Spring Elections

In the Town of Spring Valley 79 electors voted in the Spring Primary for Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. All absentee ballots were issued at the Clerk’s office, and no provisional ballots were issued.

The next election will be the Presidential Preference and Spring Election on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.  The Town polling place is in the Orfordville Fire Station meeting room at 173 N. Wright Street, Orfordville, WI 53576. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Absentee voting begins in March. Please contact the Town Clerk, Julie Gerke at (608) 897-5092 or svclerk@ckhweb.com to vote by absentee ballot.

The PHOTO ID LAW IS IN PLACE. Please have your photo ID available when you vote by absentee ballot or arrive at the polling place.  Election day registration is available.  Contact the Town Clerk or visit https://myvote.wi.gov/ for more information on voting and elections.


Recycling Drop Off Rescheduled

The recycling collection that was scheduled for last Saturday, Jan. 9th, has been rescheduled to this Saturday, Jan. 16th from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.

If you prefer you can drop your recycling off at Advanced Disposal’s operational site (formerly Rock Disposal) at 2301 W. B-R Townline Rd., Beloit, weekdays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:oo p.m.  Just stop at the office to confirm your Spring Valley residency.

Please continue to check this Spring Valley website for Town information including up-to-date news, meetings, elections, and contacts.  Forms and other resources will be added in the coming months.


2016 Budget approved –

The Town of Spring Valley tax levy was approved by a meeting of the Town Electors on Monday, November 23, 2015.  The Proposed 2016 Budget had been discussed at a public hearing that same night, and was subsequently approved by the Town Board at their December 14, 2015 meeting.

You can see the complete 2016 Budget under the “Government” tab, attached to the Nov. 23rd Budget Hearing items on the “Agendas and Minutes” page.


Property Tax bills

Your property tax bills were mailed out on Friday, December 4, 2015.  If you have not received your bill please contact the Town Treasurer Janet Hillison at (608) 289-3902.

Please notice the newsletter enclosed with your tax bill.  One of the important messages to note is that tax payments are made through the Rock County Treasurer, NOT the Town Treasurer!  You can click on the tax newsletters below for information about convenient tax payment methods, dog licensing, and recycling.

2015 Newsletter- Recycling & Elections        Tax Letter 2015 Payments & Dog licenses


JOB OPENING – BUILDING INSPECTOR

Building Inspector Wanted – 

The Town of Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin has an immediate opening for a part-time Wis. UDC certified Building Inspector.

Duties include enforcement of the Town Zoning Ordinance and the State of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code, plan review, fee collection, the issuing of permits in conjunction with the Planning & Zoning Committee, record keeping, and inspection of buildings for compliance.

Must be able to assist residents with their permit questions; coordinate with the Town Clerk; serve as an ex-officio member of the Planning & Zoning Committee, and report to the Town Board as needed.

Zoning Ordinances can be viewed on our website, www.townofspringvalley.com.  For any further information please contact the Town Clerk.

Resumes may be submitted to the Town Clerk by Friday, January 8, 2016, by mail to: Town of Spring Valley, 5656 S. Nelson Rd., Brodhead, WI 53520; by e-mail to: svclerk@ckhweb.com; or dropped off in person by appointment.

Julie Gerke, Clerk
Town of Spring Valley
(608) 897-5092


Planning & Zoning meeting

The Town of Spring Valley Planning & Zoning Committee will hold its November meeting on

Monday, Nov. 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at the Orfordville Fire Station, 173 N. Wright Rd.