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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The Common Council offices are closed to the public until further notice. To reach Council staff, please email Please contact the Common Council Office at (608) 266-4071 for any issues that require immediate assistance. Messages will be checked on a daily basis.

Note, many meetings have been cancelled or are being held using other methods. Check the Weekly Meeting Schedule for status updates.

View all impacts to City service on the City's COVID-19 website.

Today's Meeting Schedule View Meeting Schedule »

Current Council Meeting Agenda

Common Council Meeting
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
6:30 pm
Via Virtual Meeting - (click on agenda for instructions)

Upcoming Council Meeting

Common Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12 noon - Swearing In of Common Council Members
6:30 pm - Regular Meeting
Via Virtual Meeting (click on agenda for instructions when posted)

  • Agenda (posted by 4/16/21)
Council Meeting Calendar

Upcoming Council Presentations

Common Council Executive Committee
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
4:30 pm

Via Virtual Meeting – click on agenda for instructions

Current Issues View All Issues »

New Alder Orientation Sessions 2019 New Alder Orientation Session: Common Council Saturday, April 13, 2019 Link to Video Link to Materials New Alder Orientation Session: City Attorney's Office Monday, April 15, 2019 Link to Video Link to Materials New Alder Orientation Session: Transportation Department Saturday, April 27, 2019 Link to Video Link to Materials New Alder …

What's Going On

The 4/6/21 Spring Election ballot will ask Madison voters four advisory referendum questions about size of Madison City Council, alderperson pay, length of alderperson terms, and whether alderpersons should be subject to term limits.
More information can found here

Common Council is now on Twitter @MadCityCouncil

Task Force on Structure of City Government Final Report Now Available 

Common Council Policy Guide