Every fall, the Mayor releases three separate budgets: The Capital Budget, the Operational Budget and the Capital Improvement Plan. The capital budget, which was released last week, sets the city’s spending strategy on physical infrastructure. That includes structural improvements to city buildings, roads, parks and purchases of major equipment. The mayor’s capital budget calls for […]
A new startup is bringing back a funding model the city of Madison hasn’t used for around four decades: community bonds. The minimum five hundred dollar bonds will go toward funding an expansion project at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. The city will hold two interest meeting for anyone looking for more information about the bonds: One […]
What’s in the 2018 Madison city budget? It’s still being decided. Carousel’s guests for the hour are David Schmiedicke, City Finance Director for Madison, and Alder Amanda Hall, representing Madison’s 3rd District.