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
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Alder Heck’s Updates

Week of March 11 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

March 9, 2019 2:45 PM

The week of March 11 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Public Arts Standing Committee of the Madison Arts Commission, the Landmarks Commission, the Madison Arts Commission, the Task Force on the Structure of City Government, the Urban Design Commission, the Board of Park Commissioners, the Community Development Authority, the Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee, 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.


Public Arts Standing Committee of the Madison Arts Commission
5:00 March 11, 2019
Rm 010 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: www.cityofmadison.com/sites/default/files/city-of-madison/clerk/meeting-schedule/public_art_standing_comm_agenda_031119_0.pdf

Agenda Item 1
Review Downtown Doors proposals and determine what recommendation to full body of MAC should be.

Agenda Item 2
Review BLINK proposals and determine what recommendation to full body of MAC should be.


Landmarks Commission
5:00 March 11, 2019
Rm 153 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=640630&GUID=DD12182C-4F8B-48D2-BF4F-8A492F71B554

PUBLIC HEARING - REQUEST FOR CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS

Agenda Item 1
917 E Mifflin St - Exterior Alteration to a Designated Madison Landmark (Breese Stevens Field); 2nd Ald. Dist.


Madison Arts Commission
5:30 March 12, 2019
Rm 206 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=655587&GUID=1C3B2F3D-E20A-4684-8AC8-07150C66AAD2

Agenda Item 4
BLINK Proposal Review
- Review February 2019 proposals
- Downtown Doors Proposal with Room Tax Funding

Agenda Item 5
Appropriating $65,000 from the 2019 Planning Division Operating Budget, and $20,000 from the Room Tax Commission and authorizing the City of Madison to enter into a contract with Madison's Central Business Improvement District (BID) for $85,000 to fund the continuation of the Downtown Activities Program focused on existing plazas around the Capitol Square and State Street (2nd, 4th and 8th AD), and to support the administration of the Downtown Doors BLINK Art program.


Task Force on Structure of City Government
6:00 March 12, 2019
Rm 153 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=661759&GUID=7934B583-8541-4C5F-A7BC-B7AD6A4E7E40

Agenda Item 5
REPORT OF THE SUBCOMMITEE ON BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES, INCLUDING:
a. Concise Summary of the Subcommittee's Written Report
b. List of Possible Recommendations

Agenda Item 6
INITIAL DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FULL TFOGS TO DECIDE REGARDING BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

Agenda Item 7
REPORT OF THE SUBCOMITTEE ON THE COMMON COUNCIL INCLUDING:
a. Concise Summary of the Subcommittee's Written Report
b. List of Possible Recommendations

Agenda Item 8
INITIAL DISCUSSION OF SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATIONS

Agenda Item 9
DISCUSSION OF PLAN FOR FORMULATING REPORT TO THE COMMON COUNCIL AND CONCLUDING THE WORK OF THE TASK FORCE BY JULY 1, 2019, INCLUDING:
a. Timeline for making decisions on possible recommendations and addressing other issues listed in the authorizing Resolution
b. Timeline for completing draft report to the Common Council
c. Timeline for conducting resident engagement
d. Timeline for finalizing Report of the Common Council

Agenda Item 10
DISCUSSION OF POTENTIAL TFOGS DISTRICT REPORTS INTERVIEW


Urban Design Commission
4:30 March 13, 2019
Rm 153 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=646973&GUID=FC86CBC1-5952-447A-B663-F7B7C0C5D616

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

Agenda Item 1

929 E. Washington Avenue - New Development of a Commercial/Office Mixed-Use Building Located in UDD No. 8. 6th Ald. Dist.
Owner: Curt Brink, Archipelago Village, LLC
Applicant: Doug Hursh, Potter Lawson, Inc.
Initial/Final Approval is Requested


Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 March 13, 2019
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3300 Atwood Ave.
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=646009&GUID=BE96A6AD-F804-464B-AE5A-E33C6D3279EE

Agenda Item 8        
Superintendent's March 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.
* 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.

Planning and Development:
• Burr Jones Field
o The proposed improvements at Burr Jones Park were recently approved by the Landmarks Commission and Urban Design Commission.
o The improvements include a new parking lot, basketball court, bike path connection, re-graded athletic fields and the addition of an athletic field lighting system.

• Reynolds Park Lighting
o Madison Parks has bike polo and recently remodeled tennis courts on the roof of the water utility building at Reynolds Park.
o Madison has hired Strand to assess the evaluate options for adding lighting to this roof as requested by the Alder and bike polo group that uses the facility.
o Lights were originally integrated into the design of this booster station from the 1970's

• Breese Stevens Field
o Construction is currently underway on the new concession and restroom building at the historic stadium.
o Additional improvements to the facility include new bleacher seating, improved vendor set-up space, a new sound system and other spectator improvements in anticipation of the 2019 soccer season


Community Development Authority
4:30 March 14, 2019
Rm 153 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=617654&GUID=E93A1950-563F-43C3-A535-0C04CD2B55C4

Agenda Item 6
Opportunity Zones and Strategic Growth Areas
- Presentation by Matt Wachter of the Economic Development Division


Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee
5:30 March 14, 2019
Rm 013 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda: https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=679675&GUID=86C7B2EF-5132-4CA2-BEAF-8C6B46AFD46C

Agenda Item 1
Discussion of Consultant's Recommendations
-Review recommendations for New Structures Standards
-Initial discussion on recommendations for Alterations and New Additions Standards

Agenda Item 2
Discussion of Next Steps and Schedule
-Update of Work Plan


Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee
6:30 March 14, 2019
Rm 215 Madison Municipal Building
Agenda:    https://madison.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=682903&GUID=7BDB127C-F0B1-474A-B645-995A5C9548D6

DISCUSSION ITEMS

Agenda Item 1
Review and discussion of resident submitted recommendations and MPD responses.

Agenda Item 2
Discussion with Carrie Rothbud regarding the MPD Ad Hoc Committee's final report to the Common Council.

Agenda Item 3
Review and discussion of recommendations submitted by the Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association


*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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