Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Public Notices & Agendas

NOTICES

Town hall is open and accessible by appointment only.  Please call (608) 849-7887 or email townhall@town.springfield.wi.us to schedule an appointment.

DUE TO ONGOING HEALTH REGULATIONS, TOWN HALL CAPACITY IS LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE. 
BOARD MEETINGS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO ATTEND VIRTUALLY


Whippoorwill Road cul de sac history and synopsis

History & synopsis of cds discussion2

TAX INFORMATION

Most people saw a notable increase in their property taxes this year as a result of each taxing jurisdiction’s mill rate going up.  The mill rate is the total amount charged by each tax district per $1,000 of property value.  You can compare the differences from 2019 to 2020 in the chart below.  

For the safety of staff and residents, the town hall office is OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Payments are being accepted by MAIL or DROP BOX only

RECEIPTS:  Receipts, if requested, will be mailed; please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment.  There will be no same day receipts without an appointment scheduled in advance. 

Payable to: Town of Springfield                                                                                                                            Due:  Jan. 31, 2021  

Payments after Jan. 31st must be made payable to and mailed to the Dane County Treasurer (see back of tax bill).

Postdated checks will not be honored. 

Payments postmarked on or before Dec. 31st will be processed as paid in 2020. 

Payments postmarked by Jan. 31st are considered paid on time.

If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  

In person payments are NOT being accepted at Town Hall; the office is closed to the public.  Payments can be left in the drop box located to the left of the front door.

YOU MUST SEND A SEPARATE CHECK FOR TAX PAYMENT AND DOG LICENSES

Escrow Payments: Tax bills are mailed to taxpayers only. If you are paying with an escrow check, please make sure your check is properly endorsed before sending.  NO IMMEDIATE REFUNDS will be issued for overpayments & not unless the tax bill has been paid in full.  If your escrow check is too large, you have two options:

  1. Contact your mortgage company and ask that they reissue your tax payment check in the exact amount.
  2. Await your March refund check.

*** Tax overpayments of $2.00 or less will not be refunded.***

Mill Rates – 2019 vs. 2020
  Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Waunakee Community School District Sauk-Prairie School District
  2019-20 2020-21 2019-20 2020-21 2019-20 2020-21
Dane County                    3.652925 3.907859 3.652925 3.907859 3.652925 3.907859
Town of Springfield              2.056215 2.193101 2.056215 2.193101 2.056215 2.193101
Vocational (MTC)   0.971641 1.025167 0.971641 1.025167 0.971641 1.025167
School District            11.095274 12.440156 11.945339 12.920501 10.465174 11.613297
             
Gross Tax                  17.776055 19.566283 18.62612 20.046628 17.145955 18.739424
Less State Credit                         1.999 1.955902 1.999 1.955902 1.999 1.955902
             
Net Tax       15.777055 17.610381 16.62712 18.090726 15.146955 16.783522
             
Less First Dollar Credit     71.61 74.45 77.1 77.32 67.55 69.5
Less Lottery Credit 198.7 182.45 213.92 189.49 187.42 170.32
Plus Refuse/Recycling      140 140 140 140 140 140

AGENDAS

DUE TO ONGOING HEALTH REGULATIONS, TOWN HALL CAPACITY IS LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE. 
BOARD MEETINGS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO ATTEND VIRTUALLY
Remote Meeting Access
VIDEO:  www.freeconferencecall.com;  Meeting ID:  Springfieldtownhall
PHONE:  Dial in #  (978) 990-5000;  Access code:  405084

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Regular Board Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.

via teleconference & video conference
Video conference access:  www.freeconferencecall.com;  Meeting ID:  Springfieldtownhall
Phone conference access:  Dial in #  (978) 990-5000;  Access code:  405084

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Confirmation of Compliance with Open Meetings Law
  3. Informal Public Comment Time
  4. Minutes of previous meetings: Jan. 5, 2021
  5. Chairperson’s Report
  6. Recommendations of PC:
    1. Design Review Application: St. Andrews, 6815 Schneider Rd., Middleton, WI
  7. December financials
  8. TDR Committee creation and appointments
  9. Election Inspectors pay for 2021
  10. Madison Beltline Corridor Study
  11. Dane County Sheriff municipal update – Deputy Herrem
  12. OLD BUSINESS
    1. Whippoorwill culvert & cul de sac
    2. Middleton Morey Airport update
    3. Status update on quarry litigation
    4. JAR Storage zoning violation
  13. Committee Reports
  14. Road Patrolman’s Report
  15. Clerk/Treasurer’s Report and Correspondence
  16. Approval of Bills as presented
  17. Adjourn

COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW is certified.  Notice was given by posting this agenda at the Springfield Town Hall and on the town website. Meetings may be recorded.  The Town of Springfield will accommodate qualified persons with disabilities requesting such accommodations.  Please contact the Town Clerk for more information.  All agenda items are posted for discussion and possible action by the body.  The members of other Town boards, commissions or committees may attend this meeting.  Even if a majority of another Town Board, commission or committee is present, that board, commission or committee will not meet, discuss or act on any business unless a meeting has been noticed.


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 60.80, the Town of Springfield, Dane County, Wisconsin, hereby posts notice that at its regular Town Board Meeting held on Oct. 20, 2020 the Town Board voted to revoke Town of Springfield Ordinance 2020-04 Designating All-Terrain Vehicle Routes & Regulating the Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles.  At its regular Town Board meeting held on Dec. 15, 2020, the Town Board enacted Ordinance #2020-05:  Revoking Ordinance 2020-04.


NOTICES OF PUBLIC HEARING

REQUEST FOR REZONING

Please take notice that the Plan Commission of the Town of Springfield will conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the rezone request below.  The meeting will be conducted via teleconference (information below) and at the Town Hall located at 6157 CTH P, Dane, Wisconsin, on the 1st day of February, at 7:30 p.m., for the following parcels:

6588 Kopp Road, Waunakee

Applicants are applying for a lot line adjustment and are required to rezone the two lots impacted by the proposed lot line adjustment. 

Parcel No. 0808-012-8501-0 (36.26 acres):

34.99 acres from A1-EX to AG or EA; and,

1.27 acre from A1-EX to SFR

Parcel #0808-012-8770-0 (5.04 acres)

 5.04 acres from RH-2 Legacy Zoning to SFR Town Zoning.

Related materials may be reviewed at the Springfield Town Hall during regular office hours.  All interested parties and any objections to these requests being granted will be heard at the Public Hearing.

VIDEO CONFERENCE ACCESS

www.freeconferencecall.com;

Meeting ID:  Springfieldtownhall

 

TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION

Call In Number:  (978) 990-5000

Access Code:  405084


NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD

APRIL 6, 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Town of Springfield, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  The term for all offices is for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

                      Office                                                                  Incumbent

                      Town Board Chairperson                               James Pulvermacher

                      Town Board Supervisor I                               David Laufenberg

                      Town Board Supervisor II                             Bill Statz – Mr. Statz will not be seeking re-election

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2020, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in the office of the town clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

 

Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election.  If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Dianah Fayas, Clerk-Treasurer
November 23, 2020


REFUSE & RECYCLING

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. 


                NOXIOUS WEED NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to each and every person who owns, occupies or controls land in the TOWNS OF SPRINGFIELD, County of Dane, State of Wisconsin, to cut or destroy noxious weeds on such property before the plants bloom.

Noxious weeds are:  Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (creeping Jenny), Yellow Rocket, Perennial Sow Thistle, Musk Thistle, Giant Foxtail, Wild Hemp (Marijuana), Yellow Mustard, Velvet Leaf, Wild Radish, Bull Thistle and the Buckthorn Bush and any other weed the governing body of any municipality or the county board of any county by ordinance or resolution declares to be noxious within its respective boundaries. Wis. Stats. § 66.0407(b). Noxious Weeds shall be controlled at such time and in such a manner as shall effectively prevent such plants from bearing seed, or spreading to adjoining property.

Town of Springfield