Zeier Road Shelter
May 04, 2023
Two RFBs related to the Zeier Rd. Shelter were issued on 5/3/23. RFB 12042 is for the replacement of the roof system and RFB 12043 is for the mechanical scope associated with the roof replacement. The roof is ~30,000 SF. This work is planned for Spring - Summer 2023. To be complete by 9/29/23.
A site visit is scheduled for Monday, 5/8/23 at 1 PM.
RFB 12042-0-2023-BG: Roof Replacement at 2002 Zeier Road is available on DemandStar and VendorNet Due: May 17, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
RFB 12043-0-2023-BG: Mechanical Scope – Roof Replacement at 2002 Zeier Road is available on DemandStar and VendorNet Due: May 19, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
This project is the design and construction of an emergency shelter for men experiencing homelessness. There site will include parking for vehicles and bikes, and space for bus drop off and pick up. The building will include spaces for a welcome and check-in process, social and eating activities, hygiene (i.e. restrooms and showers), and rooms for quarantine, isolation, and recovery. There will also be support spaces for offices for the third party operator, small meeting rooms, and storage for staff and guests.
Sept. 16, 2022: The design work for the project is substantially complete and the project is under construction. Current plan is to complete construction in early October and start operation of the facility in middle October 2022.
Please visit the project's FLICKR page for current building photos and construction progress.
City User Agency: Community Development Division (CDD)
Design and Planning: Spring 2022
Construction: Summer 2022
Expected Completion Date: October 2022
There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates, times and locations are indicated below:
Public Information Meetings
March 31, 2022 Neighborhood Virtual Meeting Recording
March 31, 2022 Neighborhood Virtual Meeting PowerPoint Presentation
City Process Meetings
April 19, 2022 Common Council File #70988
Directing City Engineering staff to proceed with renovations to the structure located at 2002 Zeier Road necessary to convert it to temporary use as a shelter for single men experiencing homelessness, and amending the City’s 2022 Adopted Capital Budget to authorize an additional $500,000 of general obligation borrowing to complete that work.
Oct 05, 2021 Common Council File #67422
Authorizing the City’s execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Madison and BIP Enterprises, LLC, or their successors and assigns, for the purchase of the property located at 2002 Zeier Road (the “Property”) in the City of Madison for use as a temporary men’s homeless shelter and as a long-term site for redevelopment
SUBSTITUTE - Amending the 2021 Adopted Capital Budget for the Community Development Division’s Men’s Homeless Shelter capital project to accept and appropriate $3 million from Dane County and Authorizing the City’s execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Madison and BIP Enterprises, LLC, or their successors and assigns, for the purchase of the property located at 2002 Zeier Road in the City of Madison for homeless shelter purposes.
In the News
At winter's onset, homeless men use Madison's shelter in record numbers
Dec. 19, 2022 Channel3000.com
As cold claims more lives last winter, east Madison men’s shelter hopes to keep more people inside this year
Photos: Temporary men's homeless shelter prepares to open
Oct. 14, 2022 Fox47.com
Furniture moves into new homeless shelter on Madison's east side
New homeless shelter opens on Madison’s east side
Oct. 12, 2022 WKOW.com
New Men's Shelter Set to Open in Madison
Oct. 12, 2022 Channel3000.com
High demand for new temporary men’s shelter set to open on Madison’s East Side
Temporary men’s homeless shelter set to open on Madison’s East Side
Oct. 12, 2022 Wisconsin State Journal
Temporary homeless men's shelter set to open near East Towne
Permanent Madison men’s homeless shelter is on track
Mayor stays committed to new homeless men's shelter with cost now seen at $21 million
Apr. 15, 2022 Madison.com
Cost to renovate building for temporary homeless men's shelter doubles to $1.1 million
Apr. 15, 2022 The Daily Cardinal
Madison’s search for a homeless shelter, explained
Madison, Dane County pick permanent homeless men's shelter site on Far East Side
Oct. 08, 2021 Madison.com
Homeless shelter's would-be neighbor files lawsuit to block sale of building to city
Oct. 08, 2021 NBC15.com
Madison business sues to block sale of proposed homeless shelter site
Sept. 27, 2021 NBC15.com
Finance Committee passes resolutions to move forward with two east side homeless shelter locations
Sept. 17, 2021 WKOW.com
Madison working to help homeless