Madison voters elected a new mayor last April, ousting so-called “mayor-for-life” Paul Soglin in favor of Satya Rhodes Conway. But the mayor’s seat wasn’t the only turnover. Voters also sent nine new Alders to the 20-member Common Council, none of whom have ever held elected office before. The grassroots party Progressive Dane won nine of […]
What’s happening in local governance? For today’s episode, guest host Ron Luskin gets the updates from Alder Mike Verveer of the City of Madison Common Council. They cover a lot of ground, including the council’s recent meeting, Judge Doyle Square, liquor licenses on State Street, last year’s flooding events, and more.