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

**The Treasure’s times to accept tax payments are listed under “2018 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes”.

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of Jan. 14 thru Jan. 18

Friday – January 18, 2019 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of Jan. 22 thru Jan. 25

Monday – January 22, 2019 – not in (Holiday)

Tuesday – January 23, 2019 – not in

Wednesday – January 24, 2019 –9:00am-3:00pm

Thursday – January 25, 2019 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Friday – January 26, 2019 – 9:00am-3:00pm

2018 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes

12/4/18 – 2018 Property Tax Bills are available online NOW at the Columbia County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us..  Bills will be mailed out in the next week or so to the address on file with the Columbia County Land Records office.

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


Tax payments can be made in person at the Town Hall, by mail or online.

1.  The Treasurer will be available to accept tax payments at the Town Hall on the following dates:

  • Fri Jan 11th: 10am -4pm
  • Sun Jan 27th:  12pm – 3pm
  • Thurs Jan 31st: 10am – 6pm

2.   Mail tax payments to:

Town of West Point
N2114 Rausch Rd
Lodi WI 53555

Please make checks payable to Town of West Point. If you would like a receipt mailed to you, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope along with your payment.   Note: 1st installment payments postmarked by Jan 31, 2018 are considered timely.

3.  Online payments can be made via credit/debit card or electronic check using the Official Payments website: www.officialpayments.comTown of West Point jurisdiction code: 6735.  You will be charged a processing fee by Official Payments.


2018 Tax Newsletter


Property Tax Resource Links

 

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 BOOKLET 11-2018

2019 Dog licenses – Available Dec 1, 2018

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.)

 

 

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