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Alder Marsha A. Rummel

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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

D6 Items of Interest Week of February 17, 2020

February 16, 2020 3:51 PM

Highlights: The future Bus Rapid Transit routes will be discussed Monday at the Transportation Policy and Planning Board. There are no city meetings Tuesday because it is ELECTION Day – go Vote! The alcohol license for Canopy is back at ALRC on Wednesday. Since the original application was submitted, the owner verbally agreed at the January ALRC to reduce the requested capacity to 296 to match the previous capacity that Prism had, to drop the application for 18+ Entertainment license, and to postpone the request for an outdoor patio.  More info here  Class B combo app + comments and  21+ application. Also Wednesday an East Police District Forum sponsored by east side alders and MPD "What does public safety mean to you?", the conversation will be led by the Local Voices Network. 6:30p Sennett Middle School 502 Pflaum Rd. Those of you who are interested in the upcoming changes due to the proposed stormwater ordinance and implementation of other sustainability policies at the city level, the adopted urban forestry task force recommendations, and bird friendly glass in new developments should consider attending the special Plan Commission meeting Thursday, see the links in the calendar below for more info.


The Spring Primary is Tuesday. Register to Vote at the polls Tuesday. Although voter registration is not available the Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an election, voters are able to register at the polls on Election Day. Voters may verify their registration at . Anyone who moved prior to February 9 – even to a new apartment in the same building – will need to update their voter registration. Voters who moved within 10 days of the primary will not have been at their new address long enough to establish residency for voting purposes, and will only be eligible to vote at the polling location for their previous address. Proof of Address


The public is encouraged to join the City in the next phase of its Watershed Studies, by attending upcoming public information meetings which will focus on data collected from residents. During the upcoming meetings, City Engineering staff will also cover the next steps toward possible solutions to reduce flooding potential. City engineers will ask the public for review of the flood modeling mapping for their area and provide feedback. Flooding studies data and upcoming meetings


Good Paying Census Jobs Right Here in Dane County! Carrying out the 2020 Census is a massive operation, with more than 500,000 temporary  and part-time federal jobs nationwide.  That means people are needed to work in their local communities to make sure there is a complete and accurate count.  Right now, only 40% of the needed 2020 Census positions in Dane County have been filled.  Census jobs start at $22/hour, with flexible hours and paid training.  Everyone who's 18 or older and has documentation to work in the US is encouraged to apply.  Madison needs census-takers that are reflective of our diverse population.  People can earn extra money with a good-paying job while also participating in an effort that supports our democracy and leads to a stronger community.  Applications and more information are available on the Census Bureau's website at


Pinney Library is closing to the public at 5 pm on Sunday, Feb. 16.  The library will remain closed during the move to the new library on 516 Cottage Grove Road, and reopen on Thursday, March 12 at 11 am.  Read the full press release about the closure and the new library or check out the Engineering Department's project page for more information about the space. If you are a visitor to Pinney Library, or serve clients in the Library's area, here is a complete list of service updates affected by the close. If you want to help raise funds or just celebrate the grand opening, here are details about the Grand Opening Gala Fundraiser, Feb. 29, 6-10 pm (tickets still available) and the FREE Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Weekend Events (March 12-14).


Monday February 17, 2020


2020 Census Press Conference

11am Madison College - Goodman South Campus 2429 Perry Street, Room 205


Everyone Counts!


Monday February 17


5p room 215 MMB


If you have preferences/comments on BRT routes or any other topics on the agenda, send them to the Tom Lynch, Transportation Director and ask him to share with the TPPB.


E.1. 59524 Metro Network Structure Study RFP Review (10 minutes)


E.2. 59525 FTA Small Starts Overview (Tom Lynch, 20 minutes)


E.3. 59527 Update on MPO Transit Development Plan and TPPB Involvement Options (10 minutes)


E.4. 59526 BRT Routing - Downtown and West Side Route Recommendations (15 minute update, 45 minute discussion)


E.5. 59534 BRT Routing Resolution


E.6. 59529 2020 Transportation Department & TPPB Work Plan Discussion (15 minutes, Board Chair)


E.7. 59530 Complete Streets RFP Update and Review (5 minutes, Tom Lynch)


E.9. 59532 Wilson Street Corridor Update (5 minutes)


E.10. 59581 WisDOT Project: BUILD Grant for County AB Interchange and Beltline

A proposed new intersection to improve access to Ho Chunk Gaming Casino, the golf course and other nearby uses.


Monday February 17

Landmarks Commission

5p room 153 MMB


1. 59271 1402 Williamson St - Exterior Alteration in the Third Lake Ridge Hist. Dist. - Foundation repair and replacement of siding with brick; 6th Ald. Dist.


2. 58737 Secretary's Report - 2020 -Underrepresented Communities Historic Resource Survey Report


This is an incredible report that was prepared as part of the Historic Preservation Plan process.


3. 58738 Buildings Proposed for Demolition – 2020


-935 W Johnson Street: Single-family home constructed in 1850, according to the City Assessor's Office. The preservation file indicates 1854-55 dates of construction.

Applicant: Aaron Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Applicant's Comments: The subject property was recently acquired by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System as part of our long-range planning for Block 16. The building has been vacant since 2016. Deconstruction is planned for summer 2020 with the site being graded, stabilized, and seeded to lawn until such time it is developed. Land Use Application submitted 12/04/19.


Staff Findings: The preservation file for this property indicates that the Greek Revival-style house was built for Daniel Mackman and his family, and is one of the older homes remaining in Madison.


Please send comments about the proposed demolition, or any other topic on the agenda, to Heather Bailey, Preservation Planner


Tuesday February 18

Spring Primary



State Supreme Court – please encourage everyone you know to vote in this election.


School Board Seat #6 – there are three capable candidates. Do your research and Vote!


Wednesday February 19


4p room 153 MMB


1. 57166 STAFF UPDATE ON CITY 2020 CENSUS ACTIVITIES a. 2/10 Census Bureau Madison Office Open House b. 2/17 City of Madison Census Press Event c. Community Partners Update d. Census Events Calendar e. Census Jobs Publicity


2. 58601 COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE CENSUS OUTREACH DISCUSSION a. Dane County and State of Wisconsin Complete Count Committee Updates b. CCC member updates on outreach to community groups, business groups, and other organizations c. Strategies/coordination on further 2020 Census outreach, and needed staff support for outreach


Wednesday February 19


5p room 206 MMB


2. 59596 Update regarding Madison Public Market - Dan Kennelly, Office of Business Resources Manager


Wednesday February 19


5:30p room 201 CCB


14. 59043 21+ Entertainment License Bakahri • dba Canopy • Capacity: 296 924 Williamson St • Agent: Austin Carl Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 55% alcohol, 25% food, 20% other Aldermanic District 6 (Alder Rummel) • Police Sector 408


17. 58773 Public Hearing - New License Bakahri • dba Canopy 924 Williamson St • Agent: Austin Carl • Estimated Capacity: 296 Class B Combination Liquor & Beer • 55% alcohol, 25% food, 20% other Aldermanic District 6 (Alder Rummel) • Police Sector 408


You can attend or share comments with the ALRC by emailing Deputy City Clerk Jim Verbick by 4p on Wednesday.


Wednesday February 19


6p Goodman Maintenance Facility 1402 Wingra Creek Parkway


5 58296 Community Engagement and Input

6 59227 Task Force Deliberation, Discussion, and Possible Recommendations


Wednesday February 19

East Police District Forum "What does public safety mean to you?" A conversation led by Local Voices Network.

6:30p Sennett Middle School 502 Pflaum Rd


I will be at ALRC but will try to stop by. This forum was initiated by District 3 Alder Lindsay Lemmer. It will be a facilitated conversation, click on the link for more details.


Thursday February 20

Plan Commission – Special meeting

5p room 153 MMB



1.59435 Legal Framework for Sustainability in Ordinances



2. 59436 Overview of the draft changes to the City of Madison Stormwater Ordinance (MGO Ch. 37)

Summary of revisions


3. 59437 Potential Zoning changes related to the Urban Forestry Task Force Report



4. 59438 Informational Presentations on Bird-Friendly Glass

Bird Safe Building Design Powerpoint

UW info

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