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 PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board for the Town of Albion located in Dane County, Wisconsin, will hold a public hearing on whether or not to adopt a Final Resolution vacating and discontinuing the described portions of various Town roads, located within the Town of Albion. The Town roads in question and the portion thereof to be vacated are more particularly described on Exhibit 1 attached hereto and incorporated herein. The public hearing will be held before the Town Board for the Town of Albion on August 6, 2019, commencing at 7:00 p.m., at the Albion Town Hall located at 620 Albion Road, Edgerton, Wisconsin. The public hearing is for the purpose of allowing public input on whether or not the Town Board should adopt a Final Resolution vacating and discontinuing the portions of the Town roads as described on Exhibit 1.
A copy of the proposed Final Resolution is available by contacting the Town Clerk during regular business hours at the following location:
Julie Hanewall, 620 Albion Road, Edgerton, Wisconsin
All of a road locally known as Haugen Road located in the NE ¼ of the SE ¼ and the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 1, Township 05 North, Range 12 East, Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, beginning approximately 280 feet westerly of the East line of said section 1, along the centerline of Aarback Road; thence running northerly approximately 900 feet to the termination of said road.
All of a road locally known as Johnson Road located in the NE, NW, SW, and SE ¼s of the NW ¼ , and the NE and NW 1/4s of the SW ¼ of Section 18, Township 05 North, Range 12 East, Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, beginning in the centerline of County Trunk Highway A, approximately 75 feet southerly of the SE corner of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of said section 18; thence running northerly approximately 2250 feet to the termination of said road.
All of a road locally known as Olstad Drive located in the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 29, Township 05 North, Range 12 East, Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, beginning on the centerline of Bliven Road approximately 25 feet westerly of the NE Corner of said section 29; thence running southerly approximately 730 feet to the termination of said road.
All of a road locally known as Rockne Road located in the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 12, Township 05 North, Range 12 East, Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, beginning on the centerline of Craig Road approximately 920 feet easterly of the S 1/4 Corner of said section 12; thence running approximately 1000 feet northerly to the termination of said road.
All of a road locally known as Trulson Trail lying in the SE¼ of the NE¼ of Section 19, Township 05 North, Range 12 East, Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, beginning on the centerline of Oak Drive approximately 1140 feet northerly of the E 1/4 Corner of said section 19; thence running westerly approximately 770 feet to the termination of said road.
All of a road known as Thronson Road N lying in the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 3, Township 05 North, Range 12 East,
All of a road known as Thronson Road S lying in the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 3, Township 05 North, Range 12 East,
Excepting all That:
LOCATED IN THE SW ¼ OF THE NW ¼ AND IN THE NW ¼ OF THE SW ¼ OF SECTION 3, T.5N., OF THE 4TH P.M., TOWN OF ALBION, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN.
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: Commencing at the West 1.4 Corner of said Section: thence S89 45’
LOCATED IN THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 AND IN THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 3, T.5N., R.12E., OF THE 4TH P.M., TOWN OF ALBION, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN.
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: Commencing at the West 1/4 Corner of said Section; thence S89°45’42”E along the East-West Centerline of said Section, 357.41 feet to the place of beginning for the land to be herein described; thence N26°28’24”E 46.45 feet; thence N4°35’27”E 43.48 feet; thence S89°45’42”E 49.64 feet; thence S4°35’27”W 35.62 feet; thence S89°45’42”E 879.70 feet to the East Line of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of said Section; thence S0°47’47”E along said East Line, 49.51 feet to said East-West Centerline of said Section; thence N89°45’42”W along said East-West Centerline, 896.18 feet; thence S26°28’24”W 16.72 feet; thence N89°45’42”W 55.18 feet; thence N26°28’24”E 16.70 feet to the place of beginning.
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.
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: May 4, and June 1, 2019, September 7, October 5, and November 2, 2019 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
If anyone needs sandbags and sand, there is a pile at Oberg's bar on Ligouri Rd.
The Town of Albion website address is townofalbionwi.com
E-mail address is [email protected]
Tax Collection Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 to 3:00 Will also be open on Friday Dec 21 and 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, 2018 and Jan 1, 2019. The Town has a lock box in the back of the building you can also put your tax payments in. TAXES SHOULD BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, PAYABLE TO THE TOWN OF ALBION.
Chairman – Robert Venske – 884-4842, Cell 608-774-4842
Supervisor - Pat Tesar - 608-884-8400, Cell 608-770-8400
Supervisor – Lawrence Beck - 279-8128
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
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, 2018 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, 2018 to April 15, 2019. 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 2019 calendar is enclosed. Please Note: Wednesday pickups will now be Mondays Starting January 7, 2019. 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 14, 2019 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 2, 2018. Two Supervisors are up for election.
Happy Holidays from the Town of Albion
Monday to Thursday
Friday - CLOSED