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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 January 16 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

January 14, 2018 8:30 PM

The week of January 16 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Common Council – Discussion - Presentation: Update on Emerald Ash Borer in Madison; the Common Council; the Street Use Staff Commission; the Economic Development Committee; the James Madison Park Master Plan and Shelter Design Public Input Meeting; the Alcohol License Review Committee; the Plan Commission – Special Meeting of the Plan Commission; and the Downtown Coordinating 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.

Common Council – Discussion - Presentation: Update on Emerald Ash Borer in Madison
5:45 January 16, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building

City Forester, Marla Eddy, will be providing the Common Council with an update on Madison's efforts to combat the Emerald Ash Borer.

Common Council
6:30 January 16, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building


Agenda item 8

Report of the Mayor submitting resident committee appointments (introduction 1/2/2018; action 1/16/2018).


ALEXIA M. KULWIEC (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Citizen Member. First appointed 6-2-2015.

Agenda item 9

Report of the Mayor submitting committee appointments (introduction 1/16/2018; action 2/6/2018).


ALD. LEDELL ZELLERS, District 2 - appoint to the position of Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee (LORC) Common Council Member.

ALD. ARVINA MARTIN, District 11 - appoint to the position of Common Council Member.

ALD. SHERI CARTER, District 14 - appoint to the position of Common Council Member.

RICHARD B. ARNESEN (4th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Landmarks Commission Member. Mr. Arnesen is a real estate developer and principal in Stone House Development, Inc.  Currently serving on: Landmarks Commission, Madison Development Corporation Board of Directors

SERGIO M. GONZALEZ (10th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Gonzalez is a doctoral candidate and teaching assistant in the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

JOY W. HUNTINGTON (5th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Ms. Huntington is a doctoral candidate studying architectural history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a Masters in Interior Architecture.

MURIEL L. SIMMS (18th A.D.) - appoint to the positon of Member. Ms. Simms is retired from the Madison Metropolitan School District. She is a co-founder and member of Friends of Cherokee Marsh. She is active with many organizations and recently served on the City's Early Childhood Care and Education Committee.

CHRISTINA SLATTERY (5th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Ms. Slattery is an architectural historian with Mead & Hunt, Inc. She is a former member of the City's Landmarks Commission.

DAWN M. O'KROLEY (2nd A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Ms. O'Kroley is and architect and principal of Dorschner Associates, Inc. She is a current member of the City's Urban Design Commission. Currently serving on: Urban Design Commission

JASON N. ILSTRUP (10th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Ilstrup is the president of Downtown Madison, Inc. (DMI). He currently serves on the boards of the Greenbush Vilas Revitalization Project and Neighborhood House.

OSCAR MIRELES (10th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Mireles is the executive director or the Omega School. He serves on numerous committees and boards including the Rotary Club of Madison, Latino Consortium for Action. Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts and One City Learning Center.

ELI B. JUDGE (4th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Judge is an attorney with Encompass Compliance Corp. He is a former Madison alder, having served the 8th district from 2007-2009. He is currently an active member of the Bassett Neighborhood Association.



Agenda item 10

Public Hearing - New License
Bell Great Lakes LLC • dba Taco Bell #3004063
534 State St • Agent: Ramon Santana III • Estimated Capacity: 72
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer, Class C Wine • 105% alcohol, 9095% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403



Agenda item 48

Amending the 2018 Adopted Operating Budget of the Police Department to authorize the addition of eight (8) patrol officer positions and the purchase of three (3) marked squad cars.


Agenda item 71

SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 38.07(4) and renumbering Sections 38.07(4) through (21) to Sections 38.07(5) through (22) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow patrons to order alcohol sales online and pick up merchandise in a designated parking area of the store.

Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 January 17, 2018
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda Item 1

Sa, March 17, 2018, 6:30am - 1:00pm
400-600 State St./Langdon/Observatory
Annual Run/Walk.
Discuss location, route, set-up, schedule and activities.
Shamrock Shuffle, Inc., Lucas Molloy

Economic Development Committee
5:00 January 17, 2018
Rm GR27 City-County Building

Agenda Item 3

Connect Madison Economic Development Strategy Implementation
Reporting and Discussion Regarding Work Priorities:
1) Business Assistance Team (Susan Bulgrin)
2) Development Districts (Craig Stanley)
3) Business Retention and Expansion (Frank Staniszewski)
4) Business Coalition for Transportation (Denise DeMarb)
5) Youth Work-Based Learning Opportunities (Pat Schramm)
6) Equity Lens (Marianne Morton)

James Madison Park Master Plan and Shelter Design Public Input Meeting
5:30 January 17, 2018
Central Library, 201 W Mifflin St


Community Meeting 1 of 4
Generate community interests, goals, issues and opportunities for the James Madison Park master plan update and shelter design.

Join the City of Madison Parks Division at the first of four community meetings focused on the future of James Madison Park.

Every park in the City of Madison has a master plan that guides how the park is designed and maintained. As the city updates the James Madison Park master plan and shelter design, it is important that we hear from you and other members of the community to ensure that the plan meets community needs and interests.

What do you love most about James Madison Park? What do you wish you could change? How can James Madison Park best serve the community as Madison grows?

We invite you to participate in defining the future of this iconic public space in Madison.

Alcohol License Review Committee
5:30 January 17, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building

Temporary Class B Concurrent with Street Use

Agenda Item 4

Temporary Class B Retailer License
Concurrent with Street Use Permit
Madison Central Park Sessions Inc
Event Location: 1200-1300 Williamson St., Baldwin St. (see application)
Event Date: June 2-3, 2018
Aldermanic District 6 (Ald. Rummel)
Police District: 408
Event: Pursuit of Happiness Festival


21+ Entertainment License

Agenda Item 10

21+ Entertainment License
D'Asia Food LLC • dba Sujeo Restaurant • Capacity: 148
10 N. Livingston St. #100 • Agent: Krys Wachowiak
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 22% alcohol, 77% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 407


New License - Public Hearing

Agenda Item 18

Public Hearing - Resubmitted License Application
Dominique L. Johnson • dba Faded Kitchen
1738 Fordem Ave.• Estimated Capacity: 120 indoor, 60 outdoor
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 15% alcohol, 75% food, 10% other
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409
Previous Application Granted: August 1, 2017
Previous Conditions: 1. Patio close by 9:00 pm Sunday - Thursday nights and 10:00 pm Friday and Saturday nights. 2. No alcohol outside of defined patio area and inside restaurant. 3. No amplified sound/music outside the restaurant.
Anticipated Opening Date: June 25, 2018

Plan Commission – Special Meeting of the Plan Commission
5:00 January 18, 2018
Rm GR-27 City County Building

Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan - Imagine Madison

- Review community feedback regarding prioritization of the Draft Strategies
- Review potential changes to the Draft Generalized Future Land Use Map

Downtown Coordinating Committee
5:30 January 18, 2018
Rm 108 City County Building

Agenda Item 3
State Street Report and Updates

Prioritization of remaining implementation efforts on Legislative ID # 46294 Ensuring a Vibrant Downtown Retail Destination Report

*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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