Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of November 6, 2023



Note: This is not a complete list of meetings for this upcoming week. All meetings and their details can be found here.

  • Madison Arts Commission – Public Art Standing Committee: The Madison Arts Commission – Public Art Standing Committee meeting will take place on Monday, November 6, 2023, in virtual format at 12:00 PM. Agenda items include updates on public art projects, the consulting artist proposal review and vote for the Bartillon Men's Shelter and a mural update at the Madison Public Market.
  • Habitat Stewardship Subcommittee: The Habitat Stewardship Subcommittee meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in virtual format at 4:30 PM. Agenda items include a 5-year update to Owen Conservation Park's habitat management plan, as well as habitat management plans for Tier II Managed Meadows and Elvehjem Sanctuary.
  • Common Council: The Common Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in a hybrid format at 6:30 PM. Agenda items include honoring resolutions for Transgender Day of Remembrance and Homelessness Awareness Month, an ordinance to reduce the time allotted to each alder for discussion and debate, and the approval of various certified survey maps.
  • Board of Public Works: The Board of Public Works meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in virtual format at 4:30 PM. Agenda items include amending Madison General Ordinances to allow for certain greenway encroachments and the creation of a greenway privilege, the approval of a public works project in District 1, and approving plans and specifications for a project in District 16.
  • Transportation Commission: The Transportation Commission meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in virtual format at 5:00 PM. Agenda items include approving geometry, plans, and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for Mineral Point Road Widened Sidewalk, rate changes for parking garages, and general announcements by the Chair.
  • Community Development Authority: The Community Development Authority meeting will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2023, in the Community Room at 2300 South Park Street at 5:00 PM. Agenda items include authorizing the CDA to execute a land use agreement with B-Cycle LLC for a bicycle-sharing facility station at The Village on Park, a report on housing operations, and a discussion on a master development partnership for Park and Badger RFQ.
  • Police Civilian Oversight Board: The Police Civilian Oversight Board meeting will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2023, in virtual format at 5:00 PM. Agenda items include updates from the Independent Monitor and the subcommittee, proposed stipend and attendance policies, and outreach to community organizations.
  • Upcoming Metro Transit Meetings: Learn more about Metro's proposed second BRT line to run from the north side of Madison through the downtown area to Madison's Southside neighborhoods and ending in Fitchburg. North/South BRT Planning
    • Virtual meeting Wednesday, November 8, 2023, from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Register and receive the meeting link at
    • Fitchburg Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Fitchburg Council Chambers (City Hall, 5520 Lacy Rd.)
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  • Sauk Creek Corridor Plan Information MeetingsJoin the City in coming up with a plan for this stormwater corridor that can best serve the community! 
    • In-person: Monday, November 6, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Vel Phillips Memorial High School, Wisconsin Neighborhood Center, 201 S Gammon Rd, Madison, WI 53717. Please register for this meeting at this link on EventBrite so we can make sure we have enough chairs and tables. There is no fee or ticket required to attend.
    • Virtual: Thursday, November 9, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM via Zoom. Registration prior is required: Public Information Meeting Registration .

Events: This Week

  • Parks Alive Fall at the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County - Allied Family Center - Tuesday, November 7, 2023: Held inside community spaces across Madison, fall Parks Alive events are a chance to participate in fun, family-friendly activities, enjoy free food and get to know your neighbors. Build connections with your community and enjoy changing seasons during this mini-series of fall events. These fall Parks Alive events will feature seasonal activities curated by Qwantese Dourese Winters - Madison Public Library's Naturalist-in-Residence for 2023.
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Celebrating 60 years of Civil Rights


  • Calling for Nominations for the 50th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award: Please nominate a youth, emerging leader, and/or adult who has demonstrated leadership and volunteerism while making significant contributions in the area of: promoting peace, understanding, and improving communication and cooperation between diverse populations in Dane County by Friday, November 10, 2023, at 4:30 PM.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award nomination information
  • City Celebrates Construction Companies' Dedication to Inclusion, Diversity: The City of Madison is proud to celebrate two successful projects where local contractors have completed key developments in the community that align with the City's values, core mission, and dedication to diversity and inclusion.
  • Put Your Pumpkins in Your Leaf Piles: Streets Division crews will collect pumpkins along with your leaves and other yard waste materials. This includes other compostable decorations like corn stalks and hay.​​​​​​
  • New Public Art to Be Dedicated on South Pinckney Street Median: On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 11:30 AM, on the 200 block of South Pinckney Street, Madison, WI, the City of Madison invites the public to join City and community leaders to dedicate two new sculptures, Greeting Arc I & Greeting Arc II, by artist Sunghee Min.
  • Share Your Ideas for Public Art: Would you like to see more public art in the West Area? Describe the type of art and where you would like it to be located by visiting the Public Commenting Map through Thursday, November 9, 2023. You are also invited to take a brief West Area Arts Planning Survey and to attend a West Area Arts Focus Group on Monday, November 13, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Vel Phillips Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Rd., Wisconsin Room. Enter the front doors facing Mineral Point Road, turn left down the hall, and left again into the Wisconsin Room, #1210. The focus group will include a facilitated discussion with area artists, neighbors, and City staff. We will discuss ideas shared so far and how to make them a reality! Sign up for the arts focus group and take the survey here .
  • Open enrollment on began Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Enrollment is open through Monday, January 15, 2024. Sign up by Friday, December 15, 2023, for coverage to start Monday, January 1, 2024. Get free, local help from unbiased experts to find the best plan for your health and budget:
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Alder John W. Duncan

Alder John W. Duncan

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