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Alder Patrick Heck

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Alder Patrick Heck

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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 February 11 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

February 8, 2019 9:55 PM

The week of February 11 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Finance Committee; the Landmarks Commission; the Habitat Stewardship Committee; the Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee; the Urban Design Commission; the Board of Park Commissioners 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 February 11, 2019
Rm 215 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 13
Accepting the 100% Renewable Madison Report and adopting the recommendation that the City follow Scenario 3 measures and timeline.

Agenda Item 21
SUBSITUTE: Amending the 2019 Adopted Operating Budget to transfer $275,250 from the Contingent Reserve to the Community Development Division to help pay for family support services at the Tree Lane Apartments, and authorizing non-competitive service contracts with the Road Home Dane County for case management services, and Lussier Community Education Center and Wisconsin Youth Company - Elver Park Neighborhood Center for youth programming for a period of time ending with the conclusion of request for proposals processes undertaken to select providers for those services, but not beyond December 31, 2019.

Landmarks Commission
5:00 February 11, 2019
Rm 111 Madison Municipal Building


Agenda Item 1
428 N Livingston St - Exterior Alteration to a Designated Madison Landmark (Davies House); 2nd Ald. Dist.

Agenda Item 3
104 E Gilman St - Exterior Alteration to a Designated Madison Landmark in the Mansion Hill Hist. Dist. (Kendall House); 2nd Ald. Dist.

Habitat Stewardship Committee
4:30 February 12, 2019
Goodman Maintenance Facility
1402 Wingra Creek Parkway


2019 Proposed New Street Species List

Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee
5:30 February 12, 2019
Rm 111 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1
Discussion of Consultant's Recommendations

Agenda Item 2
Discussion of Next Steps and Schedule

Urban Design Commission
4:30 February 13, 2019
Rm 153 Madison Municipal Building


Agenda Item 2
1820 E. Washington Avenue - Public Project, Burr Jones Park Improvements in UDD No. 8. 12th Ald. Dist.
Owner: City of Madison Parks Division
Applicant: Mike Sturm, City of Madison Parks Division
Initial/Final Approval is Requested
*Referred from the cancelled January 30, 2019 Meeting*

Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 February 13, 2019
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3300 Atwood Ave.

Agenda Item 7
Superintendent's February 2019 Report


 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.


Agenda Item 18  
James Madison Park Master Plan

Agenda Item 19
Breese Stevens Field informational reports regarding the 2019 Fan Access Plan and Neighborhood Impact Plan.

Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
6:15 February 14, 2019
Goodman Maintenance Facility
1402 Wingra Creek Pkwy


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."

*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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