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.
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TOWN OFFICE - 620 Albion Road, behind Town Hall, Edgerton
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Phone (608) 884-8974 Fax # (608) 884-2130
Tax Collection Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Additional Hours: Open Saturday, January 30th 2016 from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. or by appointment. I will also be open on December 24th and the 31st until noon. Tax collection will begin on Monday, December 21, 2015 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, 2016 is the deadline for paying 2015 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, 2015 you are entitled to a Lottery Credit, if you do not have a lottery credit, please notify the clerk’s office.
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.
WINTER PARKING REMINDER: There is no parking on Town Roads from November 1, 2015 to April 15, 2016. 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 – Rock Disposal has been bought by Advanced Disposal. Your 2016 calendar is enclosed. Your pick up days have not changed. The non-shaded weeks will be your recycling weeks. 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. The Town of Albion has adopted Dane Counties Animal Control Ordinance. Dogs must be licensed in the Town of Albion. 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. We will no longer be publishing the monthly meetings.
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 $50.00 for a resident of Albion and 75.00 for non-Albion resident. The cost of the Town Hall is 75.00 for a resident of Albion and 100.00 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 5, 2016. Two Supervisors are up for election.
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