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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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Update: Mineral Point/Yellowstone Traffic Signal

Last week the Board of Public Works (BPW) approved the aessment district and schedule for the proposed traffic signal at the intersection of Mineral Point Road and Yellowstone Drive. Thank you to the neighbors who came to the hearing to testify about the proposal. BPW's recommendation now goes … [read more]

Mineral Point/Yellowstone Traffic Signal Hearing Postponed

The Common Council public hearing for the proposed traffic signal at Mineral Point Road and Yellowstone Drive scheduled for this Tuesday has been postponed. There were some issues with the assessment district calculations that require a new public hearing at the Board of Public Works. If you are … [read more]

Transportation in 2025 & Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Kickoff and Survey

Two piece of transportation related news/information: Last month, Tom Lynch, City of Madison's Transportation Director, gave a fantastic lunch keynote presentation at the Mayor's Neighborhood Conference called Transportation in 2025. That presentation is now available for online viewing. I … [read more]

Vision Zero: Lower Speed Limit on Gammon Road and Update on New Police Chief Search

Vision Zero: City to Lower Speed Limit on Gammon Road and McKenna Boulevard Beginning Monday, December 7, the City of Madison will move to the next stage of speed changes in this city-wide effort for the Vision Zero initiative. Similar to the recent East Washington Ave, Milwaukee Street, and … [read more]

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of July 26

Element Lab Virtual Neighboor Meeting On Tuesday at 6:30 PM: University Research Park proposes to construct Element Lab, a new lab facility at the southwest corner of Mineral Point Road and S. Whitney Way. The pro-posed five-story, 145,000 square foot facility would require Conditional Use … [read more]

August Office Hours, Development at 5533 University Avenue, Metro Fare Study, Vision Zero and Other Highlights for the Week of August 2, 2021

August Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Tuesday, August 10th (virtually) 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 Tomorrow and Other Highlights for the Week of August 9, 2021

August Office Hours on Tuesday afternoon I will be hosting office hours on Tuesday, (8/10) (virtually) from 4:30pm to 6:30pm: REGISTER Note: I have set it up so I can only meet one person at a time. If I'm meeting with someone else, there will be a small waiting period in a meeting lobby. … [read more]

September Office Hours, Capital Budget and Other Highlights for the Week of August 30

September Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Wednesday, September 22nd (virtually) 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 … [read more]

BRT, Let's Talk Streets and Other Highlights for the Week of September 27, 2021

City 2022 Executive Capital Budget The Finance Committee will be discussing the 2022 Executive Capital Budget at its meeting on Monday. Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for Public Comment Bus Rapid Transit Community Meeting - 30% Project Design Attend a virtual … [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]

Budget Update, Redistricting and Other Highlights for the Week of October 25

2022 Operating Budget The Finance Committee will be discussing amendments to the 2022 Executive Operating Budget at its meeting on Monday. The Common Council will take up the budget on the second week of November. I'll have a long post about the capital and operating budget soon. Meeting … [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]

Metro Redesign, LMD and Other Highlights for the Week of February 21, 2022

Transit Network Redesign Community Meeting On Thursday, Metro Transit will host a community meeting on at 6pm via Zoom, to discuss the recently released Metro Transit Network Redesign draft. This draft plan was designed to achieve the Transportation Policy and Planning Board's objective of … [read more]

Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of March 14, 2022

Rent Abatement Policy The Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee will be continuing discussion on rent abatement at its meeting on Thursday. Meeting Details Meeting Agenda Register for Public Comment Vision Zero The Transportation Policy and Planning Board will discuss … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of July 18, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, July 19th. Note: 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 … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of July 25, 2022

Virtual Meeting for Development Proposal at 6604 Odana Rd Please join me for a virtual neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 6:30pm, where we will hear about Apex Real Estate Holdings, LLC and Walter Wayne Development's development proposal for 6604 Odana Road, formerly Market … [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]

Wexford Pond Dredging and Highlights for the Week of August 22, 2022

Wexford Pond Dredging A public information meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m., Aug. 23, 2022, via Zoom for the Wexford Pond Dredging project. Registration is required. For information about additional City meetings scheduled for this week, please consult the City Meeting … [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]

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]

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 December 5, 2022

Transportation Policy and Planning Board meets on Monday, December 5 at 5:00 PM. Items on the agenda include establishing a Transportation Demand Management Program and amending Sections within Chapter 28 of the Madison General Ordinances to implement the new Transit Orientated Development … [read more]

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