Special Election

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

June 15, 2021 – Special Partisan Primary

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN WRITING or ONLINE AT MYVOTE.WI.GOV

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov.  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  Proof of identification must also be provided.  You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov. 

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail:

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is: 5 pm on the fifth day before the election, June 10, 2021.

Note:  Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person:

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

City of Watertown                                                                                           

Clerk Elissa Friedl                                                                                          

106 Jones St. / PO Box 477                                                                         

Watertown, WI 53094                                                                                    

elissaf@cityofwatertown.org                                                                        

920-262-4007

8 am to 4:30 pm June 1-4 & June 7-9

8 am to 5:00 pm June 10-11

Town of Emmet                                                                                              

Clerk Deb Carlson                                                                                         

W6777 Second Street Rd.                                                                            

Watertown, WI  53098                                                                                   

920-285-3459                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Lowell                                                                                             

Clerk Sandy Pocius                                                                                       

105 N. River St. (Village Hall)                                                                      

PO Box 397 (mailing)                                                                                    

Lowell, WI  53557                                                                                          

920-927-5700                                                                                                 

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Shields

Clerk Susan Johnson

N1662 Wood Rd. (mailing address)

Watertown, WI  53098

920-261-7154

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Ixonia

Clerk Nancy Zastrow

W1195 Marietta Ave. / PO Box 109

Ixonia, WI  53036

920-261-1588

7:30 am to 4:30 pm June 1-3

7:30 am to 12:30 pm June 4

7:30 am to 4:30 pm June 7-10

7:30 am to 12:30 pm June 11

Town of Lebanon

Clerk Debbie Behl

N1738 Cty Rd R / PO Box 24

Lebanon, WI  53047

920-925-3522 or 920-988-8726

By appt only**

Sunday, June 13 is the last day to vote in this municipality only

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: June 1, 2021

**The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: Friday, June 11, 2021 unless otherwise indicated

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

The Municipal Clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

Dated at Watertown, Wisconsin, this 13th day of May, 2021.                                     

BLOCK AD — PUBLISH: Tuesday May 18, 2021.

Jefferson & Dodge County Clean Sweeps

Dodge County Clean Sweep Link Above

Jefferson County Clean Sweeps (Call to pre-register)

Jefferson County Fair Park | 503 N. Jackson Avenue | Jefferson

City of Watertown Street Department | 811 S. First Street | Watertown

  • September 17th, 2021 – 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
  • September 18th, 2021 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 

City of Whitewater Public Works Complex | 15- E. Starin Road | Whitewater

  • October 1st, 2021 – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p .m. 

Click on Images for Details:

Brochure 2021 Page 1
Brochure 2021 Page 2

Latex Paint Recycling Image
Accepted Hazardous Waste

Appliance and Electronic Recycling Events

Appliance and Electronic Recycling Event Flyer 2021

Jefferson County Fair Park

  • Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Unwanted Prescription Drop Off

Medication & Prescription Drug Disposal
  • All year round. Check poster for times and locations

Dodge County Clean Sweep

THE 2021 DODGE COUNTY CLEAN SWEEP COLLECTION IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST, 28TH.

Clean Sweep programs provide the public with opportunities to safely and legally dispose of unwanted pesticides, household products and chemicals. This program collects, treats, stores, or disposes of waste in an environmentally safe method through a licensed hazardous waste facility. Hazardous wastes can usually be identified by products which contain any of the following words:  caution, warning, danger, poison, toxic, ignitable or flammable, acid, corrosive or reactive.

All residents of Dodge County are invited to participate. Farms and businesses are asked to pre-register so as the waste disposal company can accommodate their needs.

CLEAN SWEEP GUIDELINES-Prepare for Social Distancing COVID-19

  • Do NOT pack material in the back seat of your vehicle
  • Keep like materials together & place in cardboard boxes
  • We will NOT return cardboard boxes used to transport items to the collection
  • You must stay in your vehicle at all times
  • Put all items in your trunk or as close to the hatchback as possible
  • For social distancing purposes, we will NOT accept or unload any items in back seats that are directly behind the driver’s seat
  • Materials should be properly identified with their original labels
  • DO NOT MIX materials together
  • Unknown materials can be brought in, but Dodge County and its hazardous waste disposal contractor reserve the right to refuse any material

ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD MATERIALS

Brake FluidPaint StripperFluorescent TubesWindow Cleaner
Transmission FluidThinnerMercury ThermometersOven Cleaner
Carburetor CleanerSpray Paint Aerosol CansMercury and Lithium BatteriesMildew Cleaner
Engine CleanerEnamel PaintMercurySpot Remover
Old gasAcrylic PaintsLyeNail Polish Remover
Gun Cleaning FluidOil metal-based PaintLinseed OilAir Freshener
Swimming Pool ChemicalTurpentineMoth Balls
GluesLead-based PaintPerfume Bottles
Dry Cleaning FluidLacquer
Furniture Polish/Floor PolishVarnish
Silver PolishContaminated Fluid

MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED

  • Latex Paint
  • Human Medical & Biological Wastes
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Explosives
  • Ammunition, Fireworks, etc.
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Tires
  • Fertilizer
  • Anti-Freeze
  • Compressed Cylinders

Agenda May 10, 2021

Board Meeting            May 10, 2021  7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   May 7, 2021   

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondents.
    1. 2021 WTA Convention, October 10-12th
    1. DC Sheriff’s Office
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. TO-Shields Roadside Clean Up
    1. Dodge County Unit WTA Meeting, 4/21/21
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. Open Road Bids
    1. Liquor Licenses mailed out.
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Open Book, May 10, 2021 @ 5-7pm
    1. Board of Review, May 24, 2021 @ 5-7pm
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.   Next month’s meeting date June 14, 2021, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall

Annual Board Meeting

Town of Shields Annual Meeting

April 27, 2021 @ 7pm

Held at Emmet Town Hall

            Posted: April 1, 2021

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Annual Meeting Minutes from April 23, 2020
  3. 2020 Annual Report
  4. Reports
    1. Roadside Clean Up, April 24, 2021
    1. Watertown Rural Fire Department report
    1. Plan Commission
    1. Recycling Transfer Site
    1. 2020 Road Report
  5. New Business
  6. Miscellaneous
  7. Public Comment
  8. Next year’s meeting date; April 26, 2022, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

April 12, 2021 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   April 12, 2021                         7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.

3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor McFarland to accept the report as read and seconded by Supervisor Johnson. Motion Carried.

4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson; Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondents.

a. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved temporary 41’by 40’ Conex (storage container) with a roof.  At W7961 Marten Road for Matthew Kadinger.

b. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved new structure home, deck, garage, and driveway. At N301 Vel Road for Thomas Behling.

c. DCLR & PD sent notice of a resurfacing of existing deck and adding a new 16’ by 16’ deck adjacent to existing deck. At N850 Walton Road for Robb and Christine Bender.

d. Dodge County Unit Meeting will be held in person starting April 21, 2021 at the Dodge County Administration Building, Juneau at 7:30pm. The board is invited to attend.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Rural Fire Report for February was 1-EMS run to the township. The Waterloo Fire report was not ready at meeting time.

b. Chairman Jones attended by zoom the WTA District Meeting held on March 22, 2021. A three-panel attorney was available. Discussion took place on local road weights, WI Fire /EMS requirements for funding and volunteer recruitment.

c. The 2021 Notices of Assessment have been sent out. “Open Book” meeting will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 5-7pm. This meeting is for answering any questions you have. Please call the clerk to set up a time at 920-261-7154. Board of Review will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 5-7pm. This meeting is to challenge your assessment, you must attend Open Book to be able to attend this meeting. If you did not receive a 2021 Assessment Notice or have any questions, please call Assessor P. Joseph Plasil at 920-261-6006.  

 7. Old Business.

a.  A new Waste Management Service agreement has been put in place for 2021-2024 with a yearly review. We are right now having; 2 single streams recycle dumpsters at a cost of $170 and 3 garbage dumpsters at a cost of $240 plus fuel, environmental RCR, and administration costs totaling $581.01 per month.
b. Dodge County survey and Mapping Specialist sent an email noting that the submitting to the Town of Shields the dedication of NE corner of Section 26-9-14 of Walton Road. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept this new proposal for the NE corner of Section 26-9-14 of Walton to be dedicated to the Town of Shields. (Legal Description of the Dedication will follow) this will rescind the 1999 survey map, and Peter McFarland seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor.

8. New Business.

a. Road Bids were discussed and will be tabled until the May 10th Board Meeting.

b. Appointment of Clerk/Treasurer. Chairman Neale R. Jones made a motion to appoint Susan Johnson current Town of Shields Clerk as Clerk/Treasurer for a term of 3 years and a salary to yet be determined. Supervisor Peter McFarland seconded; motion carried all were in Favor. Supervisor Ron Johnson Abstained.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. The Town of Shields Board wanted to recognize Treasurer Sue Nampel for her 14 years of service to the Town Board. Thank You for all you did for the town collecting taxes, issuing dog tags, monthly treasurer reports and keeping up to date with all that came along via the internet and attending all the board meetings. We sure appreciate all that you have done over the years. We hope you and Gary enjoy your retirement. You will be missed.

10. Public Comment-

a. The 15th Annual Roadside Clean Up for the Town of Shields will be held on April 24, 2021 from 8-2pm at the Transfer site. You can stop by and pick up garbage bags, water bottles and a cooking in appreciation for cleaning up the roadside ditches where you live. The Town of Shields does such a nice job every year! Weather permitting come and join the fun!

b. Annual Meeting will be held on April 27, 2021 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

All are welcome to attend.

11. Next month’s meeting date; May 10, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:29pm and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned. Sue Nampel commented “Hell Ya”

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

April 12, 2021 Agenda

Board Meeting            April 12, 2021  7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   April 8, 2021   

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1. DCLR & PD Land Use Permit-Matthew Kadinger addition.
    1. DCLR & PD Land Use Permit-Thomas Behling new home.
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. WTA District Meeting (March 22)
    1. Schedule Open Book and Board of Review
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1. Waste Management Update
    1. Road Dedication
    1.  
  8. New Business

      a. Road Bids

      b.

  • Miscellaneous
    •  
  • Public Comment
    • 15th Annual Roadside Clean Up TO-Shields-April 24, 2021
    • Annual Meeting, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 meets 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    •  
  • Next month’s meeting date May 10, 2021, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

April 6, 2021 Spring Election

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the Spring Primary Vote will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in the Town of Shields, Dodge County the following polling place locations will be used for the wards indicated:

                     Location                                                                              Wards

Town of Emmet, W6777 Second St. Rd.                                           Ward 1

ALL POLLING PLACES WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

                                                       Susan Johnson

                                              N1662 Wood Road

                                                   920-261-7154

March 8, 2021 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 8, 2021                         7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:01pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.

3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, with one correction, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the report as read and seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.

4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson; Supervisor McFarland made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences.

a. Board of Review training will have to be done by board members this year to stay in compliance. The clerk is waiting for instructions from the Department of Revenue. Noted by the board.

b. GEC sent some correspondence from General Engineering Company (GEC). The letter is intended to formally notify the TO-Shields of the changes in the Commercial Electrical permitting and inspection process for all municipalities. As of March 1st GEC, is under contract with the State of WI Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), to issue all Commercial Electrical Permits, and perform all Commercial Electrical Inspections within your municipality, as was previously performed by DSPS. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for December was 0-Fire Run, 0-EMS, 2-MVA,0-Hazcon to the township. The totals for the township for 2020 is 0-Fire Runs, 10-EMS calls, 5-MVA and 0-HAZCON. January 2021 there were 2-EMS runs. The Waterloo Fire report was no runs to the Township in December.

7. Old Business-None to report

8. New Business.

a.  The Board will review the town roads on March 26, 2021 at 10 am.

b. Clerk Johnson presented an updated Bank Signature Resolution to the board. With Sue Nampel Retiring the signatures required will change from three (3) to two (2).

Supervisor McFarland made a motion to accept “Resolution for Bank Signatures 01-2021” and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried, all were in favor.

c. Quotes for the Transfer Site Recycling are being gathered and tabled until next month’s board meeting.

d. Update from Chairman Jones, the electric box for the Transfer Site is being installed, the next step is the installation of video cameras and We Energies for the electricity. Surely this will help with the unlawful dumping that happens at the site.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. Spring Election will be held on April 6, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall, the Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. Any questions please call the clerk.

b. A CHANGE in the Annual Meeting date. The new date is April 27, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7pm.

c. The Annual Spring Roadside Clean Up will be on April 24, 2021 at the Transfer Site. Garbage Bags and Water bottles will be available for people who will be cleaning the ditches in front of their properties.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; April 12, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor McFarland called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:03pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson