NEWS
Assessments. Notices of changes in assessments for 2016 are being mailed to property owners. A notice is mailed only when the assessment has changed. Of the 74,685 parcels in the City, 73% of the assessments are being changed (52,742 increases and 2,093 decreases… 
For more information go to: City of Madison Assessor website

 
Curbside yard waste and brush collection began April 4.  Only two curbside collections of waste this spring but ongoing brush collection.
 
Bus Route Change.  Muir Field loop proposed to operate counterclockwise. Service shifted from Piping Rock and Brookwood roads to Hammersely Rd. All are encouraged to give feedback on these routes using online feedback form. There is also a Public Hearing Wed​., April 13th at 6:00 P.M. in Room 260 of the Madison Municipal Building (215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.). For more info, contact: Lauren Hodkiewicz. lhodkiewicz@cityofmadison.com (608) 266-4903

Food Pantry at Meadowood Neighborhood Center.  Hours are Tues​.​ 6:00-7:30 p.m. and Sat. 12:30-2:30 p.m.

​Help the city plan their conference, to be held in October.  Please let them know what is important to our neighborhood by completing the questionnairehttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CFWWV35
EVENTS

Tues., April 12 6:00- 8:00 p.m. Family Science Night at Falk School.  Volunteers from UW, Falk and Memorial High School will present  some awesome hands-on science activities for your learning and enjoyment.  Families will also show their science creations.
 
Tues., April 12 6:00 p.m.
Hoop Embroidery presented by Anthology at the Meadowridge Library. 
 
Thurs., April 14.  10:30 a.m.
Michael Twitty will demonstrate KosherSoul Cooking at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center Community Room.  Followed by Euchre at 11:30, followed by Thursday lunch.
 
Thurs., April 14 7:00 p.m.
Update on the Mid-Town Police Station. Preliminary designs available. Your comments are desired. At Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church (401 S. Owen Drive).
 
Fri., April 15 7:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Book Festival presents Neal Griffin who will discuss his second mystery novel, A Voice from the Field, at Mystery Me (1803 Monroe St.)
 
Sat. April 16  10am
Pilgrim Park Clean-Up.  Come, meet your neighbors, and help make Pilgrim Park ready for spring.  Treats, too.  Rain date is April 17 at 10am.  Questions?  Contact sherribeth (at) gmail.com.​  Sponsored by Prairie Hills Neighborhood Assn.

Sat. April 16 11:00-1:00

Community Garden Registration Day​. At the Meadowood Neighborhood Center. Interested gardeners can talk with garden coordinators and have their names placed on the wait lists.  Sponsored by Meadowood, Hammersley and Prairie Hills community gardens.
 
Sat., April 16 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
First outdoor Dane County Farmer’s Market of the year. Capital Square.
 
Sun. April 17- Sat. April 23
The Dane County Humane Society will offer discounted ID tags ($6, includes tax) and microchips ($20, includes tax)  at the main shelter for both dogs and cats on a walk-in basis from 1pm-7pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 1pm-5pm on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.  DCHS is located at 5132 Voges Road, Madison. Questions call (608) 838-0413.
 
COMING UP
Friday, April 22 4-7 p.m and Sat., April 23 9 a.m.-2 pm
Electronic recycling.  At 805 Forward Drive, Madison. Will accept TVs, computer laptops and notebooks, flatscreen monitors, servers, routers, models, cell phones, digital cameras. No appliances.  More info?  Acerne@marc-inc.org.
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