Burning Permits

Annual burning permits are available from the following:

Please burn AFTER 6:00pm. When burning a large brush pile, notify the Columbia County Sheriff's office by calling
608-742-4166.

Placement of Emergency Response Numbers

Columbia County ordinance Title 28 states all Emergency Response Number Signs are to be placed approximately five (5) feet to the right (facing the home) of the driveway right-of-way at the edge of the road right-of-way.

The Town of West Point places each Emergency Response Number Signs for each town resident in the correct location.

It is very important NOT to move the Emergency Response Number Sign as emergency (fire and ambulance) look for the signs to be in the correct location.

Spring Election Results from April 1, 2014

COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE DISTRICT 4

  • GARY E. SHERMAN-306
  • Write In -1

COUNTY SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 28

  • KEVIN KESSLER -311
  • Write In – 5

TOWN BOARD SUPERVISOR 3

  • ASHLEY NEDEAU-OWEN- 197
  • BILL NIEMI-171

TOWN BOARD SUPERVISOR 4

  • MATTHEW A. ZEMAN-314
  • Write In- 5

LODI SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

  • SUSAN K. MILLER-68
  • BOB HUNT-65
  • MARK SEIDLER-78

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LODI REFERENDUM

  • YES-63
  • NO-69

SAUK PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT (VILLAGES OF PRAIRIE DU SAC AND SAUK CITY)

  • RICHARD JUDGE -207
  • Write In-3

SAUK PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER (TOWNS OF BERRY, DANE, MAZOMANIE, ROXBURY, AND SPRINGFIELD)

  • MARIE L. HARPER-92
  • JENI KIPPLEY-135

SAUK PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM

  • YES-181
  • NO-91

 

 

Absentee Ballots Not Returned -2

No Military Voters

Plan Commission

Plan Commission Agenda, April 17, 2014

Agricultural Enterprise Area (AEA) Petition

The Town of West Point has submitted an AEA petition to Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) for consideration in 2014.

The West Point AEA petition represents the culmination of several months of comprehensive effort by our local landowner steering committee to delineate and designate a 15,887.62 acre area within the Town of West Point for consideration as an Agricultural Enterprise Area.

Please see the following links for more information:

Natural Resources conservation Service (NRCS) Prime Farmland

Maps

 

Photos of West Point Farms

 

2013 Property and Personal Taxes

2/4/2014 – 1st installment tax payments were due by January 31, 2014. Tax payments made after January 31, 2014 need to be made directly to the Columbia County Treasurer, PO Box 198 Portage WI 53901.  Interest and penalties can be assessed by the County Treasurer on 1st installment payments made after February 7th.

For delinquent taxes please contact the Columbia County Treasurer at (608) 742-9613.

1/3/2014 -Google Chrome will cause a “duplicate header” error message.  Please use another browser to access your tax bill online.

12/5/2013 – 2013 West Point property tax bills have been posted online at lrs.co.columbia.wi.us/lrsweb/parcel/search.aspx.

2013 Tax newsletter

2014 Dog licenses

Wisconsin State Statues 174.05 and 174.07(1)(b)  require ALL DOGS over the age of 5 months to be  licensed annually by the Municipal Treasurer.  Licensing your dog requires proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Fees are:Dogs of all shapes and sizes

  • $5 spayed or neutered dogs
  • $10 unspayed or unneutered dogs

Dog licenses may be purchased by mail or in person at the Town Hall from the Town Treasurer.  When purchasing by mail, please send payment and proof of rabies vaccination along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of the license and dog tag to: Town of West Point, N2114 Rausch Rd, Lodi WI 53555.   (Please note: extra postage is required if licensing multiple dogs.)

2014 licenses will be available for purchase December 1, 2013.

 

Emergency Fire Numbers

Columbia County Sheriff Richards is asking for assistance in making sure that Emergency Fire Number signs posted at your home or business are visible in case of an emergency.  Please see the following requirements:

 v     Fire, Ambulance and Sheriff personnel need to be able to see the Fire Number to find your home in an emergency. 

v     Your Fire Number should be posted five feet to the right of your driveway.

v     Your Fire Number should be 3 ½ feet off the ground at the road right of way.

v     Your Fire Number should be free of obstructions. 

v     If your sign is missing or damaged please contact your local town clerk for a replacement sign.

 For more information on Emergency Fire Number placement please go to the ColumbiaCountyweb page at www.co.columbia.wi.us or contact your local municipal town government official.

Taffy Buchanan

Town Clerk

Town ofWest Point

 Phone Number is 608-592-7059

 Email Address is townclerk@townofwestpoint.us

Recycling

The Town of West Point Recycling Center (Transfer Site) located at N1455 Chrisler Rd, Lodi WI 53555 is open to all West Point residents and taxpayers.

Hours of Operation:  Saturday 9am – 4pm

NOTE:  All garbage needs to be bagged in CLEAR plastic garbage bags.

Recycling Center Information Booklet