A lawsuit from two Madison residents contesting the merits of a controversial downtown hotel expansion project will not be heard by the state Supreme Court.
Published: December 29, 2011
Tags: Central Public Library, Cullen, DBE, Findorff, J.H. Findorff & Son, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Larry Palm, Madison Central Library, Mark Clear, Mike May, Rich Lynch, Scott Resnick
Three Madison aldermen want the city to rebid the Central Public Library reconstruction, not because of the threat of a lawsuit, but because, they say, it’s the right thing to do.
Citing a lack of communication from the project’s developer, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said Friday The Edgewater redevelopment project probably won’t happen.
Published: October 28, 2011
Tags: Adam Plotkin, Bob Dunn, Capitol Neighborhoods Inc., cartoon, Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Eugene Devitt, Fred Mohs, Hammes Co., Landmark X, Mark Clear, Paul Soglin, Peter Ostlind
Published: October 27, 2011
Tags: Adam Plotkin, Bob Dunn, Capitol Neighborhoods Inc., Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Eugene Devitt, Fred Mohs, Hammes Co., hotel, Landmark X, Mark Clear, Paul Soglin, Peter Ostlind, redevelopment, Sheridan Glen
A state appellate court Thursday rejected the arguments of two Madison residents fighting the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment, inching the project closer to a construction start.
Published: September 22, 2011
Tags: common council, digestive health clinic, Krupp General Contractors, Maidson, Mark Clear, Paul Lenhart, storm-water runoff, Tim Parks, University Avenue, wellhead protection zone
The city of Madison has saddled Krupp General Contractors LLC with 104 conditions to keep a $100 million west side redevelopment rolling.
By James Briggs The ongoing Madison protests have opened unprecedented lines of communication between public officials and their constituents. Besides the most common methods — meetings, phone calls, letters and e-mail — many officials in recent weeks have taken up social media for the first time or ramped up their use on sites such as [...]
By James Briggs A CVS Pharmacy Inc. store planned for Madison’s west side isn’t facing the scrutiny that a downtown development would, according to Eric Sundquist, a Plan Commission member. CVS plans to demolish a gas station and car wash to make way for a new pharmacy in an oddly shaped parcel at 6701 Mineral [...]
By James Briggs The city of Madison plans to create a subcommittee to prevent development proposals from getting bogged down in too many committee meetings. “Yeah, I know, I’m cringing myself,” said Mark Clear, president of the Madison Common Council and a member of the city’s Economic Development Commission. Clear requested the panel so it [...]
Published: November 30, 2010
Tags: Boucher, Cieslewicz, common council, Department of Administration Building, Economic Development Committee, high-speed rail, Julia Stone, Madison, Mario Mendoza, Mark Clear, Rail, Ray LaHood, Scott Walker, Selkowe
By James Briggs Madison’s Economic Development Committee this week plans to make a new pitch for high-speed rail, but committee members sound defeated even before putting pen to paper. The committee plans to write Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz expressing support for the project. Panel members wanted to address it to Gov.-elect Scott Walker but were [...]