City of
Madison

District 2

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

Updates & Week of Feb. 1 Meetings of Interest for District 2

January 31, 2021 8:53 AM

Special Note: Due to a State law, alders running for reelection in the April 2021 election are advised not to use city resources to communicate with constituents using mass emails and posts. For that reason, I am sending this update from my personal email and via non-city social media. Until this interpretation of the law changes or I am re-elected, I'll be sending mass communications via these means. Please continue to use district2@cityofmadison.com to contact me with input and questions on city issues.
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District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest

City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options.
 
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There are four sections to this week's update:
  1. Racial Equity & Policing
  2. COVID-19 Resources & Information
  3. Other District 2 Updates
  4. City Meetings of Interest to District 2
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1. RACIAL EQUITY & POLICING

The city meetings listed below include items that are related to racial equity or are related to law enforcement. See the agenda listings below for:
 
  • Equal Opportunities Commission - Executive Committee
  • Common Council Executive Committee
  • Common Council
  • Police Civilian Oversight Board

The swearing-in ceremony for Dr. Shon F. Barnes as the 30th Chief of Police for the City of Madison will be streamed live on Monday, Feb 1. The virtual event live stream link here.

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COVID Vaccination Stats
 
2. COVID-19 RESOURCES & INFORMATION
 
 
Read about the temporary halt in residential evictions from the Tenant Resource Center - Note this has been extended to March 31.
 
Free hotline to be connected with a "Financial Navigator".
 
COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard that tracks Madison's long-term community and economic recovery from COVID-19.
 
For information on Madison's responses visit the City's Coronavirus Website. There you will find links to City Service Updates, Resources for Businesses.
 
From MMSD: Neighborhood Food Sites and from Community Action Coalition: Dane County Food Pantry Network
 
From the City: Community Resources Section on the city's COVID website, including housing and eviction information
 
The Governor's Office compilation of all COVID-19 resources and information from state agencies, including the State Dept. Public Health
 
From the Downtown Madison Business Improvement District: Ways to Support Downtown Madison 
 
Info on UW-Madison's response to the pandemic at this site
 
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3. OTHER DISTRICT 2 UPDATES
 
Useful Links Image
 
 
MYAC Tower Crane Coming Down on Feb. 2 and 3
 
The tower crane at the construction site for the Madison Youth Arts Center at E. Mifflin and N. Ingersoll Streets will be removed during the day on Feb. 2 and should be completed by 12pm Feb. 3. It is anticipated that Mifflin will have only one lane open during that time, so if you do use that route you might want to think about an alterative, particularly for cars.
 
Mayor and Alders Propose Zoning Changes to Increase and Diversify Housing
 
At the Feb. 2 Common Council meeting, Mayor Rhodes-Conway and Alders Heck, Lemmer, Furman, and Evers will introduce proposed zoning changes that will aim to increase both the number and types of multi-family housing being constructed in Madison. The proposed changes would make it easier to develop housing in most multi-family residential and mixed-use zoning districts across the City by streamlining the permit review process for projects that meet basic requirements. See Common Council Agenda Item 61 below in "City Meetings of Interest" for details.
 
Madison's zoning code has historically provided for discretionary review of nearly all multi-family development by the City's Plan Commission, and one emphasis of the proposed changes would be to allow more housing to be developed with an expedited review process if it meets code requirements. The current discretionary review process can add additional cost and uncertainty to projects. Removal of this barrier can speed up the development of small and medium scale housing projects, and make it easier for new, smaller-scale developers to invest in Madison. The proposed zoning changes will also allow for more density by opening up opportunities for additional dwelling units to be added to existing buildings and for more housing to be incorporated into developing and redeveloping parts of the City. More information here.
 
As these proposed changes are evaluated by city committees, the community, and Common Council, I'll be publishing more details and explanations in my updates, particularly as they pertain to District 2. As a sponsor, I am supportive of these changes and believe that residents' voices will still be welcomed when development proposals are submitted to the city.
 
Bus
 
Feb. 10 Public Meeting on Bus Service Adjustments
 
On Wednesday, Feb.10 at 6pm, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transportation Commission will hold a virtual public hearing to review and discuss proposed Metro service adjustments proposed for later in the year.  Passengers are encouraged to provide feedback on the proposal. Consideration will be given to views and comments expressed at the public hearing as well as to all phone and written comments.  Maps and complete information can be found here and include the following proposed changes that could impact District 2 riders:
 
  • Route 2 – Increase weekday frequency from every 30 minutes to every 15 minutes in both directions between 6 am and 6 pm. (To offset suspension of Route 10 & 27.) 
  • Route 10 – Route suspended. (Service added to Routes 2 and 38.) 
  • Route 27 – Route suspended. (Service added on Route 2.) 
  • Route 38 – Weekday route restored with added mid-day service. During morning and afternoon peaks, buses run every 30 minutes in both directions between University Row/Whitney Way and Pflaum Rd. (via UW Hospital, Wilson/Square & Dennett/Dempsey). During mid-day, buses continue to run every 30 minutes in both directions between the University Row/Whitney Way and Isthmus area (via UW Hospital & Wilson/Square). (To offset suspension of Route 10.) 
Feb. 16 Public Information Meeting on New Restrooms & Shelter at Tenney Beach
 
A neighborhood informational meeting is planned for Feb. 16 at 6pm for the 2021-22 project at Tenney Beach to replace the existing beach house with a new park shelter and restrooms. The building will also include a pump room as part of the Clean Beach system announced in August 2019, a joint project between the City of Madison and Dane County. Please register to attend the meeting at this link.
 
City Engineering has established a project website for the project where you can also subscribe to email updates. The Parks Division also has a website for the project.
 
126 Langdon Proposal
 
Update on Steering Committee for 126 Langdon Proposal 
 
The Campus Area Neighborhood Association's steering committee is continuing its evaluation of Core Spaces' new proposal for 126 Langdon. If you'd like to participate, contact CANA at canamadison@gmail.com and please notify neighbors who might want to participate but may not see this notification. The committee meeting schedule:

- Tuesday, 2/2: Continued review of the Conditional Use Approval Standards
- Thursday, 2/4: Focus on sustainability & related issues, inviting developer
- Tuesday, 2/9: Inclusivity & programmatic spaces for identity groups, inviting developer
- Thursday, 2/11: Final meeting
 
CANA has compiled most of the documents related to the proposal and they can be found here. Core Spaces has altered the proposal in several ways, including a redesign of the Langdon Street section, two additional delivery parking stalls, and a reduction in bedrooms from 376 to 351. The proposal is expected to be at Plan Commission on Feb. 22.
 
Housing Coop Ordinance Changes at Common Council on Feb. 2
 
After passing Plan Commission last Monday, Common Council will now consider this new ordinance that removes some barriers to the formation of housing cooperatives in residential and mixed-use zoning districts. The current ordinances and regulations related to housing coops will be repealed and replaced with new language that will also make it less of a burden for housing coops to be approved by the city. I have been working Alder Foster and city staff on this ordinance rewrite and am pleased that this proposed change has the potential to increase this type of affordable housing while building more intentional communities. See the Common Council agenda below in "City Meetings Of Interest" for more details.
 

12 N Few Proposal

12 N. Few Proposal Update

The TLNA steering committee for the proposal for a mixed-use building at 12 N. Few Street, currently the Scooter Therapy location, is expected to receive a draft steering committee report shortly. After the report is edited and approved by the committee, it will be sent to TLNA Council. I anticipate that the architect for the proposal will make a presentation at the Feb. 11 TLNA monthly meeting. Typically, TLNA Council will use the steering committee report to help guide them as they decide whether or not to take a position on the proposal and what that position may be.

The proposal has not yet been submitted to the city, but I'll let you know as the schedule becomes clearer. If you have input for the steering committee, contact Andrew andrewh989@gmail.com or Meghan mjconlin@gmail.com, but you are always welcome to email me with input at district2@cityofmadison.com.

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4. CITY MEETINGS OF INTEREST TO DISTRICT 2
 
Below are some pertinent agenda items from city committees that are meeting this week. If you click on meeting "Details" below, you will find participation and viewing options, and a link to the full meeting agenda. If you click on a item from within an agenda, you will see all documents that relate to that item.
 
I appreciate hearing from you on any items on which you have a particular interest or concern.
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Transportation Policy and Planning Board: Details
5:00pm, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
 
Agenda Item 2
Amending Section 11.06 of the Madison General Ordinances to lower licensing and vehicle fees, regulate prepayment policies, allow taxicab companies to use coupons or discounts and make various housekeeping updates.
Fiscal Note
The proposed changes to the public passenger vehicle ordinance lower licensing and vehicle fees for taxicabs. The proposed changes would lower the fee for a two-year license from $1,750 to $1,000. Additionally, annual per vehicle permit fees would reduce from $65 to $35. The lower rates for licensing and vehicle fees are expected to reduce revenues by $6,500 annually. License and fee revenues from taxicabs are a general fund revenue source.
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This amendment makes changes to the public passenger vehicle ordinance recognizing that taxicabs now hold less market share due to transportation network companies.  The amendment lowers licensing and vehicle fees and regulates the adoption of prepayment policies.  The amendment allows taxicab companies to use promotional discounts or coupons without first notifying the City.  The amendment also clarifies deadlines for license renewals and for Disability and Sensitivity training completed by drivers.  The amendment also includes some housekeeping such as standardizing definitions and changes to gender inclusive language.
 
Agenda Item 3
Update on Public Involvement Plans for Complete Green Streets, Vision Zero and Metro Network Redesign
 
Agenda Item 4
Fleet Vision Zero Efforts
 
Agenda Item 6
RP3 Parking Ordinance Options
Note: TPPB and city staff have been studying potential revisions to the existing Residential Parking Permit Program (RP3) that allows residents who buy annual permits to park on RP3-designated streets and not be subject to the 2-hour maximum parking limit between 8am and 6pm. Options that are being explored can be found here.
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Equal Opportunities Commission - Executive Committee: Details
5:00pm, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
 
NEW BUSINESS ITEMS
 
Agenda Item 2
Housing Issues in Madison: What can the EOC do and who can they partner with to address the continuing problems?
 
Agenda Item 3
Reverend Wright Award 
 
Agenda Item 4
Follow up Discussion from January EOC Meeting
- How has COVID-19 impacted City Services; Vaccination Plan for the Vulnerable Population 
 
Agenda Item 5
Future Topics
- Equal Opportunities Commission Agenda for 02/01/21
-Independent Police Monitor position  
 
Agenda Item 6
Findings of the Body Worn Camera Committee
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City-County Homeless Issues Committee: Details
5:30pm, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
 
ACTION ITEMS
 
Agenda Item 3
Discussion and possible recommendations regarding the COVID-19 vaccination plan for people experiencing homelessness
 
DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
Agenda Item 4
Site selection of permanent men's shelter 
 
Agenda Item 5
Questions for the Homeless Services Consortium's Shelter Providers Committee and Committee to End Youth Homelessness for future presentations
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Agenda Item 6
Emergency shelter updates
 
Agenda Item 7
COVID-19 response updates
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Common Council Executive Committee: Details
4:30pm, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021
 
INTRODUCTION OF NEW MPD CHIEF
 
Agenda Item 5
Introduction: Madison Police Department's New Police Chief, Shon F. Barnes 
 
DISCUSSION WITH THE MAYOR
 
Agenda Item 5
Introduction: Madison Police Department's New Police Chief, Shon F. Barnes
 
Agenda Item 6
Discussion with Mayor Rhodes-Conway (2/2/21)
- Federal update
- Guaranteed Income Pilot
- Violence Prevention
 
PRESENTATION
 
Agenda Item 7
Presentation: MAC/WIC City of Madison Workplace Climate Report Update - Carla Garces-Redd and Tory Larson (Human Resources Department)
 
UPDATE
 
Agenda Item 8
Update: Ad Hoc Task Force on the Structure of City Government (TFOGS) Final Report Implementation Work Group - Update on Work Plan (2/2/21) - Ald. Keith Furman, Chair
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Common Council: Details
6:30pm, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021
 
OPENING REMARKS
 
Agenda Item 1
Introduction of Madison Police Department Police Chief, Shon F. Barnes
 
HONORING RESOLUTIONS
 
Agenda Item 2
Recognizing February 2021 as Black History Month in the City of Madison.
 
Agenda Item 3
Expressing sincere appreciation to Madison Police Department Assistant Chief Victor Wahl for his years of dedicated service and 16 months service as Acting Chief of Police.
 
Agenda Item 4
Honoring our public health and health care heroes.
 
RECESSED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BEGIN AT 6:45 PM
 
REPORT OF PLAN COMMISSION
 
Agenda Item 7
SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 28.069 to create the Regional Mixed Use (RMX) District and amending portions of Madison General Ordinances 28.021, 28.061, 28.062, 28.141, 28.151, 28.182 to add relevant provisions related to the newly created RMX District.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer and Keith Furman
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 PLAN COMMISSION    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - RECESSED PUBLIC HEARING
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:
This ordinance creates a new zoning district, the Regional Mixed Use (RMX) District.  This district is intended to provide opportunities for high-intensity mixed-use centers supporting a variety of multifamily housing options and commercial activities that serve the needs of the region. These areas typically include large-scale sites supportive of multistory buildings and should be the most intensively developed areas in the city outside of the downtown. Staff believes this district will fill a gap not covered by the other mixed-use and commercial districts.  As part of creating the RMX district, this ordinance also amends various existing provisions of the Zoning Code to add regulations pertaining to the RMX, including, importantly, determining what uses are allowed in the district either as permitted or conditional uses.  The Planning Division and Zoning Administrator will provide a thorough explanation of the planning and zoning policy related implications of this new district.
This Substitute was necessary to make changes to the ordinance suggested during the Legislative Process, as summarized in the Zoning Administrator's Report related to this Substitute.
 
Agenda Item 8
SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 28.022 - 00461 of the Madison General Ordinances to rezone properties located at 3614-3700 Milwaukee Street and 102-122 West Corporate Drive, 15th Aldermanic District, from CN (Conservancy District), TR-C1 (Traditional Residential-Consistent 1 District), SE (Suburban Employment) and IL (Industrial-Limited District) to TSS (Traditional Shopping Street) District,; creating Section 28.022 - 00462 to rezone portions of those properties from CN, TR-C1, and IL to TR-U1 (Traditional Residential-Urban 1) District.
Recent Legislative History
11/23/20 PLAN COMMISSION    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - PUBLIC HEARING
On a motion by Rummel, seconded by Sundquist, to the Plan Commission recommended to Council to adopt the zoning map amendment (ID 62174). The motion passed by roll call vote. A substitute motion by Cantrell, seconded by Solheim, to refer to a future meeting for staff to return with a zoning map amendment in which an area around the building occupied by Amazon be zoned CC-T failed by a 4-4 roll call vote.
12/1/20 COMMON COUNCIL    Refer to a future Meeting to Adopt to the COMMON COUNCIL
Adopt 1/5/21
1/5/21 COMMON COUNCIL   Re-refer for Recessed Public Hearing to the COMMON COUNCIL
2/2/21 Common Council
Agenda Note: 3/4 of the Common Council voting in the affirmative is required due to Zoning Protest Petition filed on 11/30/20. (Legislative File No. 62174)
 
PUBLIC HEARINGS - BEGIN AT 6:45 PM
 
REPORT OF PLAN COMMISSION
 
Agenda Item 12
Amending Section 28.102 of the Madison General Ordinances to amend and replace maps for Well 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30, and repealing Sections 28.102(9) and 28.102(20).
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 PLAN COMMISSION    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - PUBLIC HEARING
On a motion by Cantrell, seconded by Solheim, the Plan Commission found the standards met and recommended approval of the zoning text amendment by voice vote/ other.
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This ordinance amends maps of the Wellhead Protection Zone which restricts certain uses that may introduce contaminants into the City's drinking water system.
Note: This item includes a redefinition of the Protection Zone around Well #24 adjacent to Reynolds Park. Details are here.
 
Agenda Item 15
SUBSTITUTE - Repealing and Recreating Subsection entitled "Housing Cooperative" of Section 28.151 of Madison General Ordinances. Amending the definition of "Housing Cooperative" in Section 28.211, amending Table 28C-1, Table 28D-2, Table 28E-2, Table 28F-1 and Table 28G-1 of Madison General Ordinances. Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Grant Foster, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Marsha A. Rummel, Lindsay Lemmer, Rebecca Kemble, Syed Abbas and Keith Furman
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 PLAN COMMISSION    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - PUBLIC HEARING
On a motion by Cantrell, seconded by Solheim, the Plan Commission found the standards met and recommended approval of the zoning text to the Common Council with the recommendation to strike "or kitchens" from the end of paragraph (c) in the supplemental regulations for "Housing Cooperative." The motion to recommend approval with the revised language passed by voice vote/ other.
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:    First, this ordinance repeals and recreates the supplemental regulations for Housing Cooperatives. The primary change to the supplemental regulations is with respect to how to calculate occupancy limits.  The proposed occupancy calculation in this ordinance treats occupancy limits in housing cooperatives similarly to occupancy limits in equivalent residential dwelling units. Second, this ordinance expands the number of zoning districts in which Housing Cooperates can be established as a permitted use.  Third, this ordinance amends the definition of Housing Cooperative to clarify that areas like kitchen, living rooms, and dining rooms within an exclusive individual living area do not qualify as "common areas". Combined, these three changes create an easier and more equitable treatment of Housing Cooperatives, which staff believe will aid in the availability of affordable housing for Madison's residents, and provides clarification to the existing definition of Housing Cooperatives.
This substitute ordinance increases the potential occupancies of Housing Cooperatives, either by allowing higher occupancies before a conditional use is required (as in the case of Housing Cooperatives converted from lodging houses or Multi-Family Dwellings) or allowing for greater occupancies with conditional use approval (as in the case of single-family dwellings).
 
END OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
REPORTS OF OFFICERS
 
Agenda Item 37
Approving plans and specifications for public improvements necessary for the project known as 408 E. Washington Ave. - The Continental and authorizing construction to be undertaken by the Developer, Private Contract No. 9013 (2nd AD)
Recent Legislative History
1/20/21 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER
Note: Under this Contract, the Private Developer shall be responsible for all improvements in the City right of way. This work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of sidewalk on E Washington Avenue to allow for a five-foot sidewalk, eight-foot terrace, and an addition one-foot for maintenance, installation of pedestrian lighting along N Franklin Street. Pedestrian lighting was installed along N Hancock Street as part of a 2018 Public Works project. The Developer shall also makes private lateral connections to City utilities, install trees as required, and make sidewalk and pavement repairs as required due to construction operations.
 
Agenda Item 38
Accepting street and terrace improvements constructed by Private Contract for 717-753 E Johnson Street. (2nd AD)
Recent Legislative History
1/20/21 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER
 
Agenda Item 41
Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the East Gorham Street Sidewalk Drainage Assessment District - 2021. (2nd AD)
Recent Legislative History
1/20/21 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER
Note: This item establishes an assessment district as part of the 2021 E. Gorham resurfacing project. It will serve East Gorham Street from Washburn Place to 200 ft. east of Washburn Place where sidewalk drainage and curb issues will be addressed as part of the larger 2021 E. Gorham resurfacing project. So far, this is the only assessment area in the entire project.
 
REPORT OF FINANCE COMMITTEE
 
Agenda Item 44
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Black Excellence & Culture (CBEC) and allocate $250,000 from the $2.5 million 2021 Small Business Equity & Recovery (SBER) program in the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development Capital Budget to be used for CBEC predevelopment costs.
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 FINANCE COMMITTEE    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICER
 
Agenda Item 45
Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for the Planning Division, Neighborhood Planning, Preservation and Design Section to accept $7,000 from Arts Wisconsin, Inc. for the Greater Madison Music City Effort.
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 FINANCE COMMITTEE    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICER
 
Agenda Item 46
Authorizing the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Madison and Lutz Properties, LLC, for the City's acquisition of the property located at 814 North Avenue and 826 North Avenue for land banking purposes. (14th AD)
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 FINANCE COMMITTEE    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICER
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City's purchase of two commercial parcels for land banking purposes. The estimated acquisition cost for the property is $940,000 plus another $40,000 for an environmental site assessment, title work, and miscellaneous closing costs. Additionally, an estimated $20,000 for property holding costs and $200,000 for demolition costs will be needed, bringing the total to approximately $1.2 million. The property purchase, holding costs, and demolition costs will be entirely funded by the Economic Development Division's Land Banking capital program, which has approximately $4.2 million in available budget authority.
 
REPORT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
 
Agenda Item 53
Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $165,195 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a safety education program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contracts and State/Municipal Agreements.
Recent Legislative History
1/27/21 TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICER
 
REPORT OF WATER UTILITY
 
Agenda Item 54
Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin for the purpose of continuing to promote drinking water research to improve system water quality, improve energy efficiency, protect the public health, and improve system operations and efficiency.
Recent Legislative History
1/25/21 WATER UTILITY BOARD    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICER
 
ITEMS REFERRED TO THIS MEETING
 
RECONSIDERATION(S)
 
Agenda Item 55
Public Hearing - New License
Kwik Trip Inc • dba Stop-N-Go 1515
2002 Winnebago St • Agent: Paul Thurston
Class A Beer, Class A Cider
Aldermanic District 6 (Alder Rummel) • Police Sector 410
Recent Legislative History
12/16/20 ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE    RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO GRANT - RECESSED PUBLIC HEARING
Roll Call: 7 Ayes (Skidmore, Verveer, Carter, Reece, Westra, Grady, Fletcher), 0 nays
1/5/21 COMMON COUNCIL     Grant
1/5/21 COMMON COUNCIL     Reconsider
1/5/21 COMMON COUNCIL DENY BECAUSE OF THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE OF THE COMMUNITY
1/19/21 COMMON COUNCIL    Reconsider and refer to a future meeting
Common Council 2/2/21
 
INTRODUCTION OF NEW BUSINESS FOR REFERRAL WITHOUT DEBATE
 
ORDINANCES
 
Agenda Item 58
Creating Section 28.022 - 00490 and Section 28.022 - 00491 of the Madison General Ordinances to amend a Planned Development District to approve an Amended General Development Plan and Specific Implementation Plan at property located at 223 S. Pinckney Street, 4th Aldermanic District.
Legislative History
1/23/21 Attorney's Office     Referred for Introduction
Plan Commission; Public Hearings: Plan Commission (2/8/21), Common Council (2/23/21)
Note: This item is for the proposed Judge Doyle Square hotel development.
 
Agenda Item 59
Legislative History
Amending Table 28E-2 of Subsection (1) of Section 28.072 to add Live-work unit as a permitted use in the Downtown Core (DC), Urban Office Residential (UOR), and Urban Mixed Use (UMX) Districts.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck
1/25/21 Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Plan Commission
 
Agenda Item 60
Amending Section 32.04(4)(d) of the Madison General Ordinances to allow the Rent Abatement Hearing Examiner to Order Abatement of Rent Under Multiple Sections of the Impairing List.
Legislative History 1/25/21
Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:    This amendment permits the Rent Abatement Hearing Examiner to order abatement of rent under multiple sections of the rent impairing list, where a single room serves multiple purposes, such as a kitchen, living room or bedroom.  For example, an efficiency apartment may be a single room that serves multiple purposes, where a single code violation may affect multiple living functions such as eating and sleeping.
 
Agenda Item 61
Amending various sections of Subchapters 28C and 28D of Madison General Ordinances in order to increase allowable densities and decrease conditional use thresholds in certain multi-family residential, mixed-use, and commercial districts.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer, Tag Evers and Max Prestigiacomo
Legislative History
1/26/21 Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Plan Commission, Housing Strategy Committee
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:    This ordinance makes changes to the conditional use thresholds and allowable densities in most multi-family residential districts.  Similarly, this ordinance makes changes to the conditional use thresholds and the standards for lot area, maximum height, and usable open space for most mixed-use districts. 
These changes will allow for the construction of more multi-family dwelling units ("higher densities") as permitted uses ("by right").  In that way, this ordinance takes one step toward removing barriers in the zoning code that have historically tended to exclude the construction of multi-family housing in areas of the City that are otherwise appropriate for it. 
For further information related to the changes contained in this ordinance, please see the Planning Division Staff Report.
Note: The body of these proposed changes can be found here. The Planning Division Staff Report was not available as of publication, but should be available shortly. More information is also available in "Other District 2 Updates" above.
 
Agenda Item 62
Amending 5.20(6) of the Madison General Ordinances related to the Police Civilian Oversight Board Executive Subcommittee.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar and Rebecca Kemble
Legislative History
1/26/21 Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Police Civilian Oversight Board
Fiscal Note
The proposed ordinance amendment expands the Police Civilian Oversight Board's Executive Subcommittee from three to five members, designates the Vice Chair as a member of the Subcommittee, and clarifies that the Board's Chair and Vice Chair serve as the Chair and Vice Chair of the Subcommittee, respectively. The 2021 Office of the Independent Monitor budget includes funding for Board stipends including $25 per month for members of the Executive Committee. Expanding the Committee will increase this amount by $600 per year. The increase can be absorbed within the existing budget.
 
Agenda Item 63
Amending Section 28.151 of the Madison General Ordinances to allow Recreation, Community or Neighborhood Centers as an Accessory Use for Keeping of Chickens.
Legislative History
1/26/21 Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Plan Commission
 
Agenda Item 66
Extending the Streatery Program and all approvals granted until April 14, 2022
Legislative History
1/23/21 Attorney's Office    Referred for Introduction
Common Council Meeting for adoption 2/23/21
 
Agenda Item 69
Approving the Amendment to the Project Plan for Tax Incremental District (TID) 36 (Capitol Gateway), City of Madison.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Marsha A. Rummel and Syed Abbas
Legislative History
1/26/21 Economic Development Division    Referred for Introduction
Finance Committee (3/8/21), Plan Commission (2/22/21)
Fiscal Note
$5,000,000 authorized in the project plan for "Public / Private / Non-profit Development Partnerships" was included in the adopted 2021 Budget.
Note: This project plan amendment includes using increment from this TID (includes most of the Capitol East District) for these purposes:
1.$7M for the Public Market
2. $5M for land acquisition and public / private partnerships (TIF loans)
3. $500,000 of additional Admin costs
Any future land acquisitions (#2) would need to be vetted and approved by Common Council and appropriate committees.
 
Agenda Item 71
Authorizing an amendment to RES-20-00144 that awarded a loan of up to $1,800,000 from the Affordable Housing Fund to support an 150-unit affordable rental housing development at 1402 S. Park St., proposed by Rule Enterprises LLC and Movin' Out, Inc., to decrease the loaned funds to up to $300,000 and restructure of the allocation of funds from the Affordable Housing Fund for this development.
Legislative History
1/27/21 Community Development Division    Referred for Introduction
Finance Committee (2/8/21), CDBG Committee (2/4/21)
 
Agenda Item 78
Accepting the Final Report and Model Policy from the Body-Worn Camera Feasibility Review Committee.
Legislative History
1/27/21 Council Office    Referred for Introduction
Note: Report can be found here.
 
Agenda Item 79
A Resolution authorizing a sole source contract authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a service contract with RENEW Wisconsin, Inc. to administer the three annual MadiSUN solar programs for residential, business, nonprofit and affordable housing solar installations, through 2023.
Legislative History
1/27/21 Mayor's Office    Referred for Introduction
Finance Committee
 
Agenda Item 80
Awarding up to $1.7 million from the Affordable Housing Fund and up to $300,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds to help finance the development of affordable housing, and up to $360,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and up to $700,000 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to support four housing services programs, and up to $50,000 in City levy to support one homebuyer education program, as the recommended outcome of a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process conducted by the Community Development Division; and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the specified development projects.
Legislative History
1/27/21 Community Development Division    Referred for Introduction
Finance Committee (2/8/21), CDBG Committee (2/4/21)
Note: The programs and amounts proposed are listed in the body of the resolution here.
 
Agenda Item 82
Creating the Madison Guaranteed Income Pilot Program Advisory Task Force to provide community-sourced input, guidance, and expertise in assisting the management of Madison's Guaranteed Income Pilot Program.
Legislative History
1/27/21 Council Office    Referred for Introduction
Common Council for Adoption (2/23/21)
 
Agenda Item 83
Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for the Community Development Division-Community Support Services to authorize and accept $200,000 from the Madison Metropolitan School District to distribute to community-based organizations offering virtual learning support through the School-Age Child Care Stabilization Fund process.
Legislative History
1/28/21 Community Development Division    Referred for Introduction
Finance Committee (2/8/21)
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Task Force on Structure of City Government Ad Hoc Final Report Implementation Work Group: Details
1:00pm, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
 
DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
Agenda Item 2
Identification of Necessary Steps to Inform the Electorate on Advisory Referendum Questions on Government Structure
 
Agenda Item 3
Planning Schedule and Topics for CCEC and Committee of the Whole Discussions
 
Agenda Item 4
Discussion of Next Steps on the Administrative Services Staff Team
 
Agenda Item 5
Continue Discussion of TFOGS Recommendations
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Board of Health for Madison and Dane County: Details
5:00pm, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
Agenda Item 3
COVID-19 Response Update for February 3, 2021
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
Board of Health Resolutions
 
Agenda Item 4
Board of Health for Madison and Dane County Resolution #2021 - 03 Authorization to Accept Additional Funds from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to Support the Overdose Data to Action Project
 
Agenda Item 5
Board of Health for Madison and Dane County Resolution #2021 - 04 Authorization to Accept Additional Funds from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to Support the Overdose Fatality Review Team
 
REPORTS TO COMMITTEE
Chair - Jerry Halverson
Director - Janel Heinrich
Operations Division - Kate Austin
Stanford Environmental Health Division - Doug Voegeli
Community Health Division - Carl Meyer
Policy, Planning & Evaluation Division - Aurielle Smith
 
Agenda Item 6
Violence Prevention Unit Update for February 3, 2021
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Police Civilian Oversight Board: Details
5:00pm, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021
 
Agenda Item 2
MPD Chief Shon Barnes Self-Introduction
 
Agenda Item 3
Outline of City of Madison HR's Recruitment Process for Independent Monitor & Staff
 
Agenda Item 4
Training: Equitable Hiring Tool
 
Agenda Item 5
Review of Independent Monitor Position Description
 
Agenda Item 6
Review Draft of 2021 PCOB Workplan
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Community Development Block Grant Committee: Details
5:30pm, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021
 
ACTION ITEMS
 
Agenda Item 3
Awarding up to $1.7 million from the Affordable Housing Fund and up to $300,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds to help finance the development of affordable housing, and up to $360,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and up to $700,000 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to support four housing services programs, and up to $50,000 in City levy to support one homebuyer education program, as the recommended outcome of a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process conducted by the Community Development Division; and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the specified development projects.
Note: See Common Council Agenda Item 80.
 
Agenda Item 4
Authorizing an amendment to RES-20-00144 that awarded a loan of up to $1,800,000 from the Affordable Housing Fund to support an 150-unit affordable rental housing development at 1402 S. Park St., proposed by Rule Enterprises LLC and Movin' Out, Inc., to decrease the loaned funds to up to $300,000 and restructure of the allocation of funds from the Affordable Housing Fund for this development.
 
REPORTS 
 
Agenda Item 5
Staff Report
-Update of Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) from US Treasury
-Update site selection for permanent men's shelter
-Update on 4502 Milwaukee Street, temporary site for homeless families
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