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File #: 69379    Version: Name: Roadway Cafe Permits
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2022 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 3/29/2022 Final action: 3/29/2022
Enactment date: 4/8/2022 Enactment #: ORD-22-00014
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 10.30 of the Madison General Ordinances to Create the Roadway Cafe Permit to Allow for the Expansion of Licensed Sidewalk Cafes into the Roadway, and Amending Sections 12.1425, 38.05(3)(e)1 and 1.08(3)(a) accordingly and 1.08(4) accordingly.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Michael E. Verveer, Patrick W. Heck, Gary Halverson, Syed Abbas, Nasra Wehelie, Regina M. Vidaver, Keith Furman, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Attachments: 1. 69379 Body Verison 2.pdf, 2. 69379 Body Version 1.pdf, 3. Summary of Ordinance Changes.pdf, 4. ALRC February amendment.pdf, 5. 69379 Version 1.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
3/29/20222 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt SubstitutePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/2/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20222 FINANCE COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/23/20221 VENDING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Following Recommendation(s)Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/17/20221 DOWNTOWN COORDINATING COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/16/20221 ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE TablePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/16/20221 ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE Take Off The TablePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/16/20221 ALCOHOL LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Following Recommendation(s)Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/20221 TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND PLANNING BOARD Return to Lead with the Following Recommendation(s)Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/9/20221 TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for Approval  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20221 COMMON COUNCIL ReferPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/20221 Attorney's Office Referred for Introduction  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
This ordinance creates a Roadway Cafe Permit to allow sidewalk cafes to occupy the parking lane of roadways. The actual use of the Roadway Cafe Permit area is controlled by the Roadway Cafe Expansion License, which is included in a companion ordinance (File No. 69380). The review of the Roadway Cafe Permit included in this ordinance is performed by Traffic Engineering with input from other agencies like Streets and Metro. The fee for this permit is included within the Roadway Cafe Expansion License fee being considered in File No 69380.

Title
SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 10.30 of the Madison General Ordinances to Create the Roadway Cafe Permit to Allow for the Expansion of Licensed Sidewalk Cafes into the Roadway, and Amending Sections 12.1425, 38.05(3)(e)1 and 1.08(3)(a) accordingly and 1.08(4) accordingly.
Body
DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance, and its companion, File No. 69380, amends the Madison General Ordinances to specifically allow for the expansion of sidewalk cafes into the roadway, to make permanent many aspects of the “Streatery” program that was authorized on a temporary emergency basis at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the initial public health orders issued to address the community spread of Covid-19, restaurants were closed to in-person dining. To provide restaurants with greater reopening options consistent with public health guidance and the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the public, restaurants were allowed to reopen and serve customers in expanded outdoor dining spaces, including in the roadway. This expansion was accomplished under Covid-19 related emergency orders and policies. The larger dining area provided for greater outdoor social distancing options, better protecting employees and customers from continued spread of the disease. Through these emergency authorizations in 2020 and 2021, City staff and sidewalk cafe operators were able to identify best practices for the use of roadways...

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