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Alder Patrick Heck

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Alder Patrick Heck

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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 December 12 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

December 11, 2016 8:38 AM

The week of December 12 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Plan Commission, the Public Safety Review Committee, the Common Council Organizational Committee – Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations, the Urban Design Commission, and the Housing Strategy Committee. 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.


Plan Commission
5:30 December 12, 2016
Rm 201 City County Building

Conditional Use & Demolition Permits
Agenda Item 14
Consideration of a conditional use in the TE (Traditional Employment) zoning district to allow construction of an up to eight-story commercial/ office building containing 152,925 square feet of floor area, including a 40,000 square-foot theater/ concert hall on land generally addressed as 801 E. Washington Avenue in Urban Design Dist. 8, with auto parking to be provided off-site.

Agenda Item 15
Consideration of a conditional use in the TE (Traditional Employment) zoning district to allow construction of an eight-story, 158,000 square- foot office building on land generally addressed as 819 E. Washington Avenue in Urban Design Dist. 8, with auto parking to be provided off-site.

The following items to be Placed on File

Note: Items 20 and 21 have been withdrawn by the applicant and should be placed on file without prejudice.  These items are expected to be resubmitted.

Agenda Item 20
Creating Section 28.022 -- 00247 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of properties located at 707-713 East Johnson Street, 2nd Aldermanic District, from TR-V2 (Traditional Residential - Varied 2) District to NMX (Neighborhood Mixed-Use) District.

Agenda Item 21
Consideration of a demolition permit and conditional use to allow demolition of 2 two-family residences and construction of a mixed-use building containing 2,900 square feet of commercial space and 21 apartments at 707-713 E. Johnson Street; 2nd Ald. Dist.


Public Safety Review Committee
5:00 December 13, 2016
Room GR-22 City County Building

Agenda item 1
Alder Rummel to clarify how the Common Council Organizational Committee (CCOC) on Police and Community Relations and the Public Safety Review Committee (PSRC) can work and not be duplicative in functions.

Agenda item 2
SUBSTITUTE Repeal and recreate Section 12.325 of the Madison General Ordinances to limit persons entering or staying on highways.


Common Council Organizational Committee – Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations
6:30 December 13, 2016
Goodman Community Center - Evjue Room
149 Waubesa St

Agenda item 5
Presentation: Use of Force Proposals – State Rep. Chris Taylor
Suspension of Roberts Rules of Order may occur on Agenda Item No. 5 to allow the subcommittee to act informally, thereby allowing for the public to participate in subcommittee discussions and provide testimony. The chair shall maintain order and decorum, any motions must remain in accord with Robert's Rules; the suspension of the Rules applies only to this item.


Urban Design Commission
4:30 December 14, 2016
Rm 351 City County Building

Agenda Item 3
1 North Webster Street - Comprehensive Design Review for "The AC Hotel Madison" in UDD No. 4. 2nd Ald. Dist.
Owner: Jeff Lenz, North Central Group
Applicant: Andy Inman, North Central Group
Final Approval is Requested

Agenda Item 8
1000 East Washington Avenue - New Development in UDD No. 8. 2nd Ald. Dist. Owner: Rich Arnesen, Stone House Development
Applicant: Eppstein Uhen Architects
Final Approval is Requested
*Alteration to Previously Approved Project*

Agenda Item 10
121 North Butler Street - Restoration of Two Existing Buildings, Demolition of Two Buildings and Three Garage Structures, and Development of a New 4-Story Apartment Building with Underground Parking.
Owner: Cliff Fisher
Applicant: James McFadden, McFadden & Company
Initial Approval is Requested


Housing Strategy Committee
4:00 December 15, 2016
Room 118 City County Building


Agenda Item 5b
Requesting the Planning Division Director, in conjunction with the Community Development Authority Redevelopment Division Housing Initiatives Specialist and the Zoning Administrator, review and assess the city's housing development policies using the White House Housing Development Toolkit and identify potential policy modifications.


Agenda Item 6a
Housing Report - Student Housing

Agenda Item 6b
2016 Housing Report - Consolidated and Updated.


*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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