Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of November 20, 2023posted
Alternate Side Parking Begins: The City of Madison’s alternate side parking restrictions began at 1 a.m. on November 15. The City enforces alternate side parking from November 15 - March 15, regardless of what the weather is like. The rule is enforced between the hours of 1:00am and 7:00am. Receive Winter Alert Texts to better stay informed.
Boards, Commissions, and Committee Meetings
Note: This is not a complete list of meetings for this upcoming week. All Meetings and their details can be found here.
- Common Council: The Common Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 21, in hybrid format at 6:30 p.m. Agenda items include updating the Downtown Height Map in the Brayton Lot area and the North Broom Street area, adopting an amendment to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan, and imposing a time limit for each alder questioning public comment registrants.
- Board of Public Works: The Board of Public Works meeting will take place on Monday, November 20, in virtual format at 4:30 p.m. Agenda items include a Report of the City Engineer regarding the results of a review of water resources impacts and the necessity of permits for public works construction projects on this agenda, the Mineral Point Road Widened Sidewalk, the Bartillon Drive Homeless Shelter project, and the approval of various bids.
Public Information Meetings & Sessions
- Stormwater Utility Vegetation Management Plan Listening Session, Monday, November 20, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Sequoya Library at 6:00 PM located at 4340 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53711. Please spread the word and join the Stormwater Utility for a public listening session as part of development of the Stormwater Vegetation Management Plan. There will be two opportunities to attend these listening sessions, with one in-person and one online listening session. 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.
Announcements & News Releases
- City Leaders Honor World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: Calls for support and action for safer streets: Thursday, November 16, a group gathered in front of a memorial display located on the 100 block of State Street to hold a press conference in honor of those who have lost their lives on Madison’s streets in the past 5 years.
- City’s Fire Station 6 to Become Childcare Facility in Madison College Goodman South Campus Expansion : The City of Madison and Madison College are announcing a plan to transfer ownership of Fire Station No. 6, 825 Badger Road, to Madison College for an expansion of the Goodman South Campus that will include a childcare facility. A draft agreement…
- World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: Sunday, November 19, 2023, marks World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The City will join community partners from the Vision Zero Task Force in honoring victims of traffic crashes, and their families.
- Mayor’s Statement on 2024 Budget Adoption: I want to thank the Common Council for their work to pass a budget that continues to invest in our critical community services and infrastructure. The City’s budget process is never easy, and there are always more community needs and more good ideas…
Streets Division Updates
- Leaf Collection Winding Down: Don’t miss out on your final guaranteed leaf collection opportunity. Be sure you know when your last set out date for leaf pickup is by going to www.cityofmadison.com/YardWaste
- Thanksgiving Holiday Trash/Recycling Schedule: Make sure you know how the Thanksgiving holiday will (or won’t) affect your trash & recycling pickup schedule. Get your collection schedule at www.cityofmadison.com/CollectionSchedule.
- Alternate Side Parking Underway: Don’t start you day off on the wrong foot by getting caught parking on the wrong side of the road. Get all the tools you need about how you should be parking your car on the street during the overnight hours at www.cityofmadison.com/Winter.
- Drop Off Site Hours & Locations Change After Thanksgiving: Check the drop-off site hours and locations before loading your car. The Olin Avenue location’s final day of operation is November 26. Winter hours start at the remaining locations later in the week, too. Drop-off site information is available at www.cityofmadison.com/DropOffSites.
- Yoga Core, Tuesdays & Fridays, October 6 through December 15, 2023: Want to build your strength and increase body awareness? Yoga Core is great way to do it! This class incorporates a wide variety of seated, standing, balancing, and mat-based yoga poses focusing on strength, stability, and mobility. Core-based practices can help enhance balance and stability and prevent falls and injuries as we age. All levels are welcome! * No Class: October 10, 20, 27 and November 7 and 24
- Bird & Nature Adventures at the Edna Taylor Conservation Park, Saturday, November 25, 10:00 am – 11:30 am: Join a naturalist for an easy family-friendly walk from Aldo Leopold Nature Center into beautiful Edna Taylor Conservation Park and enjoy a bit of nature education along the way. Walks through the Edna Taylor Conservation Park are held on the 4th Saturday, 10-11:30am of each month and begin at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, 330 Femrite Drive. Meet outside at the Children's Shack. Co-sponsored by Madison Parks, Madison Audubon Society , and Aldo Leopold Nature Center . No registration is required. No pets are allowed.