Welcome to Greentree Neighborhood Association

Last update Thursday, September 21, 2017


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

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person: Jane Sarafiny, 6626 Berkshire Rd, Madison, WI 53711, jsarafiny@charter.net

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Falk Elementary School
Address: 6323 Woodington Way
Date: First Monday of the month September through June (except December)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: If you live in the Greentree neighborhood here in Madison, Wisconsin, you know what a great neighborhood this is! Greentree Neighborhood is a predominately single-family residential neighborhood with multifamily living flanking Hammersley Road. Greentree’s neighborhood association is active, engaged and committed. Our neighborhood association provides a collective voice when expressing concerns to the City, a source for information on area community events, and builds a stronger sense of neighborhood community through fun neighborhood events. Come live in our active corner in Madison. We have neighborhood events all year round!
Neighborhood Boundaries: Schroeder Road on the north, South Whitney Way on the east, Hammersley Road on the south, Saalsaa Road and Arden Lane 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: -Start-up of Hammersley Children’s Garden at Falk Elementary School. PHMDC, Early Childhood Initiatives, REAP Food Group, Falk School, CAC and neighborhood residents worked to open this newest garden focusing on children learning about gardening and harvesting healthy foods. Falk Elementary School teachers will be using the garden in part of their school curriculum (June 2009).

-A Hammersley Block Party was organized to celebrate the opening of Hammersley Community Garden at Falk School. Over 150 area residents came to the event organized by PHMDC, in collaboration with the neighborhood police officer, CAC, Wisconsin Youth Company, and ECI (2009).

-Madison Magazine named Greentree Neighborhood as one of the "Hopeful Hoods: Three Neighborhoods Worth Watching" in their Great Neighborhoods Article (August 2009).

-In a City of Madison/Madison Schools partnership, the new Meadowood Community Center opened near the corner of South Whitney Way and Raymond Road, in the Meadowood Shopping Center (adjacent to the library). Recreation and academic enrichment programs provided by Madison School and Community Recreation (MSCR) serve neighbors young and old (2009).

-Neighborhood residents, business representatives, and other stakeholders within in the neighborhood worked together to prepare the Southwest Neighborhood Plan (adopted January 2008).

-Received a City of Madison Neighborhood Planning Grant to work with local artist and neighborhood children to design and install a neighborhood sign (2003).
Neighborhood Events: Earth Day Challenge Clean-Up (April), Garage Sale (May), Garden Tour (June), GTNA Neighbors Forum (Spring), 4th of July Gallop, Parade and Picnic (July), Halloween Bonfire (October), Southwest Neighborhoods Holiday Party and Home Lighting Contest (December)
Places of Interest: Falk Elementary School, Madison Ice Arena, Vitense Golf Course and Miniature Golf, West Madison Little League Field

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: The Stump
Marsha Swenson, 1221 Brookwood Rd, Madison, WI 53711, (H)608-515-6002, stump@gtna.org
Web Page: http://www.gtna.org

Plans and Publications
City Plans: Southwest Neighborhood Plan Website
Publications: -Madison Magazine: Great Neighborhoods (August 2009)
http://www.madisonmagazine.com/Madison-Magazine/August-2009/Eight-Great-Neighborhoods/
Historic Districts:
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts: Urban Design District 2: Madison General Ordinance Chapter 33.24(10)
http://www.municode.com/Resources/gateway.asp?pid=50000&sid=49

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Matthew Phair, Aldermanic District 20 - Ward 91
Dane County Supervisor: Matt Veldran, Supervisory District 7 - Ward 91
State Representative: Terese Berceau, Assembly District 77 - Ward 91
State Senator: Fred Risser, Senate District 26 - Ward 91

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Meadowood Neighborhood Center (5734 Raymond Road). Wisconsin Youth & Family Center (1201 McKenna Boulevard)
Community Gardens: Hammersley Garden is located in the small park next to Falk Elementary School at 6120 Hammersley Road (20 plots)
Fire Stations: Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna Blvd), Fire Station #2 (421 Grand Canyon Drive)
Library: Meadowridge Branch (5740 Raymond Road)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
(Map)
Falk Elementary School playground, Greentree-Chapel Hills Greenway, Greentree Park, Hammersley Park, Norman Clayton Park, Sherwood Forest Park, Sunridge Park
Police Districts: West District, Capt. Cory Nelson, 1710 McKenna Blvd., Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 91, Falk Elementary, 6323 Woodington Way
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 11
Falk Elementary School (6323 Woodington Way)
Middle School High School Attendance Area 145
Memorial High School (201 S Gammon Rd)