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File #: 29913    Version: 1 Name: Downtown Coordinating Committee
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/4/2013 Final action: 3/31/2022
Enactment date: 5/30/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00092
Title: Amending Section 8.41 of the Madison General Ordinances to re-focus the charge of the Downtown Coordinating Committee.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Ledell Zellers
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending Section 8.41 of the Madison General Ordinances to re-focus the charge of the Downtown Coordinating Committee.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This amendment re-focuses the charge of the Downtown Coordinating Committee. Previously, the Committee was responsible for coordinating communication between the City, downtown businesses, downtown residents and students, Madison Area Technical College, The Overture Center, the University of Wisconsin, and members of the general public. This amendment will focus the committee’s responsibility on providing a forum for public information and stewardship regarding the use of public space in the Downtown Area and periodic review of regulations and policies affecting the Downtown Area, with particular emphasis on State Street and the Capitol Square as a high-quality urban space for pedestrians in an environment that promotes healthy businesses.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Section 8.41 entitled “Downtown Coordinating Committee” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
“8.41 DOWNTOWN COORDINATING COMMITTEE.
(1) Purpose. The Common Council finds that it is in the public interest to create a Downtown Coordinating Committee to coordinate communications among the City, downtown businesses; downtown residents and students; Madison Area Technical College, The Overture Center, the University of Wisconsin, and members of the general public regarding certain issues affecting the “Downtown Area,” as well as providing a public forum for the discussion of said issues, described in Subsection (5) of this ordinance. provide a forum for public information and stewardship regarding the use of public space in the Downtown Area, and to periodically review regulations and policies affecting the Downtown Area, with particular emphasis on State S...

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