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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

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Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Dr

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

Tag: Elver Park

Madison West Leo Club - 5K Glow Run - Saturday, May 30, 2015, 4:00-10:00 p.m.

The Madison West Leo Club will be hosting a 5K Glow Run to raise money for Leader Dogs for the Blind on the evening of Saturday, May 30. We will be using the 5K route developed by Parks Maintenance Staff and have rented the older picnic shelter from 4:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. for the event. The … [read more]

Community Scheduled Events

Metro Transit to Discontinue Current Audible Turn Signal Test - As part of its continuous efforts to improve safety, Metro Transit has been testing audible turn signals on its fixed-route buses. Public testimony on Wednesday June 10 at the Madison Transit and Parking Commission meeting and … [read more]

Annual Fireworks - Elver Park

Elver Park Fireworks Celebration Thursday, July 2, 2015 – 9:30 PM Madison Parks and the City of Madison are happy to present the annual Elver Park Fireworks Celebration on Thursday, July 2, 2015. The Elver Park Fireworks celebration is a free, family-friendly event. Fireworks … [read more]

Community Meal and Information Session

PARK EDGE / PARK RIDGE INVITATION RE-GROWING OUR NEIGHBORHOOD Learn About • What's next for Griff's Resturant purchased by the City? Learn About • Plans for improved access to Elver Park Learn About • Improvements to where you walk in your neighborhood? WHAT: Free Thanksgiving … [read more]

Winter Update - Parks

Thus information may be of interest to District 1. You can sign up for updates by visiting mycityofmadison. com.?Please also invite your neighbors to sign-up for District 1 emails. ______________ TRAILS ARE GROOMED Ski trails at Elver Park, Yahara Hill Golf Course and Odana Hills Golf … [read more]

Week of January 21, 2016

DISTRICT 1 UPDATES TO: NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION AND HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION OFFICERS You are invited to: A Community Discussion on the Benefits of Neighborhood Association/Community Coalition Date: January 30, 2016 Where: Elver Park Community Center 1201 McKenna Boulevard Time: … [read more]

Community Day at Elver Park

It is official! The date for the Community Day @ Elver Park is Saturday, August 27. This will be a full day of celebrating community!! Family, food, fun and activities. The Elver Park fireworks display is not planned for 2016 due to declining attendance and the increasing challenges of … [read more]


BE A FRIEND OF ELVER PARK Friends of Elver Park Are Meeting Today! Monday, May 2 Meadowridge Library Community Room B 5740 Raymond Rd. Madison, WI 53711 6:00-8:00 pm The second Elver Park Community Design Meeting is today. Help design the community day event scheduled for … [read more]


_____________________ MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE PARATRANSIT STANDING RIDES CANCELLED Monday, May 30 All standing paratransit rides are cancelled on Monday, May 30th. Passengers must schedule casual rides to travel on this date. Rides are eligible according to Holiday schedules. Rides are … [read more]

Public Information Meeting - Alder Conversations at Meadowood Community Meal

Major Update Public Information Meeting #2 The City and County are holding a 2nd Public Information Meeting on June 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Chavez Elementary School (3502 Maple Grove Rd. Madison, WI). Staff will provide a presentation and be able to answer questions about the project. … [read more]


JUNE 12, 2016 In Loving Memory of Emilly Yue Zhu, March 2, 1992 – June 12, 2015 Emilly was born in Kyoto of Japan in 1992, moved to Denver in the US with her parents in 1995. She will continue to make the world better after beingstruck by a car. Her organs have been donated and … [read more]

Madison Metropolitan School District and City of Madison Kickoff Summer Meals Program at Elver Park

School Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham and Mayor Paul Soglin joined together with 1st District Alder Barbara McKinney and others to celebrate the kickoff of the MMSD Summer Food Program Monday at Elver Park on the City’s west side. The kickoff event highlighted the many sites across the city … [read more]

8/27 West Fest: Elver Park Community Day!

Elver Park Community Day: A fun-filled, intergenerational summer event bringing diverse neighbors together, building pride, a sense of belonging and fostering community engagement. Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Blvd. Saturday, August, 27, 2016 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Activities … [read more]


"I am proud to help launch the first West Fest Community Day event that will provide great food, entertainment and fun activities for all ages. " Saturday, August 27, at Elver Park. Visit the Madison Parks website to see the activities scheduled, volunteer, partner as a vendor, reserve … [read more]


DISTRICT UPDATES CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MADISON WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION HELD THEIR OFFICIAL ORGANIZATION MEETING AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS. Hard work by a group of very dedicated residents. You will be hearing more about the benefits of joining. Membership open to home owner … [read more]


____________________ SOUTHWEST TOWN HALL MEETING Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:00 p.m. Dahmen's at Hawks Landing 88 Hawks Landing Circle Please join Ald. Barbara Harrington-McKinney for an informal public meeting where neighbors can interact, ask questions and make their voices heard on … [read more]


THANK YOU TO VOLUNTEERS.. I AM VERY PROUD OF WEST FEST COMMUNITY DAY! My family attended West Fest yesterday and I wanted to share that I thought it was a wonderful community event. My four year old was completely entertained with the play area set up by the Madison Public Library. The music … [read more]

District 1 Updatrs

GET READY FOR ANOTHER ROUND Ten inches of snow on tap Friday; dangerous wind chills Wednesday, Saturday nights. Wednesday night's low is expected to drop to 6 below in Madison, with wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Thursday should be very cold but sunny with a high of 6, and wind chills again … [read more]

Snow Alert Update

INFORMATION OF INCIDENT 12/17/2016 - 9:08 AM Address: 1250 McKenna Blvd. (Elver Park) Details: City Parks employee was plowing snow in the Elver Park parking lot. Some children exited a vehicle in the parking lot. The plow driver did not see the children as he was backing, as a result … [read more]


2017 Neighborhood Grant Program · Grant applications and guidelines will be available in January on the city’s webpage. · Orientation Workshop will be held January 18, 2017, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 103A from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. · … [read more]

Farmers Market at Elver Park

Dear Neighbors: I am very excited to share this information. A FARMERS MARKET At ELVER PARK!! This is absolutely exciting!!! This is exactly what community building looks like!! It would be great to hire someone who lives in the community! Thank you. GREAT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY … [read more]

D1 UPDATES 5/1/2017

D1 COMMUNITY MEETINGS - Save the Dates: Tuesday, May 9 Pre-Draft: Concept Plan: Jeffy Trail Focus Discussion & Information Session. Presenter: Dan McAuliffe, Acting Project Manager, High Point Raymond Road Neighborhood Development Plan. Location: Olsen School, 801 … [read more]

Closure of Beltline: High Point Bridge Replacement. New Westside Farmers Market. Second Annual Westfest at Elver Park

High Point Road Bridge Replacement Construction Update Work last week - • Maintained project traffic control, including the full closure & detour of High Point Road • Set and removed full Beltline closures & detours • Completed backfilling the south … [read more]

Common Council, Farmers Market, Summer Food Program, Westfest

D1 Constituents On May 20th I sponsored a Breakfast with the Alder, the first in a series of community conversations scheduled for D1 on issues that matter to residents. The event was held at Parkedge/Parkridge Employment & Training Center (PEPR). We apologize that some did not receive … [read more]

Street Closure

ELVER PARK FARMER'S MARKET SATURDAY, 8:00-NOON. Street Closures--Shake the Lake Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:09am John Nolen Drive will be closed between South Broom Street and South Blair Street from 6:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24th to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, June 25th. South Broom … [read more]

High Point-Raymond Neighborhood Development Plan, SAVE THE DATE for WESTFEST AT ELVER PARK, FREE MEALS AT ELVER PARK


District 1 Updates

Culver's Fundraising for Kneubuehl Family Three area Culver's restaurants will be giving 100 percent of their sales on July 15 to the family of the contractor who died during an armed robbery on June 27. The fundraising for the family of Christ Kneubuehl will be at the Todd Drive … [read more]

2nd Annual BGCDC Back2School Bash & Westfest at Elver Park

2nd Annual Westfest at Elver Park & BGCDC Back2School Bash Saturday, August 26, 2017 8:00am to 4:00pm Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Boulevard Map to Park Directions by Bus Directions by Bike Join us for the 2nd Annual Westfest at Elver Park & Boys & Girls Club of Dane County … [read more]

Join Us for A Community Day at Elver Park

Westfest at Elver Park...Today [read more]

9/26/17 Visioning An Elver Park Community Recreation Center (EPCRC)

LISTENING SESSION: VISIONING AN ELVER PARK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER (EPCRC) St. Maria Goretti Parish, 5313 Flad Avenue Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Ald. Barbara Harrington-McKinney and Ald. Matt Phair will be joined by city staff to begin a discussion on a community … [read more]

Canceled: October 20 Elver Park Center Listening Session

The following meeting has been CANCELED: Listening Session on Elver Park Community Recreation Center Friday, October 20, 2017 6pm - 8pm Wisconsin Youth Company, 1201 McKenna Boulevard [read more]

Thank You!

Elver Park Public Input Meeting Alder McKinney, Ald. Matt Phair, Kate from Madison Parks and Monique & the Youth from Elver Park Neighborhood Center thank those who participated in reviewing the four equipment options and location for the new, inclusive playground to be installed at Elver … [read more]

June 15 Job Fair & Bids Open for Park Edge/Park Ridge Employment Center

Dowload the flyer The following City of Madison Public Works contracts are open for bid: Park Edge/Park Ridge Employment Center (8213) Please note - Bid openings are now on Thursday. Bidding closes at 2:00 pm and bids will be opened at 2:30 pm, unless otherwise indicated in any … [read more]

Mayor Soglin- Community Blog

3rd Annual Westfest at Elver Park July 11, 2018 2:13 PM Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend while supporting a wonderful neighborhood? On Saturday, July 14, 2018 from noon to 7pm, Elver Park is hosting the third annual Westfest community celebration. This fun filled … [read more]

December 22 & 23: Nordic Skiing Event at Elver Park

The Madison Nordic Ski Club is hosting the Midwest Junior National Qualifier event in Nordic skiing, the CXC Holiday Sprints, at Elver Park on December 22 and 23. The top young cross-country ski athletes from the Midwest will compete to qualify for the Junior National Championships in … [read more]

Westfest 2019 Meeting: Thursday, February 28 at 6 p.m.

You are invited to attend the next planning meeting for Westfest 2019! Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 p.m. West Police District Community Room 1710 McKenna Boulevard Questions? Please contact Ald. Harrington-McKinney for more information at [read more]

Saturday, July 6: Come celebrate at the 4th annual Westfest!

Saturday, July 6: Westfest at Elver Park!

July 12: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Art Installation at Elver Park

Please join Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Ald. Barbara McKinney, the City of Madison Department of Civil Rights, Madison Parks and the Madison Parks Foundation in a ribbon cutting ceremony and art installation at Elver Park. Date: Friday, July 12, 2019 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: Elver … [read more]

July 12: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Art Sculpture Unveiling at Elver Park

Event: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Art Sculpture Unveiling at Elver Park Date: Friday, July 12, 2019 Time: 3:00 pm Location: Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Boulevard As we celebrate 125 years of our amazing Madison parks, we are excited to commemorate the legacy of our public spaces with a ribbon … [read more]

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