City’s Community Budget Conversation meetings
Mayor Soglin and the Common Council would like to hear your ideas for making Madison a better place to live, learn, work & play. Your ideas & votes will help them to create a budget that represents & encompasses the values of Madison. The meeting dates and themes include:
For more info on these meetings, click here.
- "Work/Invent" on Thurs., May 9th at 7pm at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St.
- "Get Around/Build Opportunity for All" on Wed., May 15th at 7pm at the Packers Community Center Room, 1927 Northport Dr.
- "Be Healthy & Safe/Live" on Thurs., May 23rd at 7pm at Jefferson Middle School, 101 S. Gammon Rd.
- "Eat/Play & Enjoy" on Wed., May 29th at 7pm at the Villager Atrium Community Room, 2300 S. Park St.
CuriosityFest Event Planned For May 30
Mark your calendars: The Capitol East District is hosting its second CuriosityFest event on Thursday, May 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at High Noon Saloon. They are recruiting presenters to passionately share their current projects, favorite ideas, creative endeavors or entrepreneurial ventures relating to the theme of the evening: health and wellness. Each presentation is just five minutes and will be followed by a brief Q&A session. The District fosters and inspires the creative community and is excited to provide an event where like-minded individuals can share ideas and make connections. Please join them for this fun, free event!
MPower Business ChaMpions program
Sustain Dane’s MPower Business ChaMpions program works with local businesses to develop sustainable business practices and energy efficient ways of operating. It is a one year, fully-customizable way to take advantage of dozens of sustainability resources and experts in an effort to reduce waste and energy use, increase employee engagement, and create a healthy, vibrant workplace. Sustain Dane works with participating businesses to help them develop and roll out a sustainability strategy that will enable them to achieve measurable results. Applications are now open for MPower 2013. For more info, click here.
Downtown Road Construction Projects
Many road construction projects are currently taking place or are in the planning process for downtown Madison. For detailed updates and information on some of these road construction projects, visit the Madison's Central BID website at www.visitdowntownmadison.com/Construction.
Food Fight restaurant to open on 100 block of State Street
Posted: May 20, 2013
Proposed 500 State Street apartment tower unveiled
Posted: May 14, 2013
Judge Doyle Square project narrowed to three developers
Posted: May 10, 2013
Developer proposes new hotel near Capitol Square
Posted: Apr 26, 2013
Demolition, other proposals to redefine State Street
Posted: Apr 24, 2013
Madison may extend closing times for Downtown sidewalk cafes
Posted: Apr 16, 2013
Bus rapid transit plan greeted favorably by Madison officials
Posted: Apr 11, 2013
Council allows city to start planning new bus station with local consultants
Posted: Mar 6, 2013