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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: streets

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]

Homecoming, BRT, Redistricting, Streets, and Events

Hello neighbors, This weekend is Badger Homecoming Weekend. Please be aware of the following: Langdon Street and surrounding streets will start to close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29 for the UW Homecoming Parade. Langdon Street between North Lake Street and Wisconsin Avenue will … [read more]

Leaf pickup extended through next week, Lisa Peyton-Caire honored, lots of library activities

Hello Neighbors, It's difficult to believe it's already December! I've heard from several of you with queries regarding leaf pickup, given how late leaves fell this year. Well, the Streets Division heard you, and will be offering a "last chance" leaf pickup next week. You must get your … [read more]

Snow emergency TONIGHT through Thursday, Neighborhood meetings on housing developments, New district lines, Announcements and Events

Hello neighbors, The end of a calendar year is often a time for reflection. We look back on our accomplishments and our stumbles, good times and bad. And we always hope for a better year to come. It’s been an eventful year for me, taking the reins as your new Alder, under the expert … [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]

Black History Month, announcements, meetings, fun stuff

Hello neighbors, A couple of weeks ago I highlighted an upcoming talk by the author of the 1619 Project in my weekly update. A constituent berated me for promoting such a divisive topic. While I understand there are some concerns about some of the historical accuracy of the 1619 Project … [read more]

Put your cans on the curb, not the street, Meetings, Housing bills help, Events and Announcements

Hello neighbors, With it being Wisconsin, spring is coming with fits and starts right now. We had especially warm weather last week, allowing our street sweepers to get out and start pulling sand and dirt from our streets, and then the plows were out yesterday – in some cases followed by … [read more]

Upcoming meetings, voting info, yard waste pickups, other announcements

Hello neighbors, Spring is definitely trying to come in, and that’s a welcome sight. Please be aware that we are predicted to get rain later this week followed by freezing temps at night. That could make for slippery sidewalks and roads, so do take care when walking and traveling in the … [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]

Meetings of interest, events, reminders, and announcements

Hello neighbors, Here are meetings of potential interest this week: Monday: Landmarks, 5pm – presentation of drafted updates to Landmarks Ordinances, which will impact the University Heights area. Tuesday: Common Council, 6:30pm Appeal of Plan Commission’s Conditional Use Approval … [read more]

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