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VILLAGE OF WYOCENA

165 East Dodge Street, PO Box 913, Wyocena, WI 53969-0913

(608) 429-2349

Website: http://villageofwyocena.com                    E-mail:  [email protected]

CAUCUS NOTICE: The village caucus will be held not sooner than January 1st and not later than January 22nd for the April 2, 2019 election.  Notice of the caucus will be posted at the village hall, post office, United Coop, and on the village website. The following offices are up for election: Three (3) Village Trustees – Incumbents: Kyle Hendrickson, Carolyn Schroeder, and Rusty Shiradelly. (1) Village President - Incumbent Paul Crary. All terms are two (2) years. You must be nominated at caucus to have your name on the ballot.

WATER SOFTENER:  Wyocena Wastewater chloride discharge levels have been elevated. Please check your water softener for proper regeneration.

HELP IMPROVING YOUR HOME: The Village of Wyocena has a Community Development Block Grant for Housing Rehabilitation.  The funds will be loaned at 0% interest to eligible households for home repairs.  Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis.  There is no cost to fill out an application and all information submitted is strictly confidential. Please contact Sue Koehn at the Housing Program Office at 800-552-6330 for more information or to receive an application.

WELCOME TO THE WYOCENA PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 165 EAST DODGE STREET: Stop in and meet your new director, Tracie Miller.  Make a New Year's resolution to sign up for a FREE library card and take advantage of all the services and materials that we offer or just come in and visit while using our FREE wireless access.  New programs and activities will be coming soon. Check our website, www.wyocenalibrary.org for current hours and announcements.

ALTERNATE PARKING: To help with clearing snow from village streets, alternate parking is in effect until April 15, 2019. Please park on the even or odd side of the street (based on house numbers) matching the date after Midnight. Vehicles should be parked on the appropriate side of the street by 1:00 AM and until 6:00 AM.  If possible, the best solution is to park off the street.

SNOW REMINDER: Do not blow or shovel your snow into the street! Please clear snow away from any fire hydrant near your home or business. This will help the Fire Department in case of an emergency.

CHRISTMAS TREE PICK UP: Public works pickup trees during the month of January, weather permitting.

2019 RECYCLING SCHEDULE:  The recycling schedule is also listed on the Village website.

January 2nd, 15th, & 29th February 12th and 26th         March 12th and 26th                April 9th and 23rd

May 7th and May 21st      June 4th and 18th                July 2nd, 16th, and 30th            August 13th and 27th     

Sept. 10th and 24th            October 8th and 22rd           Nov. 5th and 19th                     Dec. 3rd, 17th, and 30th    

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING:  Garbage is collected in the brown container each Tuesday and recycling is collected in the blue container every other Tuesday. Recycling items do not need to be separated by type. Please continue to place containers at least three feet apart at the curb, no later than 6:00 AM the day of collection, but no earlier than 6:00 PM the night before. Remove container from curb after collection.

LARGE ITEM PICKUP:  The Village will have large item removal on April 30th and October 15, 2019.

OFFICE HOURS FOR TAX COLLECTION: Office hours are Monday –Thursday, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.  The Village Office will be closed Thursday, December 20th - Tuesday, December 25th and December 31st and January 1st.  There is a drop box located under the display case, by the Dodge Street entrance, for payments. All payments deposited in the drop box before 7:30 AM on Wednesday, January 2nd will be recorded as paid December 31, 2018. If you would like a receipt please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment. Cash payments are discouraged in the drop box.

WE NEED YOU: The Wyocena Bureau of Fire is looking for volunteers to join the fire department. Interested candidates please pick up an application at the Wyocena Clerk’s Office, 165 East Dodge Street.

SUPPORT YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT: Beginning in January, fire department members will be selling a limited number of $10 raffle tickets. Winning tickets will be drawn during the Brat Fry at the fire station, 284 South Columbus Street, on Memorial Day; you do not need to be present to win. Contact a fire department member for more information.

ORDINANCES: Village ordinances may be viewed at www.villageofwyocena.com or during regular office hours at the clerk’s office, 165 E Dodge Street. Please remember: Dogs & cats are required to be licensed each year.

ANIMALS AT LARGE: Ordinance number 7.06 prohibits animals from running at large within the Village. Each violation of this ordinance is subject to a fine. Please maintain control of your pets at all times and do not feed stray animals. Feeding strays encourages the animals to stay and could lead to more animals being attracted to the area.

LICENSES EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31ST.  Dog and cat licenses are available now for 2019. No license will be issued without proof of a current rabies vaccination. The cost is $8.00 per animal if spayed or neutered and $10 if not. A $5.00 late fee per animal is added beginning April 1, 2019. If you are requesting a dog or cat license either by mail or by leaving your information in the drop box, please complete this form and submit it with a copy of the proof of rabies from your veterinarian’s office, payment made payable to the Village of Wyocena, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Landlords please share this information with your tenants.

This form is not necessary if applying in person.

DOG AND CAT LICENSE APPLICATION

IF YOU OWN ANY DOGS OR CATS please return your license fee, proof of rabies shot, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and this completed form to the local Treasurer. If you no longer own an animal that was licensed in 2018 please check box, sign and return to the local Treasurer.

OWNER’S NAME:  ______________________ ANIMAL’S NAME: ___________________________

ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________________

PHONE NUMBER: ___________________________ THIS IS A (CIRCLE ONE):  DOG          CAT

(PROOF OF RABIES SHOT MUST BE INCLUDED.  SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAP. 174 OF THE STATUTES,

  AND SUCH PROVISIONS AND REGULATIONS AS MAY AT ANYTIME BE IMPOSED BY THE STATE OF WISCONSIN).

 

 

TYPE

 

FEE

 

BREED

 

COLOR

RABIES SHOT DATE GIVEN

RABIES SHOT DATE EXPIRES

VACCINE MFG.

SERIAL NUMBER

NEUTERED MALE

 

$8.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MALE

 

$10.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPAYED FEMALE

 

$8.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEMALE

 

$10.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[  ]   I DO NOT CURRENTLY OWN AN ANIMAL.   _________________________  _____________

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