2018 Tax Bills

The 2018 tax bills, payable in 2019, have been mailed.  If you do not receive yours, contact Town Treasurer Janet Hillison at (608) 289-3902. 

Payments are made to the Rock County Treasurer, not the Town of Spring Valley.  

See Spring Valley’s 2018 tax newsletter for information on payment options, dog licenses, and recycling:



2019 Proposed Budget Meetings

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 starting at 6:00 p.m. three budget and town tax levy related meetings will be held at the Orfordville Fire Station meeting room, 173 North Wright St., Orfordville, WI 53576.

Notices and/or agendas can be viewed through the Minutes & Agendas tab.

November 6, 2018 Election

The next election will be the general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Orfordville Fire Station, 173 N. Wright Street in Orfordville.

Wisconsin voter information can be found at https://myvote.wi.gov/.  Questions and absentee voting requests can also be directed to the Town Clerk, Helen Melin, at (608) 897-5092, or svclerk@ckhweb.com

The deadline to request to vote absentee by mail is Nov. 1, 2018; Nov. 2, 2018 for in-person absentee voting.  All in-person absentee voting in the Town of Spring Valley is by scheduled appointment.  Please note that the voter ID law is in effect when applying for an absentee ballot. 

June 11, 2018 Board Meeting agenda

The June 11th Town Board meeting agenda was published incorrectly in the June 6th Independent Register.  The correct agenda can be seen by clicking on the meeting under ‘Calendar of Events’ on right side of the home page.  The meeting will include the appointment of a town clerk to finish out the current term.

Building permit applications

Building permit applications are available from the Town Building Inspector, Bill Newcomb.

He is also available to answer your permitting questions.

(608) 289-2628.  

2018 Open Book and Board of Review

Letters to property owners who have changes to their assessment have been mailed.  You can contact Grota Appraisals at (262) 253-1142 if you have questions on your assessment.

Open Book will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Orfordville Fire Station. Open Book is the opportunity to discuss your property’s assessed value with the town assessor in an informal setting. Appointments are not necessary.  Please see the official notice under the "Minutes and Agendas" tab.

The Board of Review will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 12:00-2:00 p.m., also at the Fire Station.  Please see the official notice under the "Minutes and Agendas" tab for information on how to appear before the board.

Monthly Recycling Drop Off

Spring Valley’s recycling drop-off is the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. – noon in the parking lot of the Rock County Public Works Garage just north of Orfordville on Hwy. 213.  Upcoming dates are:  – January 12  – February 9  – March 9, 2019.  

You do not need to sort your recyclables, but there are some rules to follow.  Here is some more information: https://townofspringvalley.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018-Newsletter-Recycling.pdf 

Thank you for keeping materials out of the landfills, and helping your Town continue receiving its recycling grant from the State of Wisconsin!

2018 Annual Town Meeting of Electors

The annual town meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. At the annual meeting, as with any town meeting of the electors, the voting-eligible residents of the town make motions and vote on the meeting items. 

The annual meeting will be followed by a public hearing for a conditional use permit, and then the regular April town board meeting.  

April 3, 2018 spring election

141 votes were cast in the Town of Spring Valley for the April 3, 2018 election. 

Election results data can be found on the Rock County Clerk’s web page at http://www.co.rock.wi.us/countyclerk-election-information#election-results.