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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 735 (2019)

Town Of Perry Updates:


Town of Perry
2020 Tax Collection Information
Tax bills were mailed on December 11, 2020.

  • The first installment of your property tax bill or full payment (optional) is due on January 31, 2021.  Payments received on or before December 31, 2020, will be posted as paid in 2020.
  • Payment by mail is preferred. Please include the bottom portion of the tax bill with your check, payable to “Town of Perry.”
  • If a receipt is desired, also include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
  • NOTE:  Tax collection for in-person payments will be at the Perry Town Hall, not at the Treasurer’s residence this year due to COVID.

Tax Collection Dates:
Sat, Dec. 26, 9-11 am
Sat, Jan. 30, 9-11 am

Dog Licenses:
– Must include the rabies vaccination certificate, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope; the certificate will be returned with the license(s).
– Make a separate check payable to “Town of Perry” in the exact amount.
– Fees:  $15.00 (spayed/neutered dogs), $20.00 (un-spayed/non-neutered dogs)

For questions, please contact Town Treasurer, Stephanie Zwettler, at 608-832-6747 or sszwettler@tds.net.  To search property information by the owner, address or parcel, please visit Access Dane.


Town of Perry
PUBLIC NOTICE
Sand/Salt for Driveways

As a courtesy to our residents, there is a sand/salt mixture pile available inside the Town Garage’s salt shed for Town of Perry residents to pick up a bucket or two for their driveways only.  Commercial operators are not allowed to take this mixture.  Your cooperation is appreciated.
For larger quantities to be delivered, questions, or additional assistance, please contact the Town Patrolman at 608-444-6242.


VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
February 16, 2021, Spring Primary
Town of Perry 

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 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 28 consecutive 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 election.  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.

You may also request an absentee ballot online by going to MyVote.wi.gov.

THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M., ON THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE ELECTION – FEBRUARY 11, 2021.

THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2021.  THE DEADLINE FOR VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021.

ALL VOTED BALLOTS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE MUNICIPAL CLERK SO THE BALLOTS CAN BE DELIVERED TO THE PROPER POLLING PLACE BEFORE THE POLLS CLOSE ON FEBRUARY 16, 2021 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
Tel: 437-4553
mlprice@mhtc.net


Public Health Madison & Dane County Notice
New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Released

Public Health Madison & Dane County has released a new COVID-19 data dashboard that contains more than sixty data elements, including trends in age, race and ethnicity, hospitalizations, and vaccinations, specific to Dane County.

The dashboard is available at https://publichealthmdc.com/coronavirus/dashboard.


Free Flu Shots!
Free Drive-Through Flu Clinic at Alliant Energy Center

Open to all Dane County adults and children 6 months and older,
regardless of health insurance status.

Flu Shot Clinic Information

For additional information, please see the press release on the
Public Health Madison & Dane County 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


New VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ~ TOWN OF PERRY PARKS
April 2019

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: mick@wisconsinlandscapes.com Phone: 437-3662


 FREE FIREWOOD AVAILABLE

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

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

Mick Klein Kennedy    cell: 608-843-3297