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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

Tag: Yard Waste

Curb Side Yard Waste and Brush Collection Begins April 3, 2017

Finally, Madison, the weather and the calendar both show that it’s spring. And it’s time to get outside and reclaim our yards from winter. Starting on Monday, April 3, the Streets Division will begin our curbside brush and spring yard waste collection services. Please note that as in years … [read more]

Sycamore Avenue Drop-off Site Closed - Nakoosa Trail Site Open

The Streets Division drop-off site located at 4602 Sycamore Ave. is now closed for pavement repairs. The site will reopen later this year upon completion of the project. A temporary drop-off site at 4141 Nakoosa Trail (the former Cub Foods location) is now open. The Nakoosa Trail site will … [read more]

Pumpkin Spiced Leaf Piles Are Back

Please see the message below from the City's Department of Public Works: This time of year we put pumpkins in everything. We have it in our lattes, cookies, cereal – even our deodorant and pizza. But let’s not forget you can spice up your leaf piles with pumpkins, too! Streets Division … [read more]

Yard Waste Crews Working Saturday, November 18

On Saturday, November 18, the Streets Division will perform curbside yard waste collection. Crews will be working a 10-hour day on November 18. Considering that yard waste piles are growing in size and number, and the relative lateness of the fall season, it was determined by Streets Division … [read more]

Yard Waste Crews Working Saturday, November 25

On Saturday, November 25, the Streets Division will perform curbside yard waste collection. Crews will be working a 10-hour day on November 25. Due to the lateness of the season, and the number of yard waste piles still at the curb, Streets Division staff determined that crews should work … [read more]

Season Over - Curbside Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Done for 2017

Curbside leaf and yard waste collection for the 2017 fall period has officially ended. Curbside collection of yard waste material will resume for the spring collection period likely sometime in March or April of 2018. The exact start date is weather dependent and will be announced when that … [read more]

Streets Division Provides Two Collection Opportunities in the Spring

On Monday, April 2, the Streets Division will begin curbside yard waste pickup for the spring. There are two curbside collection By clicking this link, you will be leaving the City of Madison website. opportunities during the spring pickup window. After both collection opportunities occur, … [read more]

Final Yard Waste Round Begins April 30

Due to the unusual wintry start to spring, the Streets Division announces one extra yard waste pickup. This extra and final yard waste collection round for the spring of 2018 will begin on Monday, April 30. Residents wishing to utilize curbside yard waste pickup should place their material to … [read more]

Encore! Encore! Another Yard Waste Round Starts May 14

The Streets Division will perform one more curbside yard waste collection round. Every resident in Madison will have one final opportunity to have yard waste collected from the curb this spring. The encore round will begin on Monday, May 14. Much like an encore at a concert, once this round … [read more]

Yard Waste Collection Crews Begin 10-Hour Workdays

Starting today, October 30, the Streets Division’s yard waste collection crews will begin working 10-hour days in order to collect more leaves and other yard waste material. Curbside yard waste piles are growing in size and number. By working 10-hour days, Streets Division crews will be able … [read more]

Yard Waste Crews Working Saturday, November 3

On Saturday, November 3, the Streets Division will perform curbside yard waste collection. Crews will be collecting leaves and other yard waste, which includes pumpkins. Streets Division crews will be working a 10-hour shift on leaf pickup on Saturday. Residents who wish to learn if they … [read more]

Leaf Collection Ending for 2018

Curbside leaf and yard waste collection for the fall of 2018 is ending. The final guaranteed collection opportunity is ongoing. While the Streets Division will try to provide at least one more curbside leaf collection this season for all residents of Madison, winter weather may prevent that … [read more]

Final Week for Expanded Drop-off Site Hours

This is the final week for expanded hours at the Streets Division's drop-off sites. This is also the final week for Madison residents to use the yard waste only drop-off site at 402 South Point Rd until it closes for the season. Winter drop-off site hours begins on Monday, December 3. During … [read more]

Final Yard Waste Collection Round Begins May 6

The final round of spring yard waste collection will begin on Monday, May 6, 2019. Upon the completion of this collection round, curbside yard waste pickup will end for the season and crews will be assigned to other duties. Curbside yard waste pickup will return in the fall. The start date … [read more]

2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection Is Complete

The weather will be nice on Saturday, but you won't want to rake and pile yard waste to the curb. The yard waste collection season is over - see the important announcement from the Streets Division below. _____________________ The 2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection Is Complete The … [read more]

Updates & Week of Nov. 4 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest East Johnson Street Closure Continues The full traffic closure of East Johnson Street (inbound and outbound) from N. Baldwin to First Street is expected to last until at least 5am on Monday, November 4. The reopening date could change due to our … [read more]

Updates & Week of Nov. 11 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Sunday, Nov. 10 Madison Marathon The Madison Marathon and Half-Marathon begin at 7:00am on Sunday, Nov. 10, starting and ending near the top of State Street at Capitol Square. Maps for the full marathon can be found here and the half-marathon … [read more]

Updates & Week of Dec. 9 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Run Santa Run Event to Close Streets on Dec. 8 On the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 8, the square and some streets east of the capitol will be impacted by the annual Run Santa Run 5k event. For a higher resolution course map, click here. There … [read more]

Updates & Week of May 11 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details on agendas listed in Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham … [read more]

Brand New Yard Waste Collection Schedule & Final Round of Brush Collection

Some news from the Streets Division: Announcing the Brand New Yard Waste Collection Schedule for 2020 The new yard waste schedule begins October 11, 2020 The Streets Division will be using a brand new leaf collection schedule for the fall of 2020. Madison residents will … [read more]

Updates & Week of Oct. 19 Meetings of Interest for District 2

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. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

New Leaf & Yard Waste Pickup Schedule

From the Mayor: For several years, knowing when to set out leaves and yard waste for collection was tricky. You had to consult a color-coded map every day, or call a hotline for collection estimates, and then hope the pickup opportunities coincided with your ability to rake. Things have … [read more]

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