01/16/2020 Mayor Calls for Action after Survey Results on City Work Culture
Two committees that focus on race and gender equality in the City are recommending change and action after
01/15/2020 Statement from the Office of Mayor Rhodes-Conway Regarding PFAS in Fish Tissue Samples
Earlier today the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a news release which identified fish from Starkweather Creek and Lake Monona with elevated levels of PFOS. DNR will be
01/13/2020 Madison Food Policy Council Announces 2020 SEED Grants Cycle
The City of Madison Food Policy Council announces the 2020 SEED Grants cycle to address food access issues in our community.
01/09/2020 Angela Trudell Vasquez, Madison's Newest Poet Laureate
Madison’s Common Council this week voted to support Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway’s appointment of Angela Trudell Vasquez to serve as the next Poet Laureate for the City of
12/19/2019 Statement from the Office of Mayor Rhodes-Conway Regarding PFAS Levels in Olbrich Boat Launch Foam
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that high concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were found in foam samples from the Olbrich Park boat launch taken on October 25, 2
12/17/2019 Mayor ‘Flips the Switch’ on Largest Solar Project in City History
The City’s newest and most powerful solar project was officially turned on Dec.
12/11/2019 Kiva Greater Madison funds $100,000.00 in Microloans to Small Business in 2019
Christiana Greene of Prima Nail Spa was the recipient of Kiva Greater Madison’s 19th loan in 2019 marking $100,000 loaned to area small businesses this year.
12/04/2019 Statement of Mayor Rhodes-Conway on Honoring Former Mayor Joel Skornicka by Flying Flags at Half-Staff
We commemorate the life of former Madison Mayor Joel Skornicka. Mayor Skornicka served as Madison’s Mayor from 1979-1983. Mayor Skornicka was a man who knew how to build consensus.
12/04/2019 Mayor Rhodes-Conway Names Matt Wachter Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced today that Matt Wachter has been named the City’s Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development (PCED).
12/03/2019 Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Award in Public Discourse Winner is Patty Prime
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced today that Patty Prime is the recipient of the 2019 Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award.
12/02/2019 City of Madison Begins Climate Resilience Planning with Support from University of Wisconsin
The City of Madison is partnering with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Wisconsin Institute on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI), and UW-Extension Dane County to help make Madis
11/27/2019 Madison Metropolitan School District Joins City of Madison in Renewable Energy Purchase
The Madison Metropolitan School District and the City of Madison are partnering to purchase the energy from a seven-megawatt solar farm developed by Madison Gas & Electric.