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TOWN OF PERRY
10084 County Highway A
Mount Horeb, WI  53572

Located in the southwest corner of Dane County, the Town of Perry is thirty-six square
miles of gently rolling hills with abundant wildlife and rural beauty.  (map)

Named in honor of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry,
Naval Commander in the War of 1812

Population 737 (2017)

Town Of Perry Updates:


VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
February 20, 2018 Spring Primary

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 for the Spring Primary may request to vote an absentee ballot.  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 10 days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.

TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE BALLOT YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING.

 Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also request an absentee ballot by letter.  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.  YOU MUST ALSO PROVIDE YOUR PHOTO ID.

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.

You can also personally go to the clerk’s office, complete a written application, and vote an absentee ballot.  YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR PHOTO ID TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT.

THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M., ON THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE ELECTION, FEBRUARY 15, 2018.

THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018.  THE DEADLINE FOR VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018.  NO IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING MAY OCCUR ON A WEEKEND OR LEGAL HOLIDAY.

ALL VOTED BALLOTS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE MUNICIPAL CLERK SO THE CLERK CAN DELIVER THEM TO THE PROPER POLLING PLACE BEFORE THE POLLS CLOSE ON FEBRUARY 20, 2018 THE DAY OF THE ELECTION.  BALLOTS WILL NOT BE COUNTED IF THEY ARE RECEIVED AFTER 8:00PM ON ELECTION DAY.

To obtain an absentee ballot send a written request to:

Town of Perry
Mary Price, Clerk
1004 State Hwy 78
Mount Horeb, WI  53572
Absentee Voting by Appointment
Tel: 437-4553    Email:  mlprice@mhtc.net


PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION INFORMATION

Tax bills were mailed on December 14.

Real estate taxes are payable in two installments – the first payment of 50% (but not less than $99.99) is due on or before January 31, 2018 and payable to the Town of Perry; the second payment is due and payable to the Dane County Treasurer on or before July 31, 2018.

Payment by mail is preferred, but payments can also be made in person on Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 9-11am, and Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9-11am.

For a tax receipt, please submit the entire bill and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  No receipt will be sent without these items.  If a receipt is not needed, return the bottom portion of the bill with your check.  The tax receipt is not valid until your check has cleared all banks.

 2018 DOG LICENSE COSTS

  • All licenses expire on December 31, 2017 and must be renewed no later than March 31 of the following year.
  • Fees are $10 for spayed or neutered dogs; $15 for unspayed or non-neutered dogs.
  • To obtain a license, mail each of the following items to the Town of Perry Treasurer:
    1.  Current rabies vaccination certificate for each dog, which will be returned with your license(s).  Service invoices are not acceptable proof; veterinarians will provide a vaccination certificate.
    2.  Check made payable to “Town of Perry” with self-addressed, stamped envelope in the exact amount.     

 

For additional information, please visit the Property Taxes page, or contact Stephanie Zwettler at 832-6747, or by email at sszwettler@tds.net.


FREE FIREWOOD AVAILABLE

Firewood available from the trees that were cut
down at the Hauge Historic District Park.

Please contact Royce Nelson or Mick Klein Kennedy
for the availability and location of the wood.

Royce Nelson               cell: 608-444-6242

Mick Klein Kennedy    cell: 608-843-3297