articles tagged "Common Council"

City of Madison Passes Budget

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 | Molly Stentz
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The City of Madison has passed new capital and operating budgets for 2013.   On Tuesday, just before Council members convened to begin their final budget deliberations, In Our Backyard caught up with a few alders to learn where they stood. Common Council President Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, who represents the near west side, and Bridget Maniaci, who represents the Tenney Lapham area of the Isthmus, spoke to WORT.   Listen to the story:     This story was reported by Hayden Marx, produced by Tom Powell, and read by Kate Golden. It originally aired Tuesday, November 13, 2012 during In Our Backyard. more »

Madison Budget Unveiled

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 | Molly Stentz

Last week, Mayor Paul Soglin unveiled a 266.4 million dollar budget for next year. But the process doesn’t stop here. Now the Common Council will take up the spending plan, and there are sure to be plenty of amendments proposed. Council members met Monday night to begin reviewing the spending plan.   Isthmus reporter Joe Tarr talks with some alders about what services they’ll fight for. Read more about the city’s budget process in this week’s Isthmus.   Budget by wort-fm more »

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