Street Closures for 10K and Half Marathon
The Madison Twilight 10K will start at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25th. The route starts on the Capitol Square, goes through the UW Campus area and back to the Capitol Square via Dayton Street. Course information is located at: …
Lane Closure on Inbound Campus Drive Near Walnut Street
The City and its contractors are planning to begin construction on Campus Dr on Tuesday, May 28th. The project will consist of the installation of a major storm sewer tunnel, replacement of concrete curb and gutter, and resurfacing of …
Madison Parks Beaches Opening Up for Memorial Day Weekend
Looking to do some swimming or hanging out on the beach this holiday weekend? Madison Park Regional beaches will be open for those looking to enjoy the lakes this Memorial Weekend. Lifeguard services are scheduled for this weekend, but …
No Refuse or Recycling Collection on Memorial Day
There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday May 27th because of the Memorial Day holiday. The yard waste drop off sites will also be closed on Monday. Madison residents who normally have their material collected on Monday …
Public Health Office Closing Announcement
All offices and clinics of Public Health - Madison & Dane Co. (PHMDC) will be closed all day Friday, May 24 due to the Dane County furlough day during which all Dane County government offices will also be closed.
PHMDC will also be …
Broken Water Pipe Floods Apartment Building; 44 Displaced
City of Madison firefighters responded to 2802 Dryden Drive this evening at 4:30 p.m. after a report of a broken water pipe in the building. Engine Company 10 arrived on scene and observed water coming from a closed elevator door on the …
Ride the Drive | Sunday, June 2nd, 10am - 3pm
Ride the Drive is a community event that turns Madison's signature streets into a public promenade that is open to bikers, walkers, rollerbladers, and those out to share in the experience and fun atmosphere.
Free Home Composting Classes at Madison Public Library
Want to compost, but not sure where to start? Take a Home Composting Class to learn the basics: including what to compost, bin placement, tending to compost, and more. These free classes are presented by the Streets Division at various Madison Public Libraries.
Rubber Ducky River Race | June 8th
This year the Rubber Ducky River Race will be at Goodman Pool with the rubber ducks racing down the two slides. This fun-filled event will be on June 8th from 10:30 - 11:30am and all proceeds will benefit the Goodman Pool scholarship fund.
WHAT'S NEW ON THE SITE
Online Dog Park Permits
You may now purchase a Dog Park Permit online; making it easier to give your friend a place to run, play, meet (and sniff) new four-legged friends at an off-leash dog park. Madison is fourth in the nation for number of dog parks per resident; so there are many to choose from!
Online Dog & Cat Licensing
It just got easier to get a pet license for your cat or dog. The City of Madison is now accepting online applications. All Madison residents owning a dog or cat that is 5 months of age or older must have their pet licensed. The license year is January 1 through December 31.
New Common Council Alders
We welcome the new Common Council alders who were sworn in April 16th. Want to keep up with what is going on in your neighborhood or district? Check out the tools your alder has available to help you stay informed. From blogs & updates, to development in your district; there are lots of ways to be in the know.
New Municipal Court Website
The City of Madison Municipal Court represents the judicial branch of government and provides a neutral setting for resolving alleged City ordinance violations. We provide friendly and efficient service to all court users, keeping in mind legal and ethical requirements.
Report a Problem-New and Improved
The updated Report a Problem website will make it easier for residents to report problems to city agencies. "Our new site uses 'Responsive Design' to ensure a great browsing experience by working well on any device - desktop, tablet, net book, or smart phone - from anywhere you have internet access" the Mayor said.
New Madison Police Department Website
The new site features Chief Wray's new blog; the Police Blotter on events, training, and community initiatives; responsive design for viewing on differently sized devices; improved incident reporting and mapping; restructured navigation and content; and social sharing capabilities on every page.