South Madison Plan
The South Madison Plan was approved by the Common Council on January 4, 2022. The final document is available here.
Copies of the plan can be delivered by contacting Angela Puerta.
Plan Review and Approval Process
The South Madison Plan was adopted on January 4, 2022, at the Common Council meeting. A final plan document will be posted soon.
The South Madison Plan was introduced at the November 2 Common Council meeting and is now beginning the official review and approval process. Introduction is the process where the Common Council determines which boards, commissions and committees will review and provide advisory recommendations on the draft plan before it returns to Council for final action. The anticipated approval schedule is below, however dates are subject to change. Meeting participation information can be found on each of the meeting's page, and participants may register for public comment once agendas have been posted.Click here to view the final draft document.
An inventory and transition plan for the Town of Madison
A market study to help to determine viable businesses
A brownfield assessment and grants for assessment, site investigation, and remedial action planning
Concepts for The Village on Park (aka The Villager Mall)
The acquisition of The Villager Mall and subsequent upgrade to the commercial space and the construction of Access, South Madison Library, and Urban League.
Making Lincoln Elementary safer by relocating the bus boarding off of Cypress Way to the parking lot, and installing pedestrian islands and sidewalks on Cypress Way.
Installation of the first splash park in Madison that provided easy access to a recreational water activity within a residential, walkable neighborhood.
The construction of Burr Oaks Senior Housing provided affordable, close to bus routes, and easy access to shopping and services for low income seniors that resulted from the sale of and financial assistance from the City/CDA.
A safer way to move through the south side occurred with new signalized intersections at Buick Street, Hughes Place, and Wingra Drive (at Fish Hatchery), new sidewalks leading to Goodman swimming pool, and a safer pedestrian access under the viaduct near Quann Garden.
Stabilizing the single family areas in Bram's Addition, Burr Oaks, and Capital View neighborhoods by coordinating a massive downzoning of residential areas to retain single family use.
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Documents and Resources
Focus Area Concepts Feedback - August 2021
Focus Area Public Feedback - August 2021
South Madison Newsletters
South Madison Draft Plan Presentation
Zoom meeting 1
Thursday Sept 9 from noon - 1pm
Zoom meeting 2
Plaza las Americas (Penn Park)
Thursday September 9 from 4pm - 7pm
South Metropolitan Planning Council Facebook Live– SMP Focus Area Concepts: Thursday, June 17th | 6-7PM | Meeting Link
Charla en Español con Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce
Date: Monday, April 19th - 4:00pm
Draft Strategies and Recommendations Conversation with Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Date: Thursday, April 22 - 6:00 PM
South Madison Online Engagement: Draft Strategies and Recommendations (Night Option)
Date: Thursday, April 15th - 6:00 - 7:00pm
South Madison Online Engagement: Draft Strategies and Recommendations (Day Option)
Date: Monday, April 12th - 12:00 - 1:00pm
South Madison Social Practice Artists Exhibit
Date: Monday, April 5th - 5:00pm
South Madison Market Study Meeting
March 4th, 2 pm
Community Impact Session 2
October 24, 6:00 - 7:45 pm
Urban League of Greater Madison - 2222 S Park St
Community Impact Session 1
September 19, 6:00 - 7:45 pm
Catholic Multicultural Center - 1862 Beld St