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Alder Scott J. Resnick

Alder Scott J. Resnick,
Council President Pro Tem

Home Address:
661 Mendota Ct # 1404
Madison , WI 53703

Phone: 608-807-7962
district8@cityofmadison.com
Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Tag: Housing
October 31, 2011 8:51 PM
Tomorrow, the Wisconsin State Assembly will do a third reading of Senate Bill 107, a bill that prohibits Wisconsin cities from placing certain limits on landlords. In all likelihood, the bill will pass without any significant changes. This bill essentially ends what has been described as a … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Grassroots Activism, Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights
November 9, 2011 12:22 PM
Every November students rush to find an apartment for the following year. While the city has considered ordinance options to regulate the early signing period, the recent passage of SB 107 limits the City of Madison's legislative options. Therefore, here are a few tips I like to … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, Tenant Rights
February 9, 2012 12:50 PM
Representative Duey Stroebel of Saukville has introduced LRB 3645 entitled: Relating to miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions. Although it is fairly late in the legislative season this bill may be placed on committee docket in the coming days. Below are the eight sections the bill will … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights, Wisconsin Legislature
February 22, 2012 10:38 PM
SB466/ AB561 Previously LRB 3645, this is a bill entitled: Relating to miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions. This bill would impact a series of provisions in Wisconsin Administrative Code that would, among other items: Prevents a tenant from contacting a building inspector or … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights
April 4, 2012 11:51 PM
Wednesday's Housing Committee was canceled due to a lack of quorum. The inability for the Housing Committee to meet is no surprise to those familiar with the city committees. The committee is one of the largest in the City at fifteen members, and has five seats currently vacant. While some … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, Tenant Rights
June 24, 2012 1:16 PM
Here is brief status update on some legislation I have been working on over the summer: Restructuring the Housing Committee Amending Section 32.03 of the Madison General Ordinances to separate the functions of the Housing Committee into two committees: the Housing Strategy Committee … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Campus Safety, Housing, Technology, Voter ID
January 17, 2013 11:02 PM
The Mayor's Office and myself are looking for students to serve on a new city committee called the Landlord-Tenant Committee. This committee will effectively replace the landlord element of the Housing Committee, and we are now looking for UW students to apply. The ideal student has an … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, Student-City Connection
January 21, 2013 8:33 PM
Welcome back to Madison! An arctic blast will cause wind chills to hover around 30 below tonight and 25 below on Wednesday. Even though it's cold outside, your landlord is obligated to heat your apartment at or above 67 degrees - it's city law. If for whatever reason you can see your breathe … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing
June 9, 2013 1:46 PM
Recently, Alder Anita Weier introduced an ordinance that requires financial institutions to register and inspect residential property that has entered or is in foreclosure. Fines are assessed for failing securing and maintaining vacant properties. The Council passed the ordinance … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Open Data, Housing, Technology

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