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 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.

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. 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 for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.

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.

Julie L. Bigler, Town Clerk, 1341 Diane Avenue, Belleville WI 53508

For additional hours or to make an appointment, please call 608-424-3848

Hours available without an appointment: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mar 26th – 29th , 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mar. 30, 2018

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:   March 30, 2018

2018 Master Agriculturist in the Town of Montrose

From an article in the March 2018 Wisconsin Agriculturist

Tom Sarbacker was nominated and won 2018 Master Agriculturist.  A Master Agriculturist program is one of the longest running career-achievement honors programs in American agriculture, dating back 88 years to 1930 when the Wisconsin Agriculturist started honoring top farmers for their hard work, dedication, success in farming and exemplary leadership.  The winners were selected for their proven ability and accomplishments as progressive farmers, and also for the time, effort and leadership they contribute to community, church and agricultural organizations.

The full article is available for viewing in the Clerk’s office.