Lake Monona Waterfront Ad Hoc Committee: The Lake Monona Waterfront Ad Hoc Committee will be held in person on April 10, 2023 at 6:00pm. Agenda items include a presentation on the Urban Assets and EQT by Design outreach report and a discussion to follow.
Public Safety Review Committee: The Public Safety Review Committee will be held in virtual format on April 12, 2023 at 5:00pm. Agenda items includes a report from the Madison Police Department including information on recent gun violence and an update on the strategic plan.
• Madison Parks Earth Day Challenge, Saturday, April 22, 2023
: Join Madison Parks for this year's Earth Day Challenge and volunteer to help clean up your neighborhood park on Saturday, April 22! For more than 20 years, Madison Parks has honored Earth Day by recruiting volunteers for the Earth Day Challenge
. This year, Madison Parks is seeking more than 900 volunteers at 60+ parks to assist with trash pickup, raking, weeding, removing sticks, and more. All ages are welcome to participate. Advanced registration is required for anyone 10 years and older. REGISTER ONLINE
• Diversity in Construction Career Fair, April 11, 2023
: WRTP BIG STEP Madison is holding our Diversity in Construction Career Fair on April 11th, 2023 from 11am to 3pm! Please join us at the Madison Labor Temple, located at 1602 S. Park St., Madison, WI 53715 for information about careers in construction. We have over 25 trades and contractors ready to speak to you about careers in construction!
Register today and please share with your ListServs. We hope to see you there!
DESCRIPTION: Take the first step to owning a home, and join us in this Home Buyer Education Workshop. This FREE HUD Approved Homebuyer Education workshop takes place in-person at the Villager Mall on Park St, Atrium Entrance (2300 S Park St.) on Saturday, April 15th from 8:30am-3:30pm! Lunch will be provided.
Any questions contact Maria Davila-Martinez (email@example.com) or by phone at 608-266-6557.
• Madison Metro Recruiting
: Madison Metro is recruiting for Metro Transit Ride Guides to be stationed at busy bus stop areas, employment centers, and various community centers to point people in the direction of the most appropriate stop, hand out schedule materials, and teach people how to ride the bus. On-the-job training will be providedduring first week of employment. This is an opportunity that is open for high schoolers and young adults ages 18 and up as well.
• Street Closure--Anderson Street
: Starting Monday, April 10, Anderson Street will be fully closed to traffic just east of Wright Street for the construction of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station (see attached map).
• Sound the Alarm. Save a Life
: The American Red Cross is making homes fire resistant through the Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. At no cost, you can have the Red Cross visit your home and demonstrate some simple changes that will help protect your family against fires including:
o Free smoke alarm installation if no working smoke alarms are present in your home
o Guidance in developing a Family Disaster Plan
o Valuable emergency preparedness tips and information
Visit the Red Cross webpage to learn more and to setup your free appointment.
• Stormwater, Parks, Land Use and more at West Area Open House on May 10!
: The West Area Plan
team will host an Open House on May 10 at LussierCommunity Education Center from 6:30-8:00 p.m. 55 S. Gammon Road. Individuals, families and other community members encouraged to drop in to hear short City agency presentations at 6:45 p.m. on projects spanning land use planning, transportation, stormwater management, water quality protection, parks and open space and more. Residents will then have the chance to talk with staff to learn more including how these projects may affect them and how they can be involved. FOOD and INTERPRETATION for SPANISH and ARABIC languages. Visit the West Area Plan webpage
to learn more, and to sign up for the email list to receive regular West Area Plan updates.
• Please update your Neighborhood Association profile on the City website
by April 30: If your organization has been formally recognized, it will be listed with a descriptive profile that neighbors, businesses, community based organizations, and educational institutions use to find out about your group. Please find your group on our City website
, review the information, and update only the information that needs to be changed here
. If you have any questions, please send an email to Neighborhoods@cityofmadison.com
• City of Madison's Vision Zero Newsletter - Volume 2 Issue 2
: The second issue of 2023 for Madison's Vision Zero Quarterly Newsletter
has arrived! This issue dives into the work of Madison's Vision Zero initiative and the focus on technology advancements that help to increase safety for all roadway users, with additional background on New York City's findings on their own Vision Zero Program, the upcoming Pleasant View Road reconstruction and Distracted Driver Awareness month.
• Monona Terrace 2022 Annual Report
: The Monona Terrace 2022 Annual Report showcases and celebrates their 25th Anniversary! After a few tough years, it was great to see the events industry rebound and the Monona Terrace was able to commemorate 25 very successful years. The 2022 Annual Report looks back at what all that has been accomplishedand takes a glimpse at new projects to come.