Tag: Streets

November 10, 2017 3:05 PM

This week City Fleet, Parks and Forestry staff watched demonstrations of chipper machines from different companies. These machines reduce entire trees to wood chips, which serve as mulch citywide. We also sell the chips to area farmers for use as bedding for cattle. As we continue to tackle … [read more]

July 24, 2017 3:47 PM

We all know how frustrating construction projects can be while they are ongoing, but I think we can also agree that the finished project is worth the temporary inconvenience. The most recent completed project, the Capitol Square, here in downtown Madison was finished, in fact, weeks ahead of … [read more]

May 16, 2017 11:00 AM

While I know they can be beautiful when you see a sea of yellow flowers waving in the breeze, they can also be very frustrating and once those flowers are gone, frankly a tad unsightly. We need to be patient though as the City of Madison has a no chemical policy. Although a little weed … [read more]

December 8, 2016 2:58 PM

I wanted to share this great power point presentation that 11th District Alder Tim Gruber put together for his daughter Tamara's Third grade class at Lincoln Elementary School. It's a simple, but fairly thorough explanation of City services. Thanks Alder Gruber and thanks to his son Martin for … [read more]

September 13, 2016 2:30 PM

This past Sunday, the Owl Creek Neighborhood Resource Team (NRT) joined up with Owl Creek residents of every age, friends from all around the City, as well as local artists helped to create this magnificent work of art that the neighborhood will be able to enjoy and admire! Alder Denise Demarb … [read more]

September 8, 2016 4:14 PM

Madison, once again, it is that time of year, Ironman is here! There has already been a flurry of activity downtown, including right outside of my office. This event, that begins tomorrow evening, brings visitors from all over to our wonderful City. I am looking forward to my dinner tomorrow … [read more]

August 5, 2015 8:53 AM

It’s that time again for the annual downtown move. Moving activity is predicted to begin this weekend, August 8th, and peak on Friday, August 14th. Due to the many items that will be disposed of during moving season, the City of Madison Streets Division has provided several tips on how to make … [read more]

August 5, 2015 8:49 AM

It’s that time again for the annual downtown move. Moving activity is predicted to begin this weekend, August 8th, and peak on Friday, August 14th. Due to the many items that will be disposed of during moving season, the City of Madison Streets Division has provided several tips on how to make … [read more]

March 31, 2015 10:40 AM

Two of the City of Madison's Engineering Division projects were recently awarded 2015 Projects of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The projects, pictured below, are Fire Station 13 on Madison's east side and the intersection work at Mineral Point … [read more]

March 27, 2015 5:05 PM

This pile of debris is about 15 feet high. It is what is collected in one night by City of Madison street sweepers! It is another sign that spring is here, the sweepers are out each night, five on the West side of the city and four on the East side. This debris is what has collected over the … [read more]