City asks for public input on redesign of municipal building

Officials hope new design will incorporate civic space for residents
City asks for public input on redesign of municipal building

The city of Madison is asking for public input on the redesign of the Madison Municipal and City-County Building.

The city of Madison has entered into a design contract with MSR Design to work with city officials and community partners on the pre-design for the building, according to a release.

“A major component of this design work is to engage the community in this important project,” the release said.

There are 23 different city agencies that are represented in these two buildings, which provide services for members of the community, according to the release.

Officials said it is important to hear from the public to shape the project to better serve the community.

There are elements of the Madison Municipal building that are in need of repair, including the roof, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical systems, according to the release.

City officials said they hope the remodel will not only upgrade the building, but will also provide services to residents in a better, more effective way.

According to the release, city officials are also interested in hearing ways the new design can incorporate a civic space that welcomes the public.

The public meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in MMB room 300.