Madison's Oscar Mayer plant — a fixture on the East Side for nearly 100 years — will close and its headquarters will move to Chicago, putting 1,000 employees out of work, parent company Kraft Heinz announced on in 2015.

The loss of one of Madison's signature companies is part of a plan by parent company Kraft Heinz to close seven factories in the U.S. and Canada, four months after the two food giants merged.

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What should the home of the Wienermobile become? That's on the minds of City Council members and residents around the 50-acre Oscar Mayer production facility on Madison's North Side and will be the topic at a public meeting on Wednesday.

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