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Alder Regina Vidaver

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Alder Regina Vidaver

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 Vidaver’s Updates

Tag: budget

2022 Budget

The city's 2022 budget process has begun! The city has two budgets: the Capital and Operating budgets. You can follow the process of developing these budgets, and learn about past budgets. Future public meetings will follow. Check back often for updates! [read more]

Streets and traffic, neighborhood walk about, redistricting, budget, events

Hello neighbors, By now, I'm sure you've heard that the mask mandate has been extended through October 8 for Dane County. I'm trying to remain hopeful that will be long enough to get us past this current uptick. New data from the CDC reinforce what we know about vaccine effectiveness: … [read more]

Redistricting, budget, food news, streets, libraries

Hello neighbors, There are two big things on the City's docket these days: the budget, and redistricting. I wrote about both of these last week, but want to reinforce that these will take up my, other Alders' and the Mayor's office's time over the next couple of months. Please note that you … [read more]

Redistricting, operating budget, other updates

Hello neighbors, A lot is happening in the City right now: Redistricting The Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee met on Monday evening, and preferred a new option, 7a, which would keep District 5 mostly the same, though add in Ward 82, and remove a small portion of Ward 61. Notably, … [read more]

Capital High tours, redistricting, budget, events and more

Hello neighbors, A reminder that you have the opportunity to tour the future home of Capital High at the Hoyt School Building THIS THURSDAY, October 14. Most of the 6:30pm slots have filled, but there are still plenty of openings for the 6:50, 7:10 and 7:30pm slots. You will be able to meet … [read more]

Budget, transit and community planning, events

Hello neighbors, Last night, the Common Council took public comment on the City’s Operating Budget. The budget will be further discussed by the Finance Committee on October 25 starting at 4:30pm, and public comment is welcome via email or by joining the meeting. I’ll just note that there are a … [read more]

Redistricting, budget, events, etc.

Hello neighbors, Whew! Things have been really busy for the Common Council these days. Last Tuesday, we passed the updated redistricting maps. District 5 will largely remain the same, with a slight extension of the western boundary to Midvale Blvd., shifting District 11's boundaries also … [read more]

Accessory Dwelling Units, notices, events

Hello neighbors, In case you haven't been following the news, both the City and County passed 2022 budgets. Notably, the Monroe Street library will be able to return to 5 day/week service by March, 2022. Upcoming issues of interest: Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, are second dwelling … [read more]

Smoky's neighborhood meeting THURSDAY 1/13, please give blood, new ambulance and more

Hello neighbors, We have another online neighborhood meeting this week, Thursday, January 13 at 6:30pm, to discuss a proposed development at the current Smoky’s site on University Avenue. Please register in advance to join the meeting. You may send me your questions in advance, or of course, … [read more]

Sidewalk assessments, Recycling Recovery Charge, Listening sessions, Announcements and events

Hello neighbors, It was lovely to see so many of you at the polls at Blessed Sacrament the other day. I appreciate everyone who came out to vote in this election, as I know it wasn’t “high stakes”. The more people participate, the stronger our democracy. So, thank you again for voting! Here … [read more]

Packed Common Council meeting agenda Tuesday night

Hello neighbors, A quick update to let you know that this week’s City Council meeting is going to be a doozy. There are a number of issues of general interest on the agenda, including: Recycling recovery charge New FAQ on this from the Streets Department See blog posts from my … [read more]

Teacher appreciation May 1, Meetings, Property Assessments, Medians, Events & Announcements

Hello neighbors, Chalking in appreciation of Franklin & Randall teachers will be happening at each school Sunday, May 1 from 2-4pm. Come out and show your creative side for the start of Teacher Appreciation Week to let our teachers know how much you appreciate them and connect with other … [read more]

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