Location

Town Hall/Polling Location
W11705 Co. Rd. FF
River Falls, WI 54022

Town Officials

Chair
LeRoy Peterson
W10604 Co. Rd. FF
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 715.425.5837

Supervisors
John Rohl
W11269 Co. Rd. MM
Prescott, WI 54021
Phone: 715.425.7104

Joe Rohl
W11794 Co. Rd. MM
Prescott, WI 54021
Phone: 715.262.3744

Clerk/Treasurer
Judy Clement-Lee
N7401 1195th St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone/Fax: 715.426.6332

 

Calendar

Town Board Meetings
1st Tuesday each month
7:00 p.m.

Planning Commission Meetings
3rd Monday each month
7:00 p.m.

Annual Town Meeting
3rd Tuedsay of April
7:00 p.m.

Open Book:
2019 TBD

Board of Review
June 28, 2018
4 - 6:00 p.m.

 

 
 
CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
April 2, 2019

State of Wisconsin
Pierce County
Town of Clifton

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an election to be held in the Town of Clifton on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  All terms are for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

OFFICE                                             INCUMBENT
Town Board Chair                              LeRoy Peterson
Town Board Supervisor                      John Rohl
Town Board Supervisor                      Joe Rohl
Town Clerk/Treasurer                         Judy Clement-Lee

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a town caucus for the purpose of nominating candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the above listed offices will be held  on January 2, 2019 , before the monthly town board meeting.

 

On the agenda for the town board meeting is: call to order, public comment, approval of building permits, Northfield WIFI land lease agreement,  Huppert subdivision proposal, petition to vacate Lake View Drive in Prescott, Charles Egeberg proposal for RV park on the Clifton Hollow Golf Site.

Done in the Town of Clifton December 18, 2018.

Judy Clement-Lee
Clerk/Treasurer

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ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE TOWN OF Clifton
Owen Assessing LLC will be starting work on the 2019 revaluation process in the fall/winter of 2018 and continuing throughout the summer of 2019.  All property will be visited and entrance will be requested.
Under Wisconsin State Law, assessment statues, chapter 70.47(7)(AA) “No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, nor to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property, if he shall have refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the assessor to view such property.
The Valuation process will be completed sometime after September 2019. Upon completion of the valuation process, notices of assessment will be sent sometime in September of 2019.  Please also notice that the Assessor has certain statutory authority to enter land as described in Sections 943.13 and 943.15 Wisconsin Statutes.
The Ability to enter land is subject to several qualification and limitations, as described within the foregoing statutes. These statutes can be found at the following web site. http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/stats.html
Appointments can be made with Owen Assessing LLC by calling 715-643-2081

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THE TOWN OF CLIFTON
POPULATION
2018 estimate 2,085
EQUALIZATION
2017 value $298,165,400
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Prescott and River Falls

The Town of Clifton is located in western Wisconsin and is bordered on its western edge by the St. Croix River. The Town is part of Pierce County and has an area of approximately 35 square miles. The County is mainly rural and is known for its natural beauty, dairy and crop farms. There are 17 towns, 6 villages and 2 cities in Pierce County. The Town of Clifton is the western-most town in the County, bordering the town of Troy to the north, the Town of River Falls to the east, and the town of Oak Grove and the City of Prescott to the south. State Highway 29/35 provides the principal link through the town of Clifton connecting the cities of Prescott and River Falls. U.S. Highway 10 near the southern border of the Town is the principal east-west route providing a direct route east from the City of Prescott to the Pierce County Seat in Ellsworth. County Highway F is the major north-south transportation route through the Town.

 
TOWN MEETINGS

Meeting notices and events held in the township are published in the River Falls and Prescott Journals.

Residents are encouraged to attend all Clifton Townships meetings. Regular monthly meetings of the Town Board are normally held at the Town Hall on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. If there's something you wish to discuss at the meeting, please contact the Town Clerk so it can be properly placed on the agenda.

The annual town meeting will be held the third Tuesday in April. At this meeting the resident of the town:

Review the financial report
Set the date for the next annual meeting
Decide on dust control methods
Designate the official depository
Express concerns within the township

The annual budget hearing/special town meeting is held in November. At this meeting the resident of the township:
Approve the proposed budget for the next year
Adopt the town tax levy
Authorize highway expenditures
Authorize the hiring of town board members as employees
In an election year, may set the town board members salary for the next term