Location

Town Hall/Polling Location
W5581 Hwy. 63
Spring Valley, WI 54767

Town Garage
W5594 800th Ave.
Spring Valley, WI 54767
Phone: 715.684.3066

Town Officials

Chair
Brad Taplin
N6694 530th St.
Beldenville, WI 54003
Phone: 715.273.5157

Supervisors
John Worsing
N7538 690th St.
Beldenville, WI 54003
Phone: 651.249.8648

Dale Olson
N8589 690th St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 715.425.8555

Clerk
Judy Wiff
N8384 510th St.
Spring Valley, WI 54767
Phone: 715.684.2002

Treasurer
Heather Sitz
W6976 870th Ave.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 715.425.6019

 

Calendar

Monthly Board Meetings
2nd Tuesday each month
7:00 p.m.

Annual Town Meeting
3rd Tuesday in April
7:00 p.m.

Open Book:
2019 TBD

Board of Review
2019 TBD

 

 
 
CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

TOWN OF MARTELL
The next regular monthly meeting of the Martell Town Board will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Martell Town Hall. The agenda includes approve minutes from previous meeting; treasurer’s report; old business: discuss road work; new business: discuss and approve driveway permits, employee’s report, approve payment of bills, take action on request to buy new tractor, report on investigation of allowing liquor/beer/wine sales in town, read correspondence, set date for next meeting and open for discussion.
Town Caucus: Immediately at the conclusion of the regular meeting, a caucus will be held to nominate candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the positions of town chair, supervisors, clerk and treasurer.

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NOTICE OF TOWN CAUCUS
TOWN OF MARTELL

Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Martell, Pierce County, that a Town Caucus will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the Town Hall, W5581 Hwy. 63, Spring Valley.  (The Caucus will be held immediately at the conclusion of the regular Town Board meeting which begins at 7 p.m.) The purpose of the Caucus is to nominate candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the positions of town chair, supervisors, clerk and treasurer.
Judith Wiff, Clerk

 

 

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NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
APRIL 2, 2019

State of Wisconsin
Pierce County
Town of Martell Township

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Town of Martell 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 Brad Taplin
Town Board Supervisor I John Worsing
Town Board Supervisor II Dale Olson
Town Clerk Judith Wiff
Town Treasurer Heather Sitz


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 scheduled at the December 11, 2018 at the Town Board meeting. The caucus will be held on a date not sooner than January 3, 2019 and not later than January 31, 2019. Notice of the scheduled date of the caucus will be given at least five days before the caucus.

Done in the Town of Martell on November 14, 2018.

Judith Wiff, Clerk

 

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THE TOWN OF MARTELL
POPULATION
2018 estimate 1,201
EQUALIZATION
2017 value $103,840,100
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ellsworth, River Falls and
Spring Valley

Martell Township is located in the northern part of Pierce County, Wisconsin. It is bordered by the Town of Gilman, Town of River Falls, Town of Ellsworth and St. Croix County. Martell Township is a rural Township comprised of a mix of farmland, woodland and creeks. Its primary industry is agriculture, which includes dairy, beef, and crop farms and an apple orchard.

It is a picturesque area of Northwest Wisconsin, with lots of recreational opportunities available nearby, from hiking and camping to hunting and fishing.

 
TOWN MEETINGS

Meeting notices and events held in the township are published in the River Falls Journal, the Pierce County Herald and at the town hall.

Residents are encouraged to attend all Martell Townships meetings. Regular monthly meetings of the Town Board are normally held at the Town Hall on the 2nd 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