Welcome to Sunset Village Neighborhood Association

Last update Tuesday, April 8, 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: Kenneth Raffa, 201 Westmorland Blvd, Madison, WI 53705, (H)608-238-3266, ken.raffa@gmail.com
Brian Andersen, 3553 Lucia Crest , Madison , WI 53705, (H)608-228-2414, banderse@yahoo.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Varies
Address: Varies
Date: Please check neighborhood newsletter to confirm meeting date, location, and time
Time: Varies
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: The Sunset Village Community is located about 4 1/2 miles west of the Capitol Square. Approximately 1000 households comprise the neighborhood. The Sunset Village is a popular, cozy, neighborhood nestled on tree lined streets with rolling hills and panoramic views. The predominately single-family housing was built in the 1940s. Cape Code, Ranch, Split Level Ranch are typical housing styles. Single-family houses are generally modest with two to three bedrooms. Revitalization of Hilldale Mall area has brought new shopping venues into the neighborhood. The neighborhood is close to University of Wisconsin Hospital, Veteran Hospital, and the University Avenue corridor.
Neighborhood Boundaries: University Avenue on the north, Larkin Street, Owen Parkway and Eugenia Avenue on the east, Mineral Point Road on the south, Hillcrest Drive, Merlham Drive and North Midvale Boulevard 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: -Sunset Village Neighborhood Association, in our efforts to create a sense of community, formed a Greeting Committee to welcome new neighbors (2009).

-Worked with Parks Division to identify improvements to Lucia Crest Park. Added kids slides and equipment as well as a sand volleyball court (2006).

-Received a City of Madison Neighborhood Grant to design and install a neighborhood sign in 2005. The neighborhood entrance sign was installed at the fire station at Regent and Midvale in September 2006 with the help of neighborhood residents.
Neighborhood Events: Annual Neighborhood Picnic, Basketball Tournament, Earth Day Cleanup, Garage Sale, Holiday Santa Party, Ice Cream Social/Cookout, Halloween Parade & Party, Movies in the Park, Potluck Suppers, Santa Visit, Sunset Village Book Club, Taste of Bagley, Tot Playtime
Places of Interest: Hilldale Mall area, Hoyt Park, MSCR Hoyt School, Quarry Park, University of Wisconsin Hospital, University Avenue corridor, Veteran Hospital

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: The Village Voice
Andrew Bernhardt, 641 N Blackhawk Ave, Madison, WI 53705, (H)608-345-7970, dabernhardt@gmail.com
Liz Vowles, 633 Eugenia Ave, Madison, WI 53705, (H)608-231-0481, lizlloyd@chorus.net
Web Page: http://sunsetvillagecommunity.org/

Plans and Publications
City Plans:
Publications: -Midvale Elementary Student Drop-off and Pick-up Safety Brochure, 2003-2004
http://www.publichealthmdc.com/family/safetyAndInjuryPrevention/SchoolTrafficSafety.cfm

-Sunset Village Voice Directory
Historic Districts:
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts: Urban Design District 6: Madison General Ordinance Chapter 33.24(13)
http://www.municode.com/Resources/gateway.asp?pid=50000&sid=49

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Aldermanic District 5 - Ward 64
Chris Schmidt, Aldermanic District 11 - Ward 82
Chris Schmidt, Aldermanic District 11 - Ward 83
Dane County Supervisor: Al Matano, Supervisory District 11 - Ward 64
Al Matano, Supervisory District 11 - Ward 82
Al Matano, Supervisory District 11 - Ward 83
State Representative: Terese Berceau (Elect), Assembly District 77 - Ward 64
Terese Berceau (Elect), Assembly District 77 - Ward 82
Terese Berceau (Elect), Assembly District 77 - Ward 83
State Senator: Fred Risser (Elect), Senate District 26 - Ward 64
Fred Risser (Elect), Senate District 26 - Ward 82
Fred Risser (Elect), Senate District 26 - Ward 83

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers
Community Gardens: Midvale Elementary School Gardens at 502 Caromar Drive (26 plots), Sheboygan Gardens located on the 4800 block of Sheboygan Avenue
Fire Stations: Fire Station #9 (201 N. Midvale Boulevard)
Library: Sequoya Branch (513 South Midvale Boulevard)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
(Map)
Hoyt Park, Lucia Crest Park, Owen Parkway, Reservoir Park, Sunset Park, Quarry Park
Police Districts: West District, Capt. Vic Wahl, 1710 McKenna Blvd., Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 64, Hoyt School, 3802 Regent St
Ward 82, Hoyt School, 3802 Regent St
Ward 83, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 326 S Segoe Rd
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 22
Midvale Elementary School (502 Caromar Dr)
Lincoln Elementary School (909 Sequoia Tr)
Middle School Attendance Area 234
Hamilton Middle School (4801 Waukesha St)
High School Attendance Area 143
West High School (30 Ash St)