Clifton

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

CLIFTON BOARD OF REVIEW WILL BE HELD ON MAY 23, 2023 AT THE CLIFTON TOWN HALL FROM 7-9PM. PLEASE CONTACT TOWN CLERK WITH QUESTIONS.

Submitted by:  Kris Johnson Clerk/Treasurer

CLIFTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given of application to the Clifton Town Board, Pierce County, WI for a Class B Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor Retail License and Winery License.

Applicants:

Clifton Highlands, Inc., Ken Bramhall, agent, N6890 1230th Street, Prescott, WI  54021 (legal description on file with the clerk)

Clifton Hollow Golf Club, Inc., Donald Egeberg, agent, W12166 820th Avenue, River Falls, WI  54022 (legal description on file with the clerk)

Persons having an objection to the granting of said licenses may file their objections with the Clifton Town Clerk on or before June 2, 2023.  The hearing will be held at the Clifton Town Hall, on the corner of FF and QQ, on Tuesday June 6, 2023, at 7 p.m.

Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer

CLIFTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given of application to the Clifton Town Board, Pierce Co, WI for Conditional Use Permit for Carl Mellum W12775 720th Ave, upgrade and relocate Xcel Energy poles on property. The public hearing will take place on June 6, 2023, at the Clifton Town Hall, on the corner of FF and QQ, at 7pm.

Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer

 TOWN BOARD MEETING

The Clifton Town Board will hold its monthly meeting on January 2nd, 2024, at 7:00pm at the Clifton Town Hall on the corner of FF and QQ.  The agenda: call to order, approval of minutes, treasurer’s report, public comment, building permits, discussion/action on: Appoint Mike Fiedler to Clifton Town Board, RF School District to discuss referendum, approval of checks, adjournment.

Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer


THE TOWN OF CLIFTON

POPULATION
2022 estimate 2,237

EQUALIZATION
2022 value $477,070,900

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