8. Job Creation, Economic Development, and Cooperatives

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(Descriptions are directly from the website, will update with better information)

  • Community and Economic Development Authority - The Authority shall carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of Wis. Stats. §6.1213, 66.1201, 66.1333, and 66.1335 for housing and community development authorities and elderly under § 66.1213, redevelopment under § 66.1333 as agent of the City in planning and carrying out community development programs and activities. Additionally, performing all functions required to be performed by a sponsor of a housing rehabilitation program, including reinvestment in neighborhoods, administration of the City's housing rehabilitation program and any other programs of rehabilitation.

  • Downtown Coordinating Committee - 5-29-2013 ORD-13-00092, file id# 29913 - mission amended and committee size altered. Madison General Ordinance Section 8.41 - provide a forum for public information and stewardship regarding the uses of public space in the Downtown Area, and to periodically review regulations and policies affecting the Downtown Area, with particular emphasis on State Street and the Capitol Square, as a high-quality urban space for pedestrians in an environment that promotes healthy businesses. For purposes of this ordinance, the "Downtown Area" shall be defined as all geographical areas within the jurisdiction of the City of Madison between Blair Street, Lake Mendota, North Park Street, Regent Street, Proudfit Street, North Shore Drive, and Lake Monona. This geographical definition of the Downtown Area shall be for the sole purpose of guiding the issues to be considered by the Downtown Coordinating Committee under this ordinance.

  • Equal Opportunities Commission Employment Subcommittee - Madison General Ordinance Sec. 39.03(8)(n) - Original Authorization: Created in 1966 to assist the Madison Equal Opportunities Commission in fulfilling its mission of enabling all individuals to live and work free of employment discrimination by acting as an advisor on fair employment issues; and by further developing and supporting the community's understanding of and commitment to fair employment and to the value of diversity in the work place. Name changed to Equal Opportunities Commission Employment Subcommittee per ORD-09-00052, ID 13252 adopted 3-17-2009; formerly EOC Employment Subcommittee. The EOC Employment Committee shall consist of 15 maximum voting members including one member of the Equal Opportunities Commission. Membership of the Employment Committee is open to a City of Madison company, business or non-profit designee and to individual representatives. City of Madison residency is not required.

  • Economic Development Committee - Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.17 - The Economic Development Committee shall assist city officials and staff in promoting a healthy, diversified economy in which business can locate, innovate, grow and prosper, and all residents have opportunities for living wage jobs. Shall make recommendations to the Mayor and the Common Council on economic development policies and issues. (Title of body changed from commission to committee per MGO Sec. 33.17, adopted 3-17-2009, effective 8-1-2009.) 3/26/2016: Committee composition modified from 13 members to 11 members with changes in position titles per ORD-16-00034, file id# 41218.

  • Madison Cultural Arts District Board - Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.20 and State Statutes Chapter 229, Subchapter V. (NOTE: Appointment listing shows only those appointment(s) made by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council.

  • Madison's Central Business Improvement District (BID) Board - Wisconsin State Statutes requires that the BID Board be composed of at least five members and that a majority of the Board members shall either own or occupy real property in the District. If the actual property or business owner is an entity, that entity shall designate a representative to act on its behalf. The Board is responsible for the implementation of the operating plan. This requires the Board to negotiate with providers of services and materials to carry out the operating plan; to enter into various contracts; to monitor the effectiveness of the District's activities; to aid compliance with the provisions of applicable statutes and regulations; and to make reimbursements for any overpayments of District assessments.

  • Monona Terrace Booking Event Assistance Advisory Committee - Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.21(19) - Considers funding requests from the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau for event assistance funding for conventions and conferences. The committee rules on funding requests by following the Fund Policies and Guidelines approved by the Common Council.

  • Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board - Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.21 - The City and Dane County, by an agreement under Sec. 66.0301, Wis. Stats., have created a Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board. The board shall have broad authority and latitude to make decisions to operate a successful convention and community center. It shall establish all policies, rules and regulations governing Monona Terrace and oversee its operation, subject to the limitations set forth in the Agreement.

  • Room Tax Commission - Madison General Ordinance 33.29 - Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 66.0615, a Room Tax Commission is authorized by state law to use room tax revenue it receives from the City for tourism promotion and development. Creating Ordinance ORD-16-00024, File ID# 40611 (effective date 3-8-2016)

  • Vending Oversight Committee - Administer Section 9.13 of the Madison General Ordinances, the regulations promulgated under Sec. 9.13 and any other regulations or procedures relating to vending within the city; ensure a venue for public input into vending regulations within the city; and conduct investigations, hearings and miscellaneous proceedings as required by Sec. 9.13. The Director of Planning and Development, or designee, a non-member, shall act as Executive Secretary to the Committee.


*Towns and Villages information coming soon.