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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 July 18 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

July 16, 2016 11:39 AM

The week of July 18 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Committee on the Environment, the Sustainable Madison Committee, the Common Council Discussion – Finance Department Overview: 2016 Current Budget & 2017 Budget, the Common Council, the Economic Development Committee, the Alcohol License Review Committee, the Downtown Coordinating Committee and the Landlord and Tenant Issues 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.


Committee on the Environment
4:30 July 18, 2016
Rm 108 City-County Building


Discussion Item: Vehicle Idling and Air Quality

Discussion Item: City Energy Plan


Sustainable Madison Committee
4:30 July 18, 2016
Rm 300 Madison Municipal Building


Agenda item 4
Establish a Street-Tree sub-committee.


Common Council Discussion – Finance Department Overview: 2016 Current Budget & 2017 Budget
5:30 July 19, 2016
Rm 201 City-County Building



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



Agenda item 3

Report of the Mayor submitting citizen committee appointments (introduction 7-5-2016; action 7-19-2016).


RAFEEQ ASAD (2nd A.D.) - appoint to the remainder of a three-year term to the position of Design Professional. Mr. Asad is an architect with Flad Architects. He is involved with numerous groups, including the National Association of Minority Architects, 100 Black Men of Madison and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Mr. Asad succeeds Lois Braun-Oddo who assumed the Registered Architect position.

TERM EXPIRES: 6-30-2019

LOIS BRAUN-ODDO (2nd A.D.) - appoint to the remainder of a three-year term to the position of Registered Architect. Ms. Braun-Oddo currently holds the Design Professional position and has served since 7-21-2015. She succeeds Mark M. Smith.

TERM EXPIRES: 6-30-2017

Agenda item 4

Report of the Mayor submitting citizen committee appointments (introduction 7-19-2016; action 8-2-2016).


ERIC KOCH (2nd A.D.) - appoint to the remainder of a three-year term to the position of Adult City Resident. Mr. Koch is a legislative aide with the Wisconsin State Assembly. He has served as a volunteer for several political campaigns and has participated in Get Out The Vote efforts. Mr. Koch succeeds Anna P. Gouker.

TERM EXPIRES: 4-30-2018


Agenda item 48

Creating Section 28.022 -- 00247 of the Madison General Ordinances to change the zoning of properties located at 707-713 East Johnson Street, 2nd Aldermanic District, from TR-V2 (Traditional Residential - Varied 2) District to NMX (Neighborhood Mixed-Use) District.


Agenda item 70

Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the acquisitions of additional lands for Central Park. Located in part of SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T7N R9E, and in the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 7, T7N R10E. (6th AD)

Agenda item 71

Approving temporary construction work with associated noise impacts between the hours of 7:00 PM and 7:00 AM for work associated with City of Madison cured in place lining, Contract No. 7756 (Project No. #10290).


Economic Development Committee
5:00 July 20, 2016
Rm 260 Madison Municipal Building


Agenda item 3

Madison Public Market District Update

- Update and discussion about the status of the Madison Public Market District project, including a discussion of the MarketReady program

Agenda item 4

Economic Development Strategy Plan

- Update and discussion about the Connect Madison Economic Development Strategy, including a discussion regarding community engagement about the plan


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

New License - Public Hearing

Agenda item 20

Hue Art Gallery LLC • dba Macha Tea Company
823 E Johnson St, Suite 5 • Agent: Anthony Verbrick • Estimated Capacity: 40
Class B Beer, Class C Wine • 5% alcohol, 45% food, 50% other
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 407

Agenda item 22

Public Hearing - New License
LM Madison LLC • dba Lotsa
506 State St • Agent: Mark Karels • Estimated Capacity: 75
Class B Beer & Class C Wine • 5% alcohol, 95% food
Aldermanic District 2 (Alder Zellers) • Police Sector 403

Discussion Items

Agenda item 24

Update and discussion on proposed temporary downtown moratorium.


Downtown Coordinating Committee
5:30 July 21, 2016
Rm 108 City-County Building

Agenda item 3

SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 23.60, renumbering current Section 23.60 to Section 23.70, and amending Section 1.08(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to prohibit lying down or sleeping in the public sidewalks and rights of way and specified other public places, during specified hours in the Central Business District, and establish a bail deposit schedule for violations thereof.

Agenda item 4

Downtown Retail and Market Analysis


Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee
5:30 July 21, 2016
Rm LL-110 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.

*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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