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File #: 69381    Version: Name: BY TITLE ONLY - Vending Regulations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2022 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 3/29/2022 Final action: 3/29/2022
Enactment date: 3/29/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00184
Title: SUBSTITUTE. A Resolution amending the “Regulations Governing Vending on the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse” to move the regulations for sidewalk cafes into new section 9.135 of the Madison General Ordinances, and to make updates consistent with new ordinances creating Roadway Cafes and making the “Streatery” program permanent.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Patrick W. Heck, Michael E. Verveer, Gary Halverson, Syed Abbas, Regina M. Vidaver, Charles Myadze, Sheri Carter, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. Summary of Ordinance Changes.pdf, 2. Regulations Governing Vending on the State Street Mall-Capitol Concourse - File No. 69381 changes, 3. Written Public Comment #69381.pdf

Fiscal Note

No additional City appropriation required. The fee structure and estimated revenue related to Sidewalk Café and Roadway Café Expansion Licenses is included in companion Legistar File 69380.

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SUBSTITUTE.   A Resolution amending the “Regulations Governing Vending on the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse” to move the regulations for sidewalk cafes into new section 9.135 of the Madison General Ordinances, and to make updates consistent with new ordinances creating Roadway Cafes and making the “Streatery” program permanent.

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                     WHEREAS, Under sec. 9.13(6)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances (to be renumbered 9.136(1)(c)) the Vending Oversight Committee (VOC) promulgates regulations governing all street vending activities in the State Street Mall and Capitol Concourse Vending Area, including sidewalk cafes and merchant vending sites;  and

 

WHEREAS, the Common Council must approve these regulations; and

 

WHEREAS, the regulations are published in a document entitled “Regulations Governing Vending on the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse;” and

 

WHEREAS,  on February 23, 2022 the VOC will review the attached amendments to those Regulations, along with ordinance amendments that will make the “Streatery” program permanent, allowing eligible sidewalk cafes to expand into the roadway through a Roadway Cafe Expansion License and a Roadway Cafe Permit, and allowing sidewalk cafes to expand laterally on the sidewalk; and

 

WHEREAS,  all information about Sidewalk Cafes will be consolidated into new Section 9.135, with the rules for sidewalk cafes currently found in the Mall/Concourse Regulations being moved into sec. 9.135; and

 

WHEREAS, the revisions shown in the attached document remove all information about sidewalk cafes from the Regulations, make updates consistent with Resolution File No. 61270 adopted on July 14, 2020, allowing umbrellas and tents for Merchant Vendors, and make corrections as needed;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council approves the amendments shown in the attached “Regulations Governing Vending on the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse - File No. 69381 Changes.”