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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 June 11 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

June 9, 2018 10:15 PM

The week of June 11 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Finance Committee, the Plan Commission, the Historic Preservation Plan Advisory Committee, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Transit and Parking Commission, the Alcohol License Review Committee, the Board of Park Commissioners, the Urban Forestry Task Force, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc 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.

Finance Committee
4:30 June 11, 2018
Rm 354 City County Building

Agenda Item 14

Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to terminate a lease and encroachment agreement and execute a new lease with the University of Wisconsin, Board of Regents allowing for the placement of boat storage racks, pier improvements and other site improvements for use by UW Rowing Teams within the following City parks: Marshall Park, Wingra Park, Tenney Park and James Madison Park.


Agenda Item 19

Freakfest Contract Negotiations

Agenda Item 20

Judge Doyle Square Beitler lawsuit: Litigation strategy

Plan Commission – Special Meeting
5:00 June 11, 2018
Rm 103A City County Building

Agenda Item 1

Plan Commission resolution recommending adoption of the City of Madison
Comprehensive Plan

Agenda Item 2

Adopting the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan.

Historic Preservation Plan Advisory Committee
5:00 June 12, 2018
Rm 351 City County Building

Agenda item 6

Process and findings to date

Agenda item 7

Discussion of Draft Goals & Objectives and Identification of Gaps

Agenda item 8

Overview of Process

Agenda item 9

How can Madison go beyond the typical plan?

Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 June 13, 2018
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 1

Sa, June 23, 2018 / 6am-6pm
Event in Breese Stevens Field
See attached for time and locations
Discuss location, schedule, route
Starting Line Events, Jerry Kempfer

Transit and Parking Commission
5:00 June 13, 2018
Rm 201 City County Building


Agenda Item F1

Amending Section 12.138(11) of the Madison General Ordinances to increase the fees for residential parking permits.

Alcohol License Review Committee - Special Nonrenewal Hearing
5:30 June 13, 2018
Rm 354 City-County Building
Agenda: Not available at the time of publication of this weekly highlights listing.  I expect it to be available early in the week at:

This special ALRC meeting is to conduct hearings for the nonrenewal of Koi Sushi at 502 State Street and North of the Bayou at 802 Atlas Ave.

Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 June 13, 2018
Goodman Maintenance Facility
1402 Wingra Creek Pkwy.

Agenda Item 7

Superintendent's June 2018 Report
Excerpt from Superintendent's June Report:

Future Commission Items

  • The Long Range Planning Subcommittee is likely to approve a draft version of the Park and Open Space Plan (POSP) over the next month or so. Staff anticipates bringing this to the Park Commission in July.
  • Staff will be presenting a general overview of the work on planning for the future of Golf to the Golf Subcommittee in June. Staff anticipates having further discussions with the Commission in the fall of this year.
  • Community Service staff are working on an update to the Parking Ordinance for Parks and are hopeful to be able to use this as an opportunity to create a legal framework related to parking in Parks that is more consistent, transparent, and promotes voluntary compliance with parking regulations.
  • Community Services staff are also working with Food Policy staff on a pilot program related to food procurement processes.
  • Planning and Development staff will present an overview of the Capital Budget and planned projects for 2019 in September or October after the Mayor releases his Capital Budget.
  • Bids were opened on Breese Stevens Concession and Restroom Addition on May 24th; only one bid was received which significantly exceeded the budget. The contract is scheduled to be rebid in July.

Agenda Item 12 (on the consent agenda)

Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to terminate a lease and encroachment agreement and execute a new lease with the University of Wisconsin, Board of Regents allowing for the placement of boat storage racks, pier improvements and other site improvements for use by UW Rowing Teams within the following City parks: Marshall Park, Wingra Park, Tenney Park and James Madison Park.


Agenda Item 13

2018 Neighborhood Grant Project for Tenney Park

Urban Forestry Task Force
12:30 June 14, 2017
Rm 103A City-County Building


Agenda Item 6
Task Force Update


Agenda Item 7
Municipal Project Policy Review


Agenda Item 8
Canopy Coverage

Agenda Item 9
Public Lands Policy Review

Equal Opportunities Commission
5:00 June 14, 2018
Rm 103A City County Building

Agenda Item 3
Establishing a moratorium on issuance of new alcohol licenses in a high density, high police call area in downtown Madison.

Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
5:30 June 14, 2018
Rm 201 City County Building

Agenda Item 1

Review and discussion of OIR's recommendations found in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review

*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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