Welcome to Berkley Oaks Neighborhood Association

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: Anita Lightfoot, 3701 Eliot Lane, Madison, WI 53704, (H)608-244-9346, anita.lightfoot@wisc.edu
Bev Metcalfe, 3506 Eliot Lane, Madison, WI 53704, bjmetcalfe56@gmail.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Warner Park Community Recreation Center
Address: 1625 Northport Drive
Date: Varies
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Berkley Oaks Neighborhood is located on the Madison's North side. It is the home of modest ranch homes and apartments. Residents enjoy the closeness to shopping at Northside Town Center, the recreational activities at Northport Community Center and Warner Park Community Recreation Center, and the short walking distance to the elementary and middle schools.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Tennyson Lane on the north, railroad tracks on the east, Northport Drive on the south, North Sherman Avenue 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: -Received a City of Madison Neighborhood Grant to attractively landscape a large traffic triangle at Thackary Road & Eliot Lane (2007).

-Madison Transit restored weekday mid-day trips previously cut from Route 21 (resuming operations every 30 minutes between the North Transfer Point and Berkley Oaks neighborhood area) and is undertaking a capital improvement project to replace glass panels in all Metro bus shelters (removing old glass panels with a graffiti film that has become cloudy/opaque with new clear plexiglass panels)(2009).

-In 1999, the Warner Park Community Recreation Center (WPCRC) was built by the City of Madison. Located on the northeast side of Madison, the WPCRC is a multi-purpose, state of the art public facility for community activities including recreational, educational and cultural programs and events. Madison School Community Recreation (MSCR) provides various classes and programs and the North/Eastside Senior Coalition provides a nutrition site with other programs and events for seniors.

-In 1994, the Northport Apartment Complex created the Northport Community Learning Center Neighborhood Networks. Services provided by the Learning Center are the following: Head Start: Dane County Parent Council, Inc. provides morning and afternoon classes of 19 children in each class, ages 3-5. English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education: Morning and evening classes by Wisconsin Technical College Systems Board and MATC. Madison Family Literacy: adult/childhood/parenting education, parent/child activities and home visits to parents in English/GED/Adult Education classes provided by MATC on site. PEOPLE Prep (Pre-College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence Preparatory). After School Program, Computer Lab, Talented Youth (summer college programs for our youth, Accelerated Reader Program, Summer Program, Scholarship Program. The center is open to everyone in the community not just the residents of the Northport Apartment Complex. For more information contact Pat Steele, Program Director, at 1740 Northport Drive, 608-249-9281.
Neighborhood Events:
Places of Interest: Berkley Park, Dane County International Airport, Lakeview Elementary School, Lakeview Public Library, Mallards Baseball Stadium, Northport Community Center, Northside Farmer's Market, and Warner Park Community Recreation Center

Neighborhood Communications
Web Page: None

Plans and Publications
City Plans: NorthportWarner ParkSherman Neighborhood Project Website
Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan: Volume I (November 3, 2009)
Northport-Warner Park-Sherman Neighborhood Plan: Volume II (November 3, 2009)
NorthportWarner ParkSherman Neighborhood Plan (November 10, 1992)
Publications: -Lake View Elementary Traffic Safety Brochure, 2009 (English, Espanol & Hmong)

-City of Madison Northside Market Study (November 2008)
Historic Districts:
TIF Districts: -Tax Incremental Financing District 40 (Northside) Plan and Map
Urban Design Districts:

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Larry Palm, Aldermanic District 12 - Ward 33
Dane County Supervisor: Michele Ritt, Supervisory District 18 - Ward 33
State Representative: Melissa Sargent, Assembly District 48 - Ward 33
State Senator: Mark Miller, Senate District 16 - Ward 33

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: 500 block of Troy Drive (270 plots)
Fire Stations: Fire Station #10 (1517 Troy Drive)
Library: Lakeview Branch (2845 North Sherman Avenue)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
Berkley Park
Police Districts: North District, Capt. Jay Lengfeld, 2033 Londonderry Dr, Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 33, Warner Park Community Rec Center, 1625 Northport
Public Art: None
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 14
Lakeview Elementary School (1802 Tennyson La)
Middle School Attendance Area 210
Blackhawk Middle School (1402 Wyoming Way)
High School Attendance Area 141
East High School (2222 E Washington Ave)