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Alder Arvina Martin

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Council Vice President

Alder Arvina Martin,
Council Vice President

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Home Address:

4901 Waukesha Street
Madison , WI 53705

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 Martin’s Blog

Tag: Snow

January 15 Snow Emergency

by Stephen Schultz, Interim Streets Superintendent posted January 15, 2018 1:19 PM The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect in the downtown/isthmus snow emergency zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. This … [read more]

January 16, Continuing Snow Emergency

Snow Emergency Continues Until 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 17 A snow emergency remains in effect for the entire City of Madison until 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 17. This means alternate side parking restrictions are in effect throughout the entire city again tonight, including the … [read more]

Snow Updates, 3/5/17

Hello! As of 2:30PM, snow is starting to fall on the west side! Snow and winds will could contribute to dangerous road conditions during the evening commute. Also, from Madison Streets: "When the snows begin later Monday, the Streets Division will deploy 32 crews to maintain the salt … [read more]

Sidewalk Snow Removal Alert!

The freezing rain and snow that started to fall on Saturday, April 14, 2018, continued in to Monday morning, April 16, 2018. All snow and ice that accumulated from this event shall be removed the public sidewalks by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Ice that cannot be removed shall be … [read more]

Wednesday, April 18 Snow Plow Update

When the snow begins, the Streets Division will deploy trucks to plow and treat the salt route network. These are the main thoroughfares of Madison, metro bus routes, and roads around schools and hospitals. Forecasts show snow arriving this afternoon and lingering through the evening … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, November 16

The following message is from the Streets Division, regarding the FIRST snowfall (with accumulation) Winter may have started a little early this year, but the Streets Division is ready for it. Forecasts predict snowfall will begin late Friday evening and last through Saturday morning. … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, November 28

Forecasts are calling for snow overnight, which means the Streets Division trucks will be out. The Streets Division will deploy 32 trucks to maintain the salt routes once the snowfall begins to accumulate on the roads. Two additional trucks will also be deployed to apply sand for traction to … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates - January 18th 2019

Streets Division crews will be working through the night to keep the roads safe. Once the snow begins to accumulate on the roads this afternoon, 32 trucks will be deployed to plow and salt the salt routes. Salt routes make up nearly half of the traffic lanes of Madison. They are the major … [read more]

Large Item and Christmas Tree Collections Delayed

CORRECTED: Large Item and Christmas Tree Collections Delayed Large item collections and Christmas tree collections will resume the week on January 28 Due the anticipated snow event, the Streets Division’s large item collection scheduled for the week of January 22 will be delayed. The … [read more]

SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED

Madison Declares Snow Emergency The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in effect until at least 7 a.m. on … [read more]

Snow Emergency Day 2: 1/23/19

A snow emergency remains in effect for the entire City of Madison until 7 a.m. Thursday, January 24. Alternate side parking restrictions are in effect again tonight for the entire city of Madison, including the Snow Emergency Zone. The Streets Division asks that people choose off-street … [read more]

Snow Emergency EXTENDED

Snow Emergency Extended Until 7 a.m. Friday, January 25 A snow emergency remains in effect for the entire City of Madison until 7 a.m. Friday, January 25. Alternate side parking restrictions are in effect again tonight for the entire city of Madison, including the Snow Emergency … [read more]

Dangerous Winter Weather

With plunging temperatures and more snow expected, residents are being reminded to check in with elderly and disabled friends and neighbors. Because of the dangerous temperatures, area shelters are extending hours and providing transportation between overnight and day shelters. Occupancy quotas … [read more]

SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED, 1/27/2019

Madison Declares Snow Emergency The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in effect until at least 7 a.m. on … [read more]

Important: Road Conditions Monday, 1/28/19

All roadway users should anticipate extremely difficult conditions through the night and into Monday morning. The Streets Division has declared a snow emergency. All residents should choose off-street parking options throughout all of Madison, including the Snow Emergency Zone. When … [read more]

Map of Storm and Sanitary Lines

Congratulations! We made it through the bitter cold from this week. Now to anticipate the veritable heat wave for this weekend, that will involve snow melting, and possibly even rain. If you are able, please check to see if there are any inlets near you that need to be cleared of snow. The … [read more]

Snow Emergency Tuesday, 2/12/2019

Madison Declares Snow Emergency The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency today, February 12, 2019. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, 12/30/2019

Tonight’s snowfall means 2019 will end the way it began – with snowy, slippery roads. And with Streets Division plow trucks working through the night to keep things safe. When the snows begin to fall this afternoon, the Streets Division will deploy 32 trucks to spread salt and plow the main … [read more]

Snow Plow Updates, 1/10/2020

The first significant snow of the season is here. And the Streets Division is ready. This a long-duration winter event that’s due to arrive in two waves. The first wave should begin to fall tonight, with potential high wind gusts. This update focuses just on this portion of the storm. Future … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/11/2020

Madison Declares Snow Emergency This is the first night of a two-night event The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight starting at 1:00 a.m. for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of … [read more]

SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELLED 1/12/2020

SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELLED The City of Madison has cancelled the snow emergency for this evening, January 12, 2020. Based on the amount of snow received from yesterday’s storms, it was determined that a second evening of a snow emergency is not necessary. Winter Parking Information Individuals … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/18/2020

Citywide plowing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on January 18. A snow emergency will be in effect tonight. This will be a daytime plowing operation that will last through the day and into the night. Please choose off-street parking options throughout the day and evening today to assist with these … [read more]

Snow Plow Update 12/11/2020

Streets Division snow fighting crews have been deployed. Make good choices if you are traveling through this city Friday and through the day on Saturday. When the snows begin to stick to the roads, thirty-two plow trucks will be dispatched to the salt routes. The “salt routes” are the … [read more]

Citywide Plowing Tonight, No Snow Emergency Declared 12/12/2020

All Madison streets will be plowed today, December 12, 2020. There is no snow emergency in effect for tonight. A citywide plowing operation will begin this afternoon at approximately 2:00pm. Citywide plowing takes 12 to 16 hours to complete. This means plowing vehicles will be circling through … [read more]

Snow Plow Update, 12/29/2020

A winter storm will be hitting Madison tonight. Streets Division plows will be out on the salt routes. Traveling through the city tonight and tomorrow morning will be challenging. Expect snow-covered and slippery streets tonight and on through the morning on Wednesday, especially on residential … [read more]

Snow Emergency 1/26/2021

The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency on January 26, 2021. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect this evening starting at 1:00 a.m. for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison. The snow emergency will remain in effect until … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates January 30, 2021

*The following is an update from the Streets Department* It's another snowy weekend in Madison, and the Streets Division plows will be out. This storm will disrupt travel tonight and commuting through Madison will remain very difficult throughout the day on Sunday. It is expected to start … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates: SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED & PLOWING CONTINUES (1/31)

*The following is a message from the Streets Division* Citywide plowing operations continue. A snow emergency has been declared. Alternate side parking rules are in effect throughout the entire city. Plowing operations began at 10:00am. This is a slow process that can take 12 to 16 … [read more]

Early Start for Trash, Recycling, and Large Item Collections on February 4, 2021

Trash, recycling, and large item collections by the Streets Division will begin at 6:00am on Thursday, February 4, 2021. You must have your carts and items out for pickup before 6:00am. Items set out after 6:00am may not be picked up. When you set your collection carts and/or large items … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates: CITYWIDE PLOWING TONIGHT

All city streets will be plowed tonight. Operations will begin later this evening once the storm is at or near its end. Choose off street parking options for your vehicles tonight if possible. Use caution if you choose to travel through the city today and tonight. A snow emergency has not been … [read more]

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