Welcome to the Town of Springfield!
The Town of Springfield, located in northwestern Dane County, Wisconsin is predominately a farming community. The town is about six miles square bordering both sides of U.S. Hwy. 12.
A population of approximately 2,900 enjoy the rural atmosphere, with its gently rolling topography. We are served by three different school districts, four post offices, three EMS departments and two fire departments.
We encourage Springfield residents and visitors to explore our website. We welcome your suggestions for information you would like us to include here, or your ideas on how we can make the site more useful to you. Thank you for visiting us on the web!
ROAD WEIGHT LIMITS LIFTED
Effective Tuesday, March 30, 2021, town road weight limits are lifted.
LARGE ITEM & ELECTRONIC DROP-OFF
SATURDAY, May 1st
8 am – 12 pm
NO drop offs the night before. Dumpsters will be available in the Town Hall parking lot. Bring help if necessary, as you will need to unload your items into the dumpster.
In an effort to limit drop offs by non-residents and keep costs low to continue offering this service to our residents, you may be asked to provide current proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, utility bill, lease, etc. that shows your address in the Town of Springfield. Please come prepared to show such proof of residency if asked.
Items allowed include:
- rolled carpet and lumber up to 4’ max length,
- mattresses/box springs,
- wood windows,
- water softeners
- humidifiers (but NOT dehumidifiers).
Items NOT allowed include, but are not limited to:
- used oil,
- compost materials
- automotive & marine batteries.
During our Spring Drop Off, you may also drop off your old electronics for recycling. Electronics include computers, keyboards, monitors, printers, TV’s, etc., but again, no appliances. NOTE: The first two TVs and one microwave per household are free to dispose of, there is a $20 fee for each additional.
A reminder that hazardous materials (paint, pesticides, petroleum products such as oil and solvents and explosives) are not accepted. These can be dropped off at the Clean Sweep program at 7102 US Hwy 12, Madison. If you are not sure about an item, please call us ahead of time and we will check with Advanced Disposal to see if it is acceptable. Volunteers to help with this event are always appreciated. Call the Town Hall at 849-7887 if you can help for a few hours.
Please have your garbage and recycling containers out by 6 a.m. Advanced Disposal is experiencing increased volume and staffing rotations/changes as a result of the pandemic, and are picking up earlier than normal.