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.

Burning Restrictions - DNR
Note: Daily burn restrictions are not updated until after 11 a.m.

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.

Town Clerk’s Hours

**If you need a building permit call the building inspector – Mike Wipperfurth – 608-643-6757

**Please call before, in case times change.  608-592-7059

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of October 15 thru 19

Thursday – October 18, 2018 – 8:30am-3:00pm

Friday – October 19, 2018 – CLOSED

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of October 22 thru 26

Monday – October 22, 2018 – 8:30am-3:00pm

Tuesday – October 23, 2018 – 11:00am-3:00pm

Wednesday – October 24, 2018 –8:30am-3:00pm

Thursday – October 25, 2018 – 8:30am-2:45pm

Friday – October 26, 2018 – CLOSED

Special Town Board Meeting

Special Town Board Meeting – October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

SOLAR PANELS

The solar panels at West Point Town Hall are up in running. If you want to see how they are doing you can click here.

2017 2nd installment Property Taxes

6/1/2018 – If you pay your Town of West Point Property Taxes in two (2) installments, the 2nd installment payment should be paid directly to the Columbia County Treasurer, PO Box 198 Portage WI 53901.  During the month of July, payment can also be made in person at the Associated bank in Lodi.

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

Web Links

 

2018 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:  $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.)

 

 

2018 West Point Area Historical Society Calendar

2018 Calendars are available now to purchase.

Take a step back in history every day with a 2018 Historical Society calendar. Cost is $6.00 plus $3.00 for postage if mailed.  Calendars can also be purchased in person at the Town Hall.

Learn more about the history of the Town of West Point at:  www.townofwestpointareahistoricalsociety.org

Find the West Point Area Historical Society on Facebook.

Upcoming WIS 188 Resurfacing Project

The pavement resurfacing project will consist of replacing 3.5-inches of the asphaltic surface and placing back 3.5-inches of new pavement material. Additional work includes placing new 3/4-inch material along the shoulders and the installation of new pavement markings and signs.  WIS 188 will be closed to all through traffic and this will be expected to last 4-5 weeks starting on September 10th.  A signed detour using WIS 60 and WIS 113 will be in place to reroute traffic.  Access to properties will be provided throughout construction.

 

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