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Alder Keith Furman

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Council President

Alder Keith Furman,
Council President

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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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District 19 Blog

Tag: taxes

Opposing property tax exemptions

This coming Tuesday the council will consider a resolution I authored opposing state legislation that would provide a property and sales tax exemption for broadcast facilities. The bill, AB5, has bipartisan sponsorship and is supported by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Studio … [read more]

Coming soon: property tax installments

Nobody likes paying property taxes, but the city is taking steps to make it a bit easier. On June 4, the Common Council approved my proposal for a four-installment system for property tax payments, something I've been working on for more than three years. Under the new system, you'll … [read more]

Plan Commission Meeting (5614 Schroeder Road), FEMA Deadline, Open Office Hours and 2018 Property Tax Bills

Information on Monday's Plan Commission meeting, last call for FEMA assistance, a reminder about open office hours on Tuesday and 2018 Property Tax Bills: Plan Commission (5614 Schroeder Road) On Monday, December 17th, the Plan Commission will hold a hearing for the proposed affordable … [read more]

2019 City of Madison Property Assessments

The 2019 property assessments are now available on the City website at Assessment notices were mailed on Tuesday to all property owners whether or not their assessment has changed from the previous year's value. Property values increased 6.4% overall from the 2018 … [read more]

Assessed Values and Property Taxes, Sandbags, Earth Day Challenge and Prescribed Burn at Owens Park

I have a couple of updates to share about Assessed Values and Property Taxes, Sandbags, Earth Day Challenge and Prescribed Burn happening today at Owens Park . Explanation of Assessed Values and Property Taxes The City Assessor and the Finance Director have prepared a document to help … [read more]

Vehicle Registration Tax

I've heard from many residents with questions and concerns about the proposed $40 a year Vehicle Registration Tax (aka Wheel Tax) in the 2020 Operating Budget. This post will hopefully help provide some answers. (I will be posting more details on the overall 2020 Budget, including a post about … [read more]

Office Hours Reminder, Holiday Refuse & Recycling Schedule, Voting and More

A reminder about office hours tomorrow and some updates on holiday refuse and recycling schedule, voting registration, property tax bill and Whole Foods at Madison Yards. Open Office Hours Reminder: Tomorrow evening (Tuesday 12/19/2019), I will have the final open office hours of year … [read more]

2022 City of Madison Property Assessments

The 2022 property assessments are now available on the City website at Assessment notices were mailed yesterday to all property owners. Locally assessed real estate increased 10.9% for 2022. Commercial assessments increased 12.9% ($11,550 to $13,266 million) and … [read more]

Office Hours, Medians, Metro Transit Redesign Update and Highlights for the week of May 2, 2022

May Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Wednesday (May 4) from 7:30am to 9:30am. I will be using Zoom (with video): REGISTER Please use the registration above to get the Zoom link. When you register, you'll also get an e-mail reminder on the day of Office Hours. You can register … [read more]

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