Week of May 29 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2


The week of May 29 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Room Tax Commission, the Common Council – Discussion, the Habitat Stewardship Subcommittee, the Public Market Development Committee, the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee and TLNA Neighborhood meeting re: The Avenue Club/Bubble Up Bar Request for Use of Parking Lot for 3 Events. The city meeting agenda items are open for testimony from the public should you be interested in weighing in.  I also appreciate hearing from you on any items on which you have a particular interest or concern so please send me an email or give me a call.

Also, committees and commissions have an opportunity at the beginning of each agenda for Public Comment on items not on the agenda.  If you have something you want to share with a committee or commission, you can use the Public Comment time to do so.


Room Tax Commission
5:30 May 30, 2017
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr. – Meeting Room N
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=550604&GUID=CB59F9AA-5547-4D81-94AF-1E4827E974E6

Agenda Item 5
Host Compliance Contract Update (This is the organization that will be identifying Airbnb rentals in the city.)


Common Council – Discussion -  City of Madison Outcomes Summit: City-Wide Goals & Recommendations from Guidance Teams
5:30 May 31, 2017
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr. - Ballroom C&D
Agenda:  https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=546934&GUID=5A47629A-1BC4-4899-A37B-3DC7A8BE9978

The Common Council, Mayor Soglin and City Staff will provide feedback on how the city will measure progress towards achieving Madison's Citywide Goals in order to deliver the outcomes that matter most to Madison's residents. By rotating through each Citywide Goal, the Guidance Teams will present their recommendations. This will be followed by a panel discussion.


Habitat Stewardship Subcommittee (Parks)
4:30 June 1, 2017
Goodman Maintenance Facility
1402 Wingra Creek Parkway
Agenda:  https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=550660&GUID=5E86C89B-7699-45F4-9FB2-A185EE7139D6

Agenda Item 6
Public Hearing (4:35 pm) - Madison Gas & Electric Line Clearance Request for an Annual Forestry Permit.

Agenda Item 7
Wildlife Management


Public Market Development Committee
5:00 June 1, 2017
Rm 108 City-County Building
Agenda:  https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=528000&GUID=1843B7CA-EA1E-4932-A426-DD0AC48E458D

Public Market Discussion
- Site plan update
- Recap of stakeholder meetings
- Governance
- Fundraising
- MarketReady update
- Outreach


Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
5:30 June 1, 2017
Urban League of Greater Madison
2222 S. Park St
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=521255&GUID=4DDDDDFB-91FE-4308-BC62-300823F47303

Agenda Item 1

Alders Shiva Bidar-Sielaff & Marsha Rummel present clarifying updates and recommendations of the CCOC Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations with questions and answers and discussion

Agenda Item 2

Presentation from MPD Violent Crimes Unit on violent crimes statistics in Madison including trends, contributing factors, and area analysis

Agenda Item 3

Presentation from Deputy Mayor Gloria Reyes on the City's Rapid Response Initiative


TLNA Neighborhood meeting re: The Avenue Club/Bubble Up Bar Request for Use of Parking Lot for 3 Events
5:30 June 1, 2017
Festival Foods Second floor community room
810 E. Washington Ave.

Please join me and Liz Stolz of The Avenue Club for a meeting where we will hear about The Avenue’s intent to apply for a Change of Licensed Premises to allow for them to serve alcohol in the parking lot up to three days per year to hold events like a Fish Boil and game day tail gate events. They will also need conditional use approval.  This year they are looking at holding a fish boil on August 16 and tail gates on Sept 9 and Nov 18.  The events would be scheduled to end no later than 10:30.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.


*Consent agenda--The consent agenda includes many agenda items that come to a vote without testimony or Council discussion.  Should anyone register and wish to speak, the item would be taken off the consent agenda.

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Alder Juliana Bennet

Alder Juliana Bennett

District 2
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