Salem

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Salem Town Board Meeting will be held Tuesday May 11th, 5:30 PM, Salem Town Hall.

Agenda: Call to order, Approval of minutes from last meeting, Visitor comments,    Road Report, Equipment & Building,  Financial Report, Clerk’s Report, Uniform Dwelling Ordinance, Plan Commission, Permits, Reports on meetings attended, Correspondence, and Adjournment.

Ruth Kay, Clerk

BOARD OF REVIEW: Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Salem, Pierce County, Wisconsin shall hold its first meeting on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at the Town of Salem Shop & Town Hall.  Click here for full notice.


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THE TOWN OF SALEM

POPULATION
2020 estimate 528

EQUALIZATION
2020 value $55,204,100

SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ellsworth & Plum City Schools

The Town of Salem is located in the south central portion of Pierce County, Wisconsin. The Town is bordered by the Towns of El Paso, Union, Hartland, and Maiden Rock. The Town of Salem is a rural township with a mix of farmland, woodland, and creeks. Its primary industry is agriculture, which includes dairy, beef, and crop farms.

TOWN MEETINGS

Detailed notices of meetings may be published in the Pierce County Herald and posted outside the town shop. Agendas will also be posted on this web site.
Residents are encouraged to attend the town meetings and are given a portion of each meeting for public comment. Regular monthly meetings for the Town Board are normally held at the Town Shop (Hall) on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 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