City Operations

In compliance with Governor Holcomb’s ’Back on Track Indiana’ Plan and recommendations to safely reopen, the City of Madison has put the following procedures in place.

  • City Hall is open for public access, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed. Each department remains open and able to address questions or concerns.  
  • Payments to the City of Madison for utilities or transactions made through the Clerk-Treasurers office are encouraged to be made using the drive-through payment center at City Hall between 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • All city provided utilities such as trash, recycling, water, and sewer, as well as maintenance of streets and sidewalks, will continue to be provided.
  • The City of Madison Police Department and the City of Madison Fire Department will continue to operate as usual. They will continue to provide for the safety needs of our community.

CITY PARKS AND RECREATION

In compliance with Governor Holcomb’s ’Back on Track Indiana’ Plan and recommendations to safely reopen, the City of Madison’s stages to reopen are as follows:

  • Sunrise Golf Course remains open, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.  
    • All golf carts, whether private or rented, must have one occupant only unless from the same household. 
    • No crowding of golfers or carts. 
    • Golf pins must not be removed. 
    • Ball washers must not be used. 
    • The snack bar is for carry out only.
  • The city dog park remains open, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • The city tennis courts remain open, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • Public restrooms will reopen May 15th and will be cleaned twice daily. No loitering signs have been posted. Please continue to wash your hands for 20 seconds. 
  • City docks will reopen the week of May 18th, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • All city playgrounds and the skate park will reopen on May 22nd, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • The city basketball courts will reopen on May 22nd, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • The city campground will reopen on May 22nd, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • The Brown Gym will reopen May 26th, but social distancing and group gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • All city organized activities at Rucker Sports Complex have been postponed. Rucker will reopen on May 26th for practice only and will resume normal operations on June 14th.
  • The City of Madison youth baseball and softball season has been postponed. The city is hoping to resume city sports leagues on June 14th.
  • Crystal Beach is potentially reopening June 14th and CDC guidelines must be followed. (Check back for more details).

PUBLIC MEETINGS

In compliance with Governor Holcomb’s executive orders, the city suspended all nonessential meetings. All public meetings deemed necessary for the continued operation of city of government or to address critical or essential matters are being conducted electronically until June 14, 2020. Meetings will be broadcast on Metronet channel 15 and Spectrum channel 377. Meetings will also be shared on the city Facebook page.  

The meetings that will continue to meet are as follows;

  • Common Council
  • Board of Public Works
  • Plan Commission
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Historic Board of Review
  • Redevelopment Commission
  • PACE Grant Committee

Agenda and packets of meeting materials will be made available to the public at least 24 hours prior to the meeting start time. Public comments will be accepted and must be submitted via email to community@madison-in.gov prior to all meetings. 

On June 1st, all public meetings will resume and will be held in City Hall. Social distancing and group gathering guidelines will continue to be followed.