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Rutland Center Church
Church Renovation Done
Annual Report
Church website

Oregon Area Historical Society
Sign for Anthony Branch Public Fishery Area

Drawing proposed Town Hall Proposed Town Hall Building Project

Updated Information
Reconvened Annual Meeting
to vote on proposed new Town Hall:
September 9, 2014

Doors open for Registration at 6 pm

radio tower
Radio Tower Petition Information

• Brad Czebotar, McFarland Village President: Board believes station would bring significant benefits to the area
• Jon Hochkammer, Mayor of Verona, WI: Supports building of tower because of significant positive impacts
• Dale Burke, Oregon Police Department: Has the potential to be a valuable addition for each of our public safety entities
• Gregory Leck, Stoughton Police Department: Both this tower and radio station would be a great public safety asset
• Donna Bradley, Alliant Energy: This installation will not cause any stray voltage issues.
• Clifford Groth, Broadcast Engineering Service: Stray voltage on farm not caused by radio transmitter
• Thomas & Kelly Bethke: The tower would be a complete and total eye sore
• Robert & Janet Krenz: Protect against property devaluation and preserve our agricultural community by denying the petition
• Martin Lamers, Stoughton Fire Department: Supports the tower in the interest of public safety for the 200,000 people that will be served
• Donna Olson, Mayor of Stoughton: Approval of the tower will provide many postive impacts for our smaller communities outside of Madison

Previously published information:
Notice of Public Hearing on proposed rezoning petition
Kevin Shea: FM Antenna Siting and Wisconsin State Law: Local government approval still needed
Kevin Shea: Unconstitutional statute that limits local government
Kevin Shea: Proposed rezoning and CUP: statute should be overturned by the courts
Jessica Hutson Polakowski: Tower request not in compliance with County and town ordinances and state statute
Michael Screnock: Cover letter from Magnum Communications lawyer re memo discussing new state law affecting tower
William White and Michael Screnock: Memo from lawyers explaining how new state law affects proposed Magnum tower
• Question regarding potential of ice falling from proposed tower
     Email cover letter from Magnum Communications lawyer
     Report with comments on proposed tower from broadcast engineer
     Letter from Portage re tower near their wastewater treatment plant
     Letter from Sauk County Sheriff's Office re tower on Hwy 33
     Letter from Columbia County re tower on local highways

Oregon Observer Article: "Radio tower debate returns to spotlight"
Engineering statement prepared for Dane County
Staff Report: Dane County Zoning and Land regulation Committee
Application and background materials prepared for Dane County Zoning and Land Regulation committee
Building Permit graphic New Building Permit Fees to Take Effect

The new Building Permit Fee Schedule that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2014 is now available on line along with printable Building Permit Application form.
Building Permit Fee Schedule
Building Permit Application form

Current Information:
• August 12, 2014: Partisan Primary
• November 4, 2014: General Election
All elections to be held
at the Town Hall, 785 Center Rd.

Town of Rutland Representatives
Wisconsin Legislature
    Senate District 15
    Timothy Cullen
  Assembly District 43
    Andy Jorgensen
United States Senate
    Tammy Baldwin
   Ron Johnson

U.S. Representative
    Mark Pocan

Meeting Dates
• Planning Commission
    August 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

• Town Board
    August 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

• Planning Commission
    September 2, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

• Town Board
    September 3, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

• Reconvened Annual Meeting
    September 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Town Board Minutes
   • May 6, 2014
   • May 12, 2014
   • May 28, 2014
   • June 3, 2014
   • June 12, 2014
   • July 1, 2014

       2014 Minutes Archive

Little Free Library
Now at Town Hall
Little Free Library
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