuss this project and seek input. This meeting will be … [read more]

Northland Manor Park Tennis Courts Public Meeting and Update

Yesterday I met with Kate Kane and Ann Friewald from Parks to get more information on the planned demolition and potential relocation of the tennis courts at Northland Manor Park. We have scheduled a public meeting for Parks to share information and for neighbors to discuss options for relocation … [read more]

THIS TUESDAY: Warner Park Beach Shelter Meeting

The City of Madison Parks Division is holding a public input meeting to discuss replacement of the Warner Park beach shelter and improvements to the surrounding area. This meeting will be held: Tuesday, July 9th 2019 6:00 pm Warner Park Community Recreation Center- Community Room 2 1625 … [read more]

Small Cell 5G Infrastructure - Public Hearing

This Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6pm the Board of Public Works will be holding a public hearing on the design standards for small cell 5G infrastructure in the public right-of-way. The meeting will be held in the training room at 1600 Emil Street. Click here for the agenda with a link to … [read more]

Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center Expansion Public Meeting

Please join me on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6:30pm for a neighborhood meeting where we will hear about a proposal to expand the Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center (MJTC) at Mendota Mental Health Institute (MMHI), 301 Troy Drive. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center on MMHI grounds. … [read more]

Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center Expansion Public Meeting

This past Monday, August 19, 2019, approximately 50 people attended a public meeting on the campus of the Mendota Mental Health Institute (MMHI) to learn about the State of Wisconsin's plans for expanding the Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center (MJTC) to accomodate 50 more children. I convened the … [read more]

F-35 Listening Session Tonight

Alders Abbas, Foster and Rummel have organized a meeting at 5:30 tonight to be held in the Sherman Middle School cafeteria to hear residents' concerns and share information about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) related to the proposed siting of F-35 airplanes at the Truax Air National … [read more]

F-35 Resolution

Earlier today Alders Abbas, Evers, Foster, Heck, Rummel, and I introduced a resolution for consideration at the 9/17 Common Council meeting: Responding to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Air National Guard F-35A Operational Beddown. The lengthy resolution summarizes … [read more]

F-35 EIS Comment Period Extended and Request for Revised EIS

Earlier this week I joined Congressman Mark Pocan and State Rep. Chris Taylor in requesting an extension of the period for commenting on the Draft EIS relating to the siting of F-35s at Truax. Rep. Taylor and I requested 60 days. Yesterday the Air Force announced an extension for comments until … [read more]

Sherman Village Park Basketball Court Meeting Next Week

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING Sherman Village Park Basketball Court The City of Madison Parks Division is holding a public input meeting regarding the future of the basketball court at Sherman Village Park. The existing court is at the end of its lifespan and due for replacement. At this … [read more]

Packers/N. Sherman Development Meeting Moves Online

Many of you received postcards in the mail inviting you to a neighborhood meeting with developer Marty Rifken to discuss his proposed project between Packers and N. Sherman south of Whitetail Ridge and north of Tennyson. Mr. Rifken proposes to develop a subdivision plat that includes a mix of … [read more]

Virtual Common Council Meeting Tonight

Tonight the City of Madison is holding the Common Council meeting remotely via the internet to help protect our community from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here is a link to tonight's agenda. The Council did a test run of the technology yesterday that went smoothly. Please be patient … [read more]

Second Hornung Woods Development Neighborhood Meeting Tomorrow

The Annex Group will host their second of three virtual neigborhood meetings tomorrow on Zoom to discuss their proposed affordable housing development at north of Whitetail Ridge at the corner of Wheeler Rd. and CV. The purpose of the neighborhood meetings is to seek input as the project's design … [read more]

Raemisch Farm Neighborhood Meeting on Monday August 3 at 6pm

Alder Abbas has shared that Marty Rifkin will be holding a virtual neighborhood meeting this coming Monday, August 3 from 6 - 7:30pm to discuss the proposed development in District 12 at Raemisch Farm between North Sherman and Packers between Lakeview Elementary School and the Whitetail Ridge … [read more]

Police Budget Public Hearing this Thursday at 6pm

This coming Thursday September 24th at 6:00pm Madison's Public Safety Review Committee's subcommittee on the police budget will be holding a public hearing on their recently released report. The budget subcommittee is seeking public input on the compiled report to provide a roadmap to the … [read more]

Oscar Mayer public meetings Oct 14 and Nov 5

Alder Abbas has announced that two separate virtual public meetings have been scheduled for residents to discuss the issues related to contamination at the Oscar Mayer site and to learn more about how a portion of the site is being considered for use as a maintenance and bus storage facility for … [read more]

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