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Alder Keith Furman

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Alder Keith Furman

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: water quality

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]

MedDrop event this Saturday

Unwanted, unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines can be found in every household in the county. We know that it’s not safe to keep unneeded medicines in the house – children and others can accidentally take them. But you’ve also heard that you shouldn’t flush medicines down the … [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]

No water in Spring Harbor area

There is currently a widespread problem in the Spring Harbor area with no water or low pressure. There is no need to call; crews are already working on the problem (and the emergency line is overwhelmed anyway). Thank you for your patience. [read more]

Spring Harbor water back on

I hear that the water service has been restored. If you still have no water and you can't reach the water utility emergency number (266-4665) please call me at 695-5709. Thanks again for your patience. [read more]

Spring Harbor water outage follow up

The information below is from the Madison Water Utility. For Immediate Release: May 16, 2012 For More Information Contact: Gail Gawenda, Water Utility PIO 266-9129 Water Outage Tuesday Evening on West Side An unplanned water outage Tuesday evening in the Spring Harbor … [read more]

Neighborhood news and notes for July 8

Hello everyone, I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather. He's an update on news and events in District 19. University Avenue stage 3 The University Avenue construction project moves to stage 3 on Monday morning (7/9/12). During stage 3, eastbound traffic will use the outside lane on … [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]

Frequently Asked Questions about PFAS

Frequently Asked Questions about PFAS From Madison Water Utility: We have received many questions related to PFAS detected in water at two wells, so we have created an FAQ page that will be updated as needed. Please note that all PFAS testing results will be distributed to our PFAS … [read more]

PFAS Detections in District 19

Last week the Water Utility announced detection of PFAS (Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyls) at additional wells in the City. These are very, very low level detections – many are at levels too low to accurately quantify. Currently the Utility does not currently know the sources of PFAS at these … [read more]

January Office Hours and Salt Awareness Week 2021

I will be hosting office hours in January virtually on Tuesday, January 12th in the morning and Thursday, January 21st in the evening. 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 … [read more]

Upcoming Meetings: Odana Area Plan & Watershed, New Large Item System Available on May 28 and On-Street Parking Restrictions Resume

Odana Area Plan: Upcoming Public Meetings Draft land use, transportation, parks and open space, and maximum height maps for the Odana Area Plan were shared in late January. Project staff have made some edits since that time, and are looking forward to sharing updated concepts at two … [read more]

July Office Hours, Body Cameras, News and Recap from Last Few Weeks, and Highlights for the Week of July 12th

The Alicia Ashman Library is back open, and I will be hosting office hours there on July 14th from 4:30pm to 6pm. I will also be connected via Zoom so you visit in-person or virtually. To connect virtually, please use the registration links below to get the Zoom link. When you register, … [read more]

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