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District 19

Alder Keith Furman

Alder Keith Furman

Alder Keith Furman

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Home Address:

5328 Lake Mendota Dr
Madison , WI 53705

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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: development

University Crossing Update

Here's the latest on the University Crossing development project at the corner of University Avenue and Whitney Way. Over the past month I've been working closely with the Spring Harbor and Glen Oak Hills neighborhood associations, the developer and city staff to review and wrap up some of … [read more]

University Crossing approved by Plan Commission

The Madison Plan Commission has approved demolition and rezoning for University Crossing, a $100 million redevelopment of the former Erdman headquarters at University Avenue and Whitney Way. The 14 acre project was approved unanimously Monday evening. Earlier in the evening, the Landmarks … [read more]

In defense of the Edgewater TIF

On Monday the Board of Estimates will consider 13 amendments to the Mayor's proposed 2012 Capital Budget. Among them is one I submitted that would restore the full $16M funding for a TIF loan for the Edgewater project. The amendment is co-sponsored by nine of my colleagues. This amendment is … [read more]

Two University Crossing meetings this week

Two upcoming meetings on University Crossing this week: Common Council, public hearing on rezoning, 6:30 pm, room 201 City-County Building. This is the last major approval step for the project. Urban Design Commission, final approval, 4:30 pm, room LL-110 Municipal Building. This … [read more]

University Crossing approved by Common Council

This evening the Madison Common Council approved the rezoning for University Crossing. This was the last major approval for the project, but there are several steps still to go before construction can begin: Final approval from the Urban Design Commission, which will be considered on … [read more]

District News and Notes for December 8

Here are some updates on events and projects in our district. University Crossing phase 2 meeting Though construction of Phase 1 has not yet begun, the second phase of University Crossing is in the planning stages. Phase 2 will consist of two parts: an office/retail mixed use building in … [read more]

Neighborhood news and notes for September 8

[Edited 9/11/12 1:11 PM to correct capital budget link.] Hello Neighbors, Here's what's up in and around District 19. (Some) Road Construction Winding Up With a lot of area streets under construction, getting around has been a bit of a challenge. The good news is that many of … [read more]

Redevelopment at 5225 University Avenue

Developer Joe Krupp is proposing redevelopment of the former Good & Loud site at 5225 University Avenue. He plans to demolish the existing 4800 square foot building and replace it with a two-tenant 4000 square foot building. One of the tenant spaces would have a drive-through for a … [read more]

District 19 News and Notes for March 10

So much news to catch up on! Here's what's happening. South Point yard waste site restored Last month I was pleased to co-sponsor a budget amendment restoring service at the South Point yard waste site for 2013. The site will open for the season on March 30. Private wells … [read more]

District 19 News and Notes, March 31, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbors, Happy Spring! Finally it really feels like it. Here's an update on activities in and around our district. Vote Tuesday Please don't forget to vote on Tuesday! In our district there is an important contested race for Madison School Board and two county … [read more]

Colony Drive daycare proposal hearing postponed

Hello Neighbors, The public hearing for the proposed daycare at 6906 Colony Drive (at Gammon) is being postponed until October 17th at the request of the applicant. (This hearing was scheduled for September 19.) City planning and traffic staff as well as several neighbors to the proposal … [read more]

Upcoming meetings of interest

Hello Neighbors, Happy October! Please mark your calendars for these upcoming meetings: Monday, Oct. 3, Madison Police Community Forum with Chief Koval 7:00PM, Good Shepherd Church, 5701 Raymond Road Come hear what's on the chief's mind and let him know what's on yours. Thursday, … [read more]

Former Brennan's site redevelopment meeting follow-up

Many thanks to the 70 or so folks who came out last week to learn more about the proposed redevelopment of 5533 University Avenue. There was great participation and many good questions and comments. The slides presented by the developer are available at this link. You can also view the … [read more]

Neighborhood meeting: Former Perkins site redevelopment

UPDATE 11/6/2017: THIS MEETING IS CANCELED Please join me for a neighborhood meeting to discuss a proposal by Degen and Associates to redevelop the properties at 5237 and 5133 University Avenue. The proposal includes a four-story mixed-use building at the former Perkins site with … [read more]

CANCELED: Neighborhood meeting on former Perkins site redevelopment

The neighborhood meeting scheduled for Tuesday 11/7/17 regarding the proposed redevelopment of 5237 and 5133 University Avenue has been canceled by agreement of the developer and myself. It will be rescheduled for a later date. Ald. Mark Clear [read more]

Construction Blasting Notification from University Research Park : 08/20/18 to 09/07/18

Please see the notice below from University Research Park about the possibility of blasting for the next three weeks at a construction site in University Research Park. The contractor has obtained the appropriate state permits and is working with the Madison Fire Department. They have sent out … [read more]

Two Community Meetings Next Week (9-17-18 & 9-20-18)

I will be hosting two community meetings next week: On Monday, September, 17, 2018 at 5:30pm, Lt. Lori Chalecki, from the Madison Police Department, will join me for a meeting to discuss the Nile Restaurant's application for an Entertainment License (21+). The Nile Restaurant is located at … [read more]

5614 Schroeder Road Development Information

Thank you to all those attended last night's meeting that Alder Phair and I held regarding the housing development proposal by Stone House Development. Last night was an opportunity to introduce the community to a project in the works and get feedback. It's early in the process, but hopefully … [read more]

5614 Schroeder Road: Second Meeting and Application Information

Many people in the surrounding area of 5614 Schroeder Road recently got a postcard about an upcoming second meeting about this project. The purpose of the second meeting is to give residents an update on the process and discuss neighborhood questions and concerns about this proposed Affordable … [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]

Oakwood Village University Woods Campus Redevelopment Neighborhood Meeting

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., I will be hosting a neighborhood meeting for a presentation on Oakwood Village's proposed University Woods Campus Redevelopment Plan. This meeting will provide neighbors with an update on a redevelopment proposal by Oakwood Village as well as an overview … [read more]

Oakwood Village University Woods Campus Redevelopment Neighborhood Presentation

Last night a neighborhood meeting was held as the first step of Oakwood Village Campus Redevelopment proposal. You can view the presentation online. Here's information on the City of Madison Planning process: From a process standpoint, the two-phase Oakwood Village redevelopment project … [read more]

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