Winter Regulations

Vehicles are not allowed to be parked on the road during a snowfall and 24 hours after a snowfall.  The Town does not have odd/even winter parking.  In the event of a snow emergency there is no parking on the road for 48 hours.  Rural roads are not designed for on street parking at anytime and extended parking is not encouraged as it minimizes the roadway and impedes snow removal.  Vehicles that present an obstruction and are not removed may be towed.  Parking tickets are issued by the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Department.


Addendum to Special Meeting of Electors

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 15, 2018, immediately following the completion of the Public Hearing of the Proposed Budget, which begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Town of Washington Municipal Building, a Special Town Meeting of the Electors called pursuant to Section 60.12(1)(c) of WI Statutes by the Town Board for the following purposed will be held:

  1. Approve a 2018 Payable 2019 Allowable Levy Limit Increase for the Unused Levy from 2017 in the Amount of $1,896.00
  2. To Adopt the 2018 Town Tax Levy to be paid in 2019 pursuant to Section 60.10(1)(a) of WI Statutes.

Posted this 14th day of November, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


Provisional Ballots

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Washington has 4 provisional ballots from the November 6, 2018, General Election.  The Town of Washington Municipal Board of Canvass will meet on Monday, November 12 at 8:00 a.m. to count our provisional ballots.  The Board of Canvass is open to the public.

Dated this 7th day of November, 2018.

/s/Janelle Henning, Clerk/Treasurer


Public Budget Hearing & Special Town Meeting of Electors

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. at the Town of Washington Municipal Complex, 5750 Old Town Hall Road, a Public Hearing on the Proposed 2019 Budget of the Town of Washington will be held. The proposed budget is posted at the Town Hall and or click on the Government tab, then Town Budget. The budget in detail is available for inspection by appointment 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the clerk’s office.

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 15, 2018, immediately following the completion of the Public Hearing of the Proposed Budget, which begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Town of Washington Municipal Building, a Special Town Meeting of the Electors called pursuant to Section 60.12(1)(c) of WI Statutes by the Town Board for the following purposed will be held: to adopt the 2018 Town Tax Levy to be paid in 2019 pursuant to Section 60.10(1)(a) of WI Statutes.


November 6 Election

In-person absentee voting will take place beginning October 15 and be available Monday-Friday during regular office hours through November 2.  You can only register in-person after October 15.  Go to our Election page for more information on election questions.  From the home page it is right under the Departments tab.


Rest Haven Cemetery Flowers & Decorations Deadline

Flowers and decorations must be removed before October 15 each year.  Plant urns/pots shall be emptied of dirt and removed or hung upside down on the upright part of the plant stand.  Vases that affix directly to the headstone must be removed or recessed.  Anything remaining after this date will be removed by the caretaker and disposed of.

Decorations for the winter can be placed on or after November 1 each year in a approved plant stand.  Nothing is allowed on the ground.


Paving of Voight Road

Voight Road will be paved Saturday, September 15 beginning at 7:00 AM.  The road will be CLOSED to ALL traffic from the time they begin paving to 3 hours after the roadway is complete.  Observe road signs; when barriers are removed the road is reopened.

 

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Fog Sealing of Priory, Hickory & Talmadge

The fog sealing application of Hickory, Priory & Talmadge is Thursday, September 6.  They have begun on Priory Road with one lane at a time to allow buses and residence access.  Abide by road closure signs.  After the application, the roads will be closed for a minimum of two hours for drying.  As always, this is a tentative date and is subject to change.  We appreciate your patience.