Clifton

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSN TO MEET AT RIVER FALLS TOWN HALL ON WED., JUNE 5, 2024 AT 7PM.
Agenda: Call to order / Approve agenda; Move to closed session per Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85 (4) for fire contract discussion and negotiating strategy; Return to open meeting; Take action on items form closed session; adjournment. For a printable version of the meeting Agenda, select here.

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.
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).
Belle Ame Vineyard, Sasha Skendzel, agent, W10829 875th Ave, 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 1, 2024.  The hearing will be held at the Clifton Town Hall, on the corner of FF and QQ, on Tuesday June 4, 2024, at 7 p.m.
Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer

Public Hearing Notice
Notice is hereby given of application to the Clifton Town Board, Pierce Co, WI for Conditional Use Permit for Steve and Patricia Schmid, N6341 1323rd St, River Falls WI 54022 for a St Croix Riverway stairway. The public hearing will take place on June 4, 2024, at the Clifton Town Hall, on the corner of FF and QQ, at 7pm.
Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer

Public Hearing Notice
Notice is hereby given of application to the Clifton Town Board, Pierce Co, WI for Conditional Use Permit for Jay Peterson and Krista Porvaznik, N8202 1155th St, River Falls WI 54022 for a home-based business. The public hearing will take place on June 4, 2024, at the Clifton Town Hall, on the corner of FF and QQ, at 7pm.
Submitted by: Kris Johnson, Clifton Clerk/Treasurer

THE RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSN TO MEET AT RIVER FALLS TOWN HALL ON WED., MAY 29, 2024 AT 7PM.
Agenda: Call to order / Approve agenda; Move to closed session per Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85 (4) for fire contract discussion and negotiating strategy; Return to open meeting; Take action on items form closed session; adjournment. For a printable version of the meeting Agenda, select here.

Public Hearing Notice
The Town of Clifton will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at 7pm for CUP for Garth Mueller for hillside lift to river at the Clifton Town Hall on the corner of FF and QQ. Immediately following the public hearing the Town Board will meet for approval. 
Submitted by:  Kris Johnson Clerk/Treasurer

THE TOWN OF CLIFTON BOARD WILL MEET TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2024, AT 7 P.M. AT THE CLIFTON TOWN HALL, CORNER OF FF AND QQ.
Agenda: Call to order; approval of minutes; public comment; building permits; CUP Garth Mueller for hill hiker; discuss/action on: approval of dog ordinance; discuss possible town hall renovations; adjournment. 
Submitted by:  Kris Johnson Clerk/Treasurer

ANNUAL MEETING OF ELECTORS WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2024 AT 7:00PM AT THE CLIFTON TOWN HALL.

BOARD OF REVIEW WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 6, 2024 FROM 7-9PM AT THE CLIFTON TOWN HALL.

For questions regarding Open Book or Board of Review please contact Clerk Kris Johnson at townofcliftonclerk@gmail.com or 715-577-6328.


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