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Alder Samba Baldeh

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Alder Samba Baldeh

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Home Address:

5150 Crescent Oaks Dr
Madison , WI 53704

Council Office

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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Alder Baldeh’s Blog

Snow Emergency Declared

January 27, 2019 4:58 PM

The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect tonight for the Snow Emergency Zone as well as the rest of the City of Madison.  The snow emergency will remain in effect until at least 7 a.m. on January 29.
Updates on services and conditions in the City will be posted on the City of Madison website at Please use this site before venturing out to a city office as well. Staffing may be at a minimum Monday morning and there is a chance that some offices may be closed.

No trash and recycling on Monday

  • Trash & recycling drivers will be reassigned to snow plowing duties
  •  Residents should try to hold the material until there next scheduled day.
  • If they cannot wait, place their carts to the curb by 7 a.m. on Thursday
  • Streets will collect carts on either Thursday or Friday of this week for people who had their collections delayed.

Streets Division drop-off sites closed all week due to extreme cold temperatures & activities related to the snowstorm response 

  • Sites will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on February 4
  • Drop-off site personnel will be used to help with plowing
  • Drop-off sites are the same facilities where Streets stores sand and salt to use during winter events. With material deliveries and many plow trucks entering and exiting the site, it is best for public safety to avoid using the drop-off sites

Large item collection suspended next week

  • Hold material until next scheduled pick up day
  • If material is already out, make sure it does not get obstructed by snow or frozen to the curb so it can be collected

Christmas tree collection suspended until next week

  • Get trees out by 7am on February 4 – weather allowing
  • Make sure trees are accessible so they can pick them up

Snow emergency declared

  • Residents MUST park on the even side of the street tonight if they cannot find off-street parking options
  • Please find off street parking
  • Violators may be ticketed and towed
  • Snow emergency ticket is $60
    - Additional tow fee added if vehicle is towed

Thank you to our city staff particularly Streets.


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