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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

Tag: Neighborhood Information

Branch Sampling concluded - No EAB detected in Madison

Informational Website Link: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Branch Sampling Results Madison Parks Forestry Section concluded its second year of ‘Branch Sampling' test program for early Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) detection this week. No evidence of Emerald … [read more]

Public Information Meeting - Proposed Reconstruction of East Johnson Street in 2014

The City is proposing to reconstruct East Johnson Street from North Butler Street to North Baldwin Street in 2014.  The City will host a public information meeting regarding the project: Thursday May 30, 2013 at 7:00 Lapham Elementary School - Auditorium 1045 East Dayton … [read more]

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

To save money and reduce the use of natural resources (paper, ink, energy, etc.), the Water Utility is no longer printing and mailing the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report to all postal customers in the City of Madison.  In accordance with new EPA rules, the utility has opted for … [read more]

Brush Collection Slowed by Volume, Late Spring

The Streets Division is faced with a seventy percent (70%) increase in the volume of brush it is collecting this year.  The volume of material has caused delays in brush collection throughout the City of Madison.  “So far this year we have collected 2,700 tons of brush,” Madison recycling … [read more]

Street Closures for Ride the Drive: Sunday, June 2, 2013

Several downtown Madison streets will be closed this Sunday for Ride the Drive.  The six-mile route will be closed to vehicular traffic and includes the Capital Square, State Street, Gilman Street, Frances Street, Dayton Street, Bedford Street, North Shore Drive, John Nolen Drive, Blair … [read more]

Yahara Gateway & Parkway Summary and Overview

The City planning department is in the initial stages of planning for the future of the Yahara Parkway.  They have briefed the TLNA council on June 13 and subsequently briefed the Marquette Preservation and Building Committee and the president of Emerson East.  They anticipate briefing the … [read more]

MPD Mounted Parol "Community Corral"

The Madison Police Mounted Patrol Unit is coming to a park near you! The Mounted Patrol is great at getting people out of their homes to come and say hello.... ...many meet their fellow neighbors for the FIRST time! The unit is hosting a neighborhood  "Community Corral"... It's an … [read more]

Rhythm & Booms moves to Lake Monona

Rhythm & Booms moves to Lake Monona Event to be held along John Nolen Dr. on Saturday, June 28 MADISON, Wis. - In a news conference Wednesday morning, officials said Rhythm and Booms will be moved from the north side to downtown for safety, accessibility and profitability. The event … [read more]

Madison Parks Forestry accepting Heritage Tree Program nominations to Celebrate Madison Arbor Legacy

The Madison Parks Forestry section is accepting nominations for the Heritage Tree Program. In  2012, the inaugural year of the program, three different trees or tree groves were recognized as Heritage trees. To foster appreciation and inspire awareness of the contribution of city owned … [read more]

September 3, 2013 Council Agenda Items of Possible Interest to District 2 Residents

Following is information about several items of possible interest to District 2 residents which are on the September 3 Common Council agenda including an update on the items regarding the Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee, a report on downtown safety and more.  Please let me know if you … [read more]

Stone House and Frank Productions Neighborhood Meeting - Report with Slides

Stone House and Frank Productions Neighborhood Meeting - Report with Slides There was a fantastic turnout for the neighborhood meeting on July 24 about the proposal by Stone House Development for the 1000 block of E. Washington Ave.  We had over 100 in attendance.  Helen Bradbury, Stone … [read more]

Madison Mini-Marathon Scheduled for Saturday, August 16

The 6th annual Madison Mini-Marathon & 5k will be held the morning of Saturday, August 16th.  As with most events in Madison, along with the fun, there is some inconvenience to residents and businesses.  Over 6,000 participants are expected.  There will be partial road closures as shown … [read more]

Week of October 12 Meetings of Possible Interest to District 2

The week of October 12 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Board of Estimates, the Street Use Staff Commission, the Transit and Parking Commission, and the Board of Park Commissioners. The city meeting agenda items are open for testimony from the public should you be … [read more]

How do you Imagine Madison?

The goal of Imagine Madison is to gather the opinions of each and every Madisonian, which will be used to update the City’s Comprehensive Plan. We need your help to identify the most important goals for our community’s future. Let your voice be heard. Please join us for the Imagine Madison … [read more]

SAVE THE DATE - 2017 Neighborhood Grant Program Workshop

2017 Neighborhood Grant Program Grant applications and guidelines will be available in January on the city’s webpage. Orientation Workshop will be held January 18, 2017, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 103A from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Grant applications will … [read more]


At 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 30th, inbound and outbound West Washington Avenue will be closed at Carroll Street. This closure will last until 7:00 a.m. Monday, April 3rd when the intersection will be fully open. The closure of the King Street, East Main Street and South Pinckney Street … [read more]

May 20 - Mansion Hill Tenney-Lapham Housing Renovation Program Open House-Save the Date!

Please join me on May 20 to learn more about the Mansion Hill/Tenney-Lapham Housing Renovation Program. The program is designed to help pay for the cost of purchase/renovating and converting current rental properties to owner-occupied housing through a forgivable loan. The program runs through … [read more]

Subject: Save The Date - 2017 Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable

Please SAVE THE DATE! The city is gearing up for the 2017 Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable that will take place at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center on Saturday, October 7th from 8am to 12pm. Everyone is welcome to this free event. If you know about someone who wants to be more … [read more]

Ash Tree Removals in District 2

I received the following message today from the Madison Forestry Department: The ash street trees that have been determined to be unhealthy (re-inspection occurred in 2017) on E.Gorham and E. Johnson will be removed over the coming weeks. We will also need to remove a honey locust that is 50% … [read more]

Can You Talk About Open Data? Opportunity To Share with City Starting 11/7 - 11/17/17

The City of Madison has partnered with the Sunlight Foundation and Reboot, a social impact firm, to better understand how Madison residents are using information and data to strengthen Madison’s neighborhoods. As part of this research process, they are reaching out to members of the community … [read more]

REMINDER: James Madison Park Master Plan Meeting January 17th!

Don’t forget! The first public meeting for James Madison Park Master Plan and Shelter Design is Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 5:30 pm at Central Library! Join us as we plan for the future of James Madison Park! What do you love most about James Madison Park? What are your dreams for … [read more]

2019 Neighborhood Grant Materials and OPTIONAL January 17 Workshop

Neighborhoods, business associations, and resident groups are invited to read about and consider applying for a 2019 Neighborhood Grant to fund a community enhancement or leadership and capacity-building project (see attachments below). Key Steps Review the attached Grant Guidelines and … [read more]

Updates & Week of Jan. 27 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Jan. 30 Neighborhood Meeting on Redevelopment Proposed for 400 Block E. Washington LZ Ventures is proposing to demolish the Klinke Cleaners building, a house, an apartment building, and two single-story commercial buildings, all between 402 … [read more]

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