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Madison leadership, Hammes to meet Wednesday on Edgewater

By Paul Snyder Madison’s Common Council leadership will meet with Brookfield-based Hammes Co. representatives Wednesday afternoon to discuss the possibility of revoting on the failed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment proposal. “It’s beyond our control at this point,” said Alderman Tim Bruer, ...

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After marathon session, Madison Common Council kills Edgewater plans (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The Hammes Co.’s estimated $93 million redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel in Madison is dead. After nearly 11 hours of debate, the 20-member Madison Common Council early Wednesday morning fell two votes shy of the 14 needed ...

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Madison commission faces power outage (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison created and empowered its Landmarks Commission in the wake of a controversial construction project 38 years ago. Another controversial project might prompt the city to take that power away. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz said he wants ...

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Hammes requests Edgewater appeal

By Paul Snyder Citing strong city support, Brookfield-based Hammes Co. on Wednesday requested the Madison Common Council appeal the Landmarks Commission’s decision on redeveloping the Edgewater Hotel. The Common Council will debate and vote on the issue at its meeting ...

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Final budget amendments pitched by Madison Common Council

By Paul Snyder [email protected] Madison Common Council members on Thursday added 13 amendments to the city’s capital budget, aimed at decreasing some of the city’s spending next year. Amendments include another attempt to knock out the $16 million in tax ...

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