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TOWN OF RUTLAND OPEN BOOK
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
The Town of Rutland Open Book will be held at the Rutland Town Hall, 785 Center Rd., on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Open Book is an informal meeting with the assessor to ask questions and review assessment records. Property Owners are encouraged to attend this Open Book to verify the assessment of their property.

Published July 9, 2015        Dawn George, Clerk

TOWN OF RUTLAND BOARD OF REVIEW
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015 6:00 P.M.
785 CENTER ROAD
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Rutland, Dane County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, starting at 6:00 p.m., at the Rutland Town Hall, 785 Center Road, Stoughton WI 53589.

Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the board of review and procedural requirements if appearing before the board:
  1. No person will be allowed to appear before the board of review, to testify to the board by telephone, or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the assessor to view the property.


Major 2014 Town Projects and Activities
  1. A building committee was formed with 7 representatives from the board and planning commission, clerk, treasurer, and 5 residents.
  2. The radio tower petition was presented
  3. The new addition to the Rutland Center Cemetery was platted and named the Anthony Addition
  4. Brooklyn Fire Department was incorporated.
  5. Annual meeting in April and September. Attendance 150 and 200 respectively.
  6. Roadwork--Starr School, reconstruct. Seal coat of Bigelow, Old Stone, W. Rutland, Oak Ridge. Culverts placed on Windmill
  7. Dale Beske, Town Chair, resigned. Jeanette Walker, Supervisor, appointed to complete the term.
  8. Mark Porter, Planning Commission Member, appointed to fill Jeanette Walker's Supervisor term.
  9. Implements of Husbandry--no action which is going with state guidelines.
  10. Joint meetings continue with the Oregon Fire/EMS and Quad Towns
  11. Focus On Energy. New energy efficient lighting was installed in all town buildings. Cost $1500. After grants, the town paid $588.
  12. Salt shed was approved at November meeting
  13. Mueller property on Hwy 138 was rezoned to allow a landscaping business.
  14. Upgrades to town hall include new garage door panels, back entry door, and gutters
  15. The 2014 Annual Report is now included in the navagation section on the left side of this homepage.
Special note--the contract for the construction of a 40 x 50 sand/salt shed was awarded to Wood Construction on Monday, April 20, 2015. There were three sealed bids submitted. Tim Wood, owner of Wood Construction, was the low bidder and is a resident in the Town of Rutland. Construction will be completed by fall to accept delivery of sand and salt.
Current Information:
The Collection Center will be open regular hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on July 4th.

2015 SPRING ELECTION

Proposed State Budget
to Affect Local Assessment

Background Info and Town Board Resolution

In the Oregon Observer:
'One of the finest'Dale Beske leaves Rutland Board
Click here to see the article about Dale Beske's retirement published on October 9.


Town of Rutland Representatives
Wisconsin Legislature
    Senate District 15
    Janis Ringhand
  Assembly District 43
    Andy Jorgensen
Link to his recent "Capitol Update" where he discusses current legislative issues.
United States Senate
    Tammy Baldwin
   Ron Johnson

U.S. Representative
    Mark Pocan

Meeting Dates
• Planning Commission
    July 6, 2015
• Town Board
    July 7, 2015
• Town of Rutland Open Book
    July 21, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
• Town Board of Review
    July 28, 6:00 p.m.
• Planning Commission
    August 3, 2015
• Town Board
    August 4, 2015

Town Board Minutes
   • Nov. 25, 2014 Hearing
   • Jan. 6, 2015
   • January 20, 2015
   • Feb.3, 2015
   • Mar.3, 2015
   • April 9, 2015
   • April 20, 2015
   • April 21, 2015
   • May 5, 2015
   • June 2, 2015

       2014 Minutes Archive


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