Sunday, November 29, 2020

Public Notices & Agendas


Town hall is open and accessible by appointment only.  Please call (608) 849-7887 or email to schedule an appointment.


Remote Meeting Access
VIDEO:;  Meeting ID:  Springfieldtownhall
PHONE:  Dial in #  (978) 990-5000;  Access code:  405084

Regular Board Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

via teleconference & video conference
Video conference access:;  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 meeting: Nov. 16, Nov. 17 JAR, Nov. 17 Regular, Special, Public Hearing
  5. Chairperson’s Report
  6. Operator’s License: Collin Clapper, R Bar
  7. Sunrise Ridge blight
  8. Clover Hill culverts
  9. Wetland delineation
  10. Offer to purchase – ball diamond acreage (approx. 7.5 acres)
  11. Financing of land purchase: Fund balance &/or Loan
    1. Real estate loan (as needed), Resolution 2020-06
  12. 2020 Budget amendment to designate distribution of unspent funds, if any
  13. Approve use of leftover levy from 2019
  14. Schedule regular meeting around 2021 Budget & Levy meeting
    1. Routes to Recovery
    2. Whippoorwill culvert & cul de sac
    3. Middleton Morey Airport update
    4. Status update on quarry litigation
  16. Committee Reports
  17. Road Patrolman’s Report
  18. Clerk/Treasurer’s Report and Correspondence
  19. Approval of Bills as presented
  20. 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.

12.9.20 BoA Agenda--Ballard Application2


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. 27, 2020, the Town Board enacted Ordinance #2020-06:  Authorizing the Cross Plain-Berry Fire Department and the Cross Plains Area Emergency Medical Service to hold volunteer funds.

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE:  Authorizing volunteer funds to be held & controlled by employees & volunteers of CP-Berry Fire Dept. & Cross Plains EMS.  Authorizes the Fire Chief & EMS Chief to deposit funds, have exclusive control over expenditures of volunteer funds with limitations and requirements.

2020.06 CP-Berry fire & ems volunteer funds


At the Nov. 17, 2020 Town Meeting, electors adopted Resolution 2020-05 below authorizing the Town Board to purchase 7.5 acres of land adjacent to townhall.




            WHEREAS, the Town Board learned earlier in 2020 that Duhr Brothers Enterprises, LLC, owner of land to the north and west of the Town Hall was interested in selling the land;

            WHEREAS, acquisition of adjacent land would be in the interests of the Town because that additional land would allow the Town to meet the future needs of the Town without relocating the Town Hall;

            WHEREAS, the current Town Hall and garage were constructed decades ago.  The Town Hall does not have a meeting room large enough for major public meetings or community events, or enough storage for record retention, election equipment, emergency supplies, PPE, etc.  The Town garage does not meet OSHA safety standards, does not contain sufficient storage area for town road requirements and is inefficient for maintenance of town equipment.

            WHEREAS, it is not feasible to expand the Town garage and hall in the current location because the lot is too small to do so.  That means that the Town cannot expand facilities without relocating.  However, the Town’s salt shed is located at the Town Hall, and would be expensive to duplicate.  The Town Board believes that acquiring contiguous land which has become available is the most economical and prudent solution to the Town’s future needs.

            WHEREAS, section 60.10 (2)(e) of the Wisconsin Statutes requires that the Town Meeting approve any acquisition of real estate by the Town;

            WHEREAS, the Town Board has, therefore, requested that the Town Meeting of the Town of Springfield approve the acquisition of a parcel up to 7.5 acres of land contiguous to the Town Hall.

            NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved:

  1. That the Town Meeting hereby authorizes the Town Board to purchase the real estate described in this resolution.
  2. This Resolution is limited in purpose, effect and duration to the acquisition of the Duhr Brothers Enterprises, LLC property. It does not authorize or delegate to the Town Board the power to acquire any other land.

Dated November 17, 2020.



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 7th day of December, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., for the following parcel:

Parcel No. 0808-313-7617-1
4969 Hickory Trail
Applicants are requesting to rezone the 1.66 acre lot from R-1 Legacy Zoning to SFR Town Zoning to accommodate a taller accessory building.

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;  Meeting ID:  Springfieldtownhall



Call In Number:  (978) 990-5000;  Access Code:  405084


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 

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


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