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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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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]

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]

National Voter Education Week, Public Safety Items on Tonight's Agenda, Prescribed Burns, Task Force on Government Structure

Celebrate National Voter Education Week The Madison City Clerk's Office encourages voters to celebrate National Voter Education Week, October 5-9. Monday – Be #VoteReady Verify your voter registration at https://MyVote.wi.gov . If you have moved since you last registered, even if it is to … [read more]

2021 Capital and Operating Budget

On Tuesday, November 10 (and November 11 & 12, if necessary), the Common Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and adopt a capital and operating budget for 2021. For those interested, this is post provides details on what's happened so far and what's next. The City of Madison … [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]

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]

2022 Capital and Operating Budget

On Tuesday, November 9th (and November 10th & 11th, if necessary), the Common Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and adopt a capital and operating budget for 2022. For those interested, this is post provides details on what's happened so far and what's next. The City of … [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]

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]

Office Hours and Other Highlights for the Week of February 14, 2022

Office Hours on Tuesday I will be hosting office hours on Tuesday (February 15) 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 … [read more]

LMD, Resource Recovery Special Charge and Other Highlights for the Week of April 18, 2022

Tuesday's council meeting has a lot on the agenda. The good news for residents is that as of February, the council adopted a new format where public comment is taken together at the start of the meeting. Public comment will take place after 8 scheduled honoring resolutions and an annual … [read more]

Transit-Oriented Development and Highlights for the Week of May 9, 2022

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) The Planning Division, in collaboration with Zoning staff, is working to implement a 2018 Comprehensive Plan call for implementation of "Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) overlay zoning" along planned BRT and other high-frequency transit corridors to "create … [read more]

June Office Hours, Metro Network Redesign and Highlights for the Week of June 6, 2022

June Office Hours I will be hosting office hours on Thursday (June 16) 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 June 13, 2022

June Office Hours -- Rescheduled Due to a conflict, I've rescheduled my office hours from June 16th to Thursday, June 23 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 … [read more]

Hybrid Council Meeting and Other Highlights for the Week of July 11, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, July 12. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online On Wednesday, July 13, the Public Safety Review Committee will discuss the proposed ordinance that would prohibit the Madison Police Department and law … [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]

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]

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]

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]

Highlights for the Week of October 10, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 11. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online Many other committees meet the week of October 10, including the Landmarks Commission, Urban Design Commission, Board of Public Works, Public Safety Review … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of October 24, 2022

The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 25. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online Last Virtual Community Session on the 2023 Budget The city's budget for 2023 will be debated and adopted by the Common Council in November. In addition to … [read more]

Highlights for the Week of October 31, 2022

WEDNESDAY - OPEN HOUSE @ CUNA Mutual Group - Planned Demolition of 5710 Mineral Point Road Alder Tishler and I will be hosting an informal open house at CUNA Mutual Group - 5810 Mineral Point Road on Wednesday (November 2, 2022) from 5pm-6:30pm. CUNA Mutual Group will share plans for the next … [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 November 21, 2022

?The Common Council will meet in hybrid format at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 22nd. Meeting details Meeting agenda Watch online ?To see the full list of City meetings scheduled for the week, please consult the City meeting schedule. News Project Update: University … [read more]

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