City, county and school board public meetings, week of January 25-29

By Brenda Konkel (thanks to Forward Lookout for the re-posting privileges)

MADISON METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD
1 meeting, or 2, depending upon how you look at it.
Monday, January 25, 20165:30 Special Board of Education Meeting – Closed Session– Review and Receipt of Advice from Counsel regarding Disciplinary Proceedings and Decisions involving an Individual Student, pursuant to Wis. Stat. Secs. 19.85(1)(a), (f), and (g); 118.125; and/or 120.13(1)(e)l
6:00 – Regular Board of Education Meeting – Doyle Administration Building, 545 West Dayton Street, McDaniels Auditorium– Recite Vision Statement– Superintendant’s Announcements and Reports – Instructional Coach Model– Contract for Services with Omega Schools– Advanced Learner Update– Summer School Reports and Recommendations for 2016– 2016-2017 Budget Development– Long-Term Facility Plan – Phase 1– Revision to Board Policy – Open Enrollment– Administrator Retirement Plan

DANE COUNTY
16 meetings, 1 cancelled, 5 before 5:00.
Monday, 1/25/2016 5:00 PM Environment, Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee Lyman Anderson Agriculture Center 5201 Fen Oak Drive – Monona Room 210 Madison, WI 53718– 015 RES-379_MCCARTHY PARK MASTER PLAN
5:30 PM Personnel & Finance Committee City-County Building Room 351– I didn’t see anything of interst . . . do you?
5:45 PM Land Conservation Committee Lyman Anderson Agriculture Center 5201 Fen Oak Drive – Room AB Madison, WI 53718NOTE: Quorums of the Environmental Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Lakes and Watershed Commission, Park Commission may be present, but they will conduct no committee or commission business– Viewing of “Into the Outdoors” Video– Overview of Land Conservation Division – Conservation Practices & Phosphorus– Lakes & Watershed Commission 2016 Priorites– Bees and Butterflies report– Cost Analysis of Phosphorus Removal Efforts
6:00 PM Youth Commission – By Youth For Youth Subcommittee Water Utility Building, 119 E. Olin Ave– Review of proposals and process– Small group review of proposals
Tuesday, 1/26/2016 12:15 PM Criminal Justice Council – Racial Disparities Sub Committee CCB – Room 351– Presentation – Measure for Justice– Recommendations from the Workgroups
5:15 PM Public Protection & Judiciary Committee CANCELLED – Room 357 of the City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
5:30 PM Public Works & Transportation Committee Public Works Conference room, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison WI– SECURING AN OPERATOR FOR A COMPREHENSIVE DAY RESOURCE CENTER– REDEVELOPMENT OF THE ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER
7:00 PM Zoning & Land Regulation Committee City – County Building, ROOM 201 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Madison– AMENDING CHAPTER 17 OF THE DANE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, UPDATING FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP PROVISIONS.– ESTABLISHING A SUBCOMMITTEE FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REVISION OF CHAPTER 10 OF THE DANE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES– Status Report in regards to Conditional Use Permit #2103, Oak Park Quarry
Wednesday, 1/27/2016 9:00 AM Area Agency on Aging – Legislative / Advocacy Committee, AAA/ADRC, 2865 N. Sherman Ave., Room 108– 2016 LEGISLATIVE/ADVOCACY COMMITTEE WORK PLAN
5:30 PM Equal Opportunity Commission, City-County Building, Room 421, Conf. Rm.– PPJ WORKGROUP RECOMMENDATIONS – COST, EASE
5:30 PM Park Commission Lyman Anderson Agriculture Center 5201 Fen Oak Drive – Mendota Room 224 Madison, WI 53718– Lots of reports
6:00 PM Food Council 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison WI 53718– Presentation: Healthy Food for All– Reports
Thursday, 1/28/2016 8:15 AM UW Extension Committee 5201 Fen Oak Drive, Madison, WI 53718– YGP Social Network Mapping Project– Restructuring of Extension
12:15 PM Criminal Justice Council CCB Room 354– Position Description and Timeline for Data Innovation– Alternatives to Incarceration recommendations
4:30 PM DaneCOM Governing Board CCB, 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 321– Harris Project Manager update on system buildout– Preview of Operations & Maintenance bills for 2nd half of 2015
5:30 PM Youth Commission – Youth Governance Program City County Building 210 MLK Blvd #354– Educational Program-Leadership Activity– Review of Learning Action Plans– Committee Updates

CITY OF MADISON
Hard to believe January is coming to an end . . . 21 meetings, 2 cancelled, 11 start before 5pm, more to be scheduled throughout the week I’m sure . . . WARNING: Lots of decoy links . . . with nothing in them.
Monday, January 25, 20164:30 PM BOARD OF ESTIMATES ROOM 260 MMB– Authorizing the Madison Parking Utility to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for architectural and engineering services required to design an approximately 650-stall parking facility on the south east corner of the intersection of East Main Street and South Livingston Street.– Authorizing the execution of a lease at 30 West Mifflin Street for the temporary relocation of a portion of the City employees currently located in the Madison Municipal Building during the building’s renovations.– Authorizing the execution of a lease at 126 S. Hamilton Street for the temporary relocation of a portion of the City employees currently located in the Madison Municipal Building during the building’s renovations.– 2nd SUBSITUTE Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with RNL Design Inc. to provide professional architectural and engineering design services for Fleet Services Nakoosa Trail Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility in the amount of $2,141,242– SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 33.29 of the Madison General Ordinances to create a Room Tax Commission for the City of Madison– Approving the Worker Cooperative Fund program guidelines and request for proposal release.– TIF staff quarterly update on current and pending TIF projects– TIF Policy exception for the proposed Madison Dairy $3.4 million TIF Loan for Stone House’s project on the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue (link is a decoy, there’s nothing in at the time I wrote the blog this morning.) Also the plat.
4:30 PM SUSTAINABLE MADISON COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMB– Overview of the Draft Energy Plan by Richard Heinemann
5:30 PM PLAN COMMISSION ROOM 201 CCB– Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the construction and maintenance of the Demetral Park Path, a new shared-use (bicycle and pedestrian) path completing a route from E. Johnson Street at Pennsylvania Avenue to Commercial Avenue at Packers Avenue. Located in part of the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ and the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 6, T7N, R10E. (12th AD)– Grandview developers finally winning their battle to build one story commercial buildings instead of two story – took them 14 years, but they wore the city planning department down (or there was enough turn over no one remembers any more.)– Consideration of a conditional use to establish a brewery in the TE-Traditional Employment zoning district in an existing multi-tenant building at 849 E. Washington Avenue; Urban Design Dist. 8; 6th Ald. Dist. (Fool’s Cap Brewery and Tap Room)– Consideration of a conditional use for a restaurant-nightclub at 1380 Williamson Street; 6th Ald. Dist. (Gib’s Bar wants to have DJs play music past midnight – not the outdoor eating area)
5:30 PM SISTER CITY COLLABORATION COMMITTEE ROOM LL-110 MMB– Gambia/Kanifing Sister City Application January 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 201612:00 PM EOC EMPLOYMENT SUBCOMMITTEE WATER UTILITY, 119 E OLIN AVE– Looks like they are still figuring out who they are and what they do – and are having attendance issues.
4:00 PM PARKS LONG RANGE PLANNING SUBCOMMITTEE ROOM 108 CCB– Review Policies Regarding Dogs in Parks– Parks Master Plan
4:30 PM WATER UTILITY BOARD 119 E OLIN AVE, ROOM A-B– Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute Amendment #2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Mead and Hunt Inc. for public participation support, the preparation of final construction drawings and specifications, permitting, bidding, and construction administration for the final design and construction of Water Utility Operations Center located at 110 S. Paterson Street.– Presentation on the Water Utility’s Financial Model– Items of general interest and update on any rate case in progress. (What kind of an agenda item is this? “Items of general interest” – wow.)– Revising the Water Utility Board’s Sustainability Policy (Another decoy link . . . “This record is currently unavailable.”)
5:00 PM COMMUNITY GARDENS COMMITTEE ROOM LL-110 MMB– Reviewing their mission and updates– New Garden Fund Issues January 2016 (decoy link)
5:00 PM PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ROOM 260 MMB– To approve 2015 Annual Traffic Signal Priority List– To approve NTMP List for 2016 Projects (neighborhood traffic calming projects)– Post Fatal Crash Actions by Staff (Ridge and University)
5:15 PM MADISON BOARD OF POLICE AND FIRE COMMISSIONERS ROOM GR-27 CCB– Their usual crap agenda where they may discuss just about anything. (with no links)– Professional Standards report
Wednesday, January 27, 20161:30 PM COMMITTEE ON AGING MADISON SENIOR CENTER, 330 W MIFFLIN ST– Reports– City of Madison Reverse Mortgage Program, Linette Rhodes (decoy)– Accepting the report and recommendations of the Housing Strategy Committee – Senior Housing chapter.
2:00 PM MADISON AREA TRANSPORTATION PLANNING BOARD TECHNICAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE FITCHBURG COMMUNITY CENTER, 5510 LACY RD– Review and Recommendation on Minor Revisions to MATPB Policies and Project Evaluation Criteria for Transportation Alternatives Program Projects for 2016-2020 Application Cycle– Update on Regional Transportation Plan 2050–Growth Forecasts–Plan Advisory Committee–Plan Website–Upcoming First Series of Public Information Meetings– Presentation of Results from the Regional Public Values and Priorities Survey
4:30 PM URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION ROOM 260 MMB– No linked agenda . . . hmmm . . . not even a decoy here . . .
5:00 PM VENDING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMN– Revising their ordinance again– Raising their fees
5:30 PM COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE 119 E OLIN AVE., MADISON WATER UTILITY– Renovation Plans for the Madison Municipal Building (decoy)
Thursday, January 28, 201611:00 AM MADISON AREA TRANSPORTATION PLANNING BOARD REGIONAL TRANSPORATION PLAN 2050 ADVISORY COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMB– Presentation on the Regional Transportation Planning Process and Purpose of the Regional Transportation Plan(RTP)– Review of Public Involvement Activities for the RTP 2050–Public Values and Priorities Survey–Plan Advisory Committee–Plan Websiteo Community Mapping and Surveys–Three Series of Public Information Meetings— Other– Presentation of Results from the Regional Public Values and Priorities Survey– Review of Draft Regional Transportation Plan Goalsand Performance Measures
1:00 PM METROPOLITAN UNIFIED FIBER NETWORK CONSORTIUM, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION ROOM 260 MMB– Budget– Vote on oversight committee members
4:00 PM HOUSING STRATEGY COMMITTEE ROOM 313 MMB– Accepting the report and recommendations of the Housing Strategy Committee – Senior Housing chapter.– Housing Report – Market Rate Ownership
5:00 PM LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE (Cancelled) ROOM 108 CCB
5:00 PM ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (Cancelled) ROOM LL-110 MMB
6:00 PM WARNER PARK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE 1625 NORTHPORT DR– Review Committee Goals– Discuss Issues Raised at the Neighborhood Meeting Last Fall re: The Forester Dr. corner of the park– Discuss Facility Expansion Planning Process– Create a fundraising committee?