Highlights for the Week of October 3, 2022posted
The proposed project at 5602 & 5606 Schroeder Road will be on the agenda at the October 3rd Plan Commission meeting.
A virtual public information meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Oct. 3, 2022, via Zoom. Registration prior is required: Oct. 3, 2022 Public Information Meeting Registration. [Project Details]PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING: LAKE MENDOTA DRIVE--Phase 2 on Thursday
October 6, 6:00pm to 8:00pm via Zoom: At this meeting, staff will present more details for the 2023 project on Lake Mendota Dr., including any updates related to the street design that was approved by the Common Council earlier in 2022 and the project schedule. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to discuss the project and ask questions. The project page will be kept current with project updates, including future meetings.
For information about additional City meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting schedule.October Office Hours
I will be hosting office hours on Thursday, October 20th from 7:30am to 9:30am. I will be using Zoom (with video): REGISTER
Please use the registration above to get the Zoom link. When you register, you'll also get an e-mail reminder on the day of Office Hours. You can register in advance or the day of.
Note: I have set it up so I can only meet one person at a time. If I'm meeting with someone else, there will be a small waiting period in a meeting lobby. If you don't want to use Zoom, I will be answering calls (608-912-0000) during this time as long as I'm not speaking with someone else.
If you have a question, concern, or topic of interest that you would like to discuss, but the date above doesn't work for you, you can e-mail me.Other News
- Project Updates
Fall 2022 Yard Waste & Leaves Set-Out Dates Now Available - Residents get three curbside collection opportunities in the fall
From the Mayor:
- Community Talk Back Series: Join the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness (FFBWW) at noon on October 11 for their Community Powered Policy Session to share your thoughts on the most pressing issues affecting Black women, children, and families. Your feedback will directly shape the policy recommendations included in their "Policy Blueprint for Black Women's Health: Black Women Deserve," which will be published as a resource and roadmap for policymakers and decision-makers across the nation. All community members are invited to attend the various sessions. Register here for the upcoming session or future sessions.
20th Annual Wisconsin Book Festival: The schedule for the 20th Anniversary Fall Celebration of the Wisconsin Book Festival has been released! Visit wisconsinbookfestival.org to see the full lineup for the 4-day celebration taking place October 13-16 and start saving the date for your favorites. Catch international best-selling author Andy Weir for Project Hail Mary, activist and advocate Brenda Myers Powell for Leaving Breezy Street, Reese's Book Club author Thrity Umrigar for Honor and many more!
- Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge: Madison Parks is holding a public event series for the Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge! The event series is an opportunity to learn more about the design challenge, the selected teams, their progress in plan development, and the final master plan proposals. Each event will be held in person and planned to be streamed to the Madison City Channel for remote viewing.
The first of three in-person events: Design Challenge Kick-Off
Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 @ 6:00 pm CT
Madison Central Library, Rooms 301-302, 201 W Mifflin St.
Design teams will live-stream to the event and introduce themselves and their team's unique perspective on master plan development.
- Now hiring: The City of Madison is hiring many positions for the fall and winter. See all job listings or sign up to receive job alerts.
Hourly attendants needed in Madison parks: The Parks Division is looking to fill multiple Winter Attendant and Special Event Attendant positions. The successful candidates for these positions will perform varied public contact services, which may include customer service work, cash handling, staffing events and programs, routine labor and custodial work, light clerical duties, set up work, etc. Learn more and apply.
- Testing strategy shift: Effective October 1, Public Health Madison & Dane County will transition to a new strategy for COVID-19 testing at its South Madison clinic. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced a new directive for Community Testing Support Program (CTSP) partners to shift away from lab-based PCR testing to an antigen model, in an effort to provide rapid results. According to DHS, the purpose of this change is to “ensure testing availability at state-supported CTSP sites in the event of a COVID-19 surge and to meet community need.” Learn more here. Make your testing appointment here.
Get your updated boosters: In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, two recurring mobile clinics are available at Warner Park Community Recreation Center and the indoor park shelter at Elver Park. No insurance is needed to receive these free vaccines, just bring your CDC vaccination card, if possible. Walk-ins and appointments are available. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to save you time. Pfizer’s updated booster will be available to everyone who is eligible. Sign up for your appointment and pre-register here.
General Election Sample Ballots Available - Voters can view a sample ballot for their address on the MyVote Wisconsin website.
City of Madison Absentee Ballots in the Mail - Voters encouraged to make sure certificate is complete and ballot is returned by Election Day (Nov. 8).
- Acceptable photo ID to vote: As you prepare for the General Election on November 8, the City of Madison Clerk's Office wants to remind you what types of photo ID you can use for voting in Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin driver license (expiration date after 11/03/2020)
- WI DOT-issued photo ID card (expiration date after 11/03/2020)
- U.S. passport (expiration date after 11/03/2020)
- Military ID card (expiration date after 11/03/2020)
- Certificate of naturalization issued within last 2 years
- Unexpired Wisconsin driver license or state ID receipt
- ID card issued by a Native American Tribe, regardless of expiration
- ID issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college--must contain issuance date, student signature, and expiration date within 2 years of issuance. If the ID is expired, proof of current enrollment is also required.
- Unexpired Veterans Affairs ID card??
If you usually use your Wisconsin driver's license or state ID, military ID card, or U.S. passport, make sure the expiration date is after 11/03/2020. Find more information here.
Save The Date
Town of Madison final public information meeting: The City of Madison will hold a Final Public Information Meeting for the Town of Madison Attachment on October 20, 2022, at 6pm. This public meeting will be conducted virtually and prior registration is required. Join us to meet City of Madison staff and learn about the Town of Madison attachment.
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