TYPE E NOTICE: VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  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.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an 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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov.  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 may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2020.

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.

Voting an absentee ballot in person

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.

Hailey Roessler, Elections Clerk/Deputy Clerk

(608) 924 -5881

113 Dougherty Court

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:

February 4th, 2020

 The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:

February 14th, 2020

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

(February 17, 2020)

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 February 18th, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.


02-11-2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Village Board of the Village of Ridgeway will be holding a Citizen Participation Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ridgeway Village Hall located at 113 Dougherty Court, Ridgeway, Wisconsin. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss the Proposed Infrastructure Improvements Project within the village that was partially funded by a Community Development Block Grant for Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) and for the Citizen Participation Program.  All persons from the Village of Ridgeway are invited to attend, and all comments are welcome.

 

Lori Phelan

Village Clerk-Treasurer

 


12/26/19 and 1/1/20 Garbage & Recycling, Tax Collection

HOLIDAY COLLECTIONS

The garbage and recycling for 12/25/19 will be picked up on 12/26/19.

The garbage and recycling for 1/1/20 will be picked up on 1/2/20.

TAX COLLECTION

12/24/19 closed at NOON

12/25/19 CLOSED

12/31/19 8:00am-5:00pm

1/1/20 CLOSED

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY!!


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.

 


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.