Welcome to Sprecher East Neighborhood Association

Last update Wednesday, July 23, 2014


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

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person: Dave Lytle, 226 Golden Maple Road, Madison, WI 53718, (H)608-244-8071, (W) 608-249-2111, dl_mad@yahoo.com
Rik Berghammer, 810 Herndon Drive, Apt 1, Madison, WI 53718, rikberghammer@charter.net

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Board Members Houses, Door Creek Church, Far Eastside Police Station
Address:
Date: Second Monday of February, May, August, & November
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: The Sprecher East Neighborhood is located on Madison's far east side and includes the neighbors in the Door Creek and Reston Heights subdivision. The purpose of the neighborhood association is to represent the neighborhood's interests to government officials/staff and provide a social outlet for the neighbors. Sprecher East is located adjacent to one of the newest parks and wildlife preserves: Door Creek Park and Nature Preserve. Door Creek Park is a 115-acre community park. The Master Plan for the park includes athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic areas and shelters, tennis and basketball courts, shore fishing, winter ice skating and ski trails, winter and summer trails both linking to Dane County's regional trail system.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Interstate 94 to the north, Door Creek Park to the east, Sprecher Road to the west, and Cottage Grove Road to the south, excluding a rectangular parcel east of the homes on High Cliff Trail and east of the Door Creek Apartments as defined by the official map provided by the City of Madison. The Sprecher East Neighborhood Association includes the following homeowners associations - Reston Heights, Door Creek, and the Meadowlands. It also includes the Door Creek Condo Association and other condos and apartments within its territory.
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: -City of Madison Parks Division received a grant award for $37,000 from the Fighting Obesity Through Play Grant (GameTime) to enhance the playground at Door Creek Park (2008).

-Received City of Madison Planning Grant to boost membership in its newly forming neighborhood association (2006).

- Expanded boundary in 2010 by adding the Meadowlands Homeowners Association and updating map with City of Madison.

- SENA Board helped move the discussion forward of East Side Fire Station #13 to the planning stage.
Neighborhood Events: Back-to-School Ice Cream Social, Easter Egg Hunt, Garage Sale, Halloween Party, Holiday Event, Movie Night, Neighborhood Meet & Greet, Summer Picnic, Public Safety Meeting
Places of Interest: Door Creek Church, Door Creek Park

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Sprecher East Neighborhood Newsletter
Dave Lytle, 226 Golden Maple Road, Madison, WI 53718, (H)608-244-8071, dl_mad@yahoo.com
Web Page: http://www.sprechereast.com
www.twitter.com/Sprecher East; www.facebook.com/SprecherEast

Plans and Publications
City Plans: Sprecher Neighborhood Development Plan (January 1998, Amended May 1999, May 2001, November 2001, March 2005)
Publications: -Kennedy Elementary Traffic Safety Brochure, 2009-2010 (English and Espanol)
http://www.publichealthmdc.com/family/safetyAndInjuryPrevention/SchoolTrafficSafety.cfm

Historic Districts:
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts:

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Lauren Cnare, Aldermanic District 3 - Ward 8
Lauren Cnare, Aldermanic District 3 - Ward 9
Dane County Supervisor: Dave de Felice, Supervisory District 16 - Ward 8
Dave de Felice, Supervisory District 16 - Ward 9
State Representative: Melissa Sargent (Elect), Assembly District 48 - Ward 8
Melissa Sargent (Elect), Assembly District 48 - Ward 9
State Senator: Mark Miller (Elect), Senate District 16 - Ward 8
Mark Miller (Elect), Senate District 16 - Ward 9

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers
Community Gardens:
Fire Stations:
Library: Hawthorne Branch (2707 E Washington Avenue)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
(Map)
Dominion Park, Door Creek Greenway and Park, Reston Park
Police Districts: East District, Capt. Mary Schauf, 211 S Carroll St., Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 8, Door Creek Church, 6602 Dominion Dr
Ward 9, East Police District, 809 S Thompson Dr
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 36
Kennedy Elementary School (221 Meadowlark Dr)
Middle School Attendance Area 227
Whitehorse Middle School (218 Schenk St)
High School Attendance Area 142
LaFollette High School (702 Pflaum Rd)