Final MNA Jenifer Street Reconstruction Recommendations

The MNA Traffic Committee proposed Recommendations for revising the City Engineering plan for the Jenifer Street Reconstruction. The committee found the City plan lacking in several areas, so proposed several recommendations to improve the street for the near future in the primarily in the areas of tree preservation, future tree planting abilities, and traffic calming….

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Urgent! Speak up for our oldest trees NOW!

Urgent: Support Street Tree Preservation, A Proposal of the MNA Street Tree & Traffic Committees In the upcoming Jenifer Street Reconstruction Project there will be an alarming loss of a significant portion of the tree canopy (over 40 trees).  The present City Engineering Division plan calls for the recent routine reconstruction practice of removing canopy…

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Jenifer Street Reconstruction 2nd Neighborhood Meeting a Success! (12/13/15)

By Gary Tipler, MNA Traffic Committee, 12/13/2015 The second of two neighborhood meetings to gain neighbor feedback on the Jenifer Street Construction was held December 2 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church meeting room. The consultants of Urban Assets, hired by MNA, organized the meeting to have three topical areas in which many people rotated in order to…

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Nov. 2015 – Oct. 2016 MNA Board

At the MNA Annual Meeting in October, the 2015-2016 MNA Board was selected. We are excited to welcome three brand new Board members: Dayna Long, Nilvio Alexander Punquil Bravo (Alex), and Gary Tipler. Several other current Board members were re-elected. We thank our retiring Board members Carl DuRocher and Mike Soref for their countless hours…

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New MNA Committee: Street-Tree Committee

Posted by John Coleman, MNA Board Member and Street-Tree Committee Chair The Street-Tree Committee of the Marquette Neighborhood Association met for the first time on November 23 at the Wil-Mar Center on Jenifer Street. Neighbors in attendance were: Peter Wolff, John Coleman, Audrey Lesondak, Gary Tipler, Leslie Schroeder, and Anne Walker. The committee chair and secretary…

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First of two Neighborhood Meetings on Jenifer Street Reconstruction

Posted by Anne Walker, MNA Board and former Traffic Committee Chair In the spring of 2016, the City of Madison will reconstruct Jenifer Street from Spaight to Few Street. The Marquette Neighborhood Association, with the aid of a grant from the City of Madison Department of Planning, has been working to gather neighborhood feedback to guide the reconstruction….

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