Upcoming meetings

Some Emerson East related meetings have been organized for the latter part of September.

MDC Public Meeting, Wednesday, Sept 26th, 6:30 p.m at East High
Alder Larry Palm is hosting a public meeting for Madison Development Corporation to share their plan for the redevelopment of their property on the streets of E.Washington/Second st/E.Mifflin. UPDATE: Flyers for the Meeting are here and here. Also, the meeting is going to be held in Room 1043 LMC Purple. Use Door 2 or 4 on 4th st, (near E. Mifflin) to enter.

MPD Public Meeting, Thursday, Sept 27th, 6pm at Bashford United Methodist Church
The Madison Police Department is hosting a public meeting to share information, answer questions and address concerns related to the officer involved shooting that occurred on N Seventh St on 9/1.

Also don’t forget, EENA’s monthly meeting is Wednesday, September 19th, 6:30pm at Bashford United Methodist Church. The Agenda is available on our website, https://emersoneast.wordpress.com/

We will update the website when more information is available.


EENA Meeting, 9/19/2018


  • Greetings, introductions, agenda review
  • Approval of August minutes
  • Written reports updates (10 mins)
  • Police Liaison to talk about the shooting by a police officer on 9/1 (20 mins)
  • Dan Wagner to discuss proposed use for 2401 commercial ave (10 mins)
  • Alder report (15 mins) – TBC
  • Old Business
    • Pennsylvania Park (5 mins)
    • Annual meeting Prep. (5 mins)
    • Suggesting Priorities for Annual Meeting (10 mins)
  • Announcements
    • The Neighbor, fall 2018 edition.
    • Call for nominations: EENA Steering Committee election in October 2018
    • MDC/Avenue/Graaskamp Public meeting, 9/26
    • Police Public meeting related to the shooting, 9/27-TBC
    • No EENA meeting in November
  • Adjournment

All are welcome, however, in order to vote at this meeting, you must have paid your 2017/2018 dues prior to the beginning of the meeting. The 2017/2018 membership year started in October. Please feel free to use the contact tab above to check membership status or inquire about agenda items.

Written reports and a draft of last months meeting minutes can be found at emersoneast.wordpress.com/resources/minutes

Please note, in an effort to make EENA meetings more sustainable, we decided to have paperless meetings. Members, please read the information ahead of time!

MDC Development Sub-Committee Mtg, 9/5

By David Taylor

We will plan on meeting this coming Wednesday, September 5th, 6:30 at Hawthorne Library in the large meeting room.


1. Introductions
2. Status of the project/development
3. Review the re-zoning requirement, it’s affect on the neighborhood, and how we might influence that piece of the process.
4. Next steps for the developer, sub-committee, and neighborhood
5. Assignments, and next meeting(s)…

Thanks, and please feel free to spread the word and invite other neighbors who may want to be involved in this important project.


Websites with Flooding Updates

The City of Madison has created a website dedicated to information and updates about local flooding. The website is regularly updated with maps, road closures and other information for motorists, bicyclists, and property owners. Please use this site to stay safe and informed! www.cityofmadison.com/flooding

Dane County provides updates on flooding conditions and resources for those in need at https://dcflood.countyofdane.com.


Burr Jones Park and the Yahara river on August 24, 2018