Open Book and Board of Review
Open Book will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom at Village Hall, 319 2nd Street, New Glarus WI 53574. Open Book allows property owners who wish to dispute their assessment a time to meet with the assessor to discuss concerns they may have on the assessment of their property. If the property owner is unable to resolve their concerns with the Assessor at Open Book, they have the option of appearing at the Board of Review.
Board of Review is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Village Hall Boardroom, 319 2nd Street, New Glarus, WI 53574. Anyone wishing to file an appeal on your property assessment and appear at the Board of Review must provide the Board of Review (BOR) clerk written or oral notice of your intent, under state law (sec. 70.47(7)(a), Wis. Stats.). They must also complete the entire Objection to Real (or Personal) Property Assessment. These forms as well as the Department of Review Guides on the appeal process can be found HERE.
Questions can also be directed to Clerk Lynne Erb at 527-5973 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earth Day - Recycling
Earth Day was April 22, 2018. Recycling is a great way to celebrate Earth Day every time we put out the weekly trash. Pellitteri Waste Systems wants to remind residents of the importance of basic recycling standards.
As our local service provider and the recycling sorting facility operator, it is their job to help our community keep the trash out of the recycling stream and thus keep our local recycling systems strong.
How do we keep the trash out of the recycling stream?
‘Back to the Basics’: Contamination rates at the recycling material recovery facility are increasing. Pellitteri has noticed that well-intentioned residents are putting things that they think should or could be recycled in the bins:
Residents should only put approved recyclables in their recycling cart. For a current recycling list please visit http://www.pellitteri.com/articles.jsp?id=1145.
Recycling carts with any visible trash or non-recyclables in them will be tagged with a notice of non-pickup due to contamination and not serviced.
2018 Arbor Day
The Village of New Glarus has proclaimed April 27, 2018 as ARBOR DAY, with Friday, May 4, 2018 as the 22nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting day for the Village. The Village Board urges all citizens to support efforts to care for our trees and woodlands and to support our community forestry programs and encourages citizens to plant trees to gladden the hearts and promote the well-being of present and future generations.
The Village of New Glarus is proud to have been recognized as Tree city USA by the National Arbor day Foundation and desires to continue its tree-planting ways,
Anyone interested in participating in the May 4th planting day for the Village can contact Village Forester, Paul Jennrich at email@example.com or the Village Clerk’s Office at (608)527-3677 for additional information.
DEA National Rx TAKE BACK DAY is Saturday, April 28, 2018! The Village of New Glarus has a drug collection drop box located in the lobby of the New Glarus Village Hall that was donated by the Monroe Clinic Foundation. The public is welcome to dispose of unwanted or expired medications in the drop box anytime the Village Hall is open. Please do not deposit any liquids, syringes or infectious waste into the drop box.
Storm Drain Cleaning
Storm drains and ditches catch rainwater run-off from Village maintained streets. The Village Public Works crew works through the year to clear storm drain catch basins to prevent blockages that may lead to road flooding during snow melt and large rainfalls. This includes street sweeping in the spring and fall vacuuming in the fall.
We ask residents to keep an eye on the storm drains near their residences, and contact the Village Public Works Department at 608-527-2097 during regular office hours or 608-558-5773 on evenings or weekends, if you notice any debris that needs to be cleared. Please do not dispose of leaves, grass clippings, or any other debris in the storm drains or drainage ditches!
Substance Abuse Workshops
The Belleville Area Cares Coalition is sponsoring a life changing event regarding substance abuse that will inform, educate and save lives. The event will be held at the Belleville High School Auditorium, 635 W. Church Street, Belleville WI 53508. Click on the brochure below for more information and how to pre-register for this FREE event.
May 9, 2018 (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) Wake Up Call - Stairway to Heroin Educational Series
Summer Recreation Programs
Online Registration is now open for the 2018 Pool and Recreation Programs. Click HERE to begin the registration process.
The Village of New Glarus is looking for lifeguards for the 2018 season. Click HERE for more information and employment application.
Refrigerator & Freezer Recycling
Focus on Energy is offering FREE refrigerator and freezer recycling and a $35 reward per appliance recycled (limit 2). To qualify for the program, your units must be in working condition and must be 10 - 30 cubic feet in size (mini fridges are ineligible). Schedule your FREE appliance pick up at Focusonenergy.com or at 1-800-354-1898.