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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 April 16 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

April 15, 2018 12:45 PM

The week of April 16 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Landmarks Commission, the Common Council Presentation on Transportation Improvement Plan 2019 -2024, the Common Council, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Board of Public Works, the Economic Development Committee, a Neighborhood meeting to hear about license application for Pasqual's Cantina to hold a Margarita Fest/Taco Fest, the Alcohol License Review Committee, the Subcommittee on Government Officials (subcommittee of the Task Force on the Structure of City Government), the Urban Forestry Task Force, and the Zoning Board of Appeals. 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
5:00 April 16, 2018
Rm 103A City-County Building

Agenda Item 3

Amending Section 41.14 of the Madison General Ordinances to create an obligation for property owners in historic districts and next to Landmarks to refrain from engaging in behavior that contributes to the exterior decay of a neighboring property and to create a process for property owners to avoid prosecution for failing to maintain their building if, through no fault of their own, they are being prevented from doing so by a neighbor.

Common Council Presentation on Transportation Improvement Plan 2019 -2024
5:30 April 17, 2018
Rm 354 City County Building


City Engineering staff will present information on the City's Transportation Improvement Plan for 2019 - 2024. The presentation will be followed by questions from the Common Council.

Common Council
6:30 April 17, 2018
Rm 354 City-County Building


Agenda item 6
Report of the Mayor submitting resident committee appointments (introduction 4/17/2018; action 5/1/2018).


THOMAS J. GUNDERSEN (2nd A.D.) - reappoint to a three-year term to the position of Student Representative on the UW-Madison Labor Licensing Policy Committee. First appointed 1-16-2018.
TERM EXPIRES: 3-31-2021


Agenda item 8
Chief of Police 1st Quarter Update: Chief Mike Koval, Madison Police Department



Agenda item 13
Report: Landmarks Commission 2017 Annual Report



Agenda item 24
Creating a Task Force to review, analyze and provide recommendations regarding the City's Integrated Pest Management Policy.

Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 April 18, 2018
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 1
Sa, May 5, 2018, 1p-8:30p
March route: Start James Madison Park, E. Gilman to N. Henry to Langdon St to Library Mall
Rally/Celebration: Library Mall
Event to champion science and promote evidence-based policies in the public interest. Discuss location, route, set-up and activities.
Natalie Asmus

Board of Public Works
4:30 April 18, 2018
Rm 354 City-County Building


Agenda Item 13 [NOTE:  I have been informed by the Head of Traffic Engineering and City Engineering that this item will be referred to their May 2 meeting]

Including a 1/2 traffic diverter at the intersection of Blair St and E Mifflin St be modified as part of the pending street reconstruction.

Lead agency is Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Commission with additional referral of the Board of Public Works.



Economic Development Committee
5:00 April 18, 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)

Neighborhood meeting to hear about license application for Pasqual's Cantina to hold a Margarita Fest/Taco Fest
5:30 – 6:30 April 18, 2018
Private Dining Room, Pasqual's Cantina
1344 E. Washington Ave.

Please join Rigina MacNaughton of Pasqual's Cantina and me for a meeting where we will hear about Pasqual's application for a Change of Licensed Premises to allow for them to serve alcohol in their parking lot one day to hold the second annual Margarita and Taco Fest. The Margarita Fest is to be expanded this year to be a Margarita Fest and Taco Fest since tacos were a big part of the event's success last year. This year they would like to hold the event on Saturday July 21st from 4pm - 8pm.   You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.

Alcohol License Review Committee
5:30 April 18, 2018
Rm 201 City-County Building

Change of Licensed Premise

Agenda Item 15
Change of Licensed Premise
Samba Grill LLC • dba Samba Brazilian Grill
Current Outdoor Capacity: 42 • Proposed Outdoor Capacity: 426
240 W Gilman St • Agent: Matthew Bents
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 15% alcohol, 85% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
In conjunction with Madison Night Market, allow sales of beer within perimeter of adjacent parking lot on the following dates only: 5/10/2018, 6/14/2018, and 9/13/2018 from 6pm to 11pm.

Agenda Item 16
Change of Licensed Premise
Laura Garden LLC • dba Koi Sushi • Capacity: 90
502 State St • Agent: Xi Wang Filion
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
Add outdoor seating.

Change of License Conditions

Agenda Item 17 [Note: this agenda item is for the alcohol license]
Change of Licensed Conditions
Gallery 1444 LLC • dba Maria's • Capacity: 49
1444 E Washington Ave • Agent: Jack Chandler
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 95% alcohol, 5% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409
Request to stay open until 2 am and have entertainment until 1 am.

Agenda Item 18 [Note: this agenda item is for the entertainment license]
Change of Licensed Conditions
Gallery 1444 LLC • dba Maria's • Capacity: 49
1444 E Washington Ave • Agent: Jack Chandler
Entertainment License 21+ • 95% alcohol, 5% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 409
Request to stay open until 2 am and have entertainment until 1 am.

Agenda Item 25
Change of Licensed Conditions
Laura Garden LLC • dba Koi Sushi • Capacity: 90
502 State St • Agent: Xi Wang Filion
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403
Change condition one to allow closure at midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Subcommittee on Government Officials (subcommittee of the Task Force on the Structure of City Government)
6:00 April 18, 2018
Rm 321 City-County Building

Agenda Item 6
a. Current and former Mayors (Soglin, Cieslewicz, Bauman, Sensenbrenner, Skornicka)
b. Former Council Presidents and Vice-Presidents
c. All former council members (current?)
d. Current and past public officials (Paul Reilly, Dean Brasser, Larry Nelson, George Austin, Janet Piraino, Eunice Gibson, Dave Schmiedicke, Natalie Erdman, others)
e. Other

Agenda Item 7

Options for gathering information

Agenda Item 8
Discussion and Recommendation to Task Force on the Structure of City Government

Urban Forestry Task Force
12:30 April 19, 2017
Rm 103A City-County Building


Agenda item 5
Forestry Section Update

Agenda item 6
Task Force Update


Agenda item 7
Land Use Planning Policy Review

Zoning Board of Appeals
5:00 April 19, 2018
Rm 357 City-County Building

Agenda item 2
Livingston Manor, LLC, owners of property at 313 N Livingston St, request side and rear yard variances to construct a covered landing and enclosed stair addition to the basement at the rear of the two-story single-family house.

*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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City Meetings of Interest
Liquor License
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Redevelopment/Development Proposal Meeting


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