Welcome to Cherokee Park Neighborhood Association

Last update Monday, November 24, 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: Alison N. Lindsay Mares, PO Box 8452, Madison, WI 53708-8452, (Mobile) 608-219-9916, cherokee.park@yahoo.com, alisonlm620@att.net

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Board Members Homes
Address:
Date: Quarterly Board Meetings; Annual Meeting in January
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Two hundred sixty-five homes in a 35-year-old established neighborhood surrounded by a nature preserve, small lake, and Cherokee Golf Course. Children can walk a few blocks to school from K-8th grade. A beautiful place to live! Cherokee Park is an active Neighborhood Association. It is the intent of this organization to provide community enjoyment and awareness of this unique neighborhood on Madison’s north side. The neighborhood is surrounded by Cherokee Lake and the Yahara River, a nationally protected wildlife preserve known as the Cherokee Marsh, and the Cherokee Golf Course. The Neighborhood Association publishes a neighborhood directory every two years and a newsletter quarterly. A Cherokee crime watch program is also very active. Block captains provide a liaison between the Board and homeowners.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Cherokee Lake on the north, Cherokee Golf Course on the east, Cherokee Canal & Cherokee Marsh on the south, Yahara River on the west
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:
Neighborhood Events: Winter Holiday Party, Spring Clean Up, Spring Egg Hunt, Nibble and Mingle, Garage Sale, Garden Tour, July 4th Parade and Picnic, and Halloween/Autumn event, among others.
Places of Interest: Cherokee Lake and the Yahara River, Cherokee Golf Course, and a nationally protected wildlife preserve known as the Cherokee Marsh

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Cherokee Park Neighborhood Association Newsletter
Alison N. Lindsay Mares, PO Box 8452, Madison, WI 53708-8452, cherokee.park@yahoo.com
Web Page: None

Plans and Publications
City Plans: Cherokee Special Area Plan (January 16, 2007)
Publications: --City of Madison Northside Market Study
http://www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods/northsideplan/documents/NorthsideMA.pdf

CPNA Newsletter - Quarterly
Historic Districts:
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts:

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Anita Weier, Aldermanic District 18 - Ward 38
Dane County Supervisor: Michele Ritt, Supervisory District 18 - Ward 38
State Representative: Melissa Sargent, Assembly District 48 - Ward 38
State Senator: Mark Miller, Senate District 16 - Ward 38

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Warner Park Community Recreation Center (1625 Northport Drive), Northport Community Center (1740 Northport Drive), Packers Community Center (1927 Northport Drive)
Community Gardens:
Fire Stations: Fire Station #10 (1517 Troy Drive)
Library: Lakeview Branch (2845 North Sherman Avenue)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
(Map)
Cherokee Lake, Cherokee Marsh, Cherokee Park, Yahara River
Police Districts: North District, Capt. Cameron McLay, 2033 Londonderry Dr, Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 38, Blackhawk Middle School, 1402 Wyoming Way
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 10
Gompers Elementary School (1502 Wyoming Way)
Middle School Attendance Area 210
Blackhawk Middle School (1402 Wyoming Way)
High School Attendance Area 141
East High School (2222 E Washington Ave)