Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association
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Mark Your Calendars Now
Jazz in the Park 2001
Saturday, June 16
by Jane Riley
Anyone who hasn't heard about Ken Kopp's upcoming retirement and the possibility of Walgreens Drug Store replacing our neighborhood grocery has surely been out of town. Since the public announcement on December 1, the shocked response of area neighbors has been a standing wave in the media and in the "talk on the bus." Our neighborhood along with Vilas and Regent neighborhoods organized a working committee to respond to Walgreen's proposal for 1864 Monroe Street. Alders Ken Golden and Matt Sloan helped set up a neighborhood meeting to hear the Walgreen's proposal and to allow neighbors to offer suggestions to the Walgreens developer. At the request of the working committee, Michael Gay of the city Planning and Development Department Office of Business Assistance, began to contact local grocers, co-ops and small scale grocers to see if there is any interest in the Ken Kopps location. There is.
The working committee learned that the Walgreen's proposal, which is not yet an official proposal, will require the Plan Commission and the Madison Common Council to approve several permits and two zoning changes.
The interest of some businesses in the Monroe Street location and the fact that the Walgreens proposal is not guaranteed to be approved support the neighborhoods' efforts to pursue an alternative proposal for 1864 Monroe Street. Discussion of alternative proposals was added to the December 20 neighborhood meeting agenda.
The first half of the meeting began with John Kohler, representative of Semper Development, the Twin Cities developer for Walgreens, and Michael Frame from Walgreens Corporation. John Kohler introduced the Walgreens proposal but told the audience of approximately 350 neighbors he was really looking for input to use in the Walgreens design.
The Walgreens proposal, at this point, is to demolish the current building and build a two-story, approximately 14,000 sq. ft. building (the Ken Kopps building with laundromat is slightly larger than 10,000 sq. ft.) with one drive-up window. They propose a flexible inventory, based on the decisions of the local manager, and 8 to 10 hours of operation a day. Walgreens will be a tenant in the building which will be owned, initially, by Semper Development.
The neighbors at the meeting responded with the following suggestions: a building smaller than 14,000 sq. ft., parking behind the store or underground, lots of bike racks near the door, including a section of covered racks, no blank exterior walls, an obvious door accessible from the sidewalk, windows, signage compatible with the character of the neighborhood, ambient lighting, landscaping that includes open spaces, three store fronts rather than one large store, an inventory of "good" food, not snack food, and, in a moment of hopeful idealism, the elimination of the pharmacy. It was also suggested that regardless of what construction goes on at this location, this is the perfect time to modify the Harrison Street-Monroe Street corner to include a pedestrian island on Monroe Street. Traffic concerns related to Walgreens and the drive-up window were also expressed, as was concern about losing a grocery service and duplicating the pharmacy service of our two independently-owned pharmacies with the pharmacy service of a multi-billion dollar corporation.
During the next half of the meeting discussion focused on possible alternatives to the Walgreens proposal. One alternative that can not be considered is that Ken Kopp continues to own and operate his business. Ken needs and wants to retire. The neighbors at the meeting clearly recognized and respect Ken's right to retire and honored Ken with a standing ovation for his years of service to the neighborhood. To assure Ken Kopp of his successful retirement and to assure the continuation of the pedestrian-friendly, human scale, close-knit nature of the neighborhoods in this area, we have the challenge to find a viable neighborhood alternative proposal for the Ken Kopps location.
We heard several encouraging reports and ideas for the property at 1864 Monroe Street. Michael Gay reported that of the 22 grocery businesses he contacted, half a dozen expressed interest in the site. Cameron Ramsay, owner of the now-closed Madison Sourdough Company, proposed the idea of an entrepreneurial food mall where food artisans own and operate small, boutique-style shops under one roof. Mr. Ramsay reported three other food business are interested in this idea. Amy Gilliland, who plans to donate $100,000 to the Monroe Street Library, suggested that a development at 1864 Monroe Street could include the library and that she would be pleased to have her donation applied to a project that would benefit the library and keep a grocery store in the neighborhood. This particular proposal opens up the possibility of developing a mixed-use building that includes underground parking, main floor library space and grocery store space, housing, possibly for seniors, and office space on second and third floors. The last specific proposal of the evening came from Steve McKenzie of Jenifer Street Market. Mr. McKenzie offered a $750,000 investment to open a grocery at 1864 Monroe Street and stressed two points. First is the necessity for the neighbors to support the grocery store on an on-going basis and, second, while $750,000 sounds like a lot of money, it is a small portion of what is needed to successfully put a business in that location.
These last two points lead us to our next step. The working committee will continue to meet to focus the comments received from the neighbors. We will coordinate volunteers and contact consultants to aid our efforts. We will follow up with businesses that expressed interest in the site. Beyond the specific tasks of developing an alternative and coordinating a pledge drive, all neighbors can contribute by supporting the Ken Kopps grocery store as evidence of our need to keep this service in the neighborhood.
It is worthwhile to note again that the enormous effort of the neighborhoods to propose a viable alternative to a Walgreens Store is based on our neighborhood need. This area, and Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood specifically, is a progressive, pedestrian-oriented neighborhood. We have the kind of neighborhood that cities around the country are trying to re-create. This neighborhood offers the benefits of connection: to family, to neighbors, to community; that urban planners are calling healthy and successful. The description of this neighborhood can be found by looking up the definition of new urbanism, the progressive neighborhood. Happily the people living in this neighborhood are aware of the benefits of this type of neighborhood. Look at the DMNA Long Range Plan (at www.DMNA.org) to see how people reinforce the need to preserve our identity. The fierce reaction to a Walgreens Store coming to this neighborhood does not come from the name of the company but from the fear that a huge, wealthy corporation has no connection to the daily needs of the area it serves. This neighborhood is all about connection.
The DMNA home page at www.DMNA.org will provide updates on this situation. If you do not have access at a computer at home and cannot get to the one at the Monroe Street Library, call Jane Riley, 238-6824, and ask to put on a mailing list.
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By Jane Riley
Planning is essential for success. Our best neighborhood planning effort so far is the Dudgeon-Monroe Long Range Plan (available at www.DMNA.org). In that document, after more than two years of neighborhood input, we identified the qualities by which we define our neighborhood. We offered suggestions on how to maintain those qualities and sustain our livable neighborhood. Beyond our current efforts for the Ken Kopp's location, one step we can take to make sure we act according to our Long Range Plan is to be familiar with the long-term, broader issues facing our city and county. To that end, I think you will be interested in attending DMNA's Forum, highlighted in the enclosed flyer. DMNA is hosting this event so neighbors have an opportunity to hear and discuss the plans and visions for Dane County and for Madison's city center that will vitally affect our own neighborhood's future. Our success as a neighborhood contributes to the success of both the county and the city and, likewise, the success of those areas will benefit our neighborhood.
We are fortunate in the February 27 Forum to have Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, and City Plan Commission member and our alder, Ken Golden, share their knowledge of the projects and planning efforts in the County and in Madison. This is our opportunity to hear, directly, about land use and development; about the vision for the future of Madison and of Dane County. It is our opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the large issues so we can make informed decisions about our own neighborhood. I promise it will be an interesting evening.
One last note before I sign off. I'd like to wish Ken Kopp a happy and healthy retirement. Speaking for myself, Ken, I have always considered you a neighborhood "character." Whenever I approached you on neighborhood business I could always count on you to give me a "hard time" and, then, eventually, I could just count on you, period. I don't know how many people are aware of the continuous support you have given this neighborhoodfrom the use of your garden hose for the garden at our neighborhood sign, to sponsoring Jazz in the Park, to supporting our newsletter and our neighborhood directory, to donating food for neighborhood events, to displaying our posters. You have contributed a lot to this neighborhood, Ken. Thank you.
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Our water utility was required by DNR and Federal EPA to take action to reduce our exposure to lead in our water due to slightly too high levels of lead in slightly too many test sites in Madison. The two choices we had were: 1) adding orthophosphate to our water supply or 2) replacing lead pipes in those homes that had lead pipes. The City chose the pipe replacement strategy because the orthophosphate strategy involved dumping chemicals into our lakes in perpetuity. The City also passed (by an 11 - 9 vote) a reimbursement program where residents could receive 50% reimbursement up to $1000 for the cost of replacing their lead water service.
Unfortunately, the Public Service Commission rejected this plan. The Mayor then proposed a plan which would have had these costs come out of the sewer bills and from water utility revenues received from leasing antenna spaces on water towers. At this point, the very precarious Council majority seemed to erode. A number of ideas circulated about subsidizing people based on income and/or property value. After months of work, a proposal came to the Council and was abandoned by many of those who worked on this and voted on the Mayor's plan. Well, to my surprise and pleasure, it passed! I'll have details as soon as the materials are made available.
There are a number of citywide issues I'd like to briefly mention:
1: I'm chairing a committee looking into alternatives for Madison's transportation system. The study will conclude in about a year. There will be a high degree of public involvement. I plan to have informational meetings in the neighborhood.
2: You've probably been hearing about inter-city High Speed Rail service coming to Madison. The issue Madison has to resolve is deciding where to place a station and what alignment to use for this service. The service is part of a larger rail initiative involving the entire Midwest. The line that involves Madison would connect Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis and provide six to ten trains per day to and from Madison. This will give us rail access to these other cities for the first time in decades. The controversial issues that appear to be driving the decision involve concerns by eastside neighborhoods about the impact of the trains on their individual properties and on their neighborhoods in general. A variety of meetings and plans have been and are being developed to address some of these concerns. This will be an exciting new service if we can find a way to bring it to Madison. Stay tuned.
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Ancora brought its devotion to fine coffee and small-batch roasting back to the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood in July when owners Sue and George Krug bought Eureka Joe's.
Five years ago Ancora was located along with Brueggers at 1501 Monroe (currently Urban Pizza). The sale of Eureka Joe's was the perfect opportunity to return to the neighborhood.
Ancora currently has two other retail outlets: the original roasting site on King Street, and next to Brueggers on University Avenue.
Ancora also operates as a wholesale business, distributing to independent coffee shops whose business is fine coffee. Sue and George hope to develop a locally recognized brand name that will allow independent entrepreneurs to compete effectively with the national chains.
Gwen Southworth is the manager on Monroe Street; stop in for a cup of your favorite brew on a cold frosty day and say "welcome back" to the neighborhood.
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TileArt, 1803 Monroe Street, is a fresh, new face in the neighborhood. Driving by or walking by it draws one's attention like an art gallery. With good reason. Nan Bieneman, TileArt's owner/designer, explains that tilemaking is an art, an almost lost art in the United States. Thanks to a resurgence of interest in handmade, specialty tiles, tilemaking is once again a viable livelihood for artisans working out of small, limited production studios in this country. Nan has access to hundreds of tilemakers but she focuses on about a dozen here in the States and works with them directly. You can see the individual style of these artisans as it shines through the variety of their handmade tiles.
As if the unique design and handmade sophistication of the tiles wasn't enough, Nan adds her artistic talents to create composites of different types of tile (field, decorative, moldings, borders) that are the artistic interpretation of what a client is looking for. Nan consults with each client, in an unhurried, thoughtful manner. The philosophy at work is that tile art is an enduring work of art for your home. Whether the project is restoration of old tile or the installation of new tile, Nan feels the process should be given the kind of time and thought all quality projects deserve.
With this attitude toward a project it is no surprise that TileArt handles each project through installation. Once the design is completed and the artisans have the drawings and specifications for the tile, Nan's partner, Keith, begins to work with the installers and suppliers. Keith is the general manager of the installation and works with Nan to make sure the final project is completed with the same respect for quality with which it began.
Welcome to Monroe Street, TileArt.
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Neighbors will have noticed how busy the Monroe Street Fine Arts Center (between Pasqual's and Klinke Cleaners) has become. Hundreds of families are now participating in the Center's programs. The Center has become a wonderful enrichment to Dudgeon-Monroe.
To show our support and appreciation DMNA will sponsor a Family Arts Day at the Monroe Street Fine Arts Center on Saturday, February 10, 2001 from 1-2:30 PM. An hour of fun arts activities followed by a half hour singalong with folksinger Casey Day will give us all an opportunity to get the kids out of the house on a wintry day, meet your neighbors and eat cookies! Cost is $2/child.
Mark your calendars and join us there!
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With the exception of some work on retaining walls, the Path construction work was suspended Thanksgiving week. The remaining walls, drainage work, grading, gravel and paving must await the spring. It should all be done by late spring or early summer, 2001.
Through the winter months, DMNA neighbors will be planning improvements to restore and beautify the borders of the Path with plantings and landscaping. (See Sue Reindollar's articles on this page, and at www.dmna.org).
When spring comes, there will be resources to work with. The DMNA capital drive in September and October was targeted to Path improvements and amenities - and raised more than $3,300! Also, Madison Gas and Electric has promised a generous contribution to help create a "wayside" at Glenwood Children's Park, and to help restore vegetation and prevent erosion at the Hillington-Fox underpass.
Projects proposed by neighbors include: the "wayside" at Glenwood Children's Park; restoration at the Hillington-Fox underpass; restoration landscaping at the green at Sheldon-Fox; and native plantings and a Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood entrance at Odana. Of course, a number of forms of support (resource books, discussion groups, expert advice, etc.) are planned to support neighbors who wish to restore and beautify the extensions of their own yards along the Path.
And, if you have ideas, proposals, and suggestions for improvements, let us know. We need to plan funding allocations in late winter or early spring. Don't delay. Send suggestions, proposals, etc. to Sue Reindollar email@example.com or 233-9383.
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by Douglas W. Evans
This summer roaring machinery scraped out the rail corridor for the bike path. Weeds, bushes and wild flowers are gone. The earth is bare. One would expect the noise and disturbance to cause a large reduction in wildlife. Yet, so far, the results are mixed, perhaps reassuring.
My naturalized (semi-wild) back yard backs on the corridor. About 135 species of birds have been seen here. Fall is migration time; comparing the number of species, August through October, we find:
|Sparrows (white throat, tree, etc.)||2||1|
The corridor is still a magnet for stray birds. On 9/9 I had a rare visitor from the west, a rufous hummingbird, more than a thousand miles east of its usual range in the Rocky Mountains. Also, a Harris' sparrow on 10/18, a bird from Hudson Bay which winters in Nebraska and western Iowa.
Tearing up the landscape should have been hard on the butterflies. They lay eggs only on certain weeds, grass, and other plants and are very picky about it. Yet the number of species stood up quite well: 1998: 8 species; 1999: 6 species; 2000: 9 species. And on 10/30 I had three black, yellow and orange butterflies I had never seen before, feeding on a late mum. They were somewhat like a red admiral but turned out to be Milbert's tortoiseshells; they lay their eggs on nettles.
But the future of the corridor as a natural area hospitable to wild things will depend on what is allowed, or encouraged, to grow there. The more diverse - the better!
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By Sue Reindollar
Now that the grinding and screeching has subsided along the corridor, we can dream of spring and where we can plant. Even the half-hearted gardener loves this time of year when there is just the slightest hint of spring. For those just a bit more committed to digging in the dirt, there are the seed and plant catalogues spread out on the table with those enhanced photos that somehow don't look exactly like their image when planted in your yard.
Here's some suggestions to help you focus on your plot of ground bordering the corridor or fuel some ideas about what you think might be a good choice to plant in the many areas where no one takes stewardship. All of us in the neighborhoods along the corridor will benefit by enhancing the path environment. Look at the three-ring notebooks in both Sequoya and Monroe Street libraries. There is a wealth of information there.
The U-W Arboretum and the Madison chapter of the Wild Ones, a group dedicated to native plantings, are co-sponsoring their annual Native Landscaping Conference at the
Alliant Energy Center (formerly the Dane Co. Expo Center) Saturday, March 24, 9-4 p.m. Speakers and exhibitors hope to inspire homeowners to learn how to design, restore and manage native Wisconsin ecosystems and find ways to implement ecologically sustainable landscapes which benefit people and wildlife too. The UW Arboretum is one of the best places available to observe various species and their growing habits. The McKay Center has lists of the vegetation and the location. Check the website for information: http://wiscinfo.doit.wisc.edu/arboretum/
Then there is the Garden Expo at the Alliant Energy Center February 9,10, & 11, an event which always inspires even the total non-gardener. There are multitudes of exhibits and speakers during the three-day event.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens has many informative lectures plus the gardens themselves, which demonstrate ways to redesign your own landscape. Some lectures are: "Starting Your Garden from Seed" February 3, with director of Horticulture, Jeff Epping; "Creating a Perennial Garden" February 20, with renowned gardener Joan Severa; "Gardening for Birds & Butterflies" February 27, with horticulturist and naturalist Sally Roth; "Pruning Pointers" April 21 & April 28, with Jeff Epping; and a workshop, "Effortless Gardening" April 22, with Miriam Levenson. There is a charge for these lectures so check with Olbrich.
The UW Extension is another good source. Their website is loaded with gardening calendar of events and specific gardening information. Also listed there are the times and topics of the Wisconsin Gardener programs on public television. The website url is: www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener.
Call or watch the newspapers for more information.
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As I write this note at the beginning of December, the County Board has just passed the budget. I am very relieved that the Board has met its obligation and finished the budget so the tax bills can be sent on time.
Along with supporting the entire budget, I supported the additional Cost of Living money for people who provide personal care for our elderly and disabled. I believe that they also deserve a 3% Cost of Living increase along with the Living Wage increase. The 3% increase can help pay for their rising health insurance premiums among other expenses. I voted for these increases because I believe it is the right thing to do. I also voted for increased bicycle transportation funding, which I know many people in our district were supporting.
I am also continuing to work hard toward a compromise in the courthouse debate. The budget contains money to begin the courthouse. All parties, the County Executive, the County Board and the Chief Judge, need to come to agreement on the scope of the building. It is obvious that the City-County Building no longer meets the needs of the court system, which serves approximately 3000-4000 members of the public every day. Victims, witnesses, jurors, the accused and the public all use the same hallways. A new courthouse would properly separate these groups of people and we would have a safer, fairer justice system. I remain committed to building a courthouse that meets the needs of our community now and in the future. As always, I welcome your thoughts and ideas and hope to hear from you.
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Time is money.
DMNA has received a Madison Community Enhancement Fund grant of $25,000 for a new fence to replace the old chain link fence in front of the Dudgeon Center. The worn and tattered fence will be removed and replaced with an attractive brick and black rail fence that will span four brick piers. Two will be at either side of the gate entrance, with the other two at the ends of the fence. The work will be done next spring or early summer.
The CEF grant carries a matching requirement. In effect, we will pay for the project with in-kind volunteer hours earned by DMNA volunteers between October 1, 2000 and Oct. 1, 2001. Eligible volunteer time is worth $20/hr to the city towards our match. All those long hours of weeding in Glenwood Children's Park and the Oak Savanna, spraying stencils near the street drains or organizing the home history workshop are benefiting the neighborhood in more ways than one!
Volunteers (and their time) will be needed once the fence is installed next spring to help with the garden that will be planted in front of the fence along Monroe Street. The new fence and the garden emphasizing native plants will transform the Dudgeon yard and make it a real showpiece. Please help! Contact Maggie Jungwirth (DMNA Parks Chair) at 233-6663 (email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
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Madison is going to pay for its storm sewer system by fee-for-service from next July 1 onward. Storm sewers will be a public utility like the water utility, and you will pay for it similarly by a bill every six months. As soon as the system is in place, storm water charges will be phased off of property tax support. One of the reasons for the change, according to Alder Ken Golden, is that the utility can bill tax exempt properties (in our area the Dudgeon building, Edgewood campus, and the Glenwood Moravian church). Another reason is that major commercial parking lots (e.g. Westgate Mall) can be charged proportionate to the large volume of water their concrete expanses pour off into the lake. DMNA supports these outcomes.
Our Lake Wingra Committee also supported the Storm Sewer Utility when it came up for a vote in City Council November 21 for a more specific reason: it can be a powerful tool for improving the health of the lake. Fee-for-service should mean that the property owner pays according to the water running off his lot to the gutter, and thus into the storm sewers. That can't be metered, though, and the new Ordinance does the next best thing by charging (besides a modest base fee) much more for impermeable (rain-shedding) area like roofs, driveways, and' sidewalks, than permeable (grassed) areas. The difference in the semiannual bill is $4.80 per 1,000 sq.ft. of impermeable area as against 36 cents for permeable).
We can all reduce our charges by improving the drainage from our house roofs, driveways, etc. The ordinance contains language permitting the City Engineer to recognize "mitigating factors" or improvements that capture runoff, hold it on household lots, and let it return to the soil. This is where our Lake Committee weighed in with its testimony. Todd Ambs told the Council that controlling runoff from our lots is vital to the health of Lake Wingra. If we could infiltrate it back into the ground, we might raise groundwater levels enough to revive one or more of the 28 springs which once fed Lake Wingra. They're now shrunk to 8. And nutrient rich drainage from our lawns and gardens that now nourishes Wingra's thriving summer crop of algae will be reduced.
We plan to start a neighborhood campaign to persuade and assist people to infiltrate their roof runoff back into the ground. We need the incentive potentially provided by this "user pays" ordinance to turn downspouts into underground "French drains" or into water plant filled "rain gardens." We will continue discussing this use of the new Utility with City staff as it takes form.
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The 90-plus names following this article represent DMNA's unique team of Area Reps and Block Captains. Thanks to their hard work during the fall membership drive, generous neighbors were able to express enthusiasm for the pedestrian/bike path enhancements by contributing an unprecedented total of over $3300 to the Capital Fund.
In addition to the Hornblower, these dedicated volunteers distributed pedestrian safety pamphlets, website cards, and information kits for renters, and they signed up more than 880 households for membership as well as numerous individuals for committee service. Ably assisting them was the Membership CommitteeSheila Fay, Lois Cosmides, Paula Benkart, and Chair Emerita Shirley Lake. Thank you, one and all!
Our door-to-door canvass is now complete. Any neighbor who was somehow missed or who has recently moved in can still join by sending a check for $5 (per household) to DMNA, c/o Paula Benkart, 702 S. Prospect Ave., Madison 53711. It also is still possible to join a committee or become a Block Captain. Again, just contact Paula or the committee chair listed in this newsletter.
Area 1 Andrea
Urbon, Margaret Anders, Bill & Joan Vanden Brook, Anna Schryver,
Micki Fardy, Janet Zentner, Marilyn Fruth, Susan Nicol, Adam Chaffee,
Andrea Kaminski, Bailey & Katherine Walsh;
Area 2 Maggie Jungwirth, Dean Bakopoulos, Amanda Okopski, Ed Wellin, Jone' & Kurt Kiefer, Maggi Christianson, Efrat Livny, Donna Wilson, Dave & Kim Kantor, Robin Craig;
Area 3 Shirley Lake, Carol Schultz, Barbara Williams, Tino Balio, Mary Pinkerton, Terri Bleck, Pat Hanson, Joyce Williams, Cindy Schlough, Beatriz Zahn-Cantelmo;
Area 4 Anne Rodgers, Teri Casady, Dave Waterman, Tony Fernandez, Geoff & Karen Sandler, Kathy Miner, John & Sue Pope, Matt Joyce, Mary Locast, Bonnie Jevne, Steve Yaun, Peter Cupery;
Area 5 Kathy Huber, Julie Meyer, Phil Freye, Marcy Lyons, Helen Dietzler, Melissa Allen, Cesca Piuma, Carol Gosenheimer;
Area 6 Paul Scott, Joshua & Melissa Lapin, Shelley Bruce, Christopher Nanstad, Bjorn Karlsson, Don La Fave, Don Thomson, Julie Shaull, Sue Reindollar, Doug & Sheryl Hursh, Terri Johnson, Sam Schultz;
Area 7 Don & Karen Peterson, Deb Preysz, Bill Warner, Gail Glasser, Fredericka Schilling, Bonita Sitter, Tamara Bryant, Frankie Locke, Boni Kuenzi, Kate Cooper, Judith Nienhauser;
Area 8 Paula Benkart, Dianne Carlson-Doran, Ken Doran, Dennis Hill, Joe Beyler, Sheila Fay, Barb Miller, Barbara Samuel, Susanne Dane;
Area 9 Marnie Harrigan;
Area 10 Joe Silverberg.
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DMNA 2001 at a Glance
President Jane Riley 238-6842
Vice-President: Paul Beckett 238-2580
Treasurer: Kathleen Beckett 238-2580
Co-Secretaries: Marge Jacoby 231-2616, Daryl Sherman 238-5106
Gardening: Contact president
Zoning: Contact president
Social: Mary Jo Croake 231-1406
Long Range Planning: Kurt Kiefer 233-8661
History: Bill Barker 238-1219
Housing: Char Thomson 231-2445
Membership: Paula Benkart 255-2690
Editor:Kathy Madison 238-3533
Ad Coordinator: Jules Grimm 231-0998
Distribution: Paula Benkart 255-2690
Home page: Webmaster@DMNA.org, Jane Riley 238-6842
Neighborhood Directory: Julie Meyer 231-1558
Transportation: Ann Clark 238-5612, Brian Solomon 294-9289
Oak Savanna: Margaret Nelson 258-9437
Jazz in the Park: Karen Peterson 257-8516
Rail to Trail: Paul Beckett 238-2580
Lake Wingra: Henry Hart 238-6448
Parks: Maggie Jungwirth 233-6663
UW Liaison: Ann Clark 238-5612
Business Liaison: Jules Grimm
Dudgeon Center Liaison: Joyce Perkins
Library Liaison: Susan Paskewitz
Edgewood Liaison: Bill VandenBrook, Char Thompson, Bruce Newton, Lisa Heinecke.
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The Dudgeon-Monroe Hornblower is published four times per year by the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association, Inc. (DMNA).
The advertising and article deadline for the next issue is March 1. Display ads cost $20 for a 2.25" by 2.25" camera-ready advertisement.
Story ideas welcome. Call Kathy Madison, 238-3533 DMNA reserves the right to edit articles.
Ads can be delivered or mailed to ad manager Jules at Monroe St. Antiques Consignment, 2606 Monroe St., Madison, WI 53711.