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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: public health

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]

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]

Madison Prepares for Snow and Extreme Cold

Lots of news to share as the forecast is predicting a big snow storm this evening and extreme temperatures this week. Updates include a declared snow emergency, no refuse pick up on Monday, delayed large item and Christmas tree pickup, and drop-off sites closed for the week of January … [read more]

COVID-19 Updates and Neighborhood Meetings

I'd like to share some information about COVID-19 and the rapidly evolving impacts and responses to this pandemic. Public Health Madison & Dane County has been posting updates daily about coronavirus to its website and social media, which includes recommendations. You can learn more about … [read more]

Important COVID-19 Update - Order of Public Health - Mass Gatherings

Public Health Madison & Dane County has just issued the following order effective as of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, and continuing until further notice: ORDER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER OF MADISON AND DANE COUNTY IMPOSING A COUNTYWIDE MORATORIUM ON MASS GATHERINGS OF 250 OR MORE … [read more]

Public Health Issues Order Closing Schools and Imposing Countywide Directive to Stop Holding Gatherings of 50 or More People

Schools are closed as of 03/16/2020 Public Health Madison & Dane County is issuing a county-wide directive PDF to close schools as of March 16, 2020 at 12:01am to mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This order is also a county-wide directive to stop gatherings of 50 or more … [read more]

COVID-19 Update: Gov orders 10 person limit, voting, new website, community spread, and most meetings canceled

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Limit Gatherings to Less Than 10 to Slow Spread of COVID-19 Measures also being taken to manage testing capacity in Wisconsin MADISON -- Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order … [read more]

With Phase 1 Metrics Met, Dane County Moves to Phase 2 on June 15, 2020

From Public Health Madison & Dane County: Virus is still present and infectious in our communities; residents urged to take precautions As a result of meeting criteria outlined in Forward Dane, Public Health Madison & Dane County is issuing an order to move Dane County to Phase 2. … [read more]

New Order Issued as COVID-19 Cases Decline in Dane County

Public Health continues to recommend that people limit gatherings Public Health Madison & Dane County has issued Emergency Order #11 PDF . The order goes into effect December 16, at 12:01am and will be in effect for 28 days. The order mirrors much of the previous Order #9 and allows … [read more]

ARPA Update, University Research Park Development, Metro Redesign and Highlights for the Week of July 19, 2021

Preview of Metro Transit Redesign of Coverage and Ridership The Transportation Commission and the Transportation Policy and Planning Board will be discussing a preview of proposed Metro Transit Redesign maps at their joint meeting on Monday. Meeting details Meeting agenda Register … [read more]

2022 Capital Budget, Redistricting and Other Highlights for the Week of September 6

L’shana tova to those celebrating Rosh Hashanah this week. Due to Labor Day and Rosh Hashanah, there are less City meetings this week than usual. 2022 Executive Capital Budget On August 31, Mayor Rhodes-Conway released the 2022 Executive Capital Budget and 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan … [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]

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of April 25, 2022

Lake Mendota Drive At the Common Council meeting last week, the Council approved the Lake Mendota Drive Reconstruction project's roadway geometry resolution. Thank you to all those who sent in feedback. The City held three public information meetings, multiple committee meetings and … [read more]

Metro Network Redesign and Highlights for the Week of May 23, 2022

Common Council Meeting: Tuesday, May 24th The Common Council will meet virtually at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 24. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online Lake Mendota Drive 2022 Project After approving the geometry for the entire Lake Mendota Drive project, the … [read more]

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