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Alder Patrick Heck

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Alder Patrick Heck

Contact Information

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 November 16 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

November 15, 2015 12:52 PM

The week of November 16 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Sustainable Madison Committee, the Landmarks Commission, Community Development Block Grant Committee, the Common Council – Discussion (Presentation: Yahara 2070), the Common Council, the Board of Public Works, the Transit and Parking Commission, the Alcohol License Review Committee, the Board of Park Commissioners, the Landlord Tenant Issues Committee, the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Madison Local Food Committee-Public Market Organizational Structure Subcommittee. 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.


Sustainable Madison Committee
4:30 November 16, 2015
Room 300 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 3

Discussion of Legistar No. 39906, Adopting the Emerson East-Eken Park-Yahara Neighborhood Plan (EEEPY) as a Supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan.


Landmarks Commission
4:45 November 16, 2015
Room LL-110 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1

412 Wisconsin Avenue & 2 West Gorham Street - Hart House/Quisling Clinic - Land Division. 2nd Ald. Dist.

Agenda Item 4

625 East Gorham Street - Alteration to a building adjacent to a Designated Madison Landmark, the Spangenberg Residence, and located in a Planned Development District. 2nd Ald. Dist.


Community Development Block Grant Committee
5:00 November 16, 2015
Madison Senior Center, Room 1&2

330 W. Mifflin St

Discussion Item

Authorizing an allocation of up to $600,000 in Housing Development Reserve Funds to assist Housing Initiatives, Inc. to acquire and rehabilitate two properties at 310 E. Mifflin & 103 N. Butler Streets for a total of fourteen (14) units of affordable rental housing for low-income people.

Authorizing the allocation of Affordable Housing Funds to support the creation of approximately 160 units of affordable rental housing in Madison, Wisconsin. Includes Mifflin Street Apartments, submitted by Stone House Development, Inc.


Common Council – Discussion (Presentation: Yahara 2070 - Envisioning the Future of Madison & the Yahara Watershed)
5:00 November 17, 2015
Rm 201 City-County Building




Common Council
6:30 November 17, 2015
Rm 201 City-County Building

Agenda item 1

Report of the Mayor submitting citizen committee appointments.


MARK D. BENNETT (2nd A.D.) - appoint to the remainder of a three-year term to the position of Citizen (Pedestrian Advocate).  Mr. Bennett is a communications specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Morgridge Center for Public Service. He succeeds Lydia S. Maurer.


Agenda item 21

SUBSTITUTE - Concurring In the Direction Provided to the Judge Doyle Square Negotiating Team at the November 9, 2015, Meeting of the Board of Estimates.


Agenda item 35

Accepting the Pollinator Protection Task Force Report as the guiding document for the City of Madison to address the issue of pollinator decline and directing the Madison Food Policy Council, with assistance of city staff, to implement the recommendations contained within the report.


Agenda item 36

Accepting the report and recommendations from the Community Policing and Body Camera Ad Hoc Committee.



Agenda item 47

Authorizing the City to enter into Use Agreement with Big Top Events LLC for the management of concessions, alcohol, events and facility operations at Breese Stevens Stadium for 2015-2022 (2nd Ald. Dist.)

Agenda item 56

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement to fund up to $80,000 for Mansion Hill-James Madison Park Neighborhood Small Cap TIF#32 loan to Gregory Stroupe, Borrower(s) to purchase and/or renovate the property located at 140 N. Franklin, Madison, WI and convert it from rental to owner-occupied housing.

Agenda item 58

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement to fund up to $80,000 for Mansion Hill-James Madison Park Neighborhood Small Cap TIF#32 loan to Joe Lusson & Aleen Tierney, Borrower(s) to purchase and/or renovate the property located at 625 E Gorham Street, Madison, WI and convert it from rental to owner-occupied housing.


Board of Public Works
4:30 November 18, 2015
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 4
Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the North Pinckney Street Underground Utility District-2015.


Agenda item 13

Approving plans and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for 2016 Tennis and Basketball Court Resurfacings. (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 11th, 14th, 15th & 20th ADs)


Transit and Parking Commission
5:00 November 18, 2015
Rm 103A City-County Building


Agenda item F.1.

That the City of Madison will collaborate with Dane County to designate space and place personal storage lockers in downtown parking ramp(s) and/or other identified safe or reasonable locations which can be utilized by homeless persons to store their personal belongings.


Alcohol License Review Committee
6:30 November 18, 2015
Rm 201 City-County Building

Agenda item 1

Operator License Application
Spencer Williams - Establishment where employed: The Edgewater Hotel


Board of Park Commissioners
6:30 November 18, 2015
Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Dr.

Agenda Item 14

Authorizing the City to enter into Use Agreement with Big Top Events LLC for the management of concessions, alcohol, events and facility operations at Breese Stevens Stadium for 2015-2022 (2nd Ald. Dist.)


Agenda Item 19

Proposed 2016 Amplified Sound (PA) Fees


Landlord Tenant Issues Committee
4:30 November 19, 2015
Room LL-110 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 4

Creating Section 12.138(14) of the Madison General Ordinances to reduce commuter parking impact and promote the use of off-street parking.


Zoning Board of Appeals
5:00 November 19, 2015
Room LL-130 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 2

Linda Lehnertz requests an appeal to the Zoning Administrator's interpretation in regard to Zoning Code Ordinances 28.141(4)(f), 28.141(5), 28.173(1) and 28.173(7).


Madison Local Food Committee - Public Market Organizational Structure Subcommittee Meeting
5:30 November 19, 2015
Rm 202 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 4

Public Market Organizational Structure Discussion

*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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