City of Madison Moves to Stage 3 of Reopening

The City of Madison is following suit and will begin opening facilities in conjunction with the governor's plans.

File Photo

(Madison, Ind.) - Governor Eric Holcomb announced yesterday, Indiana can move forward to Stage 3 of his "Back on Track Indiana Plan" beginning, Friday, May 22nd. The City of Madison is following suit and will begin opening facilities in conjunction with the governor's plans.

On Friday, May 22, city basketball courts, and the skatepark will reopen. Hand sanitizer stations have been installed at the city dog park, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The city campground will reopen, and reservations can be made by calling the campground attendant at 812-265-8333. The bathroom at the campground will be cleaned and sanitized daily. Please remember that crowd-size gatherings are restricted to 100 individuals, and social distancing guidelines should be followed.

On Tuesday, May 26, Brown Gym will reopen. The building will be cleaned and sanitized daily. Rucker Sports complex will also reopen and be available as a local green space for the community and available for use by local travel teams who would like a safe place to practice. Practice fields will be open to one team per field and will be limited to 100 people or less in the designated area.  Spectators will not be permitted to attend practices at this time. Should you have any questions about these facilities, please contact the Parks Department at 812-265-8308.

On Monday, June 1, all City of Madison public meetings will begin meeting in City Hall regularly. These meetings will be open to the public, but crowd-size gathering and social distancing guidelines should be followed.

"We look forward to taking this next step towards reopening our city. The City of Madison is moving in the right direction due to our residents' perseverance during this difficult time. Please know that we are continuing to be vigilant in protecting our community's health and well-being and will make adjustments to the opening of these facilities if needed," said Mayor Bob Courtney.

 

More from Local News

Events

  • Mayor's Movies...in the Fairgrounds

    The City of Madison announced yesterday that in lieu of the Mayor’s Movies in the park they will be hosting drive-in movie nights at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. The city is also using this opportunity to honor graduating seniors, by featuring a slideshow presentation featuring Madison Consolidated, Shawe Memorial, and Southwestern high schools. All movies are family-friendly and free to the community. The drive-in movies will be being next Friday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. with The Greatest Showman, honoring MCHS students. It is asked that all guests remain in their vehicles during the movie. There will not be any concessions during the movie, and they are weather permitting. If you have any questions about the event you can email Hannah Fagen at hfagen@madison-in.gov

    at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
  • Carroll County Career Services

    Job Seeker Services- Focus Career Job Search Portal, Interview Assistance, Job Fairs and Hiring Events, Youth and Young Adult Career Options Employer Services- Direct Access to Local Job Seekers for Employers, Talent Recruitment Assistance, Pre-screening, Assessment and Hiring Support, Job Posting on FOCUS Talent Job Search Portal Education and Training- Soft Skills Workshops, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant Funding, Career Training and Exploration Career Readiness- Resume and Cover Letter Services, Letter of Disclosure, Federal Bonding Walk in Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Friday by appointment Visit www.nkcareercenter.org for more information

    at Kentucky Career Center

Local News

National Sports News

Boston Marathon Officially Canceled

Beshear Administration Authorizes Renewing Licenses, ID Cards Remotely

REAL ID applications cannot be accepted through the mail due to strict federal security standards.

Former Madison Correctional Employee Charged With Murder

Wolf had her initial hearing this morning Friday, May 29, and her pretrial conference is scheduled for September 30. 

Local Sports

Local Sports News

State of Sports in Indiana

Local Sports News

Hanover's Alumni Stadium With Some New Changes