In response to the current COVID-19 situation and in accordance with recommendations from Dane County Public Health, social distancing measures are being practiced. Our foremost priority is to protect the health and safety of the Town of Dunn’s residents and employees from coronavirus.
Town services are happening in new ways. Whenever possible, we will assist by email, phone, conference call, or online video meetings. The Town has a drop off/pick-up window for exchange of documents and signatures that are available by appointment. Please call ahead or contact the appropriate staff member by email: staff contact list.
This is a rapidly changing situation and we appreciate your support and understanding during this time.
Early voting is available to town residents between the hours of 2 PM and 4 PM on the following dates:
July 28th - July 31st
August 3rd - August 7th
Early voting is also available by appointment during normal business hours. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Town Hall at (608) 838-1081.
For those who wish to receive a ballot by mail, please MyVote.wi.gov to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. You can also view what is on your ballot, view your absentee ballot request status, or find your polling place by visiting the MyVote.wi.gov site.
If you choose to pay your 2019 real estate taxes in two installments, the second installment due date is July 31, and payment is made to the Dane County Treasurer, which has not changed. (Dane County Treasurer: P.O. Box 1299, Madison, WI 53701-1299). However, in response to COVID-19, the Town of Dunn, together with other municipalities in Dane County, adopted a Resolution allowing the County Treasurer to temporarily waive interest and penalty for tax installments due after April 1, 2020. The County can waive interest and penalty until October 1, 2020. This means that the Town of Dunn property owners who make their second installment payment after the July 31 deadline will not be assessed penalty or interest until October 1, 2020.
Need a Copy of Your Tax Bill or a Tax Payment Receipt?
1. Visit AccessDane at accessdane.countyofdane.com
2. Search for your property on AccessDane. Under the photo of your property, you will see a blue bar labeled “Tax Information.”
3. Print a copy of your tax bill: Click on the “E-Bill” button below the blue bar to open a PDF copy of your tax bill.
4. Print a copy of your tax receipt: Scroll down below the “Tax Information” button and click on click on the “E-Receipt” which is located to the right of the E-Bill button.
The Town of Dunn pier located off of Quam Drive cannot be installed at this time as two of the main support and stabilizing pipes have been taken. These are specialized pieces specifically made for this pier. Any information on their whereabouts would be greatly appreciated.
It seems unlikely the pier will be installed this year. While we understand this is an inconvenience, there are 3 alternative launches on Lake Kegonsa that are available to use - Fish Camp, Pleasant Springs, and Lake Kegonsa State Park.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are conducting the US 51 Corridor Study, from 1-39/90 to US 12/18 (Stoughton to McFarland), to evaluate alternatives that will improve safety, pavement condition, and congestion along the corridor and address the needs of bicyclists and pedestrians where feasible. Please click here to view recent key decision points and upcoming milestones.
The Wisconsin DOT recently selected "Alternative H" as the preferred alternative for the HWY 51 project. More information about this alternative can be found below:
For more information, please contact Jeff Berens, WisDOT Project Manager, at (608) 245-2656 or at Jeff.Berens@dot.wi.gov
Due COVID-19, visits to the Town Hall shall be by appointment only until further notice.
Staff members are available to assist by email or phone
Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM.
Staff contact list
The Town Hall is CLOSED on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.
In addition to these holiday closures, the Town Hall may close when schools close due to snowfall in order to reduce traffic and support snow removal. Call if you are in doubt.
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