City of
Madison

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

Tag: Public Market District

MNA Online Newsletter October 2014

October 2014 1018 Williamson St Mike Kohn is seeking a certificate of appropriateness from the Landmarks Commission to demolish the c1895 house at 1018 Williamson on October 6. The building would be demolished and seeded for green space. A Certificate of Appropriateness for the … [read more]

SASY and WPNA online newsletter

Union Corners Gorman & Co shared their proposal to construct 2 mixed-use buildings containing 18,000SF of retail, 90 apartments and underground parking at a neighborhood meeting October 27. The ground floor retail tenants are still to be determined. The buildings will be located on the … [read more]

Marquette online newsletter December 2014

Street Reconstruction Jenifer St from Livingston to Few is scheduled to be reconstructed in 2015. The project area also includes S. Paterson from Williamson to Spaight and S. Brearly from Williamson to Jenifer. Metro will temporarily relocate bus service from Jenifer St. to Spaight St. City … [read more]

Madison Public Market District Equity Survey

As you may know, the City is developing a business plan and design for the Madison Public Market District.  The project is planned to be located in the area around East Washington Ave, 1st Street, and Johnson Street.  The first phase of the Public Market District will likely involve … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest 6/15/15-6/19/15

Landmarks Commission Monday 6/15 4:45 Rm LL-110 MMB 37499 906-910 Williamson Street - Third Lake Ridge Historic District - Demolition of existing building and Construction of a new 4-story apartment building. 6th Ald. Dist. Contact: Randy … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest: January 4-13, 2016

A lot is happening this week including a neighborhood meeting on Thursday 1/7 to discuss McGrath Prperty Group's redevelopment proposal for 714-722 Williamson. Please read to the end for more details about upcoming neighborhood meetings... Monday January 4 City-County Homeless Issues … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of March 14 2014

UPDATE: I will be rescheduling the neighborhood meeting on Madison Kipp Corporation tentatively planned for March 16 in order to ensure that interested citizen experts and state agency officials can be in attendance. Stay tuned. Landmarks Commission Monday March 14, 4:45p MMB room … [read more]

D6 Items of interest week of August 1 2016

Highlights this week: On Monday, the Landmarks Commission will be reviewing several applications from Third Lake Ridge property owners and will receive an informational presentation about the proposed demolition of 801 Williamson St. The City County Homeless Issues Committee will get an … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of August 29, 2016

Highlights this week include an update on the Garver Feed Mill at Bd of Estimates Monday. Also Monday is a request for reconsideration of the decision of the Plan Commission to place on file 418 Division St. If the vote to reconsider passes, there will be a public hearing on the rezoning and … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of August 29, 2016

Highlights this week include an update on the Garver Feed Mill at Bd of Estimates Monday. Also Monday is a request for reconsideration of the decision of the Plan Commission to place on file 418 Division St. If the vote to reconsider passes, there will be a public hearing on the rezoning and … [read more]

Future of the Madison Public Market in Jeopardy?

Amendments to the Capital budget are before the Board of Estimates on Monday Sept 26, room 260 MMB starting at 4:30p. There are two separate amendments that remove $1.2M funding for the Madison Public Market envisioned for the area bounded by 1st, E Washington and E Johnson St. Current plans … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of September 26. 2016

Highlights include a loan to Red Caboose in the form of a reduced sale price of land in Union Corners, contract with MMSD for Educational Resource officers and amendments to the Capital Budget at Bd of Estimates Monday. On Monday. Metro will convene a public information meeting on study of bus … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 3, 2016

Highlights this week: the Mayor will introduce his 2017 Executive Operating Budget on Tuesday. The Council meeting starts late because of Rosh Hashanah. Several licenses are up for final approval - Fuegos and Barleytap. The final contract for EROs, or police educational resource officers for the … [read more]

Support Madison Public Market Capital Budget Amendment 2 Monday Nov 14

If you support the Public Market, please send a letter to allalders@cityofmadison.com in support of Capital Budget Amendment 2 and in opposition to the amendment to cut funds proposed by Alders Eskrich, Ahrens, Bidar, Clear and Phair. Please include your address with your comments. … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of November 21, 2016

A short week with the upcoming holidays. On Monday there are several meetings that may be of interest. At Plan Commission, staff is requesting a referral of the conditional use application for Fuegos Steak and Tapas at 906 Williamson for a parking reduction and outdoor seating requests until the … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of November 28, 2016

Highlights this week include the quarterly Garver Feed Mill update at Monday's Board of Estimates meeting. The item may go into closed session. On November 17, the Dept of Treasury announced that 120 community development financial institutions/CDFIs were selected to receive a record $7B in … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 30, 2017

Highlights: I hope many of you could attend the United We Stand Community Forum today along with the 2500 other Madison and Dane County residents. If you missed it, the video should be available to watch on City Channel. Many of you have contacted me in support of making Madison a Sanctuary City. … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of February 6, 2017

Highlights- Monday, the City-County Homeless Issues committee will review the ordinance to prohibit lying down or sleeping on public sidewalks in the Central Business District and the County resolution proposed by Sup Heidi Wegleitner to use the Messner's site for affordable housing. The Council … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of February 27, 2017

Highlights: Monday's previously scheduled meeting of the CCOC Subcommittee on Police and Community Relations had to be cancelled because MPD presenters were not available. The Use of Force presentation has been rescheduled to Thursday as a Common Council presentation since we could not confirm a … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 3, 2017

Highlights: Banzo Shuk received their Class B Beer, Class C Wine license on 9/6/16 from ALRC. The license was never activated because the establishment is located in the NMX Zoning district which requires a conditional use permit to allow a licensed establishment and a conditional use for outdoor … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of May 1, 2017

Highlights: On Monday, Imagine Madison Phase 2- the City seeks your input as we update our 10 year old Comprehensive Plan. On Tuesday, the Common Council will discuss the recent upsurge in gun shot incidents and armed robberies by convening a Committee of the Whole. The issue is how do we … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of May 29, 2017

Highlights: The second neighborhood meeting for CoHo, the proposal for cohousing and artist/commercial space at 2048 Winnebago is Tuesday. If you have been following the Public Market discussion, Thursday's meeting will offer more options for the site, after continued engagement with the shopping … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of May 29, 2017

Highlights: The second neighborhood meeting for CoHo, the proposal for cohousing and artist/commercial space at 2048 Winnebago is Tuesday. If you have been following the Public Market discussion, Thursday's meeting will offer more options for the site, after continued engagement with the shopping … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 10, 2017

Highlights: Garver Feed Mill alert! It's at Council Tuesday for approval of environmental engineering services, a CSM map and a license to allow the provision of clean soil from Homburg Contractors (one of the developer's partners is offering free soil). But the most important item is at the … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 17, 2017

Highlights: The Public Market Development Committee will discuss the conceptual architecture for the public market at a special meeting Monday. On Tuesday the Common Council Exec Committee discusses two proposals for how to approach the structure of the Common Council in advance of 2020 … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of September 4, 2018

Highlights: Budget season officially begins Tuesday with the introduction of the 2018 Executive Capital Budget, it will have the latest major street construction projects for the next 5 years and other public infrastructure improvements. At Tuesday's Council meeting, there is a 3rd substitute on … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of September 11, 2017

Highlights: The Executive Capital Budget will be reviewed Monday and Tuesday by the Finance Committee. See Tuesday for budget items of interest. Also at Finance on Monday, WilMar is seeking a CDBG loan to assist in purchasing the parking lot across from the center. The City-County Homeless Issues … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 2, 2017

Highlights: The Mayor introduces his 2018 Executive Operating budget on Tuesday. It is on the Council agenda for introduction, #115, but it will not be in legistar until noon on Tuesday. This week starts with Landmarks Commission on Monday. Of note is review of proposed demolition of a building … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 16, 2017

Highlights: 131 S Fair Oaks (Kessenich's site) is at Plan Commission Monday for demolition and approval of 5 story mixed use building. Also Monday is a presentations by RFP applicants for peer support program funds at Community Services Commission with a decision at a meeting Wednesday. I am … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 30, 2017

Highlights: There will be an update on the Urban Forestry Task Force at Sustainable Madison Committee on Monday. Alder, resident and staff appointments to the task force are being introduced Tuesday for referral and back to Council for adoption 11/21. A neighborhood rep from the Madison Canopy … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of November 13, 2017

Highlights: Monday is the first and possibly final day of 2018 budget deliberations. The hot issues are likely to be the proposed change to Public Market funding source and competing proposals for how much the matching funds for the federal COPS grant should be if we are awarded a federal grant … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of November 20, 2017

Highlights: The Thanksgiving holiday means its a short week at the City. I hope everyone enjoys time with family and friends. On Monday, Parks will hold a public information meeting seeking input on playground equipment for Reger Park. ?At Tuesday's Council meeting, we will award Sheray Wallace … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of December 4, 2017

Highlights: The developer interested in redeveloping 210 S Dickinson has concluded that a smaller building is not financially feasible and is no longer planning to pursue redevelopment at that location. The Council on Tuesday will take up TID 37 funding for affordable housing at 134 S Fair Oaks … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 1, 2018

Highlights: Happy New Year! I will do my best to provide meaningful information to keep you apprised of district and city issues and will work with interested residents to advocate for progressive changes on the local, state and federal level in 2018. The Council meeting Tuesday will take up the … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 22, 2018

Highlights: Reger Park is getting new playground equipment this year. There is a second public information meeting Monday with recommendations from Parks staff. Neighbors have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise additional funds for a natural play area. Also on Monday, Imagine Madison will be … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 29, 2018

Highlights: On Tuesday, the Landmarks Commission, Equal Opportunities Commission and the Board of Park Commissioners will hold a joint meeting to discuss the fate of the Confederate Monument in Forest Hill Cemetery erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. There is also a special … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of February 19, 2018

Highlights: Tuesday is Election Day! Make your plan to vote. After you vote, join me at a neighborhood meeting to learn about the proposal for 2901 Atwood. The Grandfamily housing at Union Corners proposal is at Urban Design Commission on Wednesday. See the UDC listing for my report on the … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest February 26, 2018

Highlights: On Monday the Historic Preservation Plan Advisory Committee meets for the first time. At Tuesday's Council meeting, the hot topic is likely to be the second reconsideration of the Mayor's veto of an ordinance that allows "Click and Collect" online ordering and parking lot pick up of … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of March 5, 2018

Highlights: The Grandfamily housing at Union Corners is at Plan Commission on Monday March 5 and I am holding the second neighborhood meeting about the project on Wednesday March 7. The big issue at Plan will be Gorman and Company's request for angled parking on the south side of Winnebago. The … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 9, 2018

Highlights: The second Atwood Reconstruction public information meeting is Monday. Staff will show revised plans after getting feedback from the public at the first meeting. Tuesday's Council meeting will decide the fate of the Confederate Monuments in Forest Hill Cemetery, see my comments below. … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 23, 2018

Highlights: On April 17, 2018 the Common Council of the City of Madison, by unanimous vote, elected Alder Samba Baldeh as President and Alder Sheri Carter as Vice-President of the Common Council. This is the first time that Council leadership positions have been held simultaneously by persons of … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of June 25, 2018

Highlights: The Atwood Ave reconstruction geometry is at the last meeting of Ped Bike Motor Vehicles Commission for approval on Tuesday. The Historic Preservation Plan Advisory Committee meets Wednesday. The Public Market Development Committee will be voting on issuing an RFP seeking an … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 2, 2018

Highlights: The holiday week is light on city meetings. At Plan Commission on Monday, there will be a public hearing on the Comp Plan and the Madison Circus Space seeks a conditional use to move into their temporary home on Bryan St while the Winnebago co-housing project they are sharing space … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 9, 2018

Highlights: Landmarks has several topics of interest for D6 and downtown residents Monday including a certificate of appropriateness for St Bernards lighting, the proposed podium at Judge Doyle Square and the latest iteration for the hotel at the top of State St. At the Common Council Tuesday is … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 23, 2018

Highlights: The Confederate Rest memorials are at Landmarks on Monday for Certificates of Appropriateness to officially remove them. The c1982 plaque extolling the Confederate soldiers was already removed by Mayor Soglin. The Council approved removing the c1906 monument in May. This resolution … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 30, 2018

Highlights: The Grandfamily project at Union Corners, now named Generations, is at Finance Monday, see the agenda below for more info. The Comprehensive Plan is at the Plan Commission Monday for final adoption. Also at Plan, Grampa's Pizzeria asked for referral of their conditional use … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of Sept 17, 2018

Highlights: Last week the Finance Committee held two meetings on the 2019 Capital budget. Agencies presented 2019 projects and their 5 year capital improvement plans to the committee which consists of the Mayor and six alders. The 2019 Executive capital budget added, delayed, and removed some … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 1, 2018

Highlights: Flooding, lake level and storm water management will be discussed at a 5:30p informational presentation to the Council on Tuesday. It's short Council agenda this week since we had a meeting last week. The Council will consider an appeal of the Landmarks Commission's decision not to … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 22, 2018

Highlights: Early voting has begun at local libraries around the city, the UW and Edgewood College and the City Clerk’s office. The Clerk was able to fill the 3000 volunteers spots needed. Thank you everyone who responded to the call! Amendments to the operating budget are at Finance on Monday. … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of October 29, 2018

I stand with my family, friends, fellow workers and neighbors to condemn racist assaults and murder, the daily misogyny and queer/trans phobia, hatred of Jewish and Muslim religion and people, anti-immigrant bigotry and the inhumane separation of families, and the calculated incitements to … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of December 3,2018

Highlights: The Common Council Executive Committee will meet with the co-chairs of the MPD Policy & Procedures Ad Hoc Review Committee to discuss the status of the draft report on Tuesday. At the Council meeting later, the Mayor's proposal for an alcohol moratorium will be placed on file and … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 7, 2019

Highlights: Monday is Inauguration Day for Governor Evers! I know many of us welcome the Governor’s new appointments to head state agencies and different budget priorities. The spring election season for Mayor and Council has officially begun. I do not have an opponent and I look forward to … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 14, 2019

Highlights: Selection of the architecture team for the Madison Public Market, funding for programing and improvements at Goodman Community Center, and Garver Lot 2 development agreement at Finance Monday. Two mayoral forums this week – Tuesday at the downtown library (or live streaming on City … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 21, 2019

Highlights: No snow emergency has been declared. The Streets Division will plow all City of Madison Streets beginning January 19. All Madison streets should have had their initial plowing within 14 to 16 hours, though plowing operations are expected to continue until noon on Sunday, January 20. … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of January 28, 2019

Highlights: Last week's Common Council meeting was canceled due to snow, we are scheduled to try again. This week's forecast is for dangerously cold temperatures. Be careful. The city, county and our nonprofit partners are preparing for the bitter temps and will make sure homeless residents and … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of February 4, 2019

Highlights: Several city meetings were canceled due to last week's dangerous cold. Now temps are in the 30-40 degree range and the new concern is with melting snow and flooding. If you live close to a storm water inlet, please remove snow and ice to allow it to capture melting snow. One of the … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of March 4 2019

Highlights: At press time, the city's website is undergoing scheduled maintenance and the weekly calendar is not accessible for me to do my usual copy and paste routine.... I am reporting on Tuesday meetings only. I decided it was a birthday gift from city IT. Alder Zellers has a more complete … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of March 11, 2019

Highlights: Two meetings Tuesday about new alcohol licenses at the former Plan B site on Willy St and former Chocolaterian space on Atwood. There is a staff presentation Tuesday to alders about possible policy changes to winter parking rules. Neighbors petitioned for reconsideration of the bus … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 1, 2019

Highlights: The nonpartisan spring election for Mayor, Common Council, School Board, Dane County Circuit Court, WI Court of Appeals, and Justice of the WI Supreme Court is the big news this week. Make a plan to vote on Tuesday! District 6 is always one of the high turnout wards and I hope our … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 22, 2019

Highlights: I got my new committee assignments last week: Plan Commission, Public Market Development Committee, Historic Preservation Plan Committee and the Water Utility Board. I asked newly elected Common Council President Shiva Bidar and V-P Barbara McKinney to be reappointed to the Landmarks … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of April 29, 2019

Highlights: The Council meets this week. Several important resolutions to start the meeting include Affirming the principles of fundamental human rights and equality for women in our community and supporting the United States ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of May 6, 2019

Highlights: The McGrath Group proposal for the East End (the Essen Haus properties) will be at Landmarks on Monday and Urban Design on Wednesday for informational presentations. Also Monday at Plan Commission is 929 E Washington. The glare study (a first apparently in a city land use application) … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of June 3, 2019

Highlights: The McGrath team submitted their land use application as promised on May 29, here is a link https://drive.google.com/file/d/19t-ryLzPzbAMq0_umL2zGq-vs-rkN3QZ/view They will be at Landmarks on June 24th. In the interim, residents and other stakeholders have requested to meet with Lance … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of June 10, 2019

Highlights: The Finance Committee may select a developer to construct a mixed use building on Judge Doyle Square- Block 88 on Monday. At Tuesday’s Common Council meeting all alcohol licenses are renewed for the coming year. Lots of D6 info below. After years of budget requests… the plans and … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of June 24, 2019

Highlights: The East End development proposal. The proposal for the East End (134-140 S Blair St and 506-518 E Wilson St) AKA the Essen Haus block is at Landmarks Commission on Monday. The preservation planner does not believe that the proposal meets the standards for construction of a new … [read more]

D6 Items of Interest Week of July 15, 2019

Highlights: On Tuesday, the Common Council Executive Committee will discuss the resolution to create a joint City-County task force on PFAS. On June 21, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade … [read more]

D6 Items of interest Week of July 22, 2019

I am thankful there were no injuries to nearby neighbors and first responders as a result of the fire and explosion at two MGE substations on Friday. Thank you for taking care of yourself, your family, your friends, neighbors, co-workers and your pets during the extreme heat and power outage. … [read more]

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