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:

Public Health Madison & Dane County
Releases Amendment to Emergency Order

Public Health Madison & Dane County released Order #9, which goes into effect on September 2, 2020.  See our news release for more information.

The amendment allows for in-person instruction for students in any grade with a disability and/or an Individualized Education Program (IEP) who, due to their unique needs, may need to receive in-person instruction under 34 CFR Secs. 300.320-300.324 and Wis. Stats. Sec. 115.78(2).

Public and private school buildings and grounds remain able to open for in-person instruction of students in grades K-2, with precautions. Students in grades 3-12 are still required to begin the school year virtually.

The Alliant Energy Center Community Testing Site has been extended and will be open until at least October 3.

Notice of Town of Perry
Board of Review
Perry Town Hall
10084 County A
Teleconference – 425-585-6272       access – 394-722-206  #
Thursday, October 1, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2020 Board of Review, full notice


Town of Perry
Town Hall
10084 County Highway A
Absentee Voting and Voter Registration
WI §5.84, 6.02, 6.28, 6.29

Absentee Ballot Drop-off Only

Thursday, October 1st       7:00PM to 9:00PM

Tuesday, October 13th      7:30PM to 10:00PM

In Person Absentee Voting, Registration and Ballot Drop-off

Tuesday, October 20th        7:00PM to 9:00PM

Thursday, October 22nd         7:00PM to 9:00PM

Saturday, October 24th           8:00AM to 12:00 Noon

Monday, October 26th        5:00PM to 7:00PM;  Public Test – Electronic Voting Equipment – 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday, October 28th  5:00PM to 7:00PM

                  Saturday, October 31st        8:00AM to 12:00 Noon

by Mail or by Appointment:
Town of Perry Clerk Mary Price
1004 State Hwy 78          Mount Horeb, WI  53572
Tel. 608-437-4553   Fax: 608-437-4553    mlprice@mhtc.net


          The Town of Perry will accept bids for sealcoating on certain Town roads in 2021.  Contractors interested in bidding should contact Town Patrolman Mark Eastman at 608-444-6242 for more information.

Single Sealcoat
(20’ wide, 1’ gravel shoulder on both sides)

Spring Valley Dr, at E Perry Center Rd towards Sutter Rd             872 ft
Perry Center Rd, at Spring Valley Dr towards Albert Haag Rd     456 ft

          Sealed bids should be mailed or delivered to the Town Deputy Clerk, Stephanie Zwettler, 9730 County Rd A, Mt. Horeb, WI  53572, to be received by 5:00 PM, October 12, 2020.  

Bids will be opened at the Town Board meeting to be held on October 13, 2020 convening at 7:30 PM.  The Town Board might award the contract at this meeting or might meet to award contracts at a later date, to be determined at the October 13 Town Board meeting.                         

The Town of Perry reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any technicality in any bid, and to accept any bid deemed to be most advantageous to the Town of Perry.

Town of Perry
Declaration of Emergency
renewed and extended through October 14, 2020

Article on Town of Perry’s court case as ruled by the Wisconsin Supreme Court

“No Private Cause of Action to Compel Towns to Construct Roads to Meet Wis. Stat. 82.50 Standards”
written by Attorney Mark Steichen
Municipal Law Newsletter, March/April 2020, pg 2

~ 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

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


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