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.
TOWN OF ALBION OPEN BOOK
The Town assessors, Accurate Appraisal, Inc., will hold OPEN BOOK at which time taxpayers can examine the assessment roll and discuss assessments at the Albion Town Hall, 620 Albion Road on Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-770-3927 to make an appointment.
Please note that, upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact Julie Hanewall at the Town Office, 620 Albion Road or telephone 608-884-8974.
Julie Hanewall, Clerk/Treasurer
The Albion Road construction project will start the week of May 21, 2018. We anticipate a minimum of inconvenience; culverts in need of replacement will be replaced for each property owner (if you have a culvert). You may lose the use of your driveway temporarily four to six hours. You will be notified prior to this happening. If you have any landscaping (flowers, decorative, etc.) they need to be removed before construction begins, they will not be replaced.
Thank you for your consideration of this matter, if we all work together there should be minimal inconvenience.
Any questions or concerns, please contact Chairman Bob Venske at 608-774-4842 or Andy Decker at 608-751-6154.
Lake Drive Rd Closure
Please be advised that starting June 4, 2018 Lake Drive at both sides of I39/90 will be closed until further notice(for bridge demo). If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Rock Road Companies at 608-752-8944.
ATTENTION ALBION RESIDENTS
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 5, 2018, June 2, 2018, September 1, 2018, October 6, 2018 and November 3, 2018 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.
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 - Ken Westby - 290-1299
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