Alder Yannette Figueroa Cole
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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District 10 and other events
Landmark Commission Meeting
Jul 11 at 5pm - Certificate of appropriateness for land divisions - 3706 Nakoma Road. The agenda can be found here, to register go to this link and enter a "2" in the agenda item box. Answer the questions and enter your information. Click on "Register". A zoom link to the meeting will be sent to the email provided.
Allied Wellness Center – Job Opportunity
The Allied Wellness Center is eager to continue the growth and development of community-based Community Health Work in Madison. Join the team by applying here for a Community Health Worker (CHW) position (0.5 & 1.0 FTE). To learn more about the center visit their page: https://alliedwellnesscenter.org/
Love Your Neighborhood
Jul 9 - Check out the attached flyers for the upcoming Love Your Neighborhood series put on by Southwest Madison Action Coalition. Register here for the July 9 event.
The Glen Grand Reopening | Movies with Madison Parks - Encanto
Jul 10 – We're celebrating the reopening of The Glen Golf Park with a Sunday afternoon of family fun! Join Madison Parks and Madison Parks Foundation for a Grand Reopening Celebration of The Golf Glen Park, 3747 Speedway Road.
3:00 pm Short Presentation & Ribbon Cutting
3:30 pm Music by Spare Time Bluegrass
5:00 pm Movie Encanto
• Yard games
• Self-guided tour of the golf park
• Putting contest
• Kite flying provided by Wisconsin Kiters Club
• Short game (golf) provided by First Tee
• Food available for purchase by Carts in Park
All-City Swim Meet - Ridgewood Pool
Jul 28-30 - All-City Swim Meet for 2022 is being hosted at Ridgewood Pool in the Orchard Ridge Neighborhood from July 28-30, 2022. A full schedule of events along with maps and other important information can be found here.
If you intend to apply for our Youth, Emerging Young Adult and/or Adult Employment RFP, you MUST submit a Letter of Intent form by Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Send your letter to CDDApplications@cityofmadison.com.
You must also sign up and attend a workshop or have a consultation with our staff.
- Wednesday, July 13 at 9:00 am. Register for this workshop
- Thursday, July 14 at 2:00 pm. Register for this workshop
Absentee Ballots Must be Delivered by Mail or to Clerks
The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling today finding ballot drop boxes to be illegal in Wisconsin. Click here to see the ruling.
"Flex Lane opens in mid-July along the Madison Beltline (US 12/18), Dane County Submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. WisDOT is preparing to open the Flex Lane along US 12/18 – commonly known as the Beltline – in Madison. Crews improved the inside median shoulders, between the Whitney Way exit and the I-39/90 interchange, for use as an additional travel lane during peak traffic periods." Click here for details
City-County Homeless Issues Committee Meeting – Monday 7/11 5:30pm (virtual)
The CCHIC will be receiving updates regarding men's (homeless) shelter and COVID-19 responses (ie: hotel sheltering for those experiencing literal homelessness). Watch online
Common Council Meeting – Tuesday, July 12, 6:30pm (hybrid)
Beginning Tuesday, Common Council meetings will be held in-person and on the City's Zoom meeting platform. This change is intended to help further equity, accessibility and participation/engagement goals. Members of the public may choose to view and/or provide comments in person or virtually.
Council meetings will still be viewable live and on-demand via:
To attend or give public comment in person, come to the 2nd floor of the City County Building at 210 Martin Luther King Blvd. Masks are recommended but not required as Dane County's community COVID-19 level is currently medium. The Council is and will continue to follow guidelines from Public Health Madison Dane County. To register or access the agenda click here.
Public Safety Review Committee Meeting – Wednesday 7/13, 5pm (virtual)
The PSRC will discuss a proposed ordinance that would prohibit Madison Police Department and Law Enforcement responding under mutual aid (emergency response and/or incident mitigation assistance) from using tear gas, mace, projectile devices and/or chemical agent for the purposes of crowd control. Watch online
Tuesday 7/12 – Virtual Session on Gun Safety, 12-1pm Join Public Health Madison Dane County, Dane County's Violence Prevention Unit and Be SMART from Moms Demand Action for a conversation on gun safety. The event is free but registration is required; register here. More information about the event can be found by visiting Public Health's Violence Prevention webpage
Wednesday 7/13 – Badger Rock Community Market, 5-8pm @ the Badger Rock Neighborhood Center (501 E. Badger Rd) Join the Badger Rock Neighborhood and UJAMAA Business Network for one of their weekly Wednesday markets where space is offered to share resources, enjoy entertainment/performances and opportunities to shop with & support local businesses!
July 13th through August 7th – Blooming Butterflies, 10-4pm @ Olbrich Botanical Gardens (3330 Atwood Ave) After a 3 year hiatus, the butterflies are back! Experience the magnificence of free-flying butterflies of up to 19 different species. For more info visit: olbrich.org/events/butterflies/cfm
Fridays Jul - Oct – Mad Lit, 8-11pm @ the top (100 block) of State Street. Mad Lit is a free concert series featuring live music & highlighting local artists and businesses of color that will take place every other Friday thru 10/7/22. Visit www.ourgmmc.org/madlit for more info about Mad Lit
Saturday 7/23 – Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center 25th Anniversary Celebration 6:30-9:45pm @ The Monona Terrace (1 John Nolan Dr) This free community celebration will feature local and regional bands, dance performances and conclude with a spectacular drone show over Lake Monona. Additional event information can be found here.
Parks Alive is a collaborative effort across multiple City departments and involves many community-based stakeholders and mobile resources. This is a great opportunity to come out to local parks, build community, strengthen relationships, and have fun! Click here to see a list of dates, times and activities.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
5th Town of Madison in-person PIM
Aug 18 - Help us share this meeting!! Please see attached flyers in English and Spanish, and send your questions our way. Date: August 18, 2022 - Time: 6-7pm - Location: Arbor Covenant Church at 2509 McDivitt Rd, Madison, WI 53713
Luna's Block Party
Aug 20 - Mark your calendars for this upcoming event, more information to come in the next few weeks
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