Please SAVE THE DATE!
We are gearing up for the 2017 Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable that will take place at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center on Saturday, October 7th from 8am to 12pm. Everyone is welcome to this free event. If you know about someone who wants to be more active in their neighborhood, meet community leaders, city officials and staff, and community organizations, or simply would like to get to know how the City of Madison or other organizations could better serve your community, please come and bring others to this event! There will be various workshops, networking opportunities and more.
You will be able to register online very soon on our website or you could call us at (608)267-8649 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neighborhood Conferences and Roundtables
The 20th anniversary Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference, held on October 8, 2016, was a huge success. Stay up to date on neighborhood news and find out about the fall 2017 Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable by joining our email list.
Highlights from the 2016 Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference
The 2016 conference was one of the best yet. Participants were more representative of the City’s diverse population. Over 30 members of Madison’s Hispanic community were present, as were residents of African American, Hmong, and other backgrounds. There were also individuals who made the trip from neighboring communities and from as far as Green Bay. The 287 people in attendance shared a wealth of ideas and experience to create new possibilities for Madison’s neighborhoods.
The daylong event featured:
- Representation of 54 neighborhood associations and 38 nonprofit or community organizations
- 12 workshops and 22 neighborhood conversations
- Sessions on how Madison’s housing and transportation needs are changing
- Inspiring and data filled keynote presentation by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver
- Presentation of the inaugural Mayor’s Design Awards and Neighborhood Association Recognition Certificates
You can watch the following sessions online via the City Channel:
- Shaping the City, featuring Mayor Paul Soglin and New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver
- Working Effectively with Elected Officials and City Staff, featuring Karl van Lith and Alders Denise DeMarb, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, and Mike Verveer
- Housing Trends, Challenges, and Solutions, featuring Matt Wachter, Housing Initiatives Specialist
- The Future of Transit in Madison: You Can’t Grow if You Can’t Grow, featuring Chuck Kamp, General Director of Madison Metro, and Mike Cechvala, Madison Area Transportation Board (MPO)
- Mitchell Silver Keynote Speech and presentation of the Mayor’s Design Awards
Map of Conference Attendees
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