Check out some fast facts about Madison’s 2024 Executive Capital Budget

Learn more about Madison’s 2024 Capital Budget, and attend upcoming city meetings to give your two cents on the matter.

Madison Capital + Skyline on MLK Jr. Blvd. | Photo by

The Madison Capitol seen from the Monona Terrace| Photo by Sekret Empire

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway unveiled her 2024 Executive Capital Budget and six-year Capital Improvement Plan. Three main goals include investing in essential infrastructure, affordable housing, and sustainability.


  • $2 million for Madison Public Library’s Imagination Center
  • Planning funds for potential Amtrak service

Affordable housing

  • 60% increase in affordable housing fund
  • $500 million for 1,400 mixed-income housing units


  • $144 million North-South bus rapid transit line project
  • $13 million in federal tax credits to help finance solar installations at Truax, and geothermal systems at Bartillon Drive homeless shelter

Want to give your two cents — pun intended — on the budget? The City Finance Committee will hold the following meetings:

  • Monday, Sept. 11 | 4:30 p.m. | Virtual | Agenda items include concession sales at Olbrich Park, creating Fire Department positions, and a Capital Budget briefing.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 12 | 4:30 p.m. | Virtual | This meeting will be a continuation of Monday’s, focusing solely on the Capital Budget.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 | 4:30 p.m. | TBA | Registration to participate in the public comment period will open in the coming weeks.