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File #: 27279    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming August 9, 2012, as Garbage Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/2/2012 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 8/7/2012 Final action: 8/7/2012
Enactment date: 8/9/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00566
Title: Proclaiming August 9, 2012, as Garbage Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Paul R. Soglin, Shiva Bidar, Tim Bruer, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, Lauren Cnare, Sue Ellingson, Jill Johnson, Steve King, Bridget R. Maniaci, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, Brian L. Solomon, Lisa Subeck, Anita Weier
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
8/7/20121 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/2/20121 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Proclaiming August 9, 2012, as Garbage Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin.
WHEREAS, Garbage was formed in 1994 in Madison; and
WHEREAS, the members of Garbage are Duke Erikson, Shirley Manson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig; and
WHEREAS, Garbage recorded their albums at Smart Studios in Madison; and
WHEREAS, Garbage, its members and Smart Studios are important Madison cultural institutions and Madison's calling card to the popular music world; and
WHEREAS, Garbage is the only band from Madison to release two albums which were certified platinum across the world; and
WHEREAS, Garbage has not performed a live concert in Madison since 2005; and
WHEREAS, the Madison Mallards, Last Coast Producing and Majestic Live have created an event called Pondamonium to bring Madison's most popular musical product, Garbage, back to Madison for a live concert at the Duck Pond at Warner Park on August 9, 2012;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that in honor of the deep cultural impact the band has made on the City of Madison, Wisconsin, the Mayor and Common Council proclaim August 9, 2012, as Garbage Day.