Albion is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States, located about 27 miles southeast of Madison on Interstate 90. The population was 1,823 at the 2000 Census. The unincorporated communities of Albion, Highwood, Hillside, and Indian Heights are located in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²), of which, 35.2 square miles (91.1 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (1.73%) is water.
New Office Hours starting February 1, 2017
M-TH 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Office will be closed Fridays
The Town of Albion website address is townofalbionwi.com
E-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (608) 884-8974 Fax # (608) 884-2130
Tax Collection Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Additional Hours: Open by appointment only. Tax collection will begin on Monday, December 19, 2016 at the Town Office. This building is handicap accessible. TAXES SHOULD BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, PAYABLE TO THE TOWN OF ALBION. January 31, 2017 is the deadline for paying 2016 taxes. Tax payments may be mailed to: Town of Albion, 620 Albion Road, Edgerton, WI 53534. If you want a return receipt, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
LOTTERY CREDIT NOTICE: To Township Property Owners: Please check your tax bill for your lottery credit. If you have lived in your house since January 1, 2016 you are entitled to a Lottery Credit, if you do not have a lottery credit, please notify the clerk’s office immediately.
DRIVEWAY/ACCESS PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL DRIVEWAY CONSTRUCTION. New driveways or any construction (asphalt paving, concrete, etc.) on existing driveways require a permit and damage deposit before any work is performed. To get started, call Julie at 608-884-8974.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON TOWN ROADS - On July 5, 2016 the Town Board passed Ordinance# 16-01 restricting parking on all town roads. A copy of the ordinance can be found on the web site or call Julie for a copy.
WINTER PARKING REMINDER: There is no parking on Town Roads from November 1, 2016 to April 15, 2017. All vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense per ordinance# 98-1(5).
RIGHT-OF- WAYS (R-O-W’S): The Town of Albion has a R-O-W on all Town roads. Nothing is allowed in the R-O-W except mailboxes and fire number signs. Most R-O-W’s are 33 ft. from the center of the road (66 ft. total). Do not plant trees, bushes, build fences or do any excavating within the R-O-W. If you have questions, call Julie at 608-884-8974.
Curbside Service –Your 2017 calendar is enclosed. Your pick up days have not changed. If you have any problems or questions about the curbside service please call Advanced Disposal at 800-248-2373 or go to the website at www.advanceddisposal.com
Ordinance and traffic complaints may be made to Dane County Sheriff’s Department at 608-255-2345. PLEASE DO NOT contact the Edgerton Police Dept. If it is an EMERGENCY, CALL 911.
DOG LICENSE - All dogs in the township are required to be licensed. Dog license forms are on the website or in the office. If purchasing a dog license when paying your taxes, a separate check is required for the license. The fee is $10.00 spayed/neutered and $15.00 unaltered. If mailing in a dog license and fee, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope, license will not be returned with it. The Town of Albion has adopted Dane Counties Animal Control Ordinance. Dog owners must keep their dogs in their own yard or leashed. Fines for ordinance violations will be enforced if necessary and can be costly.
Regular monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Albion Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. Public is encouraged to attend. Planning Commission meetings are scheduled as needed. Meetings and agendas will be posted on the Town’s Website: www.townofalbionwi.com and 4 physical locations: Albion Town Hall, Albion Town Office, Edgerton Piggly Wiggly, and Oberg’s Bar.
BUILDING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR NEW STRUCTURES, ADDITIONS, REMODELING, REPAIRS, WINDOWS, SIDING, ROOFING, DECKS, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND HVAC. Forms are available on our website. Please call Steve Kittleson at 608-445-9715 with questions.
Minimum Property Maintenance Code Ordinance – This ordinance was established to ensure the Town is kept enjoyable for everyone. It is designed to protect the health, safety and quality of life for the residents, visitors and businesses. The most common violations are grass is not maintained, obnoxious growth, motor vehicles that are unlicensed, bushes/trees that need to be trimmed back from the roads, tires in the yard and unsightly items being stored in the yard. Citations will be issued if necessary.
Park Pavilion and Town Hall Rental: To rent either of these you can call Julie. The cost for the Park is $75.00 for a resident of Albion and 100.00 for non-Albion resident. The cost of the Town Hall is 100.00 for a resident of Albion and 125.00 for non-Albion resident. Also we have a $100.00 deposit that is paid at time of rental and refunded if everything is cleaned up and in good shape.
The Renegades 4H Club – If anyone is interested in joining please contact Jesse at 608-751-3452 for more information.
Next election for town officials will be held April 4, 2017. The Town Chairman and Two Supervisors are up for election.
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