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Alder Matt Phair

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Alder Matt Phair

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Home Address:

925 Arden Ln

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 Phair’s Updates

You are Invited to Attend - Madison Common Council to Conduct First Virtual Meeting Tomorrow

March 30, 2020 10:37 PM

District 20 Neighbors:

I hope this message finds you well and remaining positive. Tomorrow, the Common Council is slated to conduct a Virtual Meeting for the first time. Please accept this message as your personal invitation to participate in the process.

If there is something on the agenda that you would like for me to consider when taking action, please email me at:

If there is something on the agenda that would like for the full body to consider when voting tomorrow, please email the full council at:  

Please find further information regarding tomorrow's meeting below:


On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Madison Common Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting virtually in response to COVID-19. The City's IT Team has been working to adapt technology to conduct meetings similar to in-person meetings. The City has selected video and audio-conferencing software Zoom, which will be used by Alders, staff, and members of the public wishing to testify in front of the Council.

March 31, 2020, agenda:

For members of the public wishing to watch the meeting, we highly recommend watching via the Madison City Channel website, City of Madison YouTube Channel  or on television (Charter Digital 994 and AT&T U?Verse 99). Audio listening via phone is available by calling: (312) 626-6799, and typing: 531 697 510

You can watch the meeting using the Zoom app, but we recommend using one of the above methods if you won't be speaking on an agenda item. Find how to watch the meeting via Zoom at:

For those who wish to provide input on items on the agenda, we recommend sending in comments or registering to speak as soon as possible.

1. Written Comments: You can send comments on agenda items to

2. Register but Do Not Speak: You can register your support or opposition to an agenda item without speaking at

3. Register and Speak: If you wish to speak at the virtual meeting on an agenda item, you must register to speak at When you register to speak, you will be sent an email with the information you will need to join the virtual meeting.

"This will be a new experience for all Alders, staff, and the public. We ask for patience while we navigate challenges related to this new technology," said Council President Shiva Bidar.

The public is encouraged to share feedback on their experience by e-mail to, subject line: CC Virtual meeting.


  • Kwasi Obeng, Common Council Chief of


Thank you very much for considering attending tomorrow's meeting. As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns regarding city business and other relevant matters.

Respectfully Submitted,

Christian Albouras |


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