COVID-19 Flyer

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“Lester D. Plain & Son, LLC shall be constructing a new sewer line extension for the City of Madison, near the intersection of SE Priest Avenue with US Hwy. 90.  Please expect outside ( Right ) lane closure on the south side of US Hwy 90 beginning at SE Shelby Street and extending eastward, to just east of SE Priest Avenue.  This Daytime Only lane closure shall begin within the next two weeks, and may occur daily as work progresses for approximately two weeks after the start of construction.  If you have any questions, please contact Daniel L. Plain at (850) 464-6508.”

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF THE PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE
CITY COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF MADISON, FLORIDA

The City Commissioners of the City of  Madison, Florida announce that due to the present COVID-19 pandemic as outlined in Executive Orders 20-51, 20-52 and 20-69 of the Governor of the State of Florida and pursuant to the authority granted therein, the Board’s home rule powers and all other powers granted to the Board by law, until further notice, all meetings of the Commission will be held as follows:

  1. The meetings shall continue to be held in the City Commissioners Meeting Room, City of Madison City Hall, 321 S.W. Rutledge Street Madison, Florida 32340
  2. No members of the public will be allowed to be physically present at the City Commissioners meeting.
  3. Members of the public will be able to observe the meetings (both video and audio) via live stream internet broadcast at the following website: Facebook Live_ (City of Madison, Florida).
  4. Members of the public who wish to listen to and/or participate in the meetings may do so via telephone or computer. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meetings by phone should dial (866) 899-4679 (toll free) and use access code 543-389-317. Members of the public wishing to participate by computer, tablet or smartphone can go to. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/543389317    During all sections of the meetings, other than the “Petitions From the Public” section, the system will be “locked” which means that the members of the public on the phone may hear the meetings but will not be heard in the Commission Meeting Room.  During the “Citizens Participation” section of the meetings, the Commission will “unlock” the telephone system so that the members of the public on the phone may be heard in the Commission Meeting Room and the Commission will take comments from the public.
  5. Some or all of the members of the Commission may also appear by telephone.
  6. A copy of the agenda and packet for each of the meetings may still be obtained prior to the meetings, online at: https://cityofmadisonfl.com/agendas
  7. Except as changed as provided in this notice, the notices of the meetings previously given shall remain unchanged.

Posted on April 08, 2020                           
City Commissioners of the City of Madison, Florida
By:  Lee Anne Hall, City Clerk  

OPERATION OF CITY HALL
321 SW RUTLEDGE STREET, MADISON, FL 32340

On April 1, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-91 for Floridians to shelter in place.  The Executive Order would apply to all persons, except those that are essential personnel that provide life sustaining goods and services to the public.  Effective on Monday, April 6, 2020, the Administrative Department of City Hall will be closed to the public, with exception to personnel that will be available to answer phones from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, on a rotating basis, Monday through Friday. The Administrative Department Personnel will be working from home, until further notice. The Utility Departments will be available to respond to emergencies, Monday through Friday, with standby coverage throughout the weekend.  Citizens are requested to pay utility bills on-line at cityofmadisonfl.com or use the City’s depository box located on the east side of City Hall. For your convenience in the use of the depository, City Hall will provide payment envelopes that are located at the depository location.  The City of Madison will continue to do everything possible to deliver services to our citizens.  In the event that you have difficulty with a utility need, please feel to call the City Manager, Jerome Wyche, at (850) 464-8850.

As each day goes by, the world as we knew it changes sometimes, almost within the hour.  The pandemic is continually spreading , worldwide, nationwide and even state-wide.  The City of Madison will do everything possible to serve our citizens and demonstrate compassion for those that will feel the financial impact from COVID-19.  Our County has not had a positive report of COVID -19, but, the odds are that we will eventually have some. In an effort to assist the citizens of Madison, the City will waive all late fees and will not do any turn-off of utilities until this contagious episode is behind us.  Once again, citizens are urged to pay on-line at www.cityofmadisonfl.com or use the depository to make their payments.  One additional consideration is to get the right amount of change when using the depository, which will limit the need to enter City Hall.  Please continue to practice the information provided by the Communicable Disease Clinic (CDC).

Jerome Wyche, Manager
City of Madison, Florida
Phone:
850-973-5091
Email:
[email protected]

The City of Madison, Florida, has an ongoing commitment to achieving the highest levels of satisfaction for all aspects of its Citizens’ experience. As part of these efforts, the City is dedicated to offering a quality online experience to citizens with disabilities that is full and equal to that provided to citizens without disabilities.  To assist in achieving the aforementioned accessibility goals with respect to the Website, the City has committed the Website being designed, developed, and operated in substantial conformance with generally-recognized and accepted guidelines and/or standards for website accessibility (the “Standards”). While these Standards may change and/or evolve over time, they are currently the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 at Levels A and AA (“WCAG 2.0”).

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The City of Madison, with a population of just over 3,000, was designated as one of the “Best Little Towns in Florida” by VISIT FLORIDA, and serves as the county seat for county government. For over 60 years, the city has served as home for North Florida Community College and as an out-campus for St. Leo University. Downtown Madison is filled with quaint gift shops, antique stores, outdoor shops and nice eateries. The downtown area is overflowing with classic 150 to nearly 200 year old homes and buildings.

In the heart of downtown Madison is Four Freedoms Park. The park is a beautifully landscaped city-block area containing a large gazebo and the Four Freedoms monument. This famous monument honors Colin P. Kelley, a former Madison County resident, recognized as the first U.S. hero of World War II and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his bravery and valor in combat.

Madison is a Military Family and Community Covenant city. The Covenant is a public affirmation and pledge to support military personnel, military families, and veterans.