City of Madison

City of Madison Engineering | Photo Credit: Archie Nicolette


The Adopt-A-Median Program is an opportunity for community members to maintain and modify medians around Madison, reduce the cost to the City for median maintenance and improve the appearance and environment in Madison. 

About the Program

Interested parties, affiliated with neighborhood associations, groups or businesses, or volunteers working on an individual basis, may apply to Adopt-A-Median.

With approved median adoption and waiver forms on file, volunteers may receive free mulch (coordinated delivery in the volunteers' neighborhood) and supplies such as safety vests and traffic cones.  Some monetary reimbursement for approved plantings may also be available from the City Engineering Division.  Details (coming).

Application Process

Step 1:  Complete the Adopt-A-Median Request for Application form. 
              Return completed form to the City Engineering Division.
Step 2:   The Engineering Division provides the adopting group the application
              and Wavier and Release form.   A waiver is required for each individual working

              on the median.  Return completed forms to the Engineering Division.   

Step 3:   With an approved application and waivers on file, adopting groups and individuals
               are ready to show their medians a little T-L-C. 



Request for Application


Waiver and Release

Equipment Checkout

Thank You ...

A shout to the following groups for adopting medians in 2013: 

  • East Pass Worker Bees

  • Heritage Heights Community Association

  • Midvale Heights Community Association

  • Parkwood Hills Community Association

  • Richmond Hill Homeowners Association

  • Westhaven Trails Homeowners Association

  • Westmorland Neighborhood Association


Johanna Johnson

City Engineering Division

(608) 264-9274