Garver Construction Recycling Operations

I’ve received several questions and concerns regarding the construction recycling operations at Garver that occurred last year and that are continuing again this year. Mike Sturm from Madison Parks provides details on this operation and future plans in a letter here.

2023 Spring Election

The Spring Election is Tuesday, April 4, 7am - 8pm. If you have not registered to vote, you can still register to vote on Election Day at your polling location. You can find all the info you need in this previous blog post and on the Clerk’s page here. A recording of the Lake Edge NA Alder Candidate Forum is here.

BRT Eastside Construction Updates

On Thursday, Metro will host a virtual meeting with Eastside BRT Construction Updates. Work will begin on E. Washington Ave., Anderson St., and Mendota St. starting the week of April 3, 2023. Construction will take place in stages between 2023 and 2024. Attend the public information meeting to learn about specific road work, construction timelines, and effects on traffic. Much of the work will require traffic control and lane closures. More info here.

Disc Golf Volunteer Day at Hiestand Park

On Saturday from 9am - 11am., it's spring cleaning time for Hiestand disc golf course with trash removal, brush cutting, and other course improvements. Find more details here

700 Cottage Grove Road

On Monday, April 10, the Plan Commission will consider a demolition and conditional use permit for 700 Cottage Grove Road, formerly Badger Cab. In its place would be constructed an indoor storage facility, something like the below conceptual image. I’ll provide links to additional information when they’re published ahead of next Monday’s meeting.

Madison, WI, Is Lowering Traffic Deaths—But There’s Still Work To Do

Madison is featured in a Strong Towns article talking about Vision Zero. You can read the article here.  

In the News

District 15 Public Works Projects

(You can find a map of current public works projects in District 15 here. You can find a map of future road projects here.)

Save the Date

  • 4/10 - Demo & Conditional Use - 700 Cottage Grove Road

  • 4/11 - ECA Meeting

  • 4/13 - SASY Meeting

  • 4/17 - LENA Meeting

  • 4/18 - First Common Council meeting of 2023-2025 term

  • 5/8 - 220 Cottage Grove Road Conditional Use at Plan Commission: Construct addition to an auto service station (gas station and convenience store) 

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