Officials Work to Lower Impact of Covid-19 on Public Health, Economy

March 17, 2020


The City of Madison is taking measures to keep city employees and the community safe by restricting public access to City Hall and suspending all City of Madison Parks Department programs.

In accordance with recommendations made by the governor’s office and the Center for Disease Control, the City of Madison put the following procedures in place which will be effective immediately.

  • The City of Madison is restricting public access to all city buildings. Each department will remain open and will be able to address questions or concerns. City Hall will be closed for public access, but available for essential business with appointments made in advance.
  • Payments to the City of Madison for utilities or transactions made through the Clerk-Treasurers office should be made using the drive-through payment center at City Hall.
  • All activities at the Senior Citizen Center have been suspended and the building will be closed. The senior dances have also been cancelled. Senior Prom scheduled for April 16th is postponed; a new date has not been set.
  • All activities at the Brown Gym are suspended and the building will be closed to the public. Dog park passes and pool passes can be purchased by appointment only. The city organized activities at Rucker Sports Complex have been suspended.
  • The City of Madison youth baseball and softball season has been postponed. Questions should be directed to Scott Davidson at 812-493-9840.
  • All city parks and shelters will remain open to be used by the public at your discretion.
  •  Sunrise Golf Course will remain open. The snack bar will be open for carryout only.
  • At this time, the city campground will open as planned on April 1.To continue supporting our small businesses on Main Street and downtown, the Comfort Station and Bicentennial Park bathrooms will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The restrooms will be cleaned twice daily.