News & Notices

Notice of Township Revaluation

March 18, 2019

Town of Star Prairie

Notice of Township Revaluation

 

A revaluation of property assessments in the Town of Star Prairie shall occur for the 2019 assessment year. The approximate dates of the revaluation notices being sent to property owners is expected to be in September of 2019. Please also notice that the Assessor has certain statutory authority to enter land as described in Sections 943.13 and 943.15, Wisconsin Statutes. 

 

The ability to enter land is subject to several qualifications and limitations, as described within the foregoing statutes. Copies of the applicable statutes can be obtained at public depositories throughout the State of Wisconsin, and from the State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau website (www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/stats.html) or a copy may be obtained from the municipal clerk upon payment of applicable copying charges.

 

Michael Burke

Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Star Prairie

 

Dated this 18th day of March, 2019

 

Notice to Star Prairie Residents

February 18, 2019

NOTICE TO TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE RESIDENTS

Town residents may submit a written or electronic request to the Town Clerk to be placed on a list of residents who will be notified of any ordinance amending the Town’s Comprehensive Plan which may affect the allowable use of any such residents’ property(ies) within the Town. The notice will be provided to any resident making such request at least thirty (30) days prior to the public hearing to take comments on any such ordinance amending the Town Comprehensive Plan.

Written requests shall be mailed to:

Mike Burke

Town of Star Prairie Clerk/Treasurer

2118 Cook Drive

Somerset, WI 54025

 

Electronic requests shall be emailed to:

[email protected]

 

The request may specify whether the resident would like to receive notice by regular mail or electronic mail. It is the resident’s responsibility to provide an accurate and current address at which to receive such notice and to notify the Town Clerk/Treasurer of any change to the address provided. Residents requesting notice by first class mail may be charged the reasonable cost incurred by the Town to provide the notice by that means.

 

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT – SPRING ELECTION APRIL 2, 2019

February 18, 2019

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

SPRING ELECTION

APRIL 2, 2019

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day 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 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

 TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING

 Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a 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 include a copy of an acceptable form of Photo ID.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.

 THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019.

 Note: 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 regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

 You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

                                 

Township of Star Prairie 

2118 Cook Drive,

Somerset, WI 54025

Monday – Thursday 9 AM to 5 PM 

Michael Burke, Clerk                                                                                                                                                              

                                                         

THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS MARCH 12, 2019.    

 

THE LAST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019.

 

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

 

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on April 2, 2019. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted. 

 

Public Test of Voting Equipment for the April 2nd Spring Election

July 17, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE TESTING ELECTRONIC VOTING EQUIPMENT FOR THE April 2, 2019 Spring Election, State of Wisconsin St. Croix County According to Wis. Stats. 5.84(1) Testing Equipment, the electronic voting equipment must be tested at a public meeting. The DS200 and Expressvote electronic voting system which utilize automatic tabulating equipment will be tested on the following dates: There will be a public test of the township’s voting equipment on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. at 11 a.m.  The test will take place at the Star Prairie Township Town Hall, 2118 Cook Drive, Somerset, WI. The public is welcome to attend.   Mike Burke, Clerk