Alder Brian Benford
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Benford’s Updates
Week of June 6th
Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of June 6, 2022
The Transportation Policy and Planning Board will meet virtually on Monday, June 6, at 5pm. Items on their agenda include the Metro Network Redesign. Please note that the Metro Network Redesign item will be for Board deliberation and action only. No public comment will be taken. Item was adjourned after May 31 Public Hearing.
The Common Council will meet virtually at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 7. Items on the agenda include the Metro Network Redesign.
For information about additional City meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting schedule.
Volunteer opportunities for the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration are now open. More information and the sign-up sheet can be found here.
Safety Saturday on the Square is coming on June 11, 8am-1pm! Join the Madison Fire Department, MGE, and other community partners for fun activities and information about fire safety, bike safety, car safety, water safety, and much more! Read more here.
Kids summer programming at Madison Public Library kicks off on June 10. More details here.
Vilas Park Drive will be closed June 13-June 17. Learn more by viewing the Vilas Park Drive Changes video.
The deadline to submit your suggestions to name the trash and recycling compactors at our Sycamore Avenue drop-off site is June 7. Send your naming suggestions to email@example.com. Read more here.
Save the Date
The Kujichagulia Madison Center for Self-Determination's 33rd Annual Outdoor Celebration of Celebration will be held both virtually and in person Tuesday, June 14, through Saturday, June 19. This year's theme is "Black Resilience: Embracing Our Past to Define Our Future." Learn more here.
Opera in the Park is coming to Garner Park, 333 S. Rosa Road, on July 23 at 8pm. Read more here.
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a free community celebration on Saturday, July 23, from 6:30pm-9:45pm at its William T. Evjue Rooftop Gardens. The event will feature local and regional bands, dance performances, and conclude with a spectacular drone show over Lake Monona. More details here.
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