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File #: 65085    Version: 1 Name: Commending and thanking Alderperson Shiva Bidar for her dedicated service to the constituents in District 5 and to the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Enactment date: 4/26/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00260
Title: Commending and thanking Alderperson Shiva Bidar for her dedicated service to the constituents in District 5 and to the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Sheri Carter, Tag Evers, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Zachary Henak, Rebecca Kemble, Lindsay Lemmer, Arvina Martin, Max Prestigiacomo, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer, Nasra Wehelie
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
4/20/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/13/20211 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 required.
Title
Commending and thanking Alderperson Shiva Bidar for her dedicated service to the constituents in District 5 and to the City of Madison.
Body
WHEREAS, Alderperson Shiva Bidar was elected to the Madison Common Council on April 7, 2009; and

WHEREAS, Alderperson Bidar served on the Ad Hoc Committee to Investigate Alcohol Use in Parks and Central City; Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee; Administrative Review Board; Alcohol License Review Committee; Alder Workgroup to Develop Logistics & Operational Details for MPD Independent Civilian Oversight; Board of Education-Common Council Liaison Committee; Board of Estimates; City-County Liaison Committee; Common Council Executive Committee; Common Council Organizational Committee; Community Development Block Grant Committee; Community Development Division Conference Committee; Community Services Committee; Complete Count Committee; Early Childhood Care and Education Committee; Education Committee; Finance Committee; Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award Committee; Joint Campus Area Committee; Judge Doyle Square Committee; Low Income Bus Pass Program Committee; Madison Food Policy Council; President’s Work Group on Police & Community Relations; and TIF Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee; and
WHEREAS, Alderperson Bidar was elected by her peers to serve as Common Council President in 2013 and again in 2020; and
WHEREAS, Alderperson Bidar brought to the Council an array of personal skills and gifts, including an ability to span and unite diverse communities; an almost superhuman work ethic; an understanding of the nuances of her district as well as other districts, helping her balance district needs with the needs of the city at large; a sense of urgency to prioritize action over rhetoric; and an overriding sense of compassion and professionalism; and
WHEREAS, Alderperson Bidar was an expert on policy making, from evidence-based best practice research to pl...

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