Welcome to Newbery Heights

Last update Thursday, May 3, 2018

Neighborhood Contacts || Neighborhood Association Meetings || Profile, Statistics and Indicators || Neighborhood Communications || Plans and Publications || Governmental Officials || Facilities and Services ||

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person: Joan Hoopes, 6 Fleischman Cir, Madison, WI 53719, presidentnewberyheights@gmail.com
Meleia Johnson , 2 Fleischman Cir, Madison, WI 53719, meleiaj@gmail.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Board Members Homes
Date: Third Sunday of the Month, Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, Nov)
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Newbery Heights is located on the far west side of Madison. Sixty-four single-family homes were built in the late 1990s. Newbery Park is 2.1 acres and is located at the end of Lois Lowry Lane. Neighbors come together to celebrate activities and events throughout the year. Newbery Heights Neighborhood is enthralled with children literature. Newbery Heights is named after John Newbery Award, which is awarded annually to the most distinguished contribution to children's literature. And our street names, Byars, Fleischman, Lois Lowry, Ryland, Naylor, and Raskin, are named after a recipient of the Newbery Award.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Back lot lines of Fleischman, Byars, Naylor Circles on the north, South Highpoint Road on the east, city limits on the west, and back lot lines of Raskin and Rylant Circles on the south.
Neighborhood Statistics Indicators: The Neighborhood Indicators Project is a demonstration of key characteristics and various indicators that relate to the quality of life in Madison at the neighborhood level. Basic neighborhood information as well as housing, public safety, health and family well-being, economic, and transportation indicators by neighborhood is available.
Recent Accomplishments: -Newbery Neighborhood Association incorporated in 2011.

-Newbery Heights neighborhood designed and installed a neighborhood entrance sign in 2008.

-Newbery Heights neighborhood worked with City of Madison to change parking rules for South High Point intersection (2007-2008).
Neighborhood Events: Trash and Treasure Day (treasure hunt and park cleanup), End of School Ice Cream Social, 4th of July Picnic and Bike Parade.
Places of Interest: Newbery Park

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Newbery News
Web Page: http://newberyheights.org/association.html

Plans and Publications
City Plans:
Publications: -Newberry Heights Neighborhood Directory
Historic Districts:
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts:

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Paul Skidmore, Aldermanic District 9 - Ward 107
Dane County Supervisor: Paul Nelson, Supervisory District 9 - Ward 107
State Representative: Lisa Subeck, Assembly District 78 - Ward 107
State Senator: Fred Risser, Senate District 26 - Ward 107

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers
Community Gardens:
Fire Stations: Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna Blvd)
Library: Meadowood Branch (5740 Raymond Road)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
Elver Park, Newbery Park
Police Districts: West District, Capt. Cory Nelson, 1710 McKenna Blvd., Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 107, Coventry Village, 7707 North Brookline Dr
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Middle School High School