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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: Old Middleton Road

Surprise! Half-Marathon in our neighborhoods this weekend

I have just been notified that the DreamBank Her Half Marathon will be held this Sunday morning June 28 from 7am until noon. The route includes Lake Mendota Drive, Baker Avenue, Old Middleton Road and University Avenue in District 19. Though I'm very frustrated by the short notice, I want to … [read more]

Ramp and Bike Path Closures, Old Middleton at University Avenue 4/11 to 4/25

Starting Monday April, 11th at 7:00 a.m., both the exit and entry ramps from University Avenue to Old Middleton Road will be closed by Parisi Construction in order to install sanitary and storm sewer connections across Old Middleton Road. The closure will last two weeks until Monday, April 25th. … [read more]

Primary Election Today!

Polls are open until 8pm for today's primary election featuring important races for Madison School Board and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Don't forget to bring your photo ID. Know before you go: Find your polling place, view a sample ballot, and check your registration … [read more]

Crestwood polling place moving to John Muir

The polling place for ward 87 is moving from Crestwood School to John Muir School, starting with the April 4th election (map). The Crestwood location has had several challenges, including insufficient space, disabled accessibility, parking, room temperature...if you vote there, you know. The … [read more]

University Avenue at Hill Farms Construction starts June 5

The State Department of Transportation is adding a new entrance to Hill Farms from University Avenue as part of the redevelopment project. This entrance is located roughly across from the Old Middleton off ramp. Construction will begin June 5 (corrected) and is estimated to continue into … [read more]

Virtual Neighborhood Meeting - Proposed Redevelopment of 5201 Old Middleton Road

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 7pm, please join Alder Martin and Alder Furman for a neighborhood meeting where we will hear about Flad Development's proposal for a project at the corner of Old Middleton Road and N. Whtiney Way. Because of COVID-19, we will be hosting the meeting online … [read more]

Proposed Redevelopment of 5201 Old Middleton Road Neighborhood Meeting Presentation

For those you who weren't able to attend last night's virtual meeting on the proposed redevelopment of 5201 Old Middleton Road, here is a copy of the presentation given by the development team. The development team is Flad Development & Investment Corp, Vierbicher, The Bruce Company … [read more]

Proposed Development at 5201 Old Middleton Road (Flad Development)

Flad Development has formally submitted their plans and application for their Whitney Reserve Apartments project at 5201 Old Middleton Road. The developed is proposed to be a four-story mixed use building comprised of 49 studio, one- and two-bedroom and 1 bed + den units, 66 underground … [read more]

November Office Hours and 6145 Mineral Point Road Project Update

I will be hosting office hours in November virtually on Friday, November 6th in the morning and Monday, November 9th in the afternoon. My goal is to offer two sessions before next week's budget vote. I will be using Zoom (with video). Please use the registration links below to get the Zoom … [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]

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]

2022 Budget, ADUs, Old Middleton Rd and Highlights for the Week of November 15

2022 Budget After a marathon of 3 late night meeting last week that lasted for a total 18 hours, the Common Council approved the City’s 2022 Capital and Operating Budgets. Highlights include funding for a new ambulance at Fire Station 14 to serve the city’s southeast side, support for new … [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]

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]

January Office Hours, Old Middleton Road and Craig Ave and Highlights for the Week of January 3, 2022

January Office Hours I will be hosting office hours this week on Thursday (January 6) 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. … [read more]

Office Hours, LMD, Streets Division Updates and Other Highlights for the Week of April 4, 2022

Office Hours on Tuesday I will be hosting office hours on Thursday (April 7) 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]

Early Voting, New Trash Schedule, and Other Highlights for Week of August 1, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, August 2nd. Meeting Details Agenda Watch Online For information about additional City meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City meeting schedule. Early Voting Information In-person absentee … [read more]

Tuesday's Election, August Office Hours and Highlights for the Week of August 8, 2022

Election Day for the Partisan Primary is Tuesday, August 9th! 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 Location 91, … [read more]

Office Hours and Other Highlights for the Week of August 15, 2022

August Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Tuesday (August 16th) 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]

Speed Reduction on Mineral Point and Other Highlights for the Week of August 29, 2022

Vision Zero Continues Speed Reductions on a Section of Mineral Point Rd Starting today (8/29), the next 2022 roadway improvement scheduled through the Vision Zero initiative takes place to a section of Mineral Point Rd, from S Whitney Way to the Beltline. This key roadway is home to commercial … [read more]

Two Neighborhood Meetings and Other Highlights for the Week of September 5, 2022

City offices are closed on Today (Monday, September 5) Administrative offices are closed on Monday, September 5, for Labor Day. Emergency services will be open; please call 911. You may use Report a Problem for non-emergencies. Emergency water issue: Call Madison Water Utility, … [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]

Highlights for the Week of September 19, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, September 20. The proposed ordinance that would prohibit the Madison Police Department and law enforcement responding under mutual aid from using tear gas, mace, impact projectile devices or other chemical agent for the purposes … [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 3, 2022

5602 & 5606 Schroeder Road at Plan Commission on Monday The proposed project at 5602 & 5606 Schroeder Road will be on the agenda at the October 3rd Plan Commission meeting. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online Mendota-Grassman Greenway Flood Mitigation and … [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]

Street Closure--Old Middleton Road

Starting on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00 a.m., Speedway Sand & Gravel will close the 5000 block of Old Middleton Rd—from N Eau Claire Ave to N Whitney Way for final asphalt paving. The westbound off-ramp from University Ave onto Old Middleton Rd will also be closed. The closure is needed … [read more]

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