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Office Hours May 14-May 20, 2016

Monday 5/14/2016 11 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 5/15/2016 8 am-1 pm   2 pm-5:00 pm
Wednesday 5/16/2016 8 am-1 pm   2 pm-8:30 pm
Thursday 5/12/2016 8 am-12 pm  1 pm- 5 pm
Friday 5/13/2016 Closed to Public

Town Hall Expansion/Remodel Project


We are all moved in!!

Watch for our Open House Event


Town of New Glarus Annual Meeting
April 19, 2016
6:30 p.m.

Financial Report Presentation: Tara Bast of Johnson Block will present the Town Board with our 2015 Financial Report and Audit Results.

Old Business:

  • EMS Update - Kris Mueller
  • New Glarus Fire Department - Facility Expansion Project
  • Pioneer Road Reconstruction Project
  • New Office

New Business:
Consider Water Study Resolution: Madeline Gotkowitz, a Hydro Geologist with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey/UW Extension will be here to discuss water studies and answer questions related to how the results are used to aid communities in their planning.

Click here for the Draft Water Study Proposal Presented to the Green County Board 3/8/2016.

Following the discussion, The Town Board will ask residents to consider a County-wide Water Study Resolution.

Click here to view the signed resolution that was sent to the Green County Board in support of the Water Study.

Consider CAFO and other Industrial Development Moratorium: The Town Board will be seeking resident's input on establishing a moratorium on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) and other Industrial Developments within the Town of New Glarus.

The Potential moratorium will allow the Town of New Glarus time to discuss and potentially regulate health and safety concerns these types of operations bring to the community. The biggest concern to the Town of New Glarus include: surface and ground water contamination and manure spreading operations using town roads not equipped to handle overweight trucking as is allowed for agriculture equipment.

Referendum Supporting Constitutional Amendment "Corporations are Not People and Money is Not Speech": The Town Board has been asked to present the citizens of The Town of New Glarus an opportunity vote on Supporting a Constitutional Amendment "Corporations are Not People and Money is Not Speech." A referendum question will be on the November 2016 ballot asking this question. 

Consider Other Growth Plan Direction:

  • Consider Fiber Optic Conduit Placement
  • Natural Gas
  • Consider Single Access Road Abandonment
  • Discuss new Brush and Tree Policy

The Town Board feels these are all important issues and welcome citizen involvement in helping to shape the future of the Town of New Glarus. Please plan to attend our Annual Meeting, next Tuesday, April 19th at the Swiss Miss Center - 1101 Hwy 69.


 Pioneer Road Reconstruction
April 12, 2016 - Update

All trees and brush have been removed.

Start date - Not before June 8, 2016

Substantial Completion - August 12, 2016
Final Completion - August 26, 2016

Additionally, for your reference, here is a link to download the construction plans for the project:

 

https://vierbicher.sharefile.com/d-sbf49a3c57f04688b

 


Help Wanted 

Click Here For A Printable Application


2016 Elections

Voter Photo ID Required

The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed the photo ID provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23. A photo ID is now required to receive a ballot in all special and regular elections. Learn more about photo ID and voting here, and visit the Bring It to the Ballot website.


New Free State ID Card Policy for People without Birth Certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles has a new policy to help people get a free state ID card.


Visit the Voter Information Center

Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.

Fillable Registration Form

Fillable Absentee Ballot Request


   

2016 Town of New Glarus Adopted Budget

 


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Town of New Glarus Recycling and Trash Pick up Schedule 
Town of New Glarus Parks and Recreation Website 
Green County Website 
New Glarus Chamber of Commerce 
New Glarus EMS 
New Glarus Fire District 
New Glarus Public Library 
Southwest Regional Planning 
State of Wisconsin 
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