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Alder Scott J. Resnick

Alder Scott J. Resnick

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

Phone: 608-807-7962
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: Technology
December 17, 2011 10:06 AM
The City of Madison Parking Utility launched a new application that gives motorists the ability to access real-time parking availability data for six of their downtown facilities on the web or mobile browser. This includes several Capitol lots and the State Street Campus … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Parking, Technology
April 15, 2012 11:08 AM
Capital Entrepreneurs Week will take place in Madison from April 25 - May 6, 2012. It will encompass multiple entrepreneurship and startup related events. The event will bring together people, organizations, and resources from Madison and beyond. The week is anchored by two of the premiere … [read more]
Label: Entrepreneurship
Tags: Student-City Connection, Technology, The Future of Madison
April 23, 2012 2:29 PM
I am excited to announce that the City of Madison has joined other communities like New York,  Chicago, and Portland to start providing open datasets for web and software developers.  Open Data is a concept pioneered in the Gov 2.0 movement to make data generated by … [read more]
Label: Entrepreneurship
Tags: Technology
May 23, 2012 2:15 PM
The City is happy to unveil our new legislative center that will allow web-goers to better access information on ordinances and meetings. It is now easier to conduct searches, downtown information, and track ordinances through the legislative process. Student reporters should be excited … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Social Media, Student-City Connection, Technology
June 11, 2012 8:42 AM
The City of Madison regularly collects data on many government processes. If you review a list of every city agency, this should not come as a surprise. The police department collects information on crime patterns and response times, the city assessor records assessment values of parcels; the … [read more]
Label: Entrepreneurship
Tags: Technology, The Future of Madison
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
September 17, 2012 9:12 AM
BuildMadison is an annual 24 hour community 'create-a-thon' hosted at Sector67. On September 22nd, computer programmers, designers, writers, tinkerers and enthusiastic Madisonians will gather to build something cool (a web application, Android app, etc) all within 24 hours, in Madison. No … [read more]
Label: Entrepreneurship
Tags: Technology
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
November 25, 2013 4:30 PM
After months of work, the City of Madison IT Department is releasing new redesign of our City's website. Our beta can be viewed here: Our redesign is configured for mobile browsers, easier to maintain, and provides a 21st century facelift from the existing … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Technology
May 8, 2014 12:27 PM
It’s both rewarding and exciting to watch a budget amendment turn into something real! Last year, I sponsored a resolution to allocate $150,000 from the capital budget towards providing internet access to a low income neighborhood; and today, the Digital Technology Committee will review ten … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Technology
May 21, 2014 11:26 AM
This week, the Madison Public Library announced an innovative partnership with Murfie to create the Yahara Music Library. Beginning on Friday, library card holders will be able to legally download or stream licensed music from local artists. Local musicians are compensated for their song … [read more]
Label: Entrepreneurship
Tags: Technology
August 5, 2014 11:05 AM
This week, I will be introducing additional regulations and clarification to my draft ordinance that opens a pathway for Transit Network Companies (TNCs) to operate in Madison. From day one, it has been my goal to create legislation that is in the best interest for the City of Madison. With … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Ride Share, Sharing Economy, Technology
August 20, 2014 8:39 AM
There are certain times where technology can shed a new light in our interactions with government. Every hour of the day, residents rely on law enforcement to protect the greater population, fairly enforce the law, and maintain order. To accomplish this task, we have provided our law … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Technology
September 29, 2014 4:37 PM
Earlier this month the Executive's Office presented it's capital budget, and today, I am excited to announce two innovative amendments: Creation of a Madison Co-op Internet Utility As a tech entrepreneur, I know that Internet access is a critical tool for students and families to … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Budget, Entrepreneurship, Technology
November 6, 2014 1:46 PM
Body Cameras Last August, I introduced a resolution for the Madison Police Department to study the use of body cameras to ensure transparency and accountability for officers. The outcry of support for this resolution has been tremendous, as seen by editors in the campus papers here and … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Budget, Campus Safety, Metro, Student-City Connection, Technology, Transportation
December 4, 2014 4:13 PM
Since introducing legislation to regulate Transportation Network Companies in Madison it has been my goal to create an ordinance that is in the best interest for the City. With appropriate regulation, I believe we can ensure that these services will operate safely and equitably, while … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Lyft, Technology, The Future of Madison, Transportation, Uber

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