Ellsworth

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

BROADBAND FORWARD! COMMUNITY ORDINANCE - ORDINANCE NO. 2021-1
An ordinance relating to approval of broadband network projects.   Click here for full ordinance.

Town of Ellsworth Broadband contact:
Phyllis Beastrom, Clerk
Town.of.ellsworth@outlook.com
715-273-5847
715-821-5847  cell


ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE TOWN OF ELLSWORTH

Owen Assessing LLC will be starting work on the 2021 revaluation process in the fall of 2020 and continuing throughout the summer of 2021.  All property will be visited and entrance will be requested, however if you are concerned about the Covid-19 and wish for the assessors to only  ask questions at your door or over the phone that will be an option.  The assessors will however be visiting all properties and updating photos of the exterior of the buildings and reviewing the measurements, and conditions of the of the buildings. 

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 2021. Upon completion of the valuation process, notices of assessment will be sent sometime after September of 2021.  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


NEW TOWN ASSESSOR
Owen Assessing LLC
E3571 810th Ave.
Menomonie, WI 54751
Jack and Kelly Owen
Phone: 715.643.2081
Email: owenassessingllc@gmail.com


NEW VOTING LOCATION

BEGINNING NOVEMBER 2018,
WE WILL BE VOTING AT
ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST,
W5706 State Rd 72, Ellsworth
(the brick church at the crossroads of
Highways 63 and 72
and County Road DD)

THE TOWN OF ELLSWORTH

POPULATION
2020 estimate 1,175

EQUALIZATION
2020 value $124,258,100

SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ellsworth Community Schools

The Town of Ellsworth is located in the center of Pierce County, Wisconsin. The Town is bordered by the Towns of Trimbelle, Martell, El Paso, Hartland, and the Village of Ellsworth, which lies within the town boundary. The Town of Ellsworth is a rural township with a mix of farmland, woodland, and creeks. Its primary industry is agriculture, which includes dairy, beef, and crop farms. Businesses include Countryside Cooperatives, Builders Choice (Fullerton), Plummer Concrete, Harrington's Greenhouses, J & S Machine, Ellsworth Country Club, Shady Grove, Lawton Bar, and T-Bar.

TOWN MEETINGS

Detailed notices of meetings held in the Town of Ellsworth are published in the Pierce County Herald. Agendas are posted at the town shop (hall), T-Bar, and transfer station.

Residents are encouraged to attend the town of Ellsworth meetings. Regular monthly meetings for the Town Board are normally held at the Town Shop (Hall) on the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. If there's something you wish to discuss at the meeting, please contact the Town Clerk 10 days prior to the meeting so it can be properly placed on the agenda.

Effective in 2013, the annual meeting will be held the third Tuesday in April. At this meeting the resident of the town:

  • Review the prior year financial report
  • Hear the prior year and current year road work report
  • Set the date for the next annual meeting
  • Express concerns within the township

The annual budget hearing/special town meeting is held in November. At this meeting the resident of the town:

  • Approve the proposed budget for the next year
  • Adopt the town tax levy
  • Authorize highway expenditures
  • May set the town board members salary for the next term