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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 January 18 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

January 16, 2016 12:50 PM

The week of January 18 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Building Code, Fire Code, Conveyance Code and Licensing Appeals Board; the Common Council; the Street Use Staff Commission; the Board of Public Works; the Urban Design Commission; the Alcohol License Review Committee; the Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee and the Madison Local Food 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.


Building Code, Fire Code, Conveyance Code and Licensing Appeals Board
12:15 January 19, 2016
Rm LL-110 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 2

519 N. Pinkney St (M-01-02-2016)

David Gebauer President of the Hobbs Van Vleck Condo Association appeals MGO.10.085. The rule requires that a parking facility for more than 3 cars provide at least .25 footcandles on any surface with an average illumination level of at least .75 footcandles. The uniformity ration shall be no greater than 4:1. In addition the appeal includes MGO 27.04(2)(G)(5) that requires the lighting. The variance requested is to use borrowed light.


Common Council
6:30 January 19, 2016
Rm 201 City-County Building


Agenda item 68
Amending Section 33.24(15)(e)12.b.ii. of the Madison General Ordinances to allow for the construction of an 11th floor community room on top of a mixed-use building.



Agenda item 70
Opposing 2015 Wisconsin AB568 and 2015 Wisconsin SB445 and similar legislation including those that would condition local designation of historically-significant property and the local regulation of such property on the consent of the owner.



Agenda item 81

Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the City of Madison to obtain the land interests required for the maintenance and replacement, if necessary, of an existing fire hydrant and the underground water pipes, facilities and appurtenances providing the hydrant and adjoining properties with water, and the authority of the Mayor and City Clerk to sign all documents necessary to accomplish the acquisition of said land interests .


Agenda item 92
Public Hearing - New License
Kavanaugh Inc • dba Kavanaugh Catering
301 Wisconsin Ave • Agent: John Kavanaugh • Estimated Capacity: 1000-2000
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 406


Street Use Staff Commission
10:00 January 20, 2016
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 1
400-600 State St./Langdon/Observatory
Sunday, 3/13/2016 6:00am - 12:00pm
See map/application for closures
Shamrock Shuffle, Inc.


Board of Public Works
4:30 January 20, 2016
Rm 108 City-County Building


Agenda item 8
Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the Fordem Avenue Resurfacing Assessment District - 2016. (2nd & 12th Aldermanic Districts)


Agenda item 17
Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.

Estimated cost of this project is $1,795,000 of which $760,000 is assessable.

Agenda item 18
Approving plans and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for the Annual Construction and Reconstruction of Concrete Sidewalk and Incidental Concrete Curb and Gutter Work Ordered (Districts 2 and 6) by the Common Council.

Estimated cost of this project is $1,795,000 of which $760,000 is assessable.


Urban Design Commission – Special Meeting

4:30 January 20, 2016
Rm 300 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 1
Discussion on the Commission's Policies and Procedures Manual


Alcohol License Review Committee
5:30 January 20, 2016
Rm 201 City-County Building

21+ Entertainment License

Agenda item 8
(I have requested referral of this item.  Capt. Gloede and I have not met with the applicant.)

21+ Entertainment License
Kabul Inc • dba Kabul Restaurant • Capacity: 99
540 State St • Agent: Scott Haumersen
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403

New License - Public Hearing

Agenda item 14
Public Hearing - New License
Kavanaugh Inc • dba Kavanaugh Catering
301 Wisconsin Ave • Agent: John Kavanaugh • Estimated Capacity: 1000-2000
Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 10% alcohol, 90% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 406


Landlord Tenant Issues Committee
4:30 January 21, 2016
Room LL-130 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda Item 1
Discussion on Proposal to Develop a "Best Practices" Program for Landlords Assistant City Attorney Steve Brist will be present to discuss this proposal .

Agenda Item 2
Assembly Bill 568

An Act to repeal 66.1019 (3) (b) and 101.975 (3); to renumber 706.22 (2) (a) 1., 706.22 (2) (a) 2. And 706.22 (2) (a) 3.; to renumber and amend 66.1019 (3) (a), 704.17 (5), 706.22 (2) (b), 706.22 (3) and 943.14; to amend 20.505 (7) (h), 59.69 (4m), 60.64, 62.23 (7) (em), 66.0418 (title), 66.0809 (9), 101.02 (7m), 349.13 (3m) (dr) 2., 349.13 (3m) (e) 1., 349.13 (3m) (e) 3., 704.17 (1) (b), 704.17 (2) (b), 704.19 (2) (b) 2., 706.22 (title), 706.22 (2) (title), 706.22 (2) (a) (intro.) and 800.035 (1); and to create 66.0104 (2) (e), 66.0104 (2) (f), 66.0104 (2) (g), 66.0104 (3) (c), 66.0418 (3), 175.403, 704.055, 704.17 (3m), 704.17 (5)

(b), 706.22 (2) (a) 2m., 706.22 (2) (a) 3m., 706.22 (2) (b) 2., 706.22 (3) (b) and 943.14 (1) of the statutes; Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; towing vehicles illegally parked on private property; terminating certain tenancies for breaches other than failure to pay rent; limitations on the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental units, historic properties, and signs; prohibiting local governmental units from imposing real property purchase or residential real property occupancy requirements; creating a criminal penalty; and making an appropriation.


Madison Local Food Committee – Public Market District Subcommittee Meeting
5:00 January 21, 2016
Rm 313 Madison Municipal Building

Agenda item 4

Public Market District Discussion

- Discussion of Draft Implementation Strategy

- Discussion of Public Market District


*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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