News & Notices

Notice of Absentee Voting for the April 2 Spring Election and Presidential Primary

February 29, 2024

NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION ABSENTEE VOTING

 

TO:  THE ELECTORS OF PIERCE COUNTY

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  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 28 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. 

 

TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE BALLOT YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING.

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 submit a written request to your municipal clerk by mail, fax, e-mail or at MyVote.wi.gov   Your written request    must include your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should       be sent, if different, your signature, AND A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO IDENTIFICATION.  

Voters who are indefinitely confined due to age illness, infirmity, or disability may not be required to provide photo ID.  Contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

 

YOU MAY ALSO REQUEST AND VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE OR OTHER SPECIFIED LOCATION DURING THE DAYS AND HOURS SPECIFIED BELOW FOR CASTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN PERSON. 

 

Town of River Falls Clerk

Sarah Meyer

W9015 770th Ave

River Falls, WI 54022

[email protected]

By Appointment

 

 

     Voting an absentee ballot in person – First day to vote in person is Tuesday, March 19, 2024

 

     Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

     The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is: 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2024

 

     The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: 5:00 pm on Friday, March 29, 2024

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

 

     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 April 2,2024.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

 

     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.

Now Hiring

January 15, 2024
We’re hiring a snow plow driver!
If interested, please complete the application posted on the Town website

Burn Permits

January 9, 2024

Burn permits are available at the Town Recycling Center during center hours—Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00
p.m year-round. From April through September, the recycling center is open on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m.. Permits are also available from the Town Board and staff members by appointment.

Notice of Spring Election

November 21, 2023

Election Details

There will be an election to be held in the Town of River Falls, on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. The following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed:

      Office                                                                                  Incumbent

      Town Board Supervisor III                                              Joe Mahoney

      Town Board Supervisor IV                                              Brad Mogen

Office Terms

All terms are for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

Caucus for Candidates

Between December 1st, 2023, and January 1st, 2024, a date for the town caucus will be scheduled to nominate candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the above listed offices. The caucus will be held between January 2nd and January 21st. Notice of the scheduled date of the caucus will be given at least five (5) days before the caucus.

 

Additional Information

Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election.  If you do not have a photo ID, you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Dog Licensing

January 9, 2023

Complete this form, print and send with payment to:

Rita Kozak

W9015 770th Ave

River Falls, WI 54022

 

Pursuant to Chapter 174.052 (1) and (2) of the Statutes of Wisconsin, the following is required for all dogs: 

Section 8.95.21 (2) Rabies Vaccination Required for Dogs.

(2)(a) Requirements for vaccination. Except as provided in s. 174.054, the owner of a dog shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian within 30 days after the dog reaches 5 months of age and re-vaccinated within one year after the initial vaccination. If an owner obtains a dog or brings a dog into this state after the dog has reached 5 months of age, the owner shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies within 30 days…unless the dog has been vaccinated as evidenced by a current certificate of rabies vaccination from this state or another state. The owner of a dog shall have the dog re-vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian before the date that the immunization expires as stated on the certificate of vaccination, or, if no date is specified, within 3 years following the previous vaccination.

Section10.174.05 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Dog License Tax.

Requirement. Except as provided in S. 174.054; the owner of a dog more than 5 months of age on January 1 of any year, or 5 months of age within the license year, shall annually, on or before the date the dog becomes 5 months of age, pay the dog license tax and obtain a license.