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.
The Town of Albion is accepting bids until Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. for used "as is" play equipment that was removed from the Albion park earlier this year as follows:
1. The swingset with slide. Will include the structure, swingseats, chains and all hardware.
2. The Arched climber. Will include structure and all hardware. (A portion of this was damaged when removed.
The Town acknowledges the equipment does not meet current safety standards for public play spaces and that there is "No warranty expressed or implied. Equipment must be removed by November 19, 2020.
HELP KEEP OUR PARK SAFE DURING COVID-19 BE FOLLOWING THE STEPS BELOW
Physical "SOCIAL" distancing of 6-feet is still required per Public Health Madison & Dane County Consider wearing a face-covering. When visiting out park, please bring your own hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and/or gloves.
Due to COVID-19 and the increased cleaning and sanitizing protocols, the decision was made to keep the restrooms CLOSED for the remainder of the season. Also, we will not be renting the Pavilion or Town Hall until further notice.
Picnic tables are "COMMON TOUCH POINTS." If you use them, we recommend wiping them down with a sanitizing cloth first and using hand sanitizer when you are done. Wash your hands when you get home.
Playground equipment and other park furniture are NOT being sanitized at this time. Trash/Recyclables will be removed weekly.
ATTENTION ALBION RESIDENTS
The Albion Collection Center will be closed on May 2 due to COVID19.
The Albion Collection Center, 69 Goede Road, will be open for the collection of brush (branches, limbs, etc.) and compostable yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, garden wastes and prunings, etc.) The Collection Center will be open on the following first Saturday’s of the month: June 6, September 5, October 3, and November 7, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you have any questions, you can call the Town office at 608-884-8974.
Albion Town Board
We have a new representative for the Stoughton Senior Center. His name is Murl MacKinnon, phone#608-873-8585. He will be in the Albion Town Hall monthly. If you would like to meet with him please call and make an appointment. Click on the links tab, then on Stoughton Senior Center and see all it has to offer.
If anyone needs sandbags and sand, there is a pile at Oberg's bar on Ligouri Rd.
TOWN OF ALBION
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
Tax Collection Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 to 3:00. Will also be open on Friday Dec 27 and Sat. Dec 28, and all Fridays in January for tax collection. Hours 9:00 to noon. or by appointment – 608-884-8974. Office will be closed on Dec. 24, 25 and Dec 31, 2019 and Jan 1, 2020. The Town has a lock box in the back of the building you can also put your tax payments in.
Chairman – Robert Venske – 884-4842 Assessor – Accurate Appraisal, LLC
Cell- 774-4842 1-800-770-3927
Supervisor – Bruce Hudson – 751-6656
Supervisor – Pat Tesar – 770-8400 Planning Commission
Supervisor - Abigail Staff – 774-0816 Kim Olson
Supervisor – Lawrence Beck – 279-8128 Claude Radermacher
Clerk/Treasurer - Julie Hanewall Andy Decker
Building Inspector - Steve Kittleson Kathryn Fosdal
Road Crew - Andy Decker and Josh Axcell Lawrence Beck
TOWN OFFICE - 620 Albion Road, Edgerton Phone (608) 884-8974 Fax # (608) 884-2130
Tax Collection. TAXES SHOULD BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, PAYABLE TO THE TOWN OF ALBION. Please put your phone number on the check. January 31, 2020 is the deadline for paying 2019 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, 2019 you are entitled to a Lottery Credit, if you do not have a lottery credit, please notify the clerk’s office immediately.
***DOG LICENSE – INCREASE 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 $15.00 spayed/neutered and $20.00 unaltered. If mailing in a dog license and fee, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope, license will not be returned without 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.
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, 2019 to April 15, 2020. 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 2020 calendar is enclosed. 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 26, 2020 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.
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 7, 2020. Two Supervisors are up for election.
Monday to Thursday
Friday - CLOSED