Thursday, December 31, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the January 4, 2021 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Village Hall Holiday Hours

Waunakee Village Hall staff will be unavailable to answer calls or make appointments on Thursday, December 31, 2020 (after 12:00 noon) and Friday, January 1, 2021 due to the New Year's holiday. Staff will resume their regular business hours (7:00 AM - 4:15 PM) on Monday, January 4, 2021.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Tax Collection

Village Hall staff can be reached regarding tax payments during office hours as listed below. Call (608)850-6622 or email finance@waunakee.com. Please note the State Bank of Cross Plains in Waunakee also accepts tax payments in their first drive-up lane.

Village Hall (lobby remains closed)
500 W. Main Street

Hours:
Monday through Friday - 7:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Thursday, December 24 - 7:00 AM - Noon
Friday, December 25 - CLOSED
Thursday, December 31 - 7:00 AM - Noon
Friday, January 1 - CLOSED

State Bank of Cross Plains (lobby remains closed)
610 W Main Street

Hours:
Monday through Friday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 24 - 9:00 AM - Noon
Friday, December 25 - CLOSED
Thursday, December 31 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, January 1 - CLOSED

Christmas Tree Collection

When discarding your tree, place it at the curbside or in the alley. Please remove all ornaments, lights and tree stands. Trees in bags, with ornaments or lights, or those that are buried in the snow will not be collected. Collection begins on December 28, 2020 and will continue on days that there is brush pick up.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Weekly Recycling

As of January 1, 2020 the Village will begin weekly recycling. 

For more information click the link below: 

Waunakee Recycling


  

Friday, December 18, 2020

Holiday Trash and Recycling

The holidays are a time for giving, but they can also generate a lot of extra waste. While it’s always better to try to reduce the amount of waste we create, having extra after the holidays is almost inevitable. Below are some guidelines on how to deal with those items.

The following seasonal items can be placed in your blue Pellitteri Recycling cart:
  • Gift boxes
  • Wrapping and tissue paper (NOT the foil-type)
  • Cardboard wrapping paper tubes 
  • Paper greeting cards (NO photo paper please) and gift tags
  • Envelopes
  • Cardboard (flatten, cut down to 4’ x 4’ sections or smaller)
Other items that can be recycled elsewhere:
  • Christmas trees – will be picked up by the Village (does not pertain to private streets) 
  • Christmas lights and electrical cords – drop off at Waunakee Neighborhood Connection - 208 S. Century Avenue
  • Styrofoam – EPS/Styrofoam can be dropped off at Reynolds Urethane Recycling, Inc. located in Madison at 2701 Progress Road. 
Did You Know?  Additional recycling can be placed in a clear garbage bag (available at Ace Hardware) and placed next to your blue recycling cart. Pellitteri will pick this up at no charge with your regular recycling.

Special trash tags can be used for extra garbage that doesn’t fit in your brown trash cart. If you do not have tags. If you need extra bags picked up and you do not have stickers, please call Pellitteri Waste Systems one day in advance of your pickup day to pay for your bags over the phone with a debit or credit card. Bags are $3.00 each (max 32-gallon and less than 50lbs). 608-257-4285


Click the link below for more details:

Trash/Recycling Information

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Holiday Office Hours

Waunakee Village Hall staff will be unavailable to answer calls or make appointments on Thursday, December 24, 2020 (after 12:00 noon) and Friday, December 25, 2020 due to the Christmas holiday. Staff will resume their regular business hours (7:00 AM - 4:15 PM) on Monday, December 28, 2020.

Pellitteri Holiday Pick-Up Schedule

CHRISTMAS - Residents normally serviced on Friday December 25, 2020 will be serviced one day later than their normal pickup day due to the Christmas Day holiday.

NEW YEAR'S DAY - Residents normally serviced on Friday, January 1, 2021 will be serviced one day later than their normal pickup day due to the New Year's Day holiday.

Monday, December 14, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled December 21, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Friends of the Library Crafts for Sale

Looking for some unique gift ideas this holiday season? Although the Friends of the Waunakee Public Library will not be having their annual holiday craft fair this year, the scrappy sewers have been busy creating items that would make great gifts. They are selling tote bags, microwave cozies, flannel pillowcases and face masks. For more information or to place an order, call or text 608-852-6741 or email jelvekrog@gmail.com. All proceeds benefit the library.    

Friday, December 11, 2020

Tax Collection

Due to COVID-19, Village Hall will likely remain closed throughout the tax collection season. Most tax questions can be answered over the phone by calling (608) 850-8500 or by emailing finance@waunakee.com. In addition, appointments can be made during normal business hours by calling the Treasurer at (608) 850-6622. These will generally be limited to taxpayers wishing to pay their taxes in cash or other unique circumstances that cannot be handled over the phone or via email.

Contactless payment options include:

  • Payment by mail (USPS postmark by December 31 will be credited to 2020)
  • Payment via the drop box outside of Village Hall
  • Online payment
  • Payment at the Waunakee Branch of the State Bank of Cross Plains (first drive-up lane only)

Click here for more detailed information on Property Taxes.

Receipt options:

  • Enclose the entire original tax bill and a self-addressed, stamped envelope
  • Use your cancelled check
  • Obtain printed receipt from Access Dane (posted online after 1/1/2021)

Thursday, December 10, 2020

New Joint Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled December 15, 2020 Joint Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

JPC Agenda

New Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the December 14, 2020 Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

Compost Site Closing for the Season

The compost site located at 5211 Highway Q will be closing for the winter season beginning on December 15, 2020. For more information, please click the link below.

Compost Site

Monday, December 7, 2020

Heritage Hills Blasting

The contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear. On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.

Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property. All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:
  • The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181
  • MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards
  • MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training
  • Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43
Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

DJ Dolphin
Olson Explosives, Inc.
(608) 778-8430
ddolphin@olsonexp.com

Tax Bills Coming Soon

Tax bills for the Village of Waunakee are scheduled to be mailed to residents by the end of this week. The statutory deadline for bills to be in the mail is December 21, 2020. More information regarding taxes and payment options can be found on the Village website by clicking the link below.

Tax Information

Friday, December 4, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the December 7, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tree Trimming

The Public Works Department is currently trimming terrace trees in the Kilkenny neighborhood and will then begin trimming in Northridge. Terrace trees will be trimmed throughout the winter. For updates check The Village of Waunakee website or call the Village Garage at 608-849-5892.

Heritage Hills Blasting - POSTPONED

The blasting originally scheduled for today, Friday December 4, 2020 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. has been postponed. Please check social media and the Village website for updates.   

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The contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020.

There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear. On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.

Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property. All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:
  • The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181
  • MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards
  • MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training
  • Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43
Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

DJ Dolphin
Olson Explosives, Inc.
(608) 778-8430
ddolphin@olsonexp.com

Monday, November 30, 2020

Waunakee Police Department December Newsletter

Please click the link below to view the Waunakee Police Department's December newsletter:

December Newsletter

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

December Issue of Horizons

To view the December 2020 issue of the Horizons newsletter, please click the link below:

December 2020 Horizons

Horrible Holiday Sweater Celebration

Saturday, November 28 - Tuesday, December 1

Though we can’t gather in person this year for Waunakee Neighborhood Connection’s (WNC) annual Horrible Holiday Sweater Shuffle 5K fun run, you can still pull out those ugly sweaters and have a great time to help those in our community who are experiencing financial insecurity. Starting this Saturday, November 28th, through Tuesday, December 1st (Giving Tuesday).

WNC will be holding the Horrible Holiday Sweater Celebration, a virtual online event that will raise funds to support vital programs that are currently serving more than 600 of our Waunakee neighbors. 

For more information and to take part, please click on the link:

Horrible Holiday Sweater Celebration


Light the Night with Santa

Friday, December 4, 2020
Village Park
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be coming to town to kick off the holiday season! Join us for this DRIVE-THRU event at Village Park. Take a drive through he park to fancy the Rotary in Lights display and give Santa and Mrs. Claus a wave. Hand your letter for Santa to one of his elves waiting to help as you exit the park.  This is a free event for the entire family to enjoy! Donations welcome.

Cards for Health Care Heroes Campaign

Giving Thanks: Dane County Calls on Community to Join "Cards for Health Care Heroes" Campaign

Families and kids across Dane County are encouraged to color, draw, and write notes of thanks and encouragement to health care workers this Thanksgiving holiday, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to worsen. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced today "Cards for Health Care Heroes," an effort to recognize the tireless and challenging work that thousands of doctors, nurses, specialists, emergency services responders and providers are doing in this community every hour of every day.

"This Thanksgiving, I'm hopeful families will give some thought to what they would say to a doctor or a nurse if they could, and then put those words, colors, and pictures of kindness to paper," Parisi said. "We are a deeply caring community and countless folks have asked me in recent weeks what they can do to help in the midst of this incredibly difficult time. Together, let's do a communitywide simple act of kindness," he added.

Parisi's announcement of "Cards for Health Care Heroes" comes in the wake of an open letter to Wisconsin authored by UW Health that was published on Sunday.

Families can send in their cards by mail to:

Dane County
Room 421
210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Madison, WI 53703

Participants can also submit their cards electronically at https://exec.countyofdane.com/CardsForHeroes

Dane County will collect the cards and distribute them to health care providers in early December.

"This has been a most challenging year, and all of us have sacrificed greatly," Parisi said. "Through it all we have much to be thankful for, including people who get up every day to care for others. To our doctors, nurses, and all medical providers - we are incredibly grateful for you. We hear you. We know you are hurting. We know that we all can do things to help you get through what until now was unthinkable. First and foremost, we want to say thank you."

Monday, November 23, 2020

Final Leaf Pick-Up November 30

Fall leaf collection is currently underway and will end on November 30. Please remember to keep the branches and leaves separate from each other. Both items must be on the terrace in front of your house, not in the road. There will be no leaf pick-up in the alleys and leaves in plastic bags must be removed from the bags before pick-up. Leaves may also be taken to the compost site on County Trunk Highway Q south of the Village.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Pellitteri Thanksgiving Pick Up Schedule

Residents normally serviced on Thursday, November 26, 2020 through Friday, November 27, 2020 will be serviced one day later than their normal pickup day due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Please have carts out by 7:00 AM for collection. Please contact Pellitteri at (608) 257-4258 if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Hours


Waunakee Village Hall staff will be unavailable to answer calls or make appointments on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Staff will resume their regular business hours (7:00 AM - 4:15 PM) on Monday, November 30, 2020.



Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Friends of the Library Crafts for Sale

Looking for some unique gift ideas this holiday season? Although the Friends of the Waunakee Public Library will not be having their annual holiday craft fair this year, the scrappy sewers have been busy creating items that would make great gifts. They are selling tote bags, microwave cozies, flannel pillowcases and face masks. For more information or to place an order, call or text 608-852-6741 or email jelvekrog@gmail.com. All proceeds benefit the library.     






Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Heritage Hills Blasting

The contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear.  On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.

Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property.  All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:

  • The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181
  • MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards
  • MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training
  • Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43

Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

DJ Dolphin
Olson Explosives, Inc.
(608) 778-8430
ddolphin@olsonexp.com

Friday, November 13, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the November 16, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Winter Awareness Week

Wisconsin winters can bring beautiful snowfalls and great opportunities for outdoor recreation. They can also result in dangerously cold temperatures and icy conditions. To help encourage everyone to be prepared for the months ahead, Gov. Tony Evers has declared November 9-13 Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin. Please click the link below to learn more about how you can be prepared for the winter ahead.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

New Joint Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled November 10, 2020 Joint Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

JPC Agenda

New Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the November 14, 2020 Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Village of Waunakee Voter Turnout Update


Of the Village’s 10,178 registered voters, we had a total of 9,462 voters for the November General Election. That is an impressive 93% voter turnout! Of the 9,462 voters - 7,500 were absentee voters and 1,962 in-person voters.

Results can be viewed on the Village’s website by clicking the link below:
November 3, 2020 Election Results

The Clerk’s Department would like to send our heartfelt thanks to the over 75 individuals who helped make the November 3 Election run smoothly and successfully. Without these poll workers, volunteers, and Village staff members we would not have been able to administer this election! If you know someone who worked or volunteered at the Waunakee polls on Tuesday, please take a minute to thank them for their hard work and dedication!

Friday, October 30, 2020

Waunakee Police Department November Newsletter

Please click the link below to view the Waunakee Police Department's November newsletter:

November Newsletter

Thursday, October 29, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the November 2, 2020 Special Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Get Out and Vote!

General Election
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
333 South Madison Street
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM



Sunday, October 25, 2020

Winter Rules and Regulations

To view the Village of Waunakee Winter Rules and Regulations brochure for 2020-2021, please click the link below:

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Public Works Improvements - Week of October 26, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of October 26, 2020, please click the link below:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting & Registration at Village Hall


In-person absentee voting and in-person registration has begun at Village Hall (500 W Main Street)! On our first day of in-person absentee voting (Tuesday, October 20) our Election Inspectors issued over 300 absentee ballots! Voting and registration will take place during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 7 am to 4:15 pm). No appointment is necessary to in-person absentee vote or register. In-person absentee and registration ends at 5 pm on Friday, October 30, 2020. Please note that due to COVID-19 and Dane County Public Health orders, we will also need to limit the number of people in our building at one time to ensure proper social distancing and safety.

Monday, October 19, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the October 21, 2020 Special Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Free Flu Vaccination Clinic - October 24th

 FREE FLU VACCINATION CLINIC

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020

Time: 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Location: Waunakee Community High School (Field House Entrance by Old Library)

The Waunakee Community School District is able to offer flu vaccines to everyone in the WCSD. Thanks to Dane County Health and The Waunakee Community School District Wellness Center we have been able to arrange for 400 flu vaccines that we can provide, free of cost, to all residents within the WCSD.

Please make an appointment by the method below that you qualify for.

1) For those with Children who have Medicaid, anyone who is uninsured, American Indian/Alaska Native, or do not have coverage for vaccines use the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C4CA4A6292-fluvaccine

2) For Adults who are Medicare eligible need to use this link to sign up: https://vaccinemobile.com/.

3) Individuals with insurance – there will be no copays! Please signup using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/.../20F0C4CA4A6292...

We will also need volunteers to help with guiding traffic, cleaning/sanitizing for the medical staff doing the vaccines and handling paperwork to document the vaccinations. If you can help from 8:30 to noon or from 11:30 to 3pm contact Dave Boetcher below.

If you have any questions, please contact Dave Boetcher, WCSD Board of Education President, at (608-334-0462) or via email at david.boetcher@waunakee.k12.wi.us.

Friday, October 16, 2020

National Drug Take-Back Day

Waunakee Police Department
205 N Klein Drive
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Supported by the Wisconsin Department of Justice “Drug Take-Back Day” Campaign and in collaboration with the Waunakee Police Department, the Waunakee Community Cares Coalition will be having a Drug Take-Back Event. You may safely dispose of unused or expired prescriptions which include controlled and uncontrolled substances, over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, creams, non-aerosol sprays, vials, inhalers, vitamins and pet medications by dumping all pills out of pill bottles into a Ziploc bag. Again, this year we have collaborated with MERI to safely dispose of Epi-pens, sharps and needles during this event ONLY. Also, you can dispose of unwanted electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes, juuls and vapes ONLY during this event!

We will be following strict social distancing guidelines – please stay in your vehicles, pull-up in front of the Waunakee Police Department and volunteers will come out to get your items. Please wear your masks and do not forget to ask for a free lock box and/or lock bag to lock up your meds and receive a free mask with our WCCC logo on it.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the October 19, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Public Works Improvements - Week of October 19, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of  October 19, 2020, please click the link below:

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Neighborhood Listening Session via Zoom

Neighborhood Listening Session via Zoom

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Please join Village President Chris Zellner for a Neighborhood Listening Session via zoom on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
The purpose of the listening session is to give Village residents the opportunity to meet informally with Village President Chris Zellner and members of the Village’s management team to discuss issues and ask questions. Topics of discussion can cover a variety of issues including Waunakee’s growth, improvements and current projects, conditions of the neighborhood, traffic, public safety issues, or any other Village-related issues.
We are eager to hear from you and your neighbors in this virtual setting. There are 2 ways to participate:
• PREFERRED METHOD: Participate on-line in Zoom webinar by using this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88994799095. A computer (with audio/microphone), tablet, or smart phone will allow participation.
• Call (312)626-6799, and enter Webinar ID: 889 9479 9095. Those requiring toll-free options are asked to contact Village Hall for details prior to the meeting at administrator@waunakee.com or (608) 850-2182.
Questions will be accepted live during the webinar, or may be submitted in advance by emailing administrator@waunakee.com. Anyone with questions about how to participate in this session should call (608) 850-2182.

Deadline to Register by Mail or On-Line is Today!

Register to Vote | MyLO
Do you need to register to vote for the November 3rd General Election? If yes, today is the last day to register by mail or online via the MyVote WI website. Please visit www.myvote.wi.gov to register today! After today, residents will need to either register in-person at Village Hall or at the polls on Election Day.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Public Works Improvements - Week of October 12, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of October 12, 2020, please click the link below:

There's Still Time to Vote Absentee

We are officially less than 1 month away from the November General Election! Do you still need to request an absentee ballot? Visit www.myvote.wi.gov to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you. For those who are wishing to in-person absentee vote at Village Hall (500 W. Main Street), this form of absentee voting will begin on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 during regular business hours of 7 am to 4:15 pm. No appointment is needed. In-person absentee voting ends on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

New Joint Plan Commission Cancelled Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled October 13, 2020 Joint Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

JPC Agenda

ATTENTION - STREET CLOSURE!

Woodland Drive will be closed to all vehicular traffic from Century Avenue to Endres Road for asphalt surface paving starting at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The street will be re-opened the same day once the asphalt pavement has cooled sufficiently. Please plan accordingly.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

New Special Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the October 7, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Halloween Trick-or-Treating in Waunakee

Saturday, October 31
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Halloween needs to look different this year to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Please click the link below provided by Public Health Madison & Dane County for more information.

Monday, October 5, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the October 5, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Friday, October 2, 2020

Special Residential Pick-Up Update

Pellitteri is still working on picking up items for the special residential pick-up and may not complete picking up items that have been placed at the curb until early next week. If you are a Waunakee resident normally serviced by Pellitteri and your neighborhood still has items at the curb that require pick-up by the end of today. Friday, October 2, 2020, you can leave those items at the curb. Pellitteri will continue
picking up items next week. For questions regarding the special pick-up, contact Pellitteri at 608-257-4285.

For more details please click the link below:

Special Pick-Up

Reminders from Pellitteri

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Waunakee Police Department October Newsletter

Please click the link below to view the Waunakee Police Department's October newsletter:

October Newsletter

Public Works Improvements - Week of October 5, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of  October 5, 2020, please click the link below:

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Request Your Absentee Ballot Now

Do you still need to request an absentee ballot for November? The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 5 pm on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Village Staff process requests and mail out ballots daily. We encourage individuals who wish to absentee ballot by mail to request their ballot early to allow for enough time for the US Postal Service to deliver ballots. Need to request an absentee ballot? Visit http://www.myvote.wi.gov to request a ballot. 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Special Residential Pick-Up September 28

There will be a special residential pick-up on Monday, September 28, 2020 for all Village of Waunakee residents currently being serviced by the Village of Waunakee's Public Works and Pellitteri.

All Waunakee residents will be required to have their acceptable items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Monday September 28, 2020.

Pellitteri will begin their pick-up throughout the Village and will only run through the Village once. It may take Pellitteri a few days to complete. Items placed at the curb will be disposed of as trash. They will not be recycled or donated.

For more details please click the link below:

Special Pick-Up

Reminders from Pellitteri

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Public Works Improvements - Week of September 28, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of September 28, 2020, please click the link below:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Heritage Hills Blasting

The contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting on Wednesday, 09/23/20 between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. 

There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear. On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.

Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property. All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:

· The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements
· Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181
· MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards
· MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training
· Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43

Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

DJ Dolphin
Olson Explosives, Inc.
(608) 778-8430
ddolphin@olsonexp.com

Tree Planting Workshop

Tree Planting 101
Village Park Shelter
410 E Main Street
Saturday, October 3, 2020
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Registration Required

Free to attend! Nathan Schuettpelz, Consulting Department with Wachtel Tree Science, will be guest speaking on October 3 from 8 - 11 am. Topics discussed will include assessing your site for the right tree, what to look for in quality nursery stock, and best practices for planting trees. This course will be outdoors so please dress accordingly. Register by calling the Village Center at 850-5992 or online by clicking here.

Happy National Voter Registration Day!

The November General Election is right around the corner - take a few minutes today to make sure you are registered to vote! Please visit www.myvote.wi.us to verify your registration status. Feel free to also use this website if you need to update your registration or to request an absentee ballot.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Special Residential Pick-Up September 28

 There will be a special residential pick-up on Monday, September 28, 2020 for all Village of Waunakee residents currently being serviced by the Village of Waunakee's Public Works and Pellitteri.

All Waunakee residents will be required to have their acceptable items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Monday September 28, 2020.

Pellitteri will begin their pick-up throughout the Village and will only run through the Village once. It may take Pellitteri a few days to complete. Items placed at the curb will be disposed of as trash. They will not be recycled or donated.

For more details please click the link below:

Special Pick-Up

 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Drive-Thru Big Rig Gig

Ripp Park
213 Dorn Drive
Sunday September 27, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Big Rig Gig is back in a new way! We will have many of the same equipment and rigs in attendance for your kids to enjoy. Participants will be able to drive your vehicle through Ripp Park to view your favorites such as the garbage truck, dump truck, police squad, and more!



Thursday, September 17, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting at Village Hall

Wondering when in-person absentee voting will begin for the November election?  

A recent court case decision limited the number of days the Village is able to be open for in-person absentee voting. In-person absentee voting at Village Hall (500 W Main Street) will begin on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 and end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020. Voting will take place during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.). No appointment is necessary to in-person absentee vote. Please note that due to COVID-19 and Dane County Public Health orders, we will also need to limit the number of people in our building at one time to ensure proper social distancing and safety.

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the September 21, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Absentee Ballot Update


This week Village Staff and a group of Election Inspectors processed and mailed out over 4,500 absentee ballots to Waunakee voters who had an active absentee ballot on file! Thank you to the Election Inspectors and staff for working hard to get the ballots out in a timely and efficient manner! Over the next week, absentee ballots will start to arrive at the homes of those who had a request on file by September 16, 2020. As a reminder, if you receive an absentee ballot in the mail from the Village, the return envelope has the correct amount of postage included on it for your ballot to be successfully returned to the Village via the US Postal Service. Worried about returning your ballot in the mail? No problem, feel free to drop off your completed absentee ballot in the mailbox located outside of Village Hall (500 W Main Street). This mailbox will be checked regularly.

Do you still need to request an absentee ballot for November? The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Moving forward, Village Staff will continue to process new requests for absentee ballots as they are received. Please visit www.myvote.wi.gov to request an absentee ballot.

Public Works Improvements - Week of September 21, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements Update for the week of September 21, 2020, please click the link below:

Monday, September 14, 2020

Special Residential Pick-Up September 28

There will be a special residential pick-up on Monday, September 28, 2020 for all Village of Waunakee residents currently being serviced by the Village of Waunakee's Public Works and Pellitteri.

All Waunakee residents will be required to have their acceptable items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Monday September 28, 2020.

Pellitteri will begin their pick-up throughout the Village and will only run through the Village once. It may take Pellitteri a few days to complete. Items placed at the curb will be disposed of as trash. They will not be recycled or donated.

For more details please click the link below:

Special Pick-Up

 


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of September 14, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of September 14, 2020, please click the link below:

Update

New Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the September 14, 2020 Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Absentee Ballot Requests


Can’t remember if you requested an absentee ballot for November? There is an easy way to check online! Visit: www.myvote.wi.gov, click “search by name” on the top right of the screen, and enter the information requested. After searching for your name, you will see a page titled “My Voter Information”. This page will show your registration status and under the “My Absentee Status” section of the page, you will be able to see if you have an active absentee ballot request on file for the November election.

If under this section you have a blue square that says “Absentee Request Approved”, you have an active request on file and no further action is needed to receive an absentee ballot by mail for the November General Election. 

If you still have questions about your absentee request or the November election, contact the Village of Waunakee Clerk's Department at 608-850-8500.


New Joint Plan Commission Cancelled Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled September 15, 2020 Joint Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

JPC Agenda

Friday, September 4, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the September 8, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of September 7, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of September 7, 2020, please click the link below:

Update

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request

This week the Wisconsin Election Commission is mailing out approximately 2.6 million mailings to Wisconsin voters with information regarding registering to vote and obtaining an absentee ballot for the November General Election. This mailing is being sent to registered voters who, as of the end of June, did not have an absentee ballot request on file for the November election. If you receive this mailing and have recently (after June 30, 2020) completed a request for an absentee ballot, no further action is required from you to receive an absentee ballot. The deadline for the Village of Waunakee to receive ballots from the Dane County for the November election is during the week of September 14, 2020. After this week, we will be mailing absentee ballots to all who have an active request on file.

Can’t remember if you requested an absentee ballot for November? There is an easy way to check online! Visit: www.myvote.wi.gov, click “search by name” on the top right of the screen, and enter the information requested. After searching for your name, you will see a page titled “My Voter Information”. This page will show your registration status and under the “My Absentee Status” section of the page, you will be able to see if you have an active absentee ballot request on file for the November election. If under this section you have a blue square that says “Absentee Request Approved”, you have an active request on file and no further action is needed to receive an absentee ballot by mail for the November General Election.

Monday, August 31, 2020

Pellitteri Labor Day Pick Up Schedule

Residents normally serviced on Monday, September 7, 2020 through Friday, September 11, 2020 will be serviced one day later than their normal pickup day due to the Labor Day Holiday.

Please have carts out by 7:00 AM for collection. Please contact Pellitteri at (608) 257-4258 if you have any questions.

2020 Chalk the Kee

Check out the all the the great chalk art around our village from the Chalk the Kee event last week by clicking the link below.

Chalk the Kee Video


 

Waunakee Police Department Newsletter

Please click the link below for the September 2020 Waunakee Police Department newsletter:

Newsletter

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of August 31, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of August 31, 2020, please click the link below:

Friday, August 21, 2020

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of August 24, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of August 24, 2020, please click the link below:

Monday, August 17, 2020

Waunakee Community Survey - Open To All Residents

The Village of Waunakee is asking all residents to participate in a Community Survey. The Village strongly encourages all households to respond to the survey, so that the responses can accurately reflect the views of all those in the Village. The Village has contracted with Polco/National Research Center, Inc., an impartial third-party firm that provides municipal governments with a low-cost, high-quality method to conduct community research.

In mid-July, a random and scientific sample of 1,700 households received invitations to participate in a community survey via mail, and their confidential responses are currently being weighted and analyzed. If your household received this survey in the mail last month, we ask that you please make sure your paper copy is returned.

For those households that did not receive the survey in the mail, please follow this link to participate in the Community Survey: https://bit.ly/survey2020waunakee

The Community Survey link will remain active until August 25th. If you have any questions regarding the survey or process, please contact Kylie West, Executive Assistant at (608) 850-2182.

About Polco/National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) - Polco/NRC is the leader in the field of public sector research and evaluation, with clients from across the country and around the globe. The firm is comprised of a skilled team of social scientists who supports cities, counties, foundations and nonprofit organizations in using research to help communities thrive. Polco/NRC pioneered the development of The National Community Survey (The NCS™), and continues to offer a suite of products designed to enhance the public voice and aid local decision-making.

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El Pueblo de Waunakee está pidiendo a todos sus residentes participar en una Encuesta de la Comunidad.  El pueblo pide encarecidamente a todos los hogares que respondan la encuesta para que las respuestas puedan reflejar de manera precisa las opiniones de todos en el Pueblo. El Pueblo ha contratado a Polco/National Research Center, Inc., una firma tercera imparcial que provee a los gobiernos municipales con un método de bajo costo y alta calidad para conducir investigación en las comunidades. 

A mediados de julio, una muestra científica aleatoria de 1700 hogares recibió invitaciones por correo para participar en una encuesta comunitaria, y sus respuestas confidenciales están siendo ponderadas y analizadas actualmente. Si su hogar recibió esta encuesta por correo el mes pasado, le pedimos que por favor se asegure de que devuelva su copia impresa. 

Para todos aquellos hogares que no recibieron la encuesta por correo, por favor siga el siguiente enlace para participar en la Encuesta Comunitaria:  https://bit.ly/survey2020waunakee

El enlace para la Encuesta Comunitaria permanecerá activo hasta el 25 de agosto. Si tiene preguntas en cuanto al proceso o a la encuesta, por favor contacte a Kylie West, Asistente Ejecutiva al (608) 850-2182.

Respecto a Polco/National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) - Polco/NRC es el líder en el campo de la evaluación e investigación en el sector público, con clientes alrededor del país y el mundo. Esta firma incluye un equipo capacitado de científicos sociales comprometidos, quienes apoyan a las ciudades, condados, fundaciones y organizaciones sin ánimo de lucro al usar la investigación para ayudar a las comunidades a prosperar. Polco/NRC son los pioneros en el desarrollo de la Encuesta Comunitaria Nacional (The National Community Survey (The NCS™)) y continúan ofreciendo una gama de productos diseñados para realzar la voz pública y ayudar en la toma de decisiones locales.


Friday, August 14, 2020

New Village Board Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the August 17, 2020 Village Board meeting, please click the link below:

Heritage Hills Utility Blasting

The utility contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear. On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.
 
Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property.  All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:

•        The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements
•        Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181
•        MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards
•        MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training
•        Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43
 
Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

Quint Miller
Falcon Drilling and Blasting
Cell Phone 920-379-9249
quint@falcondrillngblasting.com

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of August 17, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of August 17, 2020, please click the link below:

Friday, August 7, 2020

Absentee Ballot Return

Do you have an absentee ballot that you need to return to the Clerk’s Office for the August 11th Election? The Clerk’s office must receive an absentee ballot by 8:00 PM on Election Day (August 11th) in order for the ballot to be processed and counted in the election. Individuals are welcome to return their ballot via the U.S. Postal mail system or by dropping it in the silver drop box located outside of Village Hall (500 W. Main Street). The drop box will be check regularly. All absentee return envelops must contain the voter’s signature and the signature and address of a witness under section 4 "Certification of Witness". Ballots not containing a witness signature will not be counted for the election. If a ballot is returned without a witness signature, the Clerk’s office will make an attempt to contact the voter to correct the error. 

Public Works Improvements - Week of August 10, 2020

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of August 10, 2020, please click the link below:

Thursday, August 6, 2020

New Plan Commission Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the  August 10, 2020 Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

New Joint Plan Commission Cancelled Agenda Available

To view the agenda for the cancelled August 11, 2020 Joint Plan Commission meeting, please click the link below:

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Heritage Hills Blasting

The contractor for the Heritage Hills subdivision, at the corner of North Division Street and STH 19/113, will be blasting on Thursday 08/06/20 between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM.

 There will be three air horn signals sounded one minute prior to each blast followed by one prolonged air horn signal after each blast is deemed all clear.  On average each blast duration is 500 milliseconds, equivalent to half of a second.

Ground vibration and air blast will be measured by Vibra-Tech with three permanent seismographs located on the West and North side of the subdivision property.  All drilling and blasting operations will be conducted in accordance with:

·        The Village of Waunakee regulations and permit requirements

·        Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms – 27 CFR 181

·        MSHA 30 CFR Part 56 Safety and Health Standards

·        MSHA 30 – Subchapter H – Education and Training

·        Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services SPS 307.43

Questions or concerns regarding the drilling and blasting process should be directed to:

 DJ Dolphin

Olson Explosives, Inc.

(608) 778-8430

ddolphin@olsonexp.com