• Sustainable Madison Committee: The Sustainable Madison Committee meeting will take place on Monday, May 22, 2023 in virtual format at 4:30 PM. Agenda items include a presentation by RENEW Wisconsin on the proposed utility rate cases from Madison Gas and Electric and Alliant Energy and more!
  • Plan Commission: The Plan Commission meeting will take place Monday, May 22, 2023 in virtual format at 5:30 PM. Agenda items include a resolution adopting a Public Participation Plan for the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan Interim Update (2023) and authorizing the Planning Division to draft amendments to the text and maps in the 2018 Comprehensive Plan, and more!
  • Transportation Commission: The Transportation Commission meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 in virtual format at 5:00 PM. Agenda items include an update on the Metro Network Redesign Implementation, adopting the Reiner Neighborhood Development Plan, a supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan and more!
  • Park Development Plans – Northeast Area Community Meeting, Wednesday, May 24, 2023: Madison Parks is set to begin a planning process that will result in park development plans for neighborhood and mini parks in the Northeast area of Madison. The area follows the boundary identified for the Planning Division’s Northeast Area Plan.
  • WisDOT and City of Madison Host Public Meetings for Interstate Study: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and City of Madison invite you to attend one of two meetings to discuss potential changes to the Interstate and interchanges in the Madison area. These alternatives are part of WisDOT’s larger I-39/90/94 corridor study that stretches from Madison to Wisconsin Dells. View study information and the proposed alternatives, submit comments, and sign-up for email updates on WisDOT’s project website: . Both meetings will start at 6 p.m. with a brief presentation, followed by an open house.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m., American Family Insurance Headquarters, Building A, Room A2151, 6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI 53783
  • Thursday, June 1, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Steamfitters Local 601 Training Facility, 6310 Town Center Drive, Madison, WI 53718
  • Northeast Area Plan Upcoming Meeting: The Northeast Area Planning team has already collected valuable feedback from the community, and we would like to report back to you and hear your thoughts. Both meetings will have the same content. Spanish interpretation, childcare assistance, and light refreshments will be provided for the in-person discussion.
  • Virtual
    May 30, 6 p.m.
    With Spanish interpretation
  • In-person
    May 31, 6 p.m.
    Fleet Services Facility
    4151 Nakoosa Trail,
    Madison, WI 53714
    Training Room


  • East Side Farmers’ Market, Tuesday, May 23, 2023 : The Eastside Farmers’ Market is Madison Wisconsin’s finest weekday farmers’ market. Our goal is to bring the freshest Wisconsin grown food direct to the heart of the East side. Our vendor members are agricultural producers and food artisans who make value added products from Wisconsin’s agricultural bounty.
  • Dane County Farmers’ Market – Wednesday Market, Wednesday, May 24, 2023 : The Wednesday Dane County Farmers’ Market is located on the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, in between the Madison Municipal Building and the City County Building. While more intimate than the Saturday Market, you will still find many of your favorite Dane County Farmers’ Market members, as well as a full array of fruits and vegetables, eggs, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, bakery items, cut flowers, plants, and many specialty items.
  • Madison Parks & MSCR Open House, Wednesday, May 24, 2023: The community is invited to attend a ribbon cutting and open house for Madison School & Community Recreation and Madison Parks at our new lakeside offices.

The event begins with a short presentation followed by an official ribbon cutting! Then stay for the games, activities, and building tours.

4:30 pm: Short Presentation and Ribbon Cutting

Scheduled Remarks:

Alder Tag Evers, City of Madison, District 13

Alder Isadore Knox, City of Madison, District 14

Maia Person, Vice President, MMSD Board of Education

Dr. Carlton D. Jenkins, MMSD Superintendent

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, City of Madison

5-7 pm: Open House

  • Annual Spring Break-A-Way 3on3 Basketball Tournament Series, Friday, May 26, 2023: After March Madness, the real tournament begins with the Annual Spring Break-A-Way 3on3 Basketball Tournament Series. Northside teens compete in a double-elimination tournament while enjoying a free meal. With on-site registration, players simply have to show up with two friends, or we will find a team for drop-in players. The tournament series is held on Friday nights: April 28, May 19 & May 26 (5pm-8pm), and includes middle school and high school divisions.
  • NewBridge Summer Concert Series, Friday, May 26, 2023: FREE community concert sponsored by NewBridge Madison, Party @ the Park, Brittingham Park.
  • Bird & Nature Adventures – Edna Taylor Area, Saturday, May 27, 2023: Signs of Spring with Mary Binkley ~ Join Naturalist Mary Binkley for a free fun fascinating family-friendly guided walk or take a walk on your own any day in May to follow beautiful walking trails at Aldo Leopold Nature Center and Edna Taylor Conservation Park to look for Signs of Spring!  Are Sandhill Cranes trumpeting their calls by the wetland? Do you see budding leaves, and spring flowers emerging?  Use a guidebook or apps such as Merlin and Seek to help you ID birds and plants and post your findings!
  • Vegan Sausage Fest, Saturday, May 27, 2023: Vegan Sausage Fest will showcase how you can have delicious, creative dishes that don’t take lives.
    That feature local products and produce.
  • Coffee with Neighbors: Thurber Coffee Open House, Sunday, May 28, 2023: Stop by Thurber Park (3325 Thurber Ave) to chat with artist-in-residence, Ash Armenta (they/them) and sip coffee with neighbors. All ages welcome, masking inside the space is encouraged.


  • West Area Plan Community Survey Ends May 31!: The planning team has been collecting community feedback over the past 4 months on assets, issues and opportunities. If you have not had the chance yet, please share what you like best about the West Area and what you would like the plan to cover by completing the West Area Community Survey! It will close May 31. You can visit the webpage to see what others have been saying. Your feedback will be used to draft initial concepts and recommendations. The planning team will schedule community feedback opportunities for July and August to review the initial recommendations. Subscribe to the Plan’s email list to receive feedback opportunities and other Plan information.
  • Violence Prevention Funding Supports Community Programs: Public Health Madison & Dane County is now accepting applications from local community organizations to receive funding that supports violence prevention efforts in Dane County. “We are taking a public health approach to tackling this complex and far-reaching issue. That means looking at things like poverty, housing inequality, and lack of social connectedness, each associated with violence. But, we can’t do it alone,” said Director of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, Aurielle Smith. Find out more:
  • Make Music Madison Returns This Summer, June 21st: For the 11th year in a row, the City of Madison will become a stage with hundreds of free live performances throughout the City. Make Music Madison returns the first day of summer, June 21. Coffee shops, community centers, front porches, public libraries, and park shelters will be jamming will all kinds of music that will make you want to dance! The City is thrilled to once again be supporting this event. Registration for performers and venues is open now through May 25 at Registration is free.

Streets Division Updates

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