City, County, Schools Meetings this Week

With 55 local government meetings (that we know of) this week, if you can't find something that interests you, we'd be amazed!  Day Resource Center CUP, policing, armored vehicles, panhandling ordinance, phosphorus in the lakes and more!  Pick a topic, any topic, show up, learn what is happening in local government and get involved!  Reposted with permission by Brenda Konkel from forwardlookout.com.

CITY

Monday, December 12, 2016
3:00 PM Notice of Possible Quorum of the Women’s Initiatives Committee City-County Building 201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 108
– Executive Subcommittee – Work group for Strategic Planning Retreat to be held on January 26, 2017.

5:00 PM Metro Paratransit Medicaid Waiver Funding & Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 103A
– Agenda missing? Or linked wrong?

5:15 PM Police and Fire Commission City-County Building 211 S Carroll St, Room GR 27
– Same goofy agenda
– Disciplinary Matters Case management; may include deliberations on pending motions, in The Matter of the Charges filed by Roxane V. Stillman against Chief Koval and Det. Tom Helgren. No appearances by the parties will be taken.

5:30 PM Plan Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 201
Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the construction and maintenance of a portion of the Demetral Park Path, a new shared-use (bicycle and pedestrian) path from E. Johnson Street at Pennsylvania Avenue to connect to the existing path in Demetral Park. Located in part of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 6, T7N, R10E. (12th AD) i.e. Bike Path behind Occupy Madison Tiny House Village.
Hotel at 8102 Watts Rd (106 rooms)
Consideration of an alteration to a Planned Development District (General Development Plan and Specific Implementation Plan) for a mixed-use development to allow construction of 173 residential units and 7,900 square feet of commercial space in three buildings at 518-542 Junction Road
Consideration of a conditional use in the TE (Traditional Employment) zoning district to allow construction of an up to eight-story commercial/ office building containing 152,925 square feet of floor area, including a 40,000 square-foot theater/ concert hall on land generally addressed as 801 E. Washington Avenue in Urban Design Dist. 8, with auto parking to be provided off-site.
Consideration of a conditional use in the TE (Traditional Employment) zoning district to allow construction of an eight-story, 158,000 square-foot office building on land generally addressed as 819 E. Washington Avenue in Urban Design Dist. 8, with auto parking to be provided off-site.
Consideration of a conditional use to convert an existing office building into a daytime shelter at 615 E. Washington Avenue

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
11:00 AM Madison Area Transportation Planning Board Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2050 Advisory Committee City-County Bldg 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 103A
– Review Preliminary Draft Recommendations for the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2050
– Brief Review of Draft Scope of Work Outline for the Next Phase of Study of Bus Rapid Transit
– Brief Report on Online Public Engagement Tools for the RTP

5:00 PM Public Safety Review Committee Madison Police Department 211 South Carroll Street, Room Central Community Room, Rm GR22
– Alder Rummel to clarify how the Common Council Organizational Committee (CCOC) on Police and Community Relations and the Public Safety Review Committee (PSRC) can work and not be duplicative in functions.
SUBSTITUTE Repeal and recreate Section 12.325 of the Madison General Ordinances to limit persons entering or staying on highways.
Declaring the City of Madison’s intent to investigate day jobs as an alternative for panhandlers and those in need.
Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to sign a contract with Dane County and the University of Wisconsin, extending for ten (10) years the agreement which authorizes the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.
– Public Safety and Strategic Plan (Where do we go from here)

5:00 PM Committee on Employee Relations City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 118
– Update regarding outstanding items in meet and confer process between the City and employee associations.

5:00 PM Affirmative Action Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 108
Amending Section 33.07(7)(k)6. and Section 39.02(9)(f)1. of the Madison General Ordinances to eliminate statutory references to municipal prevailing wage laws.
– Data on the effect of ban the box

5:30 PM Madison Arts Commission Madison Central Library 201 W Mifflin St, Room First Floor Conference Rm
Approving the initial concept design and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for design, fabrication and installation between the City of Madison and RDG Dahlquist Art Studio for creating a site specific public art feature for the confluence at the intersection of State Street, the Library Mall, and East Campus Mall.
Madison Art Commission Strategy and Direction
– – 2016 Year in Review
– – Discuss and establish priorities for 2017
– – Overture discussion
– Artists Spaces – Discussion of need for more artist studio production spaces.
Public Art Conservation
– – Annie Stewart Fountain
– – Spirit of Greenbush

6:30 PM Common Council Organizational Committee Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations
Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa St, Room Evjue
– POSSIBLE QUORUMS OF THE COMMON COUNCIL, COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE AND MPD POLICY & PROCEDURE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE MAY EXIST AT THIS MEETING
– SUBCOMMITTEE MAY SUSPEND THE RULES TO ALLOW FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION & ENGAGEMENT ON AGENDA ITEM #5
– Presentation: Use of Force Proposals – State Rep. Chris Taylor

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
7:45 AM Madison Development Corporation Board of Directors 550 W Washington Ave, Room MDC Board Rm
– Reports

11:00 AM Multicultural Affairs Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 108
– Election of Officers
– DIVERSE INTERVIEW PANEL VOLUNTEER FORM/ DATABASE

2:00 PM Madison Area Transportation Planning Board Technical Coordinating Committee Fitchburg Community Center 5510 Lacy Rd, Room Prairie View Fitchburg, WI 53711
– Recommendation Regarding Modification to Membership and Voting Structure of the MPO Technical Coordinating Committee
– Review Preliminary Draft Recommendations for the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2050
– Review Draft Scope of Work Outline for the Next Phase of Study of Bus Rapid Transit
– Reports

4:30 PM Urban Design Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 351
1 North Webster Street – Comprehensive Design Review for “The AC Hotel Madison”
1000 East Washington Avenue
121 North Butler Street – Restoration of Two Existing Buildings, Demolition of Two Buildings and Three Garage Structures, and Development of a New 4-Story Apartment Building with Underground Parking.

4:30 PM Board of Public Works City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 108
– Public hearings at 5:30
– – Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For Grand Avenue, Van Hise Avenue, Park Place and Mason Street Assessment District – 2017.
– – Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For Gregory Street, Knickerbocker Street, Sprague Street and Sheldon Street Reconstruction Assessment District – 2017.
– – Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For Resurfacing 2017 – Assessment District.
Doubling land acquisition costs for County Highway M – Prairie Hill Rd to Cross Country Rd.
Doubling Street Occupancy Fees
Approving roadway geometry for the resurfacing and reconstruction of Monroe Street from Odana Road to Regent Street.
Buyers don’t like the street name “Niblick Drive”, so they are changing the street to “Perfect Drive”
Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the construction and maintenance of a portion of the Demetral Park Path, a new shared-use (bicycle and pedestrian) path from E. Johnson Street at Pennsylvania Avenue to connect to the existing path in Demetral Park. Located in part of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 6, T7N, R10E. (12th AD) – Bike Path behind Occupy Madison Tiny House Village.
– about $150,000 in change orders

5:00 PM Transit and Parking Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 201
– JOINT MEETING WITH LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR AGENDA ITEMS A.THROUGH D.
– REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF DRAFT UW CAMPUS MASTER PLAN (TRANSPORTATION ELEMENTS)
Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan – Imagine Madison
Parking: Resolution No. TPC 16-13, regarding proposed Parking Utility Special Event Rate, effective January 15, 2017
Metro: Examine the feasibility increasing the number of full wrap ads on buses

5:00 PM Education Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 103A
– Homeless Youth in Madison: Current Status, and Briarpatch Shelter Program

5:00 PM Vending Oversight Committee Water Utility 119 E Olin Ave, Room A
Results of 2016 Food Cart Review
Consider Allowing Mall/Concourse Food Vendors to Use Queue System

5:00 PM Long Range Transportation Planning Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 201
– – JOINT MEETING WITH TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION FOR ITEMS 1 – 5.
– REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF DRAFT UW CAMPUS MASTER PLAN (TRANSPORTATION ELEMENTS)
Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan – Imagine Madison

5:30 PM Community Services Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room GR-27
– Report on Senior Coalition Collaboration
-“Prisoner Re-entry, Services and Challenges”
– Transfer of AIDS Resource Center of WI Contract and Allocation from Community Resources Funding to Public Health of Madison and Dane County

5:30 PM Humanitarian Award Commission, Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 523
– Agenda not available

6:30 PM Board of Park Commissioners Warner Park Community Recreation Center 1625 Northport Dr, Room Community Room 1 Madison, WI 53704
Update on Sheboygan Avenue Community Gardens in Rennebohm Park
– Mendota Boats Operational Plan to conduct boat rental and instruction, concessions and other recreational activities at Marshall Park (wonder if it will include a liquor license?!)
Proposed 2017 Greens Fees
Proposed 2017 Recreation Services Fees (Includes pool fees – swimming lessons going up!)

Thursday, December 15, 2016
8:00 AM Commission of the Madison Metropolitan Sewage District Maintenance Facility 1610 Moorland Rd, Room Training Room
– Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement to Transfer Industrial Drive Sewer from the City of Madison and Monona to MMSD
– 2017 Commission Officer Elections
– Chief Performance Review Process

1:30 PM Yahara Watershed Improvement Network Executive Committee Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Maintenance Facility 1610 Moorland Rd
– WINS Service Agreement with Dane County
– WINS Service Agreements with Columbia and Rock Counties
– WINS MOUs with Town of Westport and Town of Dunn
– WINS/CLA Memorandum of Understanding
– USGS Joint Funding Agreement
– Phosphorus Reduction Grant Program and Funding Allocation
– WINS Staffing

1:30 PM Yahara Watershed Improvement Network Group Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Maintenance Facility 1610 Moorland Rd
– WINS Service Agreement with Dane County
– WINS Service Agreements with Columbia and Rock Counties
– WINS/CLA Memorandum of Understanding
– WINS MOUs with Town of Westport and Town of Dunn
– USGS Joint Funding Agreement
– Yahara WINS Phosphorus Grant Program
– USGS Water Quality monitoring
– Dane County Land and Water Resources Department
-Phosphorus Reduction Efforts

4:00 PM Housing Strategy Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 118 (Please enter through hallway double glass doors.)
Planning Division staff update on Comprehensive Plan – Imagine Madison
Requesting the Planning Division Director, in conjunction with the Community Development Authority Redevelopment Division Housing Initiatives Specialist and the Zoning Administrator, review and assess the city’s housing development policies using the White House Housing Development Toolkit and identify potential policy modifications.
2016 Housing Report – Consolidated and Updated.

4:00 PM Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board Cancelled Monona Terrace One John Nolen Drive, Room Hall of Fame Room

4:30 PM Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room LL-130
– Not available

5:00 PM Disability Rights Commission Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 260
– Not available

5:30 PM Downtown Coordinating Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 108
– Report of Mall Maintenance and Special Events 2016
Approving the initial concept design and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for design, fabrication and installation between the City of Madison and RDG Dahlquist Art Studio for creating a site specific public art feature for the confluence at the intersection of State Street, the Library Mall, and East Campus Mall.
– Downtown BID Programming Discussion

5:30 PM Allied Area Task Force Revival Ridge Community Room 2313 Allied Dr, Room Community Room
– No agenda available

COUNTY

Monday, 12/12/2016
8:15 AM Youth Commission – Youth Assessment Steering Subcommittee United Way of Dane County, 2059 Atwood Avenue, 3rd Floor Conference Room
– Updates on 2015 data analysis efforts:
• Presentations prepared for schools (Koenig)
• Mental/Emotional Health Analysis (Koenig/Lafferty)
• Reproductive Health (Benson)
• Other updates on research/analysis
– Planning for 2018 Survey

8:30 AM Board of Canvassers Presidential Recount – CCB, Room 354 AND 357 AND 321
The Dane County Board of Canvassers will be conducting a recount of the 2016 Presidential Contest.

The recount of the Presidential Contest will be held daily (8:30 am – 8:30 pm) from December 1, 2016 through December 12, 2016, including weekends.

This agenda will be updated if there are any changes to the schedule.

6:00 PM Youth Commission – By Youth For Youth Subcommittee United Way of Dane County, 2059 Atwood Ave
– Service Project
– Team building

Tuesday, 12/13/2016
8:15 AM UW Extension Committee 5201 Fen Oak Dr. Madison WI 53718
FOOD WASTE PREVENTION AND RECOVERY
– Presentations – Financial Education

12:30 PM Area Agency on Aging – Nutrition / Wellness Committee Meadowood Community Center 5726 Raymond Road Madison, WI 53711 Meal served at Noon
– Job Description
– Committee Chair & Vice Chair Election
– Presentations – Meadowood Meal Site
– Meal Program Update

3:45 PM Tree Board 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison WI 53718
– Finalize Arbor Day Web Sign Up
– Budget Update

5:15 PM Public Protection & Judiciary Committee
Room 354 of the City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
– The Dane County Sheriff’s Office will be presenting information on the status of solitary confinement in the Dane County Jail. All interested individuals are invited to attend for an update on the situation. Members of the public can make comments or ask questions after the presentation. If you wish to speak, please fill out a hearing slip. Questions in advance of the meeting should go to Chair Paul Rusk at rusk@countyofdane.com
– SOLITARY CONFINEMENT IN THE DANE COUNTY JAIL

6:30 PM Zoning & Land Regulation Committee City – County Building, ROOM 201 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Madison
– Creating 1 or 2 residential lots, separating homes from farmland, allowing for limited family business, an artisan Blacksmith Shop in Springdale, salvage recycling center (zoning and conditional use) in Dunkirk, allowing vehicle rentals in Pleasant Springs, outdoor sales display in Burke, reducing the size of a residential lot, continuing racetrack under new ownership in Rutland, horse boarding in Montrose, ready mix concrete plant in Albion, shifting property lines, and allowing unlimited livestock on 3 – 16 acres.
Progress report on CUP 2334, Payne and Dolan Mineral Extraction Site, Section 36, Town of Oregon
Wednesday, 12/14/2016

8:30 AM Employee-Management Insurance Advisory Committee Alliant Energy Center Admin Bldg
– Presentation – Kirk Fry, WEA Trust Representative – Questions on processing claims for blood draws & Question on how the transition from WEA Trust to Dean is going
– Action Items – Propose to extend for one year the vision contract with Anthem. We have two one year extensions left and the rates are the same for next year as current year

9:00 AM Area Agency on Aging – Legislative / Advocacy Committee AAA/ADRC 2865 N Sherman Ave, Rm 108 Madison WI 53704
LEGISLATIVE & ADVOCACY COMMITTEE JOB DESCRIPTION
– Save Medicare Discussion and Action Plan
– Reports

5:30 PM Health & Human Needs Committee CCB 321
– Discussion of Purchasing Ordinance
– Day Resource Center Update

5:30 PM Airport Commission Robert B. Skuldt Conf. Room at the Airport
EXEMPT LEASE MATC PARKING LOT OFF STRAUBEL ST LEASE NO. DCRA 2016-08
– Audit Presentation

5:30 PM Park Commission Lyman Anderson Agriculture Center 5201 Fen Oak Drive – Room A/B Madison WI 53718
– Donation Lower Yahara River Trail
– Lake View Hill Projects – Water Tower and Water Main
– Park and Open Space Plan Update
– Deconstruction Projects

Thursday, 12/15/2016
4:30 PM Specialized Transportation Commission 210 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Room 321, Madison, WI 53701
– Approval of the Draft Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance, Wisconsin Statute 85.21 application for calendar year 2017.

5:30 PM Executive Committee City-County Building room 357
2017 – 2019 DANE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR THE PROGRAM EVALUATION OF CONTRACTING AND PROCUREMENT EQUITY IN DANE COUNTY GOVERNMENT
REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL REPORT OF BOARD & COMMISSION DEMOGRAPHICS

5:30 PM Human Services Board City County Building 201 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Madison, WI 53704 Room 201
– 2017 DCDHS Budget Overview
– Family Care Update

5:30 PM Executive Committee – Review of Boards and Commissions Subcommittee City-County Building room 106B Conference Room
– No agenda

6:45 PM Personnel & Finance Committee City County Building Room 351
– A few routine items, a change order, a lease and accepting a grant

7:00 PM County Board City-County Building, Room 201
AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT TO ACCEPT GRANT FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN ARMORED RESCUE VEHICLE
– A only a few other routine items, which includes contracts for mental health services

Saturday, 12/17/2016
8:45 AM Lakes & Watershed Commission UW-Madison Arboretum Visitor Center 1207 Seminole Highway Madison WI 53711
– 2017 Priority Setting, Work Planning and Organizational Structure

SCHOOLS

Monday, December 12
5:00 p.m. Operations Work Group Meeting Doyle Administration Bldg. 545 W. Dayton Street Madison, WI 53703 Room 103
Wright Middle School Charter Renewal
Badger Rock Middle School Charter Renewal
2017/18 MMSD Budget Development

6:00 p.m. Nuestro Mundo, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting – WEA Trust 45 Nob Hill Road Madison, WI 53713
– President’s Report: Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Summit (Saturday, March 11), Monona Parade
– Principal’s Report
– Treasurer Position: Big Share
– Marketing Update: Website and Image
– Board Member Application Update
– Community Group
– Bridging Committee/Charter Renewal
– Committee Meet Up

Tuesday, December 13
4:30 p.m. Badger Rock Middle School (BRMS) Governance Council – Badger Rock Middle School
501 E. Badger Road, Madison, WI 53713, 1st Floor Conference Room
– Meeting – Renewal Report:
a. Review school board deliberations
b. Prepare for December 19 vote
c. Follow up with district leadership going forward
– Update:
a. Current situation
b. Emphasis going forward
c. Other updates/initiatives
– Governance Council Update and Action Items
– Strategic Planning

Wednesday, December 14
5:00 p.m. City of Madison Education Committee Meeting – City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Madison, WI 53703 Room 103A
– Homeless Youth in Madison: current status and Briarpatch Shelter Program
– Community Schools update
– Check-in regarding new activities or updates that impact City/County/MMSD
Planning topics/agendas for remainder of 2016/17 academic year