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by Pacific
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: Brenda Konkel not running for mayor
Replies: 20
Views: 998

Re: Brenda Konkel not running for mayor

Every vote that Brenda would have gotten now goes to Rhodes-Conway. The people who support R-C were really irked when Brenda got in the race, claiming that no other candidate was truly progressive with a commitment to social justice. It was well known that Ms. Konkel planned to run long before Rhod...
by Pacific
Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: JDS
Replies: 188
Views: 25868

Re: JDS

Now Soglin wants to give another $600,000 to Beitler to settle a lawsuit that Beitler already retracted. https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/mayor-paul-soglin-says-rejection-of-payment-to-developer-could/article_db7f9a77-c0d7-5a2b-b19d-eb0354f7e419.html Hizzoner says "“Anybody ...
by Pacific
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: JDS
Replies: 188
Views: 25868

Re: JDS

SURPRISE ! Just two weeks after the Council approved $11 million of unplanned public subsidy for the developer, the city is apparently still $2 million short. Bad estimating seems to be a recurring theme. "Changes proposed to Judge Doyle Square project" http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/loc...
by Pacific
Thu May 31, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: Satya Rhodes-Conway for mayor
Replies: 7
Views: 1058

Re: Satya Rhodes-Conway for mayor

Alder Rhodes-Conway made a positive impression during Common Council budget discussions in November 2009, when she questioned the wisdom of including $16 million of TIF for Edgewater in the 2010 budget. She thought it wiser to hold off on approving the funds before a deal had even been made with the...
by Pacific
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: JDS
Replies: 188
Views: 25868

Re: JDS

Jumping over to JDS from the Edgewater thread: Re: The Edgewater Grand Opening!: Did Landmarks get it wrong? Postby gargantua » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:09 pm If we don't like that, we can always exact judgement at the next election rather than waiting for the thing to tank. Vote against the principle th...
by Pacific
Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:15 am
Forum: Local Politics & Government
Topic: The Edgewater Grand Opening!: Did Landmarks get it wrong?
Replies: 204
Views: 26638

Re: The Edgewater Grand Opening!: Did Landmarks get it wrong?

While this discussion relates to Edgewater, it is now mainly about Bob Dunn's JDS Development at Judge Doyle Square. I'm headed over to the existing JDS topic. See you there.

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