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.
NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING – Effective Wednesday, February 28, 2018
All Town of Albion roads will be posted with an “12 Ton” weight limit effective Wednesday, February 28, 2018 and remain in effect until further notice.
NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
TOWN OF ALBION – April 3, 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an election is to be held in the TOWN OF ALBION, County of Dane, State of Wisconsin, on the Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
the following offices are to be election to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term for all offices is for two years beginning on April 17th, 2018.
Town Board Supervisor Thad Andrews
Town Board Supervisor Jeff Lehnherr
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2017, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Nomination papers shall be signed by not less than twenty (20), no more than one hundred (100) electors of the township.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Nomination papers may be picked up at the Clerk’s office at 620 Albion Road, Edgerton, WI from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
The Town of Albion website address is townofalbionwi.com
E-mail address is [email protected]
Office Hours: M-TH 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Office is closed on Fridays, except December 22 & 29, and all Fridays in January for tax collection. Hours are 9:00 to noon.
Chairman – Robert Venske – 884-4842, Cell 608-774-4842
Supervisor - Thad Andrews – 212-8467
Supervisor – Bruce Hudson – 751-6656
Supervisor - Abigail Staff – 774-0816
Supervisor – Jeff Lehnherr – 436-3808
Clerk/Treasurer - Julie Hanewall
Building Inspector - Steve Kittleson
Road Crew - Andy Decker and Josh Axcell
Assessor – Accurate Appraisal, LLC 1-800-770-3927
TOWN OFFICE - 620 Albion Road, behind Town Hall, Edgerton
Phone (608) 884-8974 Fax # (608) 884-2130
Tax Collection Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Fridays: 9:00 - Noon Additional Hours: Open by appointment only. Tax collection will begin on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Town Office. This building is handicap accessible. TAXES SHOULD BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, PAYABLE TO THE TOWN OF ALBION. Please put your phone number on the check. The Town has a lock box in the back of the building you can also put tax payments in. January 31, 2018 is the deadline for paying 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 to April 15, 2018. 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 – Please keep your bins off of the paved roadway.
Your 2018 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
E-Waste will be Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Town Hall.
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: 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 3, 2018. Two Supervisors are up for election.
Happy Holidays from the Town of Albion
Monday to Thursday
Friday - CLOSED