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Alder Patrick W. Heck

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Alder Patrick W. Heck

Contact Information

Home Address:

123 N. Blount St. #303
Madison , WI 53703

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 August 20 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

August 18, 2018 10:47 AM

The week of August 20 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Plan Commission, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Transportation Commission, the Urban Forestry Task Force, 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.

Plan Commission
5:30 August 20, 2018
Rm 201 City County Building

Zoning Text Amendment

Agenda Item 5
Amending Section 28.142(3)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow stone as a type of mulch allowed by the Landscaping and Screening Requirements.

Conditional Use & Demolition Permits

Agenda Item 13
Consideration of demolition permit to allow a commercial building at 924 E. Main Street to be razed, and consideration of an alteration to an approved conditional use for a hotel at 901 E. Washington Avenue; Urban Design Dist. 8; 6th Ald. Dist. to allow a revised parking layout following the demolition.

Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 August 22, 2018
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 2
Sat., Oct. 26 - Oct. 28, 2018 / Event: Oct. 27, 7pm - Oct. 28, 1:30am / Setup -
Take Down: Oct.26, 6pm - Oct. 28, 4am
100-600 State Street, 10 W Mifflin, 10 N. Carroll
Annual Freakfest
Discuss location, schedule, setup
Frank Productions / Jason Mayer


Agenda item 4
Friday, October 5, 2018 / 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Staging: 100 block N Dickenson
Parade: 1300 - 900 blocks of E Mifflin
Homecoming Parade
MMSD / Sarah Elmore

Transportation Commission
5:00 August 22, 2017
Rm 351 City County Building


Agenda Item 1
Creating Section 28.022 - 00338 and Section 28.022 - 00339 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of properties generally located at 118-126 State Street, 4th Aldermanic District, from DC (Downtown Core) District to PD(GDP-SIP) (Planned Development (General Development Plan, Specific Implementation Plan)) District.

Urban Forestry Task Force
12:30 August 23, 2017
Rm 103A City-County Building


Forestry Section Update



Status of Task Force

Land Use Planning Policy Review

Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
5:30 August 23, 2018
Madison Water Utility
119 E Olin Ave

Agenda item 1
Review and discussion of the recommendations in the President's Work Group on Police and Community Relations report

Agenda item 2
Discussion of Common Council's expectations of Ad Hoc Committee's report

Agenda item 3
Review and discussion of OIR's recommendation No. 18 found in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review

"MPD should revise policy discouraging the use of family, friends, or bystanders to serve as translators, except when MPD or City resources are not available and the situation is exigent. In cases when civilians are used as translators, the non-availability of other MPD resources should be documented."

Agenda item 4
Review and discussion of recommendation No. 19 in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review

"MPD should devise policy instruction its officers not to request social workers to provide translation services unless there is a pre-existing understanding with the social services agency that they agree to do so."

Agenda item 5
Review and discussion of OIR's recommendation No. 20 found in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review

"MPD should devise ways to incentivize its bilingual officers to assist in providing translations assistance in the field, including the consideration of adopting a pay differential."

Agenda item 6
Review and discussion of recommendation No. 58 in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review

"The Mental Health Team should develop guidelines or protocols for periodically reviewing mental health safety bulletins and associated alerts to assess whether they should be amended or purged from the system."

Agenda item 7
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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