2020 Spring Election Notices

The 2020 Spring Election is being held April 7, 2020.

VILLAGE TRUSTEES UP FOR RE-ELECTION ARE:
Matthew Hoftiezer
Rick Short
Kellee Venden

County Supervisors up for re-election are:

District 1-Douglas Richter District 12-Tom Forbes
District 2-Stephen Deal District 13-Richard Rolfsmeyer
District 3-Mark Storti District 14-John M. Meyers
District 4-Daniel Nankee District 15-Joseph Bruce Paull
District 5-Ronald Benish District 16-Jeremy Meek
District 6-David Gollon District 17-Judy Lindholm
District 7-Curt Peterson District 18-Justin O’Brien
District 8-Joan Davis District 19-Donald Leix
District 9-Alex Ray District 20-Mel Masters
District 10-Bruce Haag District 21-Kevin Butteris
District 11-James Griffiths

To view the full notices click HERE  and scroll down to 2020 Election Notices.

Would you like to be involved in municipal government? Give back to your community? Be involved in the happenings of the Village?
If you answered YES to any of these questions consider getting your name on the ballot in April!!
Stop in the Village Office or click HERE to be directed to the Elections page of our website for more Election information.

 


Job Opening – Deputy Clerk/Election Clerk

Applications are now being accepted for the position of full time Deputy Clerk/Election Clerk for the Village of Ridgeway.

General Nature of Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Clerk/Treasurer, Village President and Village Board, this position performs a wide range of routine and difficult to complex administrative functions including, but not limited to election administration, records management, drafting and composing meeting minutes and resolutions. This position will also perform as a backup for the Treasurer functions reporting financial matters to the Finance Committee, servicing the public, and budgeting. The individual is expected to exercise independent judgment and work with minimal supervision; but seek direction, on occasion on substantive matters related to administration of municipal policies, programs, and services. The primary purpose of the Deputy Clerk/Election Clerk is to assist with the enhancement of the administrative functions within the village.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

• Skilled in use of computer, keyboarding, calculator, fax and other office machines.
• Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Knowledge of SVRS (Statewide Voter Registration System) and complete election administration.
• Ability to prepare and interpret, reports, maps, and charts.
• Ability to interpret state laws, administrative codes and municipal ordinances.
• Skilled in oral and written communication.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working and public relationships with a wide variety of individuals in difficult settings.
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and to prepare a variety of reports as required or
requested.
• Must possess excellent time management skills.

A full job description is available upon request.

Click here for an Employment application

Resumes and/or applications can be sent to:

Village of Ridgeway
113 Dougherty Ct
Ridgeway, WI 53582

Or left in the drop box located in front of the Village Office.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT RESUMES: NOVEMBER 25, 2019 by 5:00pm.

 


11-04-19 Street project and office closed information

Weaver and Farwell Street residents:
As of right now, the plan is to lay asphalt tomorrow but wouldn’t be until 10 or 11 am. The weather will of course, dictate if this can be done or not. Please share with your neighbors that may not receive these notifications.
 
All Residents:
The Village office will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday) until Monday. If you drop a utility payment in the dropbox please put it in a protective bag, such as a sandwich bag. Also, Farmers Savings will be closed Monday in observance of Veteran’s Day so if you leave payments there or in their night deposit they will not be received by the Village until Tuesday. Sorry for any inconvenience.

10-31-19 Snow Emergency UPDATE

SNOW EMERGENCY NO LONGER IN EFFECT!!

The following information is for your future use:

Below is the information from Village of Ridgeway Ordinance 4.02

(4) Snow Emergencies. (Cr. June 2, 2008).

(a)  A “Snow Emergency” exists whenever there is an accumulation of snow of three or more inches during a 24-hour period. Such accumulation interferes with the ability of vehicles to travel safely in the Village of Ridgeway and constitutes a public hazard impairing public health, safety and welfare. A snow emergency continues in effect for 48 hours after the snowfall has ended and until the snow has been removed from the streets or until the emergency is cancelled by the Director of Public Works.

(b)  During this time, parking on the Village streets and lots is prohibited, with the exception of emergency vehicles and with the exception of the following locations: Old Main East, Old Main West.


10-31-19 Trick or Treat hours – POSTPONED

 

Due to the inclimate weather and a snow emergency in effect,

the Village of Ridgeway is recommending that for the safety of our children and residents, trick or treating be postponed.

TRICK OR TREATING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH FROM 5P-8P.


10-31-19 Snow Emergency

The Village of Ridgeway has now called a SNOW EMERGENCY. Below is the information from Village of Ridgeway Ordinance 4.02

(4) Snow Emergencies. (Cr. June 2, 2008).

(a)  A “Snow Emergency” exists whenever there is an accumulation of snow of three or more inches during a 24-hour period. Such accumulation interferes with the ability of vehicles to travel safely in the Village of Ridgeway and constitutes a public hazard impairing public health, safety and welfare. A snow emergency continues in effect for 48 hours after the snowfall has ended and until the snow has been removed from the streets or until the emergency is cancelled by the Director of Public Works.

(b)  During this time, parking on the Village streets and lots is prohibited, with the exception of emergency vehicles and with the exception of the following locations: Old Main East, Old Main West.


10-2019 Newsletter

10-31-19 NEWSLETTER

 

  • 2019 DOG LICENSES EXPIRE DECEMBER 31ST. The Village of Ridgeway follows the state statute, which requires dogs be vaccinated against rabies and licensed in the municipality in which they reside. See the ordinance below for Licensing and Regulation of Pets or call the village office if you have questions.
    http://www.villageofridgeway.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Chapter-8-Licenses-Permits.pdf
  • If you would like to receive text or email notifications when notices are posted on the Village website you can call the village office at 608-924-5881 or sign-up by going to villageofridgeway.com/subscribe-to-updates/.
  • If you would like to receive your utility bill electronically via email or use direct pay for payment you can stop in the Village office to complete the forms. You can also download fillable forms from the village website and bring them to the office.
    https://villageofridgeway.com/public-works/

 

The Village would like to thank all residents for the support and patience while we had many construction projects in progress in 2019. We look forward to seeing our community grow and prosper in 2020.


2019 Fall Clean Up Day

Here’s a quick reminder that the Village clean-up day is Wednesday, October 16th. Here is the information regarding fees and allowable items.


10-10-19 Weaver & Farwell Project Notice

North & South Weaver and Farwell Streets Residents (from Keane Street to Kirby Street):

  1. Tomorrow, Friday October 11, 2019, the new curbs and gutters will be poured.
  2. Once the Curb & Gutter are poured, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE ON THESE FOR 7 DAYS.
  3. After the curbs and gutters are poured,  the flatwork concrete contractor will come in to do the flatwork (pouring driveways to replace any that were torn out during construction). This will be done on Monday or Tuesday, October 14th or 15th.
  4. You WILL be able to park in front of your homes, on the gravel,  just do NOT drive on the curb and gutter or your driveways.
  5. After the flatwork is poured, paving of asphalt will be done.

The flatwork and asphalt are tentative and subject to change.