Nomination Procedure For Running For Village Offices

The procedure for becoming a candidate for local office in the Village of New Glarus is by use of Nomination Papers.  The Spring Election will have the Village President and three Trustees up for election.  Click HERE for information on the procedure and how to obtain a "Candidate Packet". The candidate can begin collecting signatures of qualified electors beginning December 1, 2016 and must file papers with the Village Clerk by 5 p.m. on January 3, 2017.

The Holidays in New Glarus


Alternate Side Winter Parking

Alternate-side Winter Parking begins November 15, 2016 and ends March 31, 2017.  This requires anyone parking a vehicle on a village street to park on the even side of the street on even days and on the odd side of the street on odd days, which is enforced between 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.  This means you should park on the side of the street where houses have even numbers on the even days and vice versa.  Click HERE for more information regarding alternate-side winter parking or if you have any questions please contact the New Glarus Police Department at (608) 527-2145.

Leaf Pick-Up

The Village will again be using the leaf vacuum and Public Works will begin picking up leaves as weather permits the week of October 17th and will continue to pick up leaves through November 30, 2016.  Please rake only leaves (grass and branches cannot be vacuumed up) into the gutter area for pickup with the leaf vacuum.  The compost dumpster will continue to be at the Village Garage for disposal of yard/garden waste.  Please Note:  Bagged leaves will not be picked up.

NO BURNING of leaves will be permitted.

FINAL BRUSH PICK UP: Please note curbside brush pickup has been completed for this season, and will resume again in April, 2017.

Electronics Collection by Madison Area Rehabilitation Centers

Join MARC for their next Collection Event on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Madison at 3939 Lien Road. Click HERE and HERE for more information. 

Bid Request - Street Tree Pruning & Removals

The Village of New Glarus will receive sealed bids for street tree pruning and removal services for 2017.  Click HERE to download specific bid information.

Bids will be received at the Village Clerk’s Office, 319 2nd Street, New Glarus, WI until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

 The Village reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technicality, and to accept any Bid which it deems advantageous.  All Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 60 days after the time set for opening Bids. Successful bidder will be required to provide certificate of insurance prior to bid award.

Residential Revaluation

The Village's Assessor, Gardiner Appraisal, has begun the revaluation process of residential properties within the Village.  The revaluation will be completed in June, 2017.  The Village Assessor will have personnel in the Village taking photos of residential properties and will be sending out cards to all property owners to arrange a time to view their property.  Personnel will have identification with them and their vehicle will indicated they are with the Assessor's Office.  If you have any questions, please contact the Village at 527-2510.  Additional information can be found at:


A revaluation of property within the Village of New Glarus is scheduled to be completed for the 2017 assessment year.  The project will begin in September of 2016 and will be completed in the Summer of 2017.

An assessor or the assessor’s staff is able to enter the land or construction site, other than a building, agricultural land or pasture, or a livestock confinement area, of another if all of the following apply:

1. The assessor or the assessor's staff enters the land in order to make an assessment on behalf of the state or a political subdivision.

2. The assessor or assessor's staff enters the land on a weekday during daylight hours, or at another time as agreed upon with the land owner.

3. The assessor or assessor's staff spends no more than one hour on the land.

4. The assessor or assessor's staff does not open doors, enter through open doors, or look into windows of structures on the land.

5. The assessor or the assessor's staff leaves in a prominent place on the principal building on the land, or on the land if there is not a principal building, a notice informing the owner or occupant that the assessor or the assessor's staff entered the land and giving information on how to contact the assessor.

August 11, 2016

Lynne R. Erb, Clerk-Treasurer

Alkaline Battery Recycling in Village Hall Library

Through a partnership with the New Glarus School RoboKnights program, Team "Trash Tech", a group of middle-schoolers have organized a collection program for the recycling of used alkaline batteries.  The collection tube for the used batteries is located in the Village Hall lobby near the front door.  A special thanks to the middle schools for their hard work on this project and to the generous donations from local businesses.  For more information, please click HERE.

Village Beginning Update to Comprehensive Plan

The Village is undertaking a 10-year update to its Comprehensive Plan.  The Plan is a long-range guide to the physical development of New Glarus, establishing an overall vision along with direction related to economic development, land use, downtown, community facilities, road, trails and parks, and other components.  The Village welcomes your input in the Plan update process.  You can learn more HERE.






New Glarus was established as a Swiss Colony in 1845 and incorporated as a Village in 1901. The Village has retained its Swiss charm with Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals and Swiss delicacies. The Village is located in beautiful Green County in south central Wisconsin. We are just 28 miles south of Madison and 17 miles north of Monroe on State Highway 69.


  319 2nd Street
    PO Box 399
    New Glarus, WI 53574

(608) 527-2510

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed