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Alder Keith Furman

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Council President

Alder Keith Furman,
Council President

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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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Tag: leaves

When will my leaves be picked up?

I spent the weekend raking leaves, and I'd bet a lot of you did too. The second question that occurred to me (after, "am I done yet") was, "when will the city pick them up?" The answer, I'm sure you've already guessed, is on the West Side Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Update web site. … [read more]

December Office Hours, Winter Related Updates and Flood Mitigation Update

A few updates including my December Open Office Hours, winter-related news and some flood mitigation information. Office Hours In December, I will be holding open office hours twice: Date Location Tuesday, December 4th (7:15am - 10am) Moka - 5227 … [read more]

Curbside Yardwaste and Brush Collection Begins April 1

News from the Streets Division on Yardwaste and Brush Collection starting on Monday: Spring Yard Waste Collection Starts April 1 On Monday, April 1, 2019 the Streets Division will begin curbside yard waste pickup for the spring. There are two curbside collection opportunities during the … [read more]

Final Yard Waste Collection Round Begins May 6

The final round of spring yard waste collection will begin on Monday, May 6, 2019. Upon the completion of this collection round, curbside yard waste pickup will end for the season and crews will be assigned to other duties. Curbside yard waste pickup will return in the fall. The start date … [read more]

November Office Hours, Pumpkin Collection, Memorial High School Input Session, Census 2020 and Winter

Information on November's Open Office Hours, pumpkin collection, The Future of Memorial High School: Community Input Session, Census 2020 and winter. Office Hours In November, I will be holding open office hours twice including this … [read more]

Leaf Collection and Street Sweeper Update & Collection Calendars 2020-2021

Some important updates about collection and sweeping this weekend. I'm also sharing information on how to get the 2020-2021 collection calendar. Yard Waste Collection Happening This Weekend Check the Pickup Schedule Map to Learn if Your Neighborhood Will be Collected The Streets … [read more]

Yard Waste and Curbside Brush Collection Starts 4/6, Social Distancing on City Paths and Virtual Council Meeting Info

Sharing details on spring yard waste and curbside brush collection, social distancing while using City bicycle and pedestrian pathways and information on the first virtual council meeting taking place tomorrow. Spring Yard Waste Collection Starts April 6 Residents should anticipate … [read more]

Office Hours Reminder, Yard Waste, Food Scraps and Drop-Off Sites Info

A reminder that I will be hosting virtual office hours tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 7:30 am to 9:30 am. Learn more about my May office hours here. If you have a question, concern, or topic of interest that you would like to discuss, but my scheduled open office hours don't work for you, … [read more]

Brand New Yard Waste Collection Schedule, Final Round of Brush Collection and Election Updates

Some news from the Streets Division: Announcing the Brand New Yard Waste Collection Schedule for 2020 The new yard waste schedule begins October 11, 2020 The Streets Division will be using a brand new leaf collection schedule for the fall of 2020. Madison residents will have … [read more]

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Schedule Available, Food Scraps Recycling Program Update, Lower Speed Limits and Biking Adventure Project

Some news from the City: New Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Schedule Now Available Collection begins the week of October 11, 2020 For the fall of 2020, all neighborhoods of Madison have assigned days when they should set leaves and yard waste out for curbside collection. The leaves … [read more]

May Office Hours, Oakwood Development Meeting, BRT Meeting, 2021 Recyclopedia and Spring Yard Waste Collection

I will be hosting office hours in twice in May virtually. I will be using Zoom (with video). Please use the registration links below 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 in advance or the day of. Note: I … [read more]

Brush, Leaf and Yard Waste Pickup Info and Other Highlights for the Week of September 13, 2021

Reindahl Park Encampment The Public Safety Review Committee will be continuing its discussion of Reindahl Park and homeless issues at its meeting on Wednesday. Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for Public Comment Rent Abatement and Tenant Protections The Landlord and … [read more]

Fall Yard Collection Begins and Other Highlights for the Week of October 11, 2021

2022 Executive Operating Budget The Finance Committee will be discussing the 2022 Executive Operating Budget at its meetings on Monday and Tuesday. Monday Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for Public Comment Tuesday Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for … [read more]

November Office Hours and Other Highlights for the Week of November 1, 2021

November Office Hours I will be hosting office hours this week on Thursday (November 4) from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. 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 … [read more]

Pumpkins, Old Middleton Road and Face Covering Order Extended to Sat, Nov 27, 2021

Face Covering Emergency Order Extension until 11/27/2021 Effective at 12:01am on November 5, 2021, Face Covering Emergency Order #4 will take effect. The Order requires face coverings among people ages two and older when in any enclosed space open to the public where other people, except for … [read more]

Redistricting, Budget, Lake Mendota Discovery, and Highlights for the Week of November 8

Redistricting The Madison Common Council last week approved new district and ward maps based on the 2020 Census. The approved version was concept 7a with some slight modifications. The new maps take effect on January 1st. The configuration of District 19 only changed slightly with addition of … [read more]

Old Middleton Road, New Streets Drop-off Hours and Other Highlights for Week of November 29

Old Middleton Road Resurfacing The second meeting about the Old Middleton Rd. Resurfacing project is on Wednesday: Old Middleton Road Resurfacing 6 p.m., Dec. 1, 2021, via Zoom. Prior registration is required: Dec. 1, 2021 Public Information Meeting Registration This … [read more]

Last Chance Leaf Collection Starts Sunday, December 5, 2021

A significant snow event could still affect this final pickup The Streets Division will be providing one last chance for curbside collection for leaves and yard waste. All residents who need one final curbside pickup for yard waste should get their material out for pickup by December 5, … [read more]

December Office Hours and Other Highlights for the Week of December 6

December Office Hours I will be hosting office hours this week on Thursday (December 9) from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. 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 … [read more]

Yard Waste Collection Over for 2021

Curbside yardwaste collection by the Streets Division has ended for 2021. The last chance collection that began on December 6 has been completed. Do not place yard waste out to the curb for pickup at this time. And if you already have a yard waste pile on your terrace at this time, it is not … [read more]

Lake Mendota Drive, Salt Route Changes and Highlights for the Week of December 20

Lake Mendota Drive The City of Madison is planning to reconstruct Lake Mendota Dr. Due to the size/scope of the work, this work will be completed over several years, with work being completed on several blocks each year. In 2022, work is planned for the western most blocks, in 2023, the … [read more]

Drop Off-Site, Brush and Yard Waste Schedule, April Election and Other Highlights for the Week of March 21, 2022

Announcements Streets Division News The Streets Division's drop-off site located at 1501 W. Badger Road will be closing on March 25, 2022 for a construction project. Residents will not be able to use the Badger Road drop-off site while it is closed for construction. The site will … [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]

Last Chance Yard Waste Collection, University Ave and Other Highlights for the Week of May 16, 2022

Last Chance Yard Waste Collection The Streets Division will be performing a final yard waste collection. Yard waste needs to be placed at the curb by Sunday, May 15. Crews will begin that final sweep through neighborhoods starting the work week following May 15. By performing this last chance … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of May 30, 2022

Memorial Day Service Impacts No Streets Division Collections on Memorial Day, May 30, 2022 - Drop-off sites will also be closed. Madison residents who normally have their trash and recycling collected on Mondays by the Streets Division should instead place their scheduled cart(s) to the … [read more]

Office Hours, Budget, More Vision Zero Changes and Other Highlights for the Week of September 12, 2022

September Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Wednesday (9/14) from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. 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 … [read more]

New Old Canoe and Highlights for the Week of September 26, 2022

3000 Year Old Canoe Recovered in Lake Mendota Last week, a 3000-year-old canoe was recovered from Lake Mendota and extracted via Spring Harbor Beach. The Wisconsin State Journal has all the amazing details. For information about additional City meetings scheduled for this week, … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of October 10, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 11. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online Many other committees meet the week of October 10, including the Landmarks Commission, Urban Design Commission, Board of Public Works, Public Safety Review … [read more]

October Office Hours, Budget, and Other Highlights for the Week of October 17, 2022

October Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Thursday (10/20) 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 … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of October 31, 2022

WEDNESDAY - OPEN HOUSE @ CUNA Mutual Group - Planned Demolition of 5710 Mineral Point Road Alder Tishler and I will be hosting an informal open house at CUNA Mutual Group - 5810 Mineral Point Road on Wednesday (November 2, 2022) from 5pm-6:30pm. CUNA Mutual Group will share plans for the next … [read more]

Voting Info, Office Hours and Highlights for the Week of November 7, 2022

Vote! If you haven't done so already, please remember to vote in the General Election on Tuesday!!! Polls are open from 7am until 8pm. As a reminder: Due to redistricting, ward numbers changed in early 2022. Here are the voting locations for Tuesday: Ward Voting … [read more]

Final Budget Vote This Week and Other Highlights for the Week of November 14, 2022

The Common Council will meet this week in hybrid format for 2023 Capital and Operating Budget deliberations. The Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Both Wednesday and Thursday will only happen if necessary. The Council will only take public comment on … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of November 21, 2022

?The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 22nd. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online ?To see the full list of City meetings scheduled for the week, please consult the City meeting schedule. News Project Update: University … [read more]

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