City of
Madison

District 19

Alder Keith Furman

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Alder Keith Furman

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Home Address:

5328 Lake Mendota Dr
Madison , WI 53705

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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Tag: streets

Streets Update : Recycling Fee Sticker Waiver Extended, Labor Day and Regular Collection Resumes

News from the Streets Division about an extension to the recycling fee sticker waiver, Labor Day schedule and the resumption of regular collection: Recycling Fee Sticker Waiver Extended to Friday, September 7 The recycling fee sticker waiver for residents impacted by flood damage has been … [read more]

October Office Hours, County Flooding Plans, Council Flooding Briefing and Yard Waste Collection

This is a big update that covers a few different topics including my October office hours, recently announced plans by the County to address flooding, an upcoming briefing to the Madison Common Council by the City staff about the recent flooding and information about fall leaves/yard waste … [read more]

Sandbag Collection

Here's a notice from the Streets Division about sandbags collection for those wishing to dispose of their sandbags. To be clear, if you have sandbags, you are not required to get rid of them at this time. People in flood prone areas are welcome to store them future use. Lake levels are still high … [read more]

Monday Office Hours, Thanksgiving Trash Collection, Alternate Side Parking, Budget & New Midtown Police Blog

I wanted to send out a few updates as we head into the Thanksgiving Holiday week. This update includes information about my open office hours this week, refuse and recycling collection schedule for the Thanksgiving Holiday, alternate side parking reminder, the budget and the launch of a new … [read more]

Holiday Tips

City of Madison Streets Division has been publishing an excellent series of holiday recycling tips: Recycle Old Electronics Do not put clothes in the green recycling cart Flatten and bundle the cardboard that does not fit into the recycling cart Recycle … [read more]

Council Meeting Rescheduled, Snow Emergency and Large Item and Christmas Tree Delays

I'm making a brief exception to provide some winter-related updates. The best place to get future winter updates remains www.cityofmadison.com/winter. Due to today's storm, tonight's city council meeting has been rescheduled to next Tuesday, January 29th. The meeting on the 29th will not have … [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]

February Office Hours & City Weather-Related Conditions for the Weekend

Details on February's Office Hours and as we head into a weekend with radically different weather than this week, an update about weather-related conditions. Office Hours In February, I will be holding open office hours twice: Date Location Tuesday, … [read more]

Office Hours Rescheduled, Salt and Safety Reminder

Due to the impending snow storm forecasted for tomorrow, I'm rescheduling my office hours this week to Thursday. Date Location Thursday, February 14th (7:15am - 10am) Moka - 5227 University Avenue, Madison 53705 Some news from the Streets … [read more]

Office Hours Tomorrow and Spring Cleanup Street Sweeping Starts 3-17

A reminder that I'm holding open office hours tomorrow morning and a news release from the Streets Division that hopefully is a sign that winter is almost over! March Office Hours Date Location Tuesday, March 12th (7:15am - 10am) Faircrest … [read more]

New Metro Transit Website, Drop-Off Site Hours and Office Hours Reminder

A brief update which includes open office hours reminder for Tuesday, a new Metro Transit website and expanded drop-off site hours. Open Office Hours Reminder: Tomorrow evening (3/26/2019), I will have open office hours from 4:30-7pm at Alicia Ashman Library - Study Room - 733 N High Point … [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]

Assessed Values and Property Taxes, Sandbags, Earth Day Challenge and Prescribed Burn at Owens Park

I have a couple of updates to share about Assessed Values and Property Taxes, Sandbags, Earth Day Challenge and Prescribed Burn happening today at Owens Park . Explanation of Assessed Values and Property Taxes The City Assessor and the Finance Director have prepared a document to help … [read more]

Office Hours Reminder (5/23 Evening) and No Streets Division Collections on Memorial Day

Open Office Hours Reminder: Tomorrow evening (Thursday, 5/23/2019), I will have open office hours from 4:30-7pm at Alicia Ashman Library - Study Room - 733 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717. Feel free to come by, say hi and pick up a good book to read! No Streets Division Collections on … [read more]

Office Hours Reminder (7/25 Evening) and 2020 Resurfacing

Open Office Hours Reminder: Tomorrow evening (Thursday, 7/25/2019), I will have open office hours from 4:30-7pm at Alicia Ashman Library - Study Room - 733 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717. Feel free to come by, say hi and pick up a good book to read! Proposed Resurfacing … [read more]

September Office Hours & Sandbag Collection Begins 9/9

Information on Office Hours in September and a final sandbag collection opportunity. Office Hours In September, I will be holding open office hours twice: Date Location Saturday, September 21st (7:30am - 10am) Westside Community Market - Behind UW … [read more]

Fall Leaves/Yard Waste Collection to Begin Monday, September 30

The City of Madison Streets Division will begin curbside leaf and yard waste collection for the fall on Monday, September 30. What is "Leaves and Yard Waste"? Yard waste includes: Leaves, weeds, garden trimmings, and other leafy plant debris. Twigs less than 18" long. Pumpkins, … [read more]

October Office Hours, Final Round of Brush Collection, Fall Prescribed Burns and Woodland Hills Park

Information on October's Open Office Hours, final round of brush collection, upcoming fall prescribed burns and a playground workshop for Woodland Hills Park. Office Hours In October, I will be holding open office hours twice: Date Location Thursday, … [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]

Office Hours Reminder, America Recycles Day, Refuse & Recycling Schedule for Thanksgiving Collection, and Woodland Hills Park

Open Office Hours Reminder: Tomorrow evening (Tuesday 11/21/2019), I will have open office hours from 4:30-7:00pm at Alicia Ashman Library - 733 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717. Feel free to come by, say hi and pick up a good book to read! What Can You Put in the Recycling … [read more]

Curbside Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Ending for 2019

The Streets Division’s curbside collection for yard waste and leaves is ending for 2019. Residents should not place additional leaves and yard waste on the terrace for collection. Instead, residents should use a Streets Division drop-off site. The Streets Division cannot guarantee that … [read more]

How to Have Your Christmas Tree Collected

It's that time of the year when the Hallmark Channel returns to its regular programming and it's time to take down the Christmas Tree. Details on pickup below. How to Have Your Christmas Tree Collected The invasive species found on trees sold in Wisconsin will not affect curbside collection … [read more]

MLK Day, Christmas Trees, Voting and Winter

Some information on MLK Day, final chance for Christmas Tree pickup, lots of voting information and a reminder about winter updates. No Refuse, Recycling, or Drop-off Services on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday, January 20, 2020 in … [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]

Mulch, Drop-off Sites and 5567 Odana Road Virtual Neighborhood Meeting Reminder

Some updates to share from the Street Division and a reminder about tomorrow's virtual neighborhood meeting about a redevelopment project at 5567 Odana Road. Limited Amount of Mulch to be Available in Parks for Residents on Temporary Basis The Streets Division will place a limited amount … [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]

Election Day Tips, COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard, Pumpkin Composting, Digital Literacy and Proposed Development at University Research Park

Ten Things for Voters to Know on Election Day The City of Madison Clerk's Office would like voters to know ten things for this Tuesday's election: Some polling places have changed since the last Presidential Election. To verify your polling location, visit myvote.wi.gov. I posted about … [read more]

2021 Budget, Salt Route Changes, Madison City Channel on Roku

City Passes 2021 Budget with Lowest Levy Increase in Five Years Last week the Madison Common Council approved the 2021 Capital and Operating Budgets. The Council adopted a $166.4 million Capital Budget and a $349.5 million Operating Budget that was about $28,000 below the allowable levy … [read more]

December Office Hours, URP Development Presentation and Update, Winter Drop-off Site Hours

I will be hosting office hours in December virtually on Wednesday, December 9th in the afternoon and Tuesday, December 15th in the morning. 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 … [read more]

Winter Reminder, New Years Eve and Day Services, and Christmas Tree Collection

Just a quick reminder that I generally won't be posting winter weather updates and the best place to get those updates is www.cityofmadison.com/winter. You can subscribe to get updates in a number of ways from that site. Here are some recent winter updates: Large Item Collection Canceled … [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]

Last Minute 4/6 Polling Place Changes, Metro Transit Redesign and Spring Update from Streets

City of Madison Polling Place Changes for April 6th The City of Madison Clerk's Office has had to move many polling places since the February Spring Primary and the November General Election. Voters are encouraged to check whether their polling place has changed if they plan to vote on … [read more]

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