School Board, County and City public meetings, Feb. 1-5

By Brenda Konkel (thanks to Forward Lookout for re-posting privileges: http://www.forwardlookout.com/)

Madison Metropolitan School District Board
One meeting, on Monday, as per usual. This week, Operations Work Group.
Monday, February 1, 20165:00 p.m. Operations Work Group – Doyle Administration Building, 545 West Dayton Street, Room 103– 2016-17 MMSD Budget Development– Board Policies Review–Chapters 5000 and 6000, Policy 8012, and the Contract Compliance Plan


Dane County Board
10 meetings, only 3 before 5:00.
Monday, 2/1/2016 2:30 PM Area Agency on Aging – Access Committee AAA/ADRC, 2865 N. Sherman Ave., Room 109– 2016 ACCESS COMMITTEE WORK PLAN– DANE COUNTY DEMOGRAPHICS UPDATE– 2015 CASE MANAGEMENT SURVEY
3:45 PM Area Agency on Aging Board AAA/ADRC, 2865 N. Sherman Ave., Room 109– 2015 CASE MANAGEMENT SURVEY– Reports
6:00 PM Youth Commission – By Youth For Youth Subcommittee United Way of Dane County, 2059 Atwood Ave– Review proposals– Follow up questions for applicants
6:30 PM City-County Homeless Issues Committee CCB 354– SECURING AN OPERATOR FOR A COMPREHENSIVE DAY RESOURCE CENTER– Warrants Issued for City of Madison Municipal Tickets – Adriana Peguero, Asst. City Attorney
Tuesday, 2/2/20165:45 PM Health & Human Needs Committee CCB 351– Ideas for County Board Program Review Topics
Thursday, 2/4/2016 12:00 PM Library Board JOB CENTER 1819 ABERG AVE., MADISON– BOOKMOBILE PURCHASE– 2015 ANNUAL REPORT TO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION– SCLS CONSULTANT TEAM; PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM REDESIGN
5:30 PM Youth Commission CCB 321– Presentation on data trends in Dane County by DCDHS data analysts Lori Bastean and Arial Barak– Goal setting for 2016
5:30 PM Executive Committee City-County Building room 351– URGING CONGRESS TO OPPOSE THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND OTHER SECRET TRADE NEGOTIATIONS IN THE FUTURE– REDEVELOPMENT OF THE ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER
5:30 PM Lakes & Watershed Commission – Executive Committee City-County Building – Room 354 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Madison, WI 53703– Talking about past meetings and planning for future ones
7:00 PM County Board City-County Building, Room 201– 2015 RES-379_MCCARTHY PARK MASTER PLAN – ESTABLISHING A SUBCOMMITTEE FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REVISION OF CHAPTER 10 OF THE DANE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES – AMENDING CHAPTER 17 OF THE DANE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, UPDATING FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP PROVISIONS.– AN INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND PROMISSORY NOTES


City of Madison Common Council
Only 17 meetings, so you know that’s a big fat lie, watch for more meetings next week. Last week they added 8 meetings. 7 of the 15 weekday meetings start before 5:00.
Sunday, January 31, 20162:00 PM CELEBRATE POET LAUREATE – A QUORUM OF THE MADISON ARTS COMMISSION MAY BE PRESENT AT THIS EVENT CENTRO HISPANO, 810 W BADGER RDCelebrate Madison’s 6th Poet Laureate Oscar MirelesMireles, who officially started his term on January 18, 2016, will read poetry along with previous Madison Poets Laureate, at a celebration in his honor on January 31st from 2pm to 4pm at Centro Hispano of Dane County (810 West Badger Road, Madison WI 53713). The formal program begins at 3pm, but all are encouraged to arrive at 2pm to enjoy food and music and celebrate the importance of poetry in our community.
http://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/poet-laureate-reception-for-oscar-mireles-0
A quorum of the Madison Arts Commission may be present at this event.
Monday, February 1, 20165:00 PM EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ROOM 523 CCB– Discussion: State Bills— Impact Wisconsin Assembly Bill 469, the “Bathroom Bill”, will have on MGO Sec. 39.03— Impact Wisconsin State Assembly Bill 212, “Unemployment Benefits Bill”, will have on MGO Sec. 39.03— Impact Wisconsin State Assembly Bill 568 and Senate Bill 445, “Landlord/Tenant Bills”, will have on MGO Sec.39.03— Disproportionate impact of State of Wisconsin Assembly Bill 429 and Senate Bill 326, “Child Abuse and Neglect Bills”, on communities of color– Discussion: Letter to Common Council regarding prohibition of entering a vehicle without owner’s consent
6:30 PM CITY-COUNTY HOMELESS ISSUES COMMITTEE ROOM 354 CCB– SECURING AN OPERATOR FOR A COMPREHENSIVE DAY RESOURCE CENTER– Warrants Issued for City of Madison Municipal Tickets – Adriana Peguero, Asst. City Attorney
7:00 PM CCOC SUBCOMMITTEE TO DEVELOP COUNCIL STRATEGIC PLAN & PRIORITIES-POSSIBLE QUORUMS OF COMMON COUNCIL AND CCOC MAY BE PRESENT 201 W. MIFFLIN ST., MADISON CENTRAL LIBRARY STUDY ROOM 111– Discussion: Strategic Management and Outcome Based Budgeting – David Schmiedicke and Laura Larsen, Finance Department– Discussion: Racial Equity Training re: Communication and the City of Madison Racial Equity Tool
Tuesday, February 2, 20164:30 PM COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE ROOM 108 CCB– Discussion / Possible Action: Aldermanic District 11 Vacancy Process– Authorizing the filling of the vacant District 11 Aldermanic seat by Common Council appointment– SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 33.29 of the Madison General Ordinances to create a Room Tax Commission for the City of Madison.
4:30 PM HABITAT STEWARDSHIP SUBCOMMITTEE (PARKS) GOODMAN MAINTENANCE FACILITY, 1402 WINGRA CREEK PKWY– 2016 Proposed Street Tree Species List– Updated Street Tree Priority Policy
5:45 PM COMMON COUNCIL – DISCUSSION: POSSIBLE QUORUM OF EMERALD ASH BORER TASK FORCE MAY BE PRESENT ROOM 201 CCB– Update: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Plan 2015– Map: Identified Street Tree EAB Infestations & Street Tree Removals
6:30 PM COMMON COUNCIL ROOM 201 CCB– Commending and thanking Alderperson Chris Schmidt for his dedicated service to his constituents in District 11 and the City of Madison.– Appeal of Plan Commission Decision on Conditional Use for 2230 W. Broadway– Report dated February 2, 2016 re: Board, Committee, Commission, Ad Hoc Committee and Subcommittee Members who have not filed the Statement of Interests Form– Authorizing the filling of the vacant District 11 Aldermanic seat by Common Council appointment.– 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.– Approving the Worker Cooperative Fund program guidelines and request for proposal release.– 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– Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Wednesday, February 3, 201610:00 AM STREET USE STAFF COMMISSION ROOM LL-130 MMB– St. Patricks Day Parade, Outreach Pride Parade, Badgers Chalk the Block, Crazylegs, Woof’s King St. Pride, Busking for Books and Safety Saturday
12:00 PM PERSONNEL BOARD ROOM 525 CCBPolice – Administrative Services Manager, Police Records Section ManagerPublic Works – Development Manager (links are screwed up)
12:00 PM TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION SUBCOMMITTEE: TAXICAB PERMIT APPEAL ROOM 100 MMB– Hearing: Thomas Hoke, Appeal of Taxicab Driver Permit Denial
4:30 PM BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS ROOM 108 CCB– Van Deusen Sidewalk Assessment District– Jenifer Street, S. Paterson Street, S. Brearly Street, and S. Few Street Reconstruction Assessment District– Cottage Grove Road Resurfacing Assessment District– East & West Mifflin Street, North Carroll Street and North Pinckney Street Assessment District – Approving the City of Madison Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2016 Edition.
6:30 PM MADISON AREA TRANSPORTATION PLANNING BOARD 119 E OLIN AVE– Resolution TPB No. 115Approving Amendment #1to the 2016-2020Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Madison Metropolitan Area & Dane County–S. Beltline (USH 12/18) (Yahara River Bridges), Deck overlays [Const. advanced to 2016]–W. Beltline (USH 12/14/18/151) (USH 14 to CTH N), EIS Study [Cont. of earlier study, but separated out w/ new $]–Interstate 39/90 (S. Beltline to Rock Cty. Line), Reconstruction and expansion [Schedule and funding changes]–Interstate 94 (CTH N to E Jefferson Cty. Line), Roadway maintenance [Const. delayed from 2015 to 2016]–Verona Road/USH 18/151 (Raymond to McKee Rd.), Reconst. w/ new interchanges [Schedule and funding changes]–STH 19 (STH 113 to River Rd.), Maint. and safety project w/ widened shoulders [NEW –Const. in 2016]– Consideration of Additional Appointments to the MPO Advisory Committee for the Regional Transportation Plan 2050 for the Madison Metropolitan Area & Dane County– Consideration of Letter of Support for City of Madison’s Smart City Challenge Grant Application to the U.S. DOT– Consideration of Minor Revisions to MATPB Policies and Project Evaluation Criteria for Transportation Alternatives Program Projects for 2016-2020 Application Cycle– Presentation on Draft Dane County Bicycle Wayfinding Plan Design Guidelines– Presentation of Results from the Greater Madison Region Public Values and Priorities Survey– Review of Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2050 Goals and Performance Measures
Thursday, February 4, 20164:30 PM MADISON LOCAL FOOD COMMITTEE ROOM 300 MMBPublic Market DiscussionDiscussion to include, but is not limited to:– Project Implementation Strategy– Public Market– Update on Friends of Madison Market– Public Market District Subcommittee Update
5:00 PM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE ROOM 260 MMB– PUBLIC Hearing: The City of Madison Community Development Division and CDBG Committee invite you to provide feedback on the draft CDBG office 2016 Action Plan. The draft Action Plan sets specific goals for the upcoming year.– Design Coalition – presentation of final co-housing feasibility report– Authorizing (a vendor to be identified by February 4, 2016) to provide the services of a Street Outreach Team that will identify, engage and connect chronically homeless persons with local support resources, including permanent housing and individualized treatment plans geared toward achieving housing stability.
5:00 PM MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD 201 W MIFFLIN ST, ROOM 104– Amendment to Internet Use Policy and Guidelines– Reports
Saturday, February 6, 201612:00 PM COMMON COUNCIL TRAINING: COMMUNICATING ABOUT RACE & USING RACIAL EQUITY EVALUATION TOOL 149 WAUBESA ST– Review learning goals and set ground rules– Review basic concepts related to racial equity– Practice responding to real conversations about race Alders have encountered in individual and group settings– Explore strategies to build a unifying narrative, counteract problematic narratives, and create trust and a shared vision– Discuss effective responses to difficult situations within the context of race and power dynamics– Learn about the equity tools and discuss our framework for inclusive decision making, including discussion of potential barriers– Practice analyzing issue/project using an equity tool– Discuss learning outcomes and a path forward