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File #: 34004    Version: Name: Creating an Ad Hoc Downtown Public Restroom Committee.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/5/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 5/20/2014 Final action: 5/20/2014
Enactment date: 5/21/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00432
Title: AMENDED RESOLUTION- Creating an Ad Hoc Downtown Public Restroom Committee.
Sponsors: Larry Palm, Michael E. Verveer, Scott J. Resnick, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Ledell Zellers
Attachments: 1. v1.pdf
Fiscal Note
Staffing of the Committee will be accomplished with existing resources. No appropriation required.

AMENDED RESOLUTION- Creating an Ad Hoc Downtown Public Restroom Committee.

WHEREAS, during consideration of the 2014 Capital Budget, the Common Council added $300,000 to fund one or more public restrooms in the downtown area; and,

WHEREAS, as part of the 2014 Operating Budget, the Common Council added funding to support the installation and operations of two temporary portable toilets, which have since been placed and operational; and,

WHEREAS, Downtown Madison has numerous residents and visitors that require the use of a public bathroom at many times when an existing toilet is not available; and,

WHEREAS, city staff wrote a Downtown Public Restrooms Staff Report on the construction and maintenance cost and placement strategies for public restrooms which was introduced at the February 25, 2014 Common Council meeting; and,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council creates an Ad Hoc Downtown Public Restroom Committee (the “Committee”) to recommend to the Council and Mayor proposed locations, design and operational aspects of one or more public toilet in the downtown area including the Greater State Street area, the Capitol Square, and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and environs; and,

BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that said Committee shall be comprised of the following members appointed and confirmed by the Common Council:

· One Downtown Ald. Mike Verveer (also on Downtown Coordinating Committee (DCC);
· One Downtown Madison Inc (DMI) Representative, Susan Schmitz or designee;
· One Dane County Homeless Issues Committee Ald. Larry Palm;
· One Business Improvement District (BID) Board member, President Gregory Frank or designee (also on DCC and Visitor Bureau);
· One Capitol Neighborhoods (CNI) representative, Davy Mayer or designee (also on DCC);
· One Downtown Homeless Services Provider - Pastor Carly Kuntz, First United Methodi...

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