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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 July 31 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

July 29, 2017 12:45 PM

The week of July 31 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Landmarks Commission, a Neighborhood Informational Meeting about N. Blair Street Reconstruction, the Common Council Executive Committee, the Common Council – Discussion - 2016 City of Madison Biennial Housing Report, the Common Council, the Street Use Staff Commission, Neighborhood Meeting re: Request to Expand seating at 1 Sherman Terrace, Madison Area Transportation Planning Board, Parks Long Range Plan Subcommittee, the Public Market Development Committee, and the Plan Commission.  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.


Landmarks Commission
4:45 July 31, 2017
Rm GR 27 City-County Building

Agenda Item 5
Landmarks Commission Review of Historic Preservation Plan

Agenda Item 7
Buildings Proposed for Demolition – 2017
- 141 Langdon St


N. Blair St Reconstruction in 2018 - Neighborhood Informational Meeting
5:30 July 31, 2017
St. John's Lutheran Church
322 E. Washington Ave.
Gathering Space, main floor

The City of Madison is proposing to resurface N. Blair Street from Gorham Street to East Washington Ave. in 2018.  Also proposed is the replacement of the water main & laterals, sanitary sewer main & laterals, and storm sewer upgrades.  The meeting will include representatives from the City and Alder Zellers. Residents will have an opportunity to view the proposal and provide comments. 

If you have questions or concerns related to this project, you may contact Glen Yoerger, City of Madison Engineering Division project manager at 261-9177 or


Common Council Executive Committee
4:30 August 1, 2017
Rm 108 City-County Building

Agenda Item 5

Presentation: Civilian Oversight of Police - Heather Allen, Common Council Legislative Analyst

Agenda Item 6

2nd SUBSTITUTE - Creating a special task force on city governance to examine and make recommendations on elected officials; the structure and powers of the Common Council and its committees and the structure and powers of the Mayor's office.

Agenda Item 7

Creating a special committee on government organization to examine and make recommendations on elected officials, the structure of the common council, and the position of Mayor for the 21st century.


Common Council – Discussion - 2016 City of Madison Biennial Housing Report
5:30 August 1, 2017
Rm 201 City-County Building

Matt Wachter, from the City Community Development Authority, will provide a summary of the key data findings and recommendations from the Biennial Housing Report (updated with 2016 data) to the Common Council. He will be available to answer questions from the Common Council.


Common Council
6:30 August 1, 2017
Rm 201 City-County Building




Agenda item 1
Public Hearing - New License
Dominique L Johnson • dba Faded Kitchen
1738 Fordem Avenue • Estimated Capacity: 180
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 15% alcohol, 75% food, 10% other
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409




Agenda item 28
Change of Licensed Premise
La Taguara LLC • dba La Taguara
Proposed Outdoor Capacity: 7
827 E Johnson Street • Agent: Jeykell Badell
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 20% alcohol, 80% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 407
Addition of sidewalk cafe.


Agenda item 79

SUBSTITUTE Creating Sections 5.15 and 6.18 of the Madison General Ordinances to authorize the City to reimburse the legal fees of persons defending or prosecuting a claim before the Police and Fire Commission and repealing RES-16-00697, the City Police and Fire Chiefs Reimbursement Policy.


Agenda item 111

Establishing an Urban Forestry Taskforce to make recommendations to the Mayor and the Common Council regarding the promotion of a vibrant, healthy and sustainable urban forest and tree canopy.



Agenda item 124

Creating Section 28.022 - 00301 and Section 28.022 - 00302 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of property located at 130 E. Gilman Street, 2nd Aldermanic District, from DR-1 (Downtown Residential 1) District to PD(GDP-SIP) (Planned Development (General Development Plan-Specific Implementation Plan) District.


Agenda item 128

Approving the roadway geometry for East Johnson Street from Baldwin Street to First Street (2nd and 12th AD), authorizing to execute an Amendment to the contract with the design consultant, and Amending the 2017 Engineering Major Streets Capital Budget to transfer $140,000 of GO Borrowing from the Mckee Road (CTH PD) Improvements project to the East Johnson Street: Baldwin to 1st Street project.

Agenda item 141

Authorizing the execution of an Underground Electric Easement to Madison Gas and Electric Company across a portion of the City's property located at 917 E. Mifflin St.

Agenda item 149

Authorizing a contract with Frank Productions, Inc. for Freakfest 2017 and authorize gating and ticketing for entry into the event area.


Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 August 2, 2017
Rm 103A City-County Building


Agenda Item 3
900 E Washington Ave., 900 E. Mifflin, 100 block Patterson, 100 block Brearly Concert staging and parking areas. Discuss location and schedule.
Lucas Molloy, Big Top Events, LLC
A. 9/1-9/2 Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Love and Comedy Tour
B. 9/2-9/3 Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
C. 9/28-9/30 Ryan Adams Concert (9/29) & Modest Mouse Concert (9/30)


Neighborhood Meeting re: Request to Expand seating at 1 Sherman Terrace
5:30 August 2, 2017
Flambé Gourmet
1 Sherman Terrace

Please join me and Jessica Cattaneo of Flambé Gourmet for a meeting where we will hear about their application for a license change to expand seating from 30 to 54 inside and adding seating for 24 outside.  You will also hear about their café called Stella Blu Café.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. You will also have an opportunity to see their facilities.


Madison Area Transportation Planning Board
6:30 August 2, 2017
Madison Water Utility
Rm A-B 119 E. Olin Ave

Agenda Item 9

Release of Draft 2018-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Madison Metropolitan Area & Dane County for Public Review and Comment


Parks Long Range Plan Subcommittee
3:00 August 3, 2017
Rm 118 City County Building

Agenda Item 5
2018-2022 Park and Open Space Plan


Agenda Item 6
Amending Statement of Policies and Guidelines for Slacklining in Parks and Recreation Areas Within the Madison Parks System



Public Market Development Committee
5:00 August 3, 2017
Rm 108 City-County Building

Agenda Item 1

Public Market Discussion
- MarketReady Program Update
- Overview of Food Innovation Center
- Update on EDA grant application
- Overview of City Capital Budget Process and Timing
- Public Market Foundation Update
- Fundraising Update and Next Steps
- New Markets Tax Credits Update and Next Steps
- Development process and timeline
- Check in on Equity Analysis Recommendations
- Architectural Design Next Steps


Plan Commission – Special Meeting
5:00 August 3, 2017
Rm 103A City County Building

Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan - Imagine Madison
- Review comments on the Draft Generalized Future Land Use Map
- Review feedback on the Draft Strategies


*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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