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

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.

Public Hearings

Publication Notice for CUP for Merrimac Snack Shack and Rezone for Beau & Rick Lane, May 7, 2015

Special Town Meeting, May 14, 2015

Special Town Meeting – Highway Expenditures, May 14, 2015

Public Hearing

Public Hearing for Driveway Ordinance Revisions, May 7, 2015

Driveway Ordinance Revision Letter to Emergency

Chapter 12 – proposed revision

Notice to the Public

Receiving Bids for Rental of Transfer Site Ag Land



2014 Property and Personal Taxes

2/4/2015 – 1st installment tax payments were due by January 31, 2015. The West Point Treasurer will accept late tax payments through Friday February 6, 2015.  Tax payments made after that date 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 late tax payments.

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

Web Links



2015 Park Shelter Raffle Fundraiser

Baby it’s COLD outside!  Kind of hard to think about sunshine, a community picnic or the Town of West Point Ryan Park Shelter, right?  Wrong!  What better way to get you through this bone chilling Wisconsin winter than knowing you have a ticket to eat, drink, and make merry with your West Point neighbors on Saturday June 6th at 1pm?  Oh yeah, and maybe win a buck or $3000 at West Point’s 2nd Park Shelter Raffle Fundraiser!

Raffle tickets are on sale now.  $50 will get you 2 meals at the picnic and a chance to win one of the 40 cash prizes.  Only 300 tickets will be sold, so don’t delay buy a ticket today!  Complete details can be found here.

So what are you doing on Saturday June 6, 2015 @ 1pm?


2015 West Point Area Historical Society Calendar

2014 Calendar

Take a step back in history every day with a 2015 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

2015 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.)

2015 licenses will be available for purchase December 1, 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



Photos of West Point Farms


Spring Election Results from April 7, 2015 (updated after late-arriving absentee ballots)

2015 Spring Election Results – updated





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