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DRAFT Darbo-Worthington-Starkweather Neighborhood Plan

Open House Information Available Here.

The Darbo-Worthington-Starkweather (DWS) Neighborhood Plan was adopted on September 19, 2017. Public input was gathered throughout the year plus planning process. Joining Forces for Families, East Madison, Goodman, and Salvation Army Centers, Mentoring Positives, SASY, Women of Worthington, Lowell, O'Keffee and East High, to name a few, were very supportive in helping us reach residents and will be part of the implementation of the plan. We are grateful for East Planning Council, SASY, Union Triangle, and Worthington Park Neighborhood Associations for engaging neighbors in this planning effort. All the public input received can be viewed here.

Planning staff is incorporating suggested changes made by the various review boards and commissions. A finalized version of the plan will be released shortly.

Projects that have started to be implemented or will start soon include:

  • Darbo-Webb Street Extension
  • Hawthorne Ally Mural
  • Starkweather Creek Improvements:  The City is working to accommodate the request for water access along Starkweather Creek in the Darbo neighborhood. After an initial assessment of the creek, the City plans to host a public information meeting to discuss location options and proposed step design.
  • Worthington Park Improvements
  • Reger Park Improvements
  • Installation a new community garden in the neighborhood and improvements to the St Paul Community Garden: This project is currently in the planning phase. Community GroundWorks will work in collaboration with the Worthington Park Neighborhood Association to support residents vision to develop, establish and sustain a community garden adjacent to the Salvation Army building.
  • Energy Efficient Street Lighting
  • Quonset Hut at Thurber Park: The City of Madison is in negotiations with the Town of Blooming Grove to establish a potential Art-in-Residency by The Bubbler, Madison Public Library. 

Neighborhood Walk-Thru

Neighborhood walk-thru were conducted during the summer of 2016 by neighborhood residents

Neighborhood Service Providers

In July 2016, residents and services providers gathered to discuss priorities for the neighborhood

Neighborhood Advocates

Trusted advocates from or serving the neighborhood shared the strengths and challenges of making the neighborhood a great place to live, Summer 2016

 

Planning Area

Planning Area

 

 

Last Updated: 12/14/2017

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Contact Us

Jule Stroick

608-267-8744

jstroick@cityofmadison.com
 

Linda Horvath

608-267-1131

lhorvath@cityofmadison.com
 

Angela Puerta

608-276-8649

apuerta@cityofmadison.com


Urvashi Martin

(608) 267 8735

umartin@cityofmadison.com


Alder Marsha Rummel - District 6

district6@cityofmadison.com


Darbo Neighborhood Resource Team

Heather Stouder

608-267-8739

hstouder@cityofmadison.com