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Alder Sabrina Madison

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Alder Sabrina Madison

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 Madison’s Updates

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of January 30, 2023

January 30, 2023 3:15 PM


Common Council Executive Committee: The Common Council Executive Committee meets virtually Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 5:30 PM. Agenda items include an update on the Common Council Social Media Pilot and an update on the structure of the Boards, Commissions, and Committees (BCC).


Board of Health for Madison and Dane County: The Board of Health for Madison and Dane County meets virtually Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 5:30 PM. Agenda items include a Director's update on communicable disease and a Violence Prevention update.


Humanitarian Award Commission, Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Humanitarian Award Commission, Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. meets virtually Monday, January, 30, 2023 at 6:00 PM. Agenda items include a debrief of the King Coalition Program and the 2023 nomination & selection process.



  • Celebrate Black History Month at Madison Public Library: February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements by African Americans and a time to honor the central role of black Americans throughout history and in the present day. For a full list of events, displays and activities, visit the Madison Public Library's Black History Month? page.


  • Learn About the Northeast and West Area Plans

Planning efforts are underway by the City of Madison to help shape the future of our West and Northeast neighborhoods. It's part of a larger initiative to build better communities through the City's recently approved Planning Framework. The Northeast Area Plan and West Area Plan will be the first under this new model that will ultimately cover the entire city. Guided by overarching City policies and feedback from stakeholders, these Area Plans will guide physical changes that occur over time in our community such as land use, housing, transit, streets, bike paths, and other community facilities.


  • Northeast Area Plan Public Meetings
    • Virtual Meeting: Tuesday, January 31 at 12:00 p.m. Registration is required and can be completed on the project webpage.
    • In-Person Meeting with Virtual Option: Tuesday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. at the City Fleet Service Building, 4151 Nakoosa Trail. Registration for the virtual meetings is required and can be completed on the project webpage.
  • West Area Plan Public Meetings
    • Virtual Meeting: Monday, February 6 at 12:00 p.m. Registration is required and can be completed on the project webpage.
    • In-Person Meeting: Thursday, February 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Vel Phillips Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Rd. Enter front doors and look for directional signs. This meeting will have interpretation, childcare and food.
    • Virtual Meeting: Monday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. Registration is required and can be completed on the project webpage.



·       New South Madison Tax Incremental Financing District Proposed: The City of Madison is seeking approval of a new Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district (TID 51) that will provide an estimated $115 million in financial support, including $99 million in TIF funding, for South Madison.

  • MPD hosts chili cook-off to benefit families of fallen officers: Meat, beans and spice! More than a dozen employees participated in the Madison Police Department's first chili cook-off fundraiser!
  • City Engineering Launches New Program to Grow WorkforceThe application is now open for the City of Madison Engineering Division's newest infrastructure program, Madison Infrastructure Training - Engineering Program, also known as the MI-TE Program.
  • 2023 Spring Primary ElectionSample ballots will be available for viewing by address on the MyVote Wisconsin website at least 21 days prior to Election Day. In Wisconsin, a Spring Primary is necessary when more than two people declare they are running for the same non-partisan office that is up for election in the Spring Election.
  • Madison Arts Email List: Want to stay in touch about calls for art, grant opportunities, project and event announcements? Subscribe to the Madison Arts Email List & Enter to win a $50 Visa gift card!

·       Dane County Community Housing Survey: Let's take the next step together! Take this 10-minute Community Housing Survey to share your thoughts on housing and affordability for our community. All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a $25 gift card.

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