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:
Online Voter Registration on My Vote Wisconsin Extended to March 30
for the April 7 Election Only. Learn More
- Information about about County Operations.
- Social distancing and minimizing travel can have a major impact in delaying the epidemic. Dane County is encouraging people to conduct business with County Departments via phone and email, where possible. Using prevention, we can slow the spread of the disease and protect the most vulnerable.
- Please monitor Public Health Madison & Dane County’s website (https://www.publichealthmdc.com/health-services/partners-providers/resources-by-disease/coronavirus) for more information.
- If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Town of Perry
RECYCLING CENTER RE-OPENING PLAN*
Hours: Saturdays, 8:00 A.M. to Noon
Effective: March 23, 2020 – until further notice
- Limited Entry – no more than 10 Town residents (not 10 vehicles) will be admitted to the Recycling Center at one time.
- Entrance to the Recycling Center will be controlled by Town employees.
- One person per vehicle can exit the vehicle to unload (unless another person is needed to assist unloading).
- Town residents should adopt Social Distancing – 3 feet to 6 feet apart outdoors.
- Town residents should not engage in unnecessary visiting or conversations in the Recycling Center.
- Town residents should leave the Recycling Center immediately to allow access for the next residents.
The Town of Perry Declaration of Emergency was ratified on March 16, 2020. All Town meetings and activities will preserve social distancing of 6 feet between attendees and will follow all other public health recommendations issued by the WI Dept. of Health Services and Centers for Disease Control.
*approved by Town Board March 23, 2020.
Town of Perry Notice
Classified Ad – Town Road Patrolman
The Town of Perry seeks applicants for Town Road Patrolman – a fulltime position. CDL required. Responsibilities include: operating and maintaining snowplows, mowers, graders and tractor; welding and mechanical repairs; brush cutting and tree removal; road repairs, building maintenance, etc. Please mail resume to Town of Perry Chairman Roger Kittleson, 387 County Road H, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572 by April 14, 2020.
Town of Perry Notice
Classified Ad – Additional Recycling Center Attendant
The Town of Perry seeks an additional Recycling Center part-time attendant to direct and assist Town residents at the Daleyville Recycling Center on Saturday mornings – 8:00 AM-Noon; and additional seasonal hours. Starting salary – $15.00 per hour, negotiable. Please apply to the Town of Perry Chairman Roger Kittleson, 387 County Rd H, Mount Horeb, WI, 608-523-4379 or 608-438-7249 by April 14, 2020.
Town of Perry Notice
Town of Perry Town Hall
10084 CTH A
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Public Test – Electronic Voting Equipment
Election Inspector training
*Based on the Town of Perry Declaration of Emergency, ratified March 16, 2020, all Town meetings will preserve social distancing of 6 feet between attendees and will follow all other public health recommendations issued by the WI Dept. of Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control.
Mary L. Price, Clerk
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
April 7, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election
Town of Perry
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election 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, and who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.
TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR MUNICIPAL CLERK.
*ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR MAILING UNTIL MARCH 18.
You must submit your request in writing, whether it be by email, letter, or filling out the request form. Your written request must list your name, voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and the date of the election(s) you are requesting your ballot for. 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 to 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, APRIL 2, 2020.
SPECIFIC IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING TIMES ARE STATED BELOW FOR EACH MUNICIPALITY, STARTING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2020 AND ENDING AT 5 PM FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 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 APRIL 7, 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:
Mary Price, Clerk
1004 State Hwy 78
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
Absentee Voting by Appointment
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
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