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Stay Informed!

Lake view at sunset

City of Madison residents have a few options to help them stay informed of happenings in Madison. This website, social media, departmental email newsletters & alerts, and even a texting service are used by the City.  

Social Media
Many City departments have their own social media accounts. Links to these can be found on department pages. 

Text Message Notification Service
The sole purpose of this service is to better serve and keep the citizens informed of situations within the city. Text the word ‘MadisonSD’ (no spaces, not case sensitive) to 33222 to sign up to receive text messages.

Messages cover a range of announcements (emergencies, snow alerts, energy alerts, garbage schedule updates, water main breaks, outages, City events, street closures, and more!).

Email Newsletters & Updates (Police ONLY)
Our police department offers email updates on a regular basis. To sign up, please complete the form below to receive email correspondence from the Police Department. The City uses MailChimp (a free bulk emailer) to send out our emails to residents; please check your spam filters to be sure emails are coming through after signup. 

Finance/Utility Office Closed 10a-noon Wednesday 1/29/20

The Finance and Utility Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th from 10:00am to 12:00(noon) so employees may attend the Employee Recognition Event. 

Board of Commissioners Quorum Possible

Please note that there may be a quorum of the City of Madison Board of Commissioners at upcoming events on Wednesday January 29, 2020. Click for details.

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2020

Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 31, 2020, for two, 3 year commissioner terms. Click for more information.

2020 Budget Approved

The ordinance to create appropriations for 2020 has been approved. Click for details.