• Mental Health and Emergency Response

    In June, I convened a meeting of community leaders and experts on the topics of youth, mental health, race, and emergency response after a video was released of a Madison police officer's handling of a mental health call for an African-American 17-…


  • Madisonians Step Up!

    As this long day winds down, I have time to debrief, and I want to thank the many City staff and others who worked on today’s fire and resulting power outage. Madison Fire responded to calls for two very dangerous fires. They has to wait for MG&…


  • City of Madison Update on Downtown Power Outage

    The City of Madison is working to keep our community safe during this power outage. Updates will be provided as soon as information is available. Traffic Safety There are a number of intersections running on generators, and we’re working to…

    Category:Sustainability, Equity


    I wanted to update you on today’s power outage, on the hottest day of the year so far. Fire units were called at 7:40 a.m.. after reports of an explosion and fire at the MG&E substation at 722 E. Main St., which sent a dark plume of smoke into…


  • Top of State Street Issues Can't Be Ignored

    Like most other cities in this nation, we here in Madison are facing complex problems at the intersection of poverty, mental health, addiction and use of public space. One place in our city where this is most visible is the area of the Capitol…


  • Spotlight on One of Our AASPIRE Interns

    On April 29, 2019, Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) established a 100% renewable energy resolution, becoming the largest school district in the U.S. to make this commitment. Behind this movement was Charles Hua, who helped launch and…


  • Fleet Services Apprentice-Firestone Challenge Award Winner

    Tim Bradt, Memorial Auto Teacher Miles Tokheim, and Nathaniel Imrie


  • Welcome and Congratulations to the 62nd Class of Madison Police Department Recruits

    The following remarks were made by Mayor Satya on May 28, 2019 as 50 new recruits were sworn in as the 62nd class of Madison Police Recruits. Welcome to the City of Madison. That’s City with a capital C – because today you begin representing City…


  • Celebrate Infrastructure Week, Hop on Metro Transit

    Metro Transit is a crucial part of Madison’s infrastructure. Madison’s projected growth is such that if transportation was left only to increased automobile use, many additional lanes of traffic would be needed in the city’s main travel corridors.…


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