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Alder Erik Paulson

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Alder Erik Paulson

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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 Paulson’s Updates

Updates December 12, 2021

December 12, 2021 6:06 PM

  • Neighborhood
  • City
  • COVID information and resources

Thursday: Neighborhood virtual meeting on multifamily proposal for 4605 Sprecher Road 

A reminder that on Thursday, December 16, there will be an informational virtual meeting about a market-rate multifamily development proposed for 4605 Sprecher Road, which is the southwest corner of Sprecher Road and Milwaukee Street. 

Multifamily proposal for 4605 Sprecher Road: Neighborhood virtual meeting

Thursday, December 16, 6 pm

Register to attend

This meeting will be recorded and posted online for those who cannot attend.

Oak Park Place proposals at Plan Commission this week



Oak Park Place has proposed developing a 12-unit townhome at 5818 Gemini Drive that was previously approved in 2006, and a 99-unit age restricted, senior housing multifamily development at 5817 Halley Way that was previously approved in 2015. 

They reviewed these plans at a recent virtual neighborhood meeting. Watch a video of this meeting.

These plans will be at the Plan Commission tomorrow, December 13, 2021; and by the Common Council on January 4, 2022.


Public Works projects in District 3

I noticed that current Public Works projects are a regular inclusion in Alder Foster's blog and realized it would be beneficial to have this information for District 3 as well. 

You can find a list of all District 3 Engineering projects here


Winter information and resources

The Streets Division's winter updates page has a plethora of resources and information, such as the ability to sign-up for snow plowing updates, how to report accessibility issues, sidewalk snow removal information, alternate side parking information, winter events and activities, and more.

City meetings this week

Oak Park Place proposals at Plan Commission

Monday, December 13, 5:30 pm
Oak Park Place's proposals for a 12-unit townhome at 5818 Gemini Drive and a 99-unit age restricted senior housing development at 5817 Halley Way are on the agenda. 


Public feedback for hiring Madison's next Fire Chief requested for this week's Police and Fire Commission 

Monday, December 13, 5:30 pm
The PFC is seeking public input for hiring the next fire chief. Public comment is welcome at the start of the meeting. The Commissioners will also hear invited input from retiring Chief Steve Davis, Retired Fire Chief Randy Bruegman, and representatives of Employee Groups in the City of Madison Fire Department.

Written comments may also be sent to .

Questions members of the Madison community might consider for their input may include:

 "What does the Fire Department mean to you?"

"What has your personal experience of the Madison Fire Department been like?"

"What would you want a new Fire Chief to know about your community?"

"What is the most important qualification of a Madison Fire Chief?"


Hiring decision anticipated for the Independent Monitor at this week's Police Civilian Oversight Board

Thursday, December 16, 5 pm
The Police Civilian Oversight Board is expected to make a hiring decision on the Independent Police Monitor search in closed session at its meeting on Thursday. They released videos of the interviews last week. 


For additional meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting Schedule.

City news releases

From the mayor

Madison Public Library Storyteller in Residence final event

Being Hinu: Growing Up Ho-Chunk in the Growing up Ho-Chunk in 20th Century 

Tuesday, December 14, 7 pm

This Tuesday, Dec. 14, Andi Cloud wraps up her Storyteller Residency by getting personal. The virtual event, Being Hinu: Growing Up Ho-Chunk in the 20th Century, will provide a look into Andi's life, including pivotal moments where she learned her tribe's ways and started to define what the Ho-Chunk life means to her. 

COVID information and resources

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