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District 6

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Contact Information

Home Address:

1029 Spaight St # 6C
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 Rummel’s Updates

City and Neighborhood meetings of interest 6/27-6/29/16

June 25, 2016 9:45 PM

Greetings -

City items of interest this week include the first dive into the 2017 budget, assisting RPs Pasta to rehab the former Kohls grocery in Sherman Plaza, a potential agreement with the developer for Judge Doyle Square at Bd of Estimates on Monday. Also on Monday, a  maintenance agreement with the city and Goodman Community Center for GCC to manage the former guerrilla community gardens at E Main from 2nd to 4th now that DOT bought the land from the RR will be at Plan Commission. On Tuesday, the  Ped Bike Motor Vehicle Commission holds a public hearing to gather ideas for ped/bike improvements for the 2017-2019 capital  budget and Parks Long Range Planning will discuss/act on dog park service area standards. Garver Feed Mill will be at Urban Design Commission on Wed.

But that is not all! I am convening TWO neighborhood meetings this week: 
Monday 6/27 at 7p to discuss proposed redevelopment of the Essen Haus block in the Essen Haus dining room (they are closed on Monday). 
Wednesday 6/29 at 6:30p to discuss the proposed redevelopment of 418 Division St/Capitol Water Softener at Trinity Lutheran in Fellowship Hall

Hold the date:
July 13 - place and time TBD -  I will hold a neighborhood meeting to discuss the Homeless Day Resource Center. The County has issued the RFP for the vendor as of 6/24/16, it is available at (go to RFPs and bids, RFP #116065). The County Board resolution to purchase 615 E Washington is moving through committees. It still needs to go to the Homeless Issues Committee and Personnel and Finance. The goal is to have it on the County Board agenda July14.  

July 26 -  Madison Kipp Company open house-  from 6-8p at Goodman CC in the Evjue Room. Reps from DNR, MKC and city staff will be there. Rep Chris Taylor and I have been assured that the questions presented by the SASY Kipp Committee to the DNR will be addressed.
Items of interest the week of June 27-

Monday June 27
Board of Estimates
4:30p room 260 MMB

11. 43446 Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement to fund a $800,000 Madison Capital Revolving Fund loan to Sherman Plaza, Inc. to assist RP's Pasta Company in its build-out of 28,000 square feet for commercial food production purposes and the goal of retaining 24 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs and creating 20 FTE jobs in five years, in the former Kohl's grocery store located at 2901 North Sherman Avenue. 

14. 43374 Conducting a review of the equity of health care costs charged to local government and public employees. 

16. 43508 Presentation from the Finance Director on the 2017 Budget Outlook. 

17. 43477 JDS Negotiations Update and Action on Development Agreement. Accepting the Recommendation of the Board of Estimates and the June 24, 2016 Amended Report of the Judge Doyle Square Negotiating Team; Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Development Agreement with Beitler Real Estate Services LLC for the Judge Doyle Square Project and Directing Follow-up Actions by the City as Described and Agreed to in the Development Agreement This item was introduced directly to the Board of Estimates and not referred by the Common Council. The Board of Estimates may go into closed session.


Monday June 27
Plan Commission
5:30p room 201 CCB

3. 43350 Authorizing the execution of a Garden Maintenance Agreement with the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Community Center, Inc. for maintenance of gardens located in East Main Street public right-of-way between Second Street and Fourth Street. 

Upcoming Items at Plan 
July 11 meeting - 109 and 115 S. Fair Oaks Avenue - PD(SIP) to Amended PD(GDP-SIP) - Renovate Garver Feed Mill into food production facility and the development of micro lodges and related improvements. ?


Monday June 27
Essen Haus block redevelopment neighborhorhood meeting
7p Essen Haus dining room

Please join me and Alder Mike Verveer for a neighborhood meeting where we will hear about the Kothe Real Estate Group's redevelopment proposal for the properties at the intersection of E. Wilson and S. Blair Streets.  The project would include construction of a hotel to be connected to the Hotel Ruby Marie on E. Wilson Street; construction of an office or residential tower on S. Blair Street; demolition of the two houses on S. Blair Street; and demolition and rebuilding of the Essen Haus and Come Back Inn.  They will seek approval to go up to 10 stories.  The Downtown Plan allows for six stories at this location. 


Tuesday June 28
Parks Long Range Planning Subcommittee
4p room 118 CCB

5. 39227 Establish Dog Park Service Area Standards DISCUSSION AND RECOMMEND APPROVAL 

Tuesday June 28
Ped Bike Motor Vehicle Commission
5p room 260 MMB

F.1. 43455 Comments on potential pedestrian and bicycle projects the City should consider undertaking in the 2017-2019 Capital Budgets to increase opportunities for walking and bicycling in Madison. 

Tuesday June 28
Cap Times Talks
701A E Washington/High Noon Saloon
6:30p - 8p

The Capital Times is sponsoring a panel to discuss the question, "How can Madison make room for the bicycling boom?" The event is an 18 and over free event, and will start with a meet-and-greet at 6:30pm. The discussion itself will start at 7pm, ending after an hour or so.

Wednesday June 29
Urban Design Commission
4:30p room 260 MMB

3. 38227 109 South Fair Oaks Avenue (formerly 3244 Atwood Avenue) - PD(GDP-SIP), Adaptive Restoration and Reuse of the Historic Garver Feed Mill Including Micro-Lodging, an Olbrich Storage Building and Gardens. 6th Ald. Dist. Owner: City of Madison Parks Division/Garver Feed Mill, LLC Applicant: Bryant Moroder, Sustainable Resource Group, LLC Initial Approval is Requested 

5. 32089 802, 854 East Washington Avenue (800 North Block) - Mixed-Use Development with Commercial (Including a Grocery Store), Office and Residential Components in UDD No. 8. 2nd Ald. Dist. Owner: Otto Gebhardt, Gebhardt Development Applicant: Kyle Dumbleton, Midwest Modern Final Approval is Requested *Design Progression* ?

Wednesday June 29
418 Division St neighborhood meeting
6:30p Fellowship Hall, Trinity Lutheran Church
1904 Winnebago St

Please join me for a neighborhood meeting where we will hear about Joe Krupp's proposal for the redevelopment of the Capitol Water Softener site at Division and Helena St.  The developer proposes to demolish the existing one-story industrial building and construct a new three-story apartment building. The new building will include 31 apartments over 29 basement parking spaces. 


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