The City Council will hold its first ever "virtual" meeting Tuesday, with big agenda items concerning U.S. Air Force F-35 jets at Truax Field, an Amazon distribution center on the East Side, permits for Air BnB operators, and sending police to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention.
"There are neighborhood folks who daily cross this intersection who are elderly using canes and folks in wheelchairs," Wolf said.
"I love it," said resident Sofia Martinez, 48, a waitress. "For two people it's too much. For one person, it's perfect."
The city is ordering Hovde Properties to make minimum exterior repairs to the series of adjoining, one-story buildings from 119 to 125 West Mifflin St., but Hovde is seeking to demolish them in anticipation of a major redevelopment in coming years.
"We are also monitoring the weather and heat levels closely as the safety and well-being of the residents is our first priority."
Anyone interested in climbing a pile of snow then at the end of the parking lot could have easily grabbed onto the line.
"We had no intention of breaking any rules," she said.
The building is more than 100 years old and one of the last remaining houses on State Street, according to city property records.
Public sidewalks in Madison need to be cleared of snow and ice by noon Monday, or property owners could face fines and costs.
City of Madison public sidewalks need to be cleared by noon Thursday following Wednesday's 3 inches of snow, or property owners could face costs and fines.
After receiving land use approvals, an affordable housing project for veterans and their families on East Washington Avenue is one step closer to reality.
Over 1,000 property owners in Madison were surprised to learn they owed money to the city for unpaid fees.
First-floor residents were allowed to return this week, others not until an elevator is operational.
The plan involves going after some "low-hanging fruit" by redirecting the water that collects in underground parking garages and the basements of unfinished projects.
Many tenants are upset with the property owner and manager about their evacuation, poor communication, and a lack of progress and support, and the owner will now be delivering checks to defray some expenses and care packages.
Madison residents have until noon Thursday to clear the biggest snowfall of the year from city sidewalks, or run the risk of getting fined.
Hundreds of drivers in Madison didn't pay heed to the snow emergency declaration on Monday, but will most likely pay $60 for the parking ticket.
While Madison only got a half-inch to an inch of snow on Thursday, that was enough for the city's code enforcer to issue the "clear the sidewalks" warning.
One bill would prohibit systematic building inspections for rental properties and make such inspections complaint based.
Does it still make sense to restrict where anachronistic flesh-peddlers can ply their dubious trades?
I'm picking that sucker before it's too late.
After Madison got 9.2 inches of snow recently, the city received 233 complaints about locations that had not been shoveled.
"They had great expectations," Madison building inspection director George Hank said. "They were saying all the right things."
At least two homes sustain significant damage and a minivan is crushed by a tree in Wexford Village.
The 3 inches of snow in Madison Tuesday stopped falling before midnight, so residents have to clear public sidewalks before noon Wednesday.