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Alder Patrick Heck

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Alder Patrick Heck

Contact Information

Home Address:

123 N. Blount St #303

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 Heck’s Updates

Week of September 12 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

September 10, 2016 10:48 AM

The week of September 12 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Sustainable Madison Committee-Street Tree Subcommittee, the Board of Estimates, the Homeless Services Consortium Board of Directors Meeting, the Board of Estimates-Continuation of Capital Budget, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Transit and Parking Commission, the Board of Park Commissioners, the Common Council Organizational Committee Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations, and the Sustainable Madison Committee-Energy and Carbon Work Group. 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.


Sustainable Madison Committee-Street Tree Subcommittee
10:00 September 12, 2016
Room 313 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1
Street Tree Policies


Board of Estimates
4:30 September 12, 2016
Room 260 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 39
2017 Executive Capital Budget


Homeless Services Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
3:00 September 13, 2016
Room 300 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1
Presentation/Discussion with City of Madison-Community Development on 2017 funding for homeless services

Agenda Item 2
Presentation/Discussion with Dane County Dept of Human Services on 2017 funding for homeless services


Board of Estimates-Continuation of Capital Budget
4:30 September 13, 2016
Room 260 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1
2017 Executive Capital Budget


Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 September 14, 2016
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 3
Capitol Square, Wisconsin Avenue to State to W Washington, N Lake, Langdon
Sun, Oct 9, 11:30am-3:15pm
Annual parade of fire trucks. Discuss location, schedule, set-up, route and activities.
Ed Ruckriegel, City of Madison Fire Department


Transit and Parking Commission
5:00 September 14, 2016
Rm 201 City County Building

G. 6:00 PM -- PUBLIC HEARING: To hear public comment on proposed changes to Special Event parking rates and to hourly rates at State Street Capitol-Lower Level, effective November 1st and at other times as described.

Agenda Item G1
Public Hearing on proposed parking rate changes to Special Event rates and rates at State Street Capitol-Lower Level - TPC 09.14.16

Please note: Members of the public are allowed five minutes to speak.

Also, please note: Under Suspension of the TPC Rule Section 4 (B)(6), action on this proposal will be taken at tonight's meeting rather than at a subsequent meeting.

Agenda Item G2
Deliberation and action on proposed changes to parking rates for Special Events and State Street Capitol-Lower Level


Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 September 14, 2016
Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Dr.

Agenda item 17
Amending Sections 16.23(5)(h)1., 16.23(8)(f), 20.04, 20.09(3), and 20.16(5), repealing Sections 20.08(2) and (6), and recreating Section 20.08(2) of the Madison General Ordinances to recreate a combined park impact fee and update the park and open space land dedication requirements for the City of Madison.

Agenda item 18
Request from Jessica Becker for the use of Yahara River Parkway from July 1, 2017 through August 30, 2017 for a temporary Art Installation


Common Council Organizational Committee Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations
7:00 September 14, 2016
Rm 260 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 5

Review and Discussion of Subcommittee Charge:

The proposed Subcommittee on Police and Community Relations will seek to meet the following objectives:

a) Provide a forum for residents and members of the Council to discuss police and community goals, priorities and interactions. Build a deeper understanding of policing for elected officials and members of the public; and,

b) Explore models and options from other communities related to policing and other police policies; and,

c) Provide a forum for information sharing regarding police training, policies, data and trends including detailed presentations from the MPD related to policing; and,

d) Make recommendations to the Council on short-term policy, procedure and training while waiting for the results of the Ad Hoc Review of Police Policies and Procedures.


Sustainable Madison Committee-Energy and Carbon Work Group
3:30 September 16, 2016
Room 118 City County Building

Agenda Item 1
Re-evaluate the Energy and Carbon Goals from the Sustainable Plan for the City of Madison.

*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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