Per WI State Statutes 349.16, the Town of Washington will impose seasonal weight limitations of 12 tons on several town roads effective on or after Thursday, March 21, 2019 upon posting of required signs. The limits will be in effect until the spring thaw road break up period is over. View updates on our website. Posted Town of Washington roads are as follows: Balsam Road, Dewitz Road, S. Elco Road, N. Elco Road, Graff Road, Gunnes Road, Old Town Hall Road, Mischler Road, S. Lowes Creek Road, Pheasant Road, Priory Road, Schumacher Road, Schultz Road, E. Shore Drive, S. Shore Drive, Talmadge Road (Thistledown section), and Voight Road.
We encourage you to read the attached news release from Eau Claire County Emergency Management regarding the potential for flooding. https://townofwashington.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Spring-Flood-Risk-and-Property-Protection.pdf
The Town of Washington is working on clearing as many storm inlets as possible the week of March 11. However, with much rain forecasted this week and snow melting quickly we are asking residents to clear drains near their home if they are aware of one. Officials caution that when people are clearing storm drains, do it as safely as possible. We appreciate your assistance in this cooperative effort.
A winter storm is predicted to impact our area from Saturday, March 9 at 3 PM through Sunday, March 10. Travel is not advised. The Town of Washington has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY. In the event of a road emergency, please call the Eau Claire Communication Center at 715-839-4972. No vehicles are allowed to be parked on ANY town roads including: Blakeley Avenue, Beverly Hills Drive, Pomona Drive, Corona Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, Skeels Avenue, Brian Street, Fairfax Street, and Henry Avenue from Saturday, March 9 at 3:00 p.m. through Monday, March 11 at 5:00 p.m.
The Town of Washington as well as Eau Claire County has declared a State of Emergency due to the blizzard conditions throughout the weekend. Multiples roads were drifted completely shut. All Town Road Crew employees are working utilizing all available equipment to open roads. While some roads may be open in a Town section, many County roads are completely impassable due to equipment breakdown at this point. We appreciate your patience.
The Town of Washington has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY. In the event of a road emergency, please call the Eau Claire Communication Center at 715-839-4972. No vehicles are allowed to be parked on ANY town roads including: Blakeley Avenue, Beverly Hills Drive, Pomona Drive, Corona Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, Skeels Avenue, Brian Street, Fairfax Street, nd Henry Avenue from Saturday, February 23 at 9:00 p.m. through Monday, February 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during the significant snow events that have taken place over the past couple of weeks! Over the next week or so, our Road Crew will be winging back (pushing snow back) in the road right-of-way to make room for additional snow.
Due to the WINDCHILL WARNING and safety concerns, the Town of Washington office will be open from Noon – 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30th.
To view the proposed amendment material https://townofwashington.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Comp-Plan-Postpone-Notice-12-20-2018.pdf
The 2018 tax bills will be mailed out on December 11. The first installment (or full payment) is due by January 31, 2019 to the Town of Washington. For more information go to https://townofwashington.org/property-taxes/