City of
Madison

District 11

Alder Arvina Martin

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Council Vice President

Alder Arvina Martin,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

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
WI Relay Service

Alder Martin’s Blog

Tag: Emergency

Road Flooding

We are experiencing extreme hazards throughout the west side of Madison with flooded roads. Street flooding is occurring at multiple locations and appear to be more numerous on the west side of Madison. The public is asked not to drive this evening. In addition to the rain that has already … [read more]

Storm Damage Update

Alders received the following email communication from Mayor Soglin's Office: Madison city staff is continuing to triage traffic and flooding issues on the city's Westside, but there are specific intersections and roadways that are still water covered and dangerous. Motorists are being … [read more]

Flooding Updates, Thursday, 8/23

Hello everyone, We are likely to see more rain tomorrow. I'm including several updates here, so be prepared for lots of information. For the most up to date information, please see the City's Flood Updates (for things like road closures, cleanup information, and Metro Transit disruptions): … [read more]

Flood Update, August 26, 1PM

Current Status: August 26 at 1:00 PM As of this morning, Lake Mendota has dropped about an inch. The Yahara River at East Main Street fell one and a half inches due to reduction in flow. Remaining lakes saw a .75-inch rise. According to the National Weather Service, scattered showers and … [read more]

Flash Flooding Risk Citywide Tues, 8/26, 6PM

City of Madison Floodng Update: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Issued: 6:00 p.m. Contact: Katie Crawley, Public Information Officer, City of Madison Emergency Operations Center ALERT: Flash Flooding Risks –City-wide. Conditions are favorable for urban flash flooding with 2-3" of rain in the next two … [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]

Power Outages

Two MG&E locations have reported fires, thousands are currently without power, including many City Offices. From Madison Metro: "The Metro Transit Administration Offices are also affected and do not have power. All Call Center phones are down and we are unable to assist customers at this … [read more]

Update on Power Outage and Dangerous Heat

City of Madison Update on Downtown Power Outage The City of Madison is working to keep our community safe during this power outage. Updates will be provided as soon as information is available. Traffic Safety There are a number of intersections running on generators, and we’re working … [read more]

Covid 19 Updates, 3/18/2020

Hello neighbors, As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, I try hard to manage the balance between keeping you all updated (via this blog), while not clogging your inboxes. To that end, I've been working on a way to keep critical information at your fingertips, without sending … [read more]

COVID 19 Updates, 3/24/2020

Dear neighbors, We’re onto another week of staying home and social distancing, and as was with last week, changes are happening rapidly. Before I get into updates, I want to first acknowledge the amazing things I’m seeing from people across Madison, and especially in District 11. I’ve seen … [read more]

Gov Evers suspends in-person voting

A few minutes ago, Governor Evers signed an Executive Order that suspends tomorrow's in-person voting until June 9, 2020, due to COVID-19 Pandemic. This is very likely going to be appealed, and there may be further changes as the courts get involved. Please stay tuned for more updates. … [read more]

Clerks Advised to Continue Preparations for Tomorrow's Election

Hello Neighbors, The communication below from the Wisconsin Election Commission to Clerks indicates that whether tomorrow's election takes place or not is still up in the air. It is possible that the State Supreme Court could overturn Gov. Evers' postponement order and/or that the State … [read more]

WI Supreme Court overturns Governor's order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has overturned Governor Evers' Emergency Order on tomorrow's election. It will proceed as scheduled. Please continue with your original plans to cast your ballot tomorrow. Thank you all for being patient with today's updates. I'm sorry to have to deliver this bad … [read more]

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