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 735 (2019)
Town Of Perry Updates:
Notice of Election
Town of Perry
February 18, 2020
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
February 18, 2020, Spring Primary
Village of Mount Horeb & Blue Mounds
Towns of Springdale, Perry, Blue Mounds, Cross Plains, Primrose & Vermont
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 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 13, 2020.
THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2020. THE DEADLINE FOR VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020.
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 18, 2020 THE DAY OF THE ELECTION. BALLOTS WILL NOT BE COUNTED IF THEY ARE RECEIVED AFTER 8:00 PM 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
For additional information, please see the Absentee Voting page on the town’s website.
HERITAGE CIRCLE PAVER PROJECT
~ Opportunity to order a personalized paver ~
Friends of the Perry Parks are taking orders for personalized, engraved pavers for the Heritage Circle Paver Fundraising Project, to be located in the Town of Perry Hauge Historic District Park. The Heritage Circle project is open to anyone. By purchasing a paver, you will join others who have helped support the protection and preservation of the Hauge Log Church Historic site.
For details on the project, order forms and photos, please see: Heritage Circle Paver Project
UNITED STATES CENSUS
APRIL 1, 2020
The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. It’s in the Constitution: Article 1, Section 2, mandates that the country conduct a count of its population once every 10 years. The 2020 Census will mark the 24th time that the country has counted its population since 1790.
The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community – for health clinics, fire departments, schools, roads, and highways.
By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding:
- By phone.
- By mail.
For information on what questions will be asked, who is to be counted, and why your answers matter, visit: https://2020census.gov/en.html
Dane County Zoning Ordinance
The Town of Perry Board signed the Resolution to Adopt the Comprehensively Revised Dane County Zoning Ordinance on May 14, 2019.
A certified copy of Resolution 2019-01 was filed with the Dane County Clerk on May 15, 2019.
CURRENT zoning district fact sheets
NEW zoning district fact sheets
Dane County also has an interactive mapping tool that shows both the current and proposed zoning for any parcel in Dane County: enter your property address in the upper right magnifying glass, or zoom to the desired location. Clicking on any parcel allows you to see detailed parcel information, as well as the proposed zoning district fact sheets. You can also switch to the aerial mode by clicking on the base map icon in the lower right corner.
If you have any questions, please contact Dane County Planning and Development at (608) 267-4115.
New VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ~ TOWN OF PERRY PARKS
The Friends of the Parks of Perry are looking for volunteers to help with projects in the Town of Perry’s parks.
A number of projects have been initiated by the Friends Group and the Perry Parks and Open Space Committee with the approval of the Town Board. For a complete list, see Volunteer Opportunities 2019.
Please contact Town of Perry Board member Mick Klein Kennedy, Park Supervisor and President of the Friends of the Parks of Perry, for further information on how and when you can help:
Email: email@example.com Phone: 437-3662
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