City of
Madison

District 2

Alder Patrick W. Heck

Alder Patrick W. Heck

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
WI Relay Service

Alder Heck’s Updates

Week of January 7 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

January 5, 2019 3:31 PM

The week of September 4 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Transportation Policy and Planning Board, the Common Council Presentation: Madison's Green Fleet, the Common Council, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Board of Public Works, the Board of Park Commissioners, the Task Force on Structure of City Government, 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.


Transportation Policy and Planning Board
5:00 January 7, 2019
Rm 201 City-County Building
Agenda:   https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=650067&GUID=DD42517C-59C0-4B3F-B0AA-1C0C4D48727F

Agenda item F - Discussion Items

Agenda item F1
Bicycle facility winter maintenance


Common Council Presentation: Madison's Green Fleet
5:45 January 8, 2019
Rm 201 City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=653863&GUID=B618563B-78E0-40F9-835E-A0E4FA7BBA28

City Fleet Superintendent Mahanth Joishy will present information to Common Council members on the way the city is transforming municipal vehicle acquisitions and operations using state of the art, environmentally sustainable technology.

This transition began in 2018 and will continue for the years to come. It is anticipated that the city of Madison will be a regional and national model in this area.

Green Fleet website:

https://www.cityofmadison.com/Sustainability/City/greenFleet/index.cfm


Common Council
6:30 January 8, 2019
Rm 201 City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=656483&GUID=957F2D04-A9C8-4A21-BD8C-9E17A58240E2

PUBLIC HEARINGS - BEGIN AT 6:45 PM

REPORT OF PLAN COMMISSION

Agenda item 9

Amending Section 28.185(7)(a)2.b., creating Section 28.185(7)(a)5., renumbering Section 28.185(7)(a)5. to 6., and amending Section 28.185(7)(b) of the Madison General Ordinances to add a Demolition and Removal standard requiring the Plan Commission to consider the proposed impact of a building relocation on city terrace trees.

END OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

BUSINESS PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR

Agenda item 12
Amending the 2019 Adopted Capital Budget of Engineering-Major Streets and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an amended agreement with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the improvement of E. Johnson Street (N. Baldwin Street to First Street) (2nd & 12th ADs).

REPORTS OF OFFICERS

REPORT OF BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

Agenda item 45
Approving plans and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for CIPP Rehab of Sanitary and Storm Sewers - 2019. (2nd, 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 18th & 19th ADs)


Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 January 9, 2019
Rm 206 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=669891&GUID=7F916C50-654D-4794-82A9-A3F33ADC9938

VI. STREET USE APPLIACTIONS FOR ROUTINE EVENTS

Agenda item 1

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
Su, March 17, 2019, 11:00am- 3:00pm
Capitol Square: 10 blocks of N. & S. Pinckney, Carroll, E. & W. Main, Mifflin
100 blocks of E. Washington, E. Mifflin, N. Hamilton, N. Pinckney, State St.
Annual parade.
Discuss route, schedule, set-up, and activities.
Scott Mueller / St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Inc


Board of Public Works
4:30 January 9, 2019
Rm 108 City County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=543336&GUID=FA31947F-280B-4A86-8BBF-065FE889537E

PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT - PRIVATE CONTRACTS

Agenda Item 14

 Accepting street and terrace improvements constructed by Private Contract for 802-854 E Washington Avenue - Galaxie, Private Contract No. 2371. (2nd AD)


Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 January 9, 2019
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3300 Atwood Ave.
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=606409&GUID=37E63E7C-DD76-49CD-980F-3D11233C6630

Agenda Item 7
Superintendent's January 2019 Report
RECOMMEND ACCEPTANCE OF THE REPORT

Includes:

 Future Commission Items

* Urban Forestry Taskforce – The Urban Forestry Taskforce is likely to have a completed report with recommendations in early 2019.

* IPM Taskforce – The IPM taskforce has begun meeting and will have recommendations for consideration in 2019.

* Dog Policy – The Long Range Planning Subcommittee will be working on reviewing dogs in parks policy during the first part of 2019. Staff is hopeful that any policy changes will be brought to the Commission in the first half of the year.

* Off-Leash Dog Parks – Staff is working to determine potential off-leash improvements in the priority areas of the West side, Atwood/East Isthmus, and Far East/Grandview. The Approved Master Plan for North Star Park will address the deficiency in Grandview. Staff are working on concepts for the other two priority areas and anticipate moving forward with engagement processes in 2019.

* Capital and Operating Budgets – Parks staff will be working with President Leopold to discuss how to best present and take input from the Commission on the Division's budgets.

NEW BUSINESS

Agenda Item 10 
Breese Stevens Capital Improvement Update
INFORMATIONAL

Agenda Item 18
James Madison Park Master Plan
DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION


Task Force on Structure of City Government Boards, Commissions and Committees Subcommittee
11:30 January 10, 2019
Rm GR27 City County Building
Agenda: www.cityofmadison.com/sites/default/files/city-of-madison/clerk/meeting-schedule/agenda_-_boards_commission_and_committees_subcommittee_1-10-19_approved.pdf

Agenda Item 5
DISCUSSION OF POTENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING CONS OF CURRENT BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEE STRUCTURE

Agenda Item 6
DISCUSSION OF SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATE TO THE FULL TASK FORCE ON GOVERNMENT STRUCTURE ON JANUARY 16, 2019


Urban Forestry Task Force
12:30 January 10, 2019
Rm 103A City-County Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=661915&GUID=9C572CBA-20BF-4F35-8F4C-A4662F360F91

DISCUSSION ITEMS

Status of Task Force

Formulating Recommendations, Action Plan, and Long-term Departmental Strategy


Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
5:30 January 10, 2019
Goodman Maintenance Facility
1402 Wingra Creek Pkwy
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=669403&GUID=BD41D736-807A-43DE-8D7C-6EB6FAFE9BDD

DISCUSSION ITEMS

Agenda Item 1
Discussion with Carrie Rothbud regarding timeline for the MPD Ad Hoc Committee's final report to the Common Council.

Agenda Item 2
Review and discussion of resident submitted recommendations and MPD responses

Agenda Item 3
Review and discussion of OIR's recommendation number 146 found in OIR's Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review "Madison should enhance its civilian oversight by establishing an independent police auditor's office reporting to a civilian police review body."


Task Force on Structure of City Government Common Council Subcommittee
2:00 January 11, 2019
Rm GR27 City County Building
Agenda: www.cityofmadison.com/sites/default/files/city-of-madison/clerk/meeting-schedule/amended_agenda_common_council_subcommittee_1-11-19_approved.pdf

Agenda Item 5

CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF STRUCTURAL AND PROCEDURAL ISSUES RELATING TO EQUITY AND MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT OF RESIDENTS IN COUNCIL DECISION-MAKING

a. NOTE: At its previous meeting on December 14, 2018, the subcommittee deferred further discussion of this topic to the January 11, 2019 meeting. For notes regarding the first part of this discussion, see the draft meeting minutes from the December 14, 2018 meeting.

Agenda Item 6

DISCUSSION ABOUT WHETHER A TRAINING PROGRAM SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMON COUNCIL MEMBERS


*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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