City Grants 2022

  • Madison Arts Commission annual grants of up to $3,000 to support art projects and a new special grant program called “Artists at Work” in the amount of $15,000 – $29,000 to support job creation for the creative sector will soon be open. Stay tuned! Opportunities will come to this webpage in February:

The South Madison Reinvestment Strategy for Equity by the UW Madison Population Health Institute is hiring an Outreach Project Manager ($47,000/year) and three Data Collectors ($20/hr). These positions will help connect South Madison residents to City of Madison development efforts and provide the City with feedback on how their development efforts are impacting the community. The goal is to ensure residents have a say in the City of Madison funded community development efforts in South Madison over the next 10 years. If you are interested or would like to get more information about these positions please contact Abra Vigna at or call at 608.345.5666 and leave a voicemail with your contact information.

Historic Preservation Ordinance Revisions Proposed The City of Madison Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee (LORC) has proposed revisions to Madison’s Historic Preservation Ordinance for local historic districts.  These ordinance changes will apply to all properties in the Mansion Hill, Third Lake Ridge, Marquette Bungalows, University Heights, and First Settlement local historic districts.  The Common Council-appointed Committee is now seeking additional public input before finalizing the draft ordinance. The scheduled public meetings and their respective topics are listed below:

1.    All Districts / General Public Meeting: Thursday, February 3 – 6:30 p.m.

2.    Development Professionals + Contractors Meeting: Monday, February 7 – noon

3.    New Construction Meeting: Thursday, February 10 – 6:30 p.m.

These will be virtual meetings and the public is invited to attend any of them.  Participants will need to register in advance using instructions posted on the project website (below). To view the draft ordinance, learn more about the process and additional input opportunities complete a survey on the revisions, and more, please visit the project website:

Streets & Urban Forestry Division Updates:

  1. Remember to get your 2022 trash and recycling calendar so you don’t miss your collections. Contact the Streets Division or download yours today at
  2. Winter isn’t done with us yet, so be sure you stay informed and ready for the next storm. The City’s page for all your winter information from information about when plows are sent out to how to use salt correctly to everything in between can be found at
  3. You still have time before spring hits to protect your trees against the gypsy moth pest.  Learn what you can do on the gypsy moth page at
  4. As you start planning for your spring clean-up or renovations, remember the large item collection system changed last year. You need to make a work order so crews know where to go. Fill out your large item work orders at

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