The Madison Common Council meeting on June 2, reflected the turmoil and urgency that have characterized the year 2020 so far. Meeting electronically to limit exposure to the COVID-19 virus, Madison’s governing body first took up the issue of whether or not to extend the emergency curfews imposed by Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. The mayor had […]
During its meeting Monday night, the City of Madison’s plan commission advanced an ordinance that would impose stricter regulations on short-term tourist rentals like Airbnb operations. The City first created regulations for these operations in 2013 to prevent out-of-town owners from turning Madison’s affordable housing stock into “party houses.” But, City of Madison Zoning Administrator […]
The Garver Feed Building sits just north of the bike path and the Wisconsin and Southern railroad near Olbrich Park on Madison’s east side. It’s a giant, hulk of a ruin, looking something like a haunted castle from Scotland transplanted to the midwest.
MADISON (WORT) — As part of Madison’s 2015 budget, city alders approved funds for a Public Market District, several new neighborhood centers, and a committee on equipping police officers with body cameras. Dylan Brogan has the details.
One street, two neighborhoods, very different responses. Sixth district alder Marsha Rummel talks about redevelopment at Union Corners and Darbo-Worthington.
What were some of the biggest issues the Madison City Council faced in 2013? What can we expect to see in 2014? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out!