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ADOPT A ROAD
Adopting A Road in the Town of Beloit is an easy and free process. For additional information, contact the Adopt A Road coordinator at 364-2980 ext.0 or email: bwilson@town.beloit.wi.us

ASSESSOR
The Town of Beloit Assessor is Accurate Appraisal LLC. You can reach the assessor at 1 800 770-3927, visit their web site at info@accurateassessor.com or http://www.accurateassessor.com/ .

BEER AND LIQUOR OPERATOR AND CIGARETTE LICENSES
Beer, Liquor, Operator(Bartender) and cigarette licenses expire in June of each year. Current license holders will be mailed renewal forms in April.

BOARD MEETINGS
The Town of Beloit Supervisors meet the first and third Mondays of each month at the Town Hall, 2871Afton Road, at 7:00 p.m. Agendas are posted at the Town Hall, the Fire Station, the Police Station and on the web site.
On the alternate Mondays there are Workshops at the Town Hall at 4:00 p.m.
The Planning Commission meets at 4:15 p.m., the second Wednesday monthly.

Please email the Clerk, Karry DeVault at kdevault@town.beloit.wi.us if you wish to receive a copy of the agenda or minutes.

BOAT LAUNCH PASSES FOR ARMSTRONG EDDY PARK & PRESERVATION PARK
Annual boat launch passes can be obtained if you live in the Town of Beloit, or Wisconsin. The cost of an annual pass is:
$30.00 for Town of Beloit residents
$35.00 for Wisconsin residents (but non Town of Beloit)
The pass is good from May 1st through September 30th of each year.
Daily passes for residents or nonresidents are available at the park for a fee of $6.00.

You can pickup an annual pass application in person or apply by mail at the Beloit Town Hall, 2871 South Afton Road, or the Police Department, 1133 Inman Pkwy, Beloit WI 53511. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
A permit will have to be purchased until you receive the Annual Permit in the mail, if you mail in an application.

BUILDING INSPECTOR
If planning a construction project, please contact the Building Inspector at (262) 394-5355, fax number at 262-394-5455 or email rhenke@charter.net. Rex Henke is available by appointment. Blank permit applications may be obtained from the Town Hall, 2871 S. Afton Road - Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

BURNING ORDINANCE
The Town has an ordinance prohibiting open burning except, natural wood and leaves can be burned in the months of April, October and November from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each year. All burning must occur at least fifty (50) feet away from all structures and combustible materials. The burning of treated wood in any form, garbage, food products, paper products or cardboard, manure, plastic and rubber is prohibited.
Recreational Burns(Campfires) shall be limited to natural wood or natural wood products with the base of the fire not to exceed thirty six (36) inches in diameter, with the flames not exceeding thirty six (36) inches in height. Exception to the size of the fire may be granted by the Fire Chief. All fires shall be no less than thirty (30) feet from any combustible material or structure.
Control burns of prairie land by qualified individuals may be allowed by permit issued by the Fire Chief.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

~ 2014 ~


FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK

= Free admission and parking =

Friday September 5, 2014 - FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK - last year's started at 4:00 pm to 12am
Craft vendors, Carnival, Bags Tournaments: 6pm, Beer, local Food vendors, Live Music: To Be Determined

Saturday September 6, 2014 - FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK - last year's started at 9:00 a.m. to Midnight
Horseshoe tournament:10am, Food, Beer tent: 9am-11:30pm, Patch Toys sale: 9am-4pm, Softball Tournaments: 9am-8pm, free Pontoon Boat Rides: 1pm-3pm, Carnival, affordable family fun,
Craft tents, Bands: To Be Determined
Patch Train: 9am-4pm, Kids performances: 12pm-1pm, and Fireworks.

Sunday September 7, 2014 - FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK - last year's GO KART RACES were from 12:00 pm to 3:00 p.m.
Softball Tournaments: 9am-6pm, Professional Go Kart Races: 12pm-3pm, Carnival, Beer, Food vendors, Music: To Be Determined, Cardboard Boat Races: 1pm - 3pm

Where: Preservation Park, 3444 S. Riverside Drive (Highway 51, 3 miles north of Beloit)
click here for a map, and directions

For more information, visit the FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK page on this site
or email festivalontherock@town.beloit.wi.us
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Sunday September 21, 2014 - BELOIT AUTORAMA CAR SHOW
The Midwest's largest one-day show featuring over 1,000 cars on display, swap meet, arts & crafts, food and music.
From 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
at the Preservation Park, 3444 S.Riverside Drive (Highway 51, 3 miles north of Beloit). View Map
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CEMETERY

The Town of Beloit owns Baldwin Cemetery on S. Afton Road. Lots are sold at the Town Hall located 2871 S. Afton Road.

COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERING

TOWN OF BELOIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE OPENINGS
Town of Beloit Residents: if you've ever considered getting involved in your local government, now may be the time. A vacancy exists currently on the: There are currently no openings on any of the Town Committees.

Please consider joining other committees such as: the Parks Commssion, Planning Commission, and Board of Adjustment and help make a difference in our community

Please contact the Town Hall for a simple application at 364-2980 or stop by at 2871 S. Afton Road. To be considered, you must be a Town of Beloit resident and of legal voting age.

DOG LICENSES

Each year in March dog licenses are due for the following year. They are now sold at the Town Hall located at 2871 S. Afton Road or the Town Police Department located1133 Inman Parkway from 8:00am - 4:30pm. Owners are required to have the dog vaccinated against Rabies within a 30 day period after the dog reaches four (4) months of age. Each dog five (5) months old or older requires a dog license. Bring the vaccination certificate with you to purchase a dog license. License your dog by March 31st annually to avoid the $10 late fee.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

None at this time.

MUNICIPAL COURT NEWS

The Clerk of Courts office is located 2871 S. Afton Road.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm .
Court only is held at the Town Hall, 2871 S. Afton Rd, Beloit on second, third and fourth Tuesday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. Check with the Clerk of Court at 608 364-2985 for the schedule.

Traffic or ordinance citations should be paid at the Town Hall at 2871 S. Afton Road from 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Parking tickets and tow fees should be paid at the Police Station at 1133 Inman Parkway from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

POLLING PLACES

Wards 1,2,3: Beloit Town Hall, 2871 S. Afton Road, Beloit, WI 53511

Wards 4,5, 6: McKearn Park Building, 2711 Park Avenue, Beloit, WI 53511

Wards 7,8,9, 10, 11: Turner High School, 1231 Inman Parkway, Beloit, WI 53511

To register to vote, provide identification showing name & current address and apply at the Town Hall or at the polls
during elections.

Election dates:

Fall Primary election: Tuesday August 12, 2014
Polls open from 7:00am-8:00pm
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Fall Genera; election: Tuesday November 4, 2014
Polls open from 7:00am-8:00pm

Questions: contact Karry DeVault at kdevault@town.beloit.wi.us , call 364 2980 extension 3
or come to the Town of Beloit Town Hall, 2871 S. Afton Rd., Beloit from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information go to the Voter Public Access website: https://myvote.wi.gov/

Tuesday January 7, 2014 - 5:00 p.m is the deadline for Candidates for Town Office.
~~~ Become a Canditate for Town Office ~~~
The following Town Officers for the Town of Beloit are to be elected:
OFFICERS_________ ____ _ INCUMBENT__
Town Board Supervisor #3 -------- Diane Greenlee
Town Board Supervisor #4 -------- Jim Stevens

Pick-up an application at the Town of Beloit Hall, 2871 S. Afton Road
(lower level),from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -Call the Town Hall at 364-2980 if you have any questions.-
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RENTAL PROPERTY PERMIT APPLICATION

The Town of Beloit now requires single and multi-unit rental properties to be permitted.
To receive the Rental Property Permit Applications, contact Karry DeVault at kdevault@town.beloit.wi.us , call 364 2980 extension 3 or come to the Town of Beloit Town Hall, 2871 S. Afton Rd., Beloit from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There is a $25.00 per dwelling fee.

SEWER DEPARTMENT NEWS

The Sewer Department is located on Walters Road. For more information call 364-2982 or visit the Public Utilities Department page.
*** For more information, see the Public Utilities page under "Departments"***

 

TRASH PICKUP AND RECYCLING

Each residence in the Town of Beloit is required to contract with a hauler for trash and recyclables.
The five licensed Town haulers in alphabetical order are :

Lentell Disposal - (608) 362-8471
Rock Disposal Inc. - 1 888 589-7625 or (608) 365-7625 or rockdisposalinc.com
Sherman Sanitation Services - (608) 752-1500 (commercial and dumpsters only)
•Veolia Environmental Services - 1 800 248-2373
•Waste Management
- 1 800 386-7783 or (608) 752-8210
Unless specified, the above haulers handle Residential, Commercial & Dumpster service.

WHAT TO RECYCLE?

Paper: advertisements, beverage cases, catalogs, cereal boxes, colored paper, computer paper, copy paper, envelopes, magazines, newspaper, office paper, paper bags, phone books, corrugated cardboard (cut to fit in bin), NO STICKY NOTES!. Do not include: napkins, paper plates, paper towels, tissue paper, waxed paper, juice concentrate containers, sticky notes or hard cover books.
Aluminum cans: emptied. Rinsed and crushed if possible
Glass bottles & jars: green, clear, brown. Emptied. Put lids in trash.
Steel/tin cans: rinsed and crushed if possible.
Plastic containers: containers labeled with a 1 through 7 on the bottom. (made of PETE #1, HDPE #2, PVC #3, LDPE#4, PP #5, PS #6 and other resins or multiple resins #7).

Recycle lead acid batteries, waste oil ,major appliances,
yard waste, and waste tires as well here:
You can access the City of Beloit RECYCLING CENTER located 2351 Springbrook Court, Beloit
Saturdays, 9 a.m. -12 noon (excluding holiday weekends)
for the following items:
For a Fee: Tires (17" or smaller - no rims)$6 each, Bulky items $10 each, Appliances$15 each, Bagged waste $1/bag
-checks preferred-
Free of Charge: Antifreeze, Automotive waste oil (in leak proof containers), Automotive, motorcycle, or boat lead acid batteries, Automotive oil filters, Recyclables: mixed paper, #1 through #7 plastics, box board, card board, food cans (aluminim, tin, steel, bi-metal) and food jars.

MOTOR WASTE OIL & AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES: Free Recycling at both locations:
• Recycling Center, 2351 Springbrook Ct., Beloit - Saturdays 9 a.m.-Noon (except holiday weekends)

•Kolden Automotive: 2550 Dewey Avenue, Beloit - Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
and Saturday 8a.m.- Noon.

•Manic Racing Automotive: 3120 Riverside Dr, Beloit - Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
and Saturday 8a.m.- Noon. =will also accept Deep Frying Oil=

Recycle your Ink Jet and Toner Cartridges as well as your unwanted Cell Phones at the Beloit Town Hall located 2871 S. Afton Road during regular business hours. Collection boxes are in place in the Town Hall lobby to ensure those items won't end-up in the landfill !

For additional information, call (608) 364-2980 extension 6 or email: bwilson@town.beloit.wi.us

YARD WASTE COMPOST CENTER

Due to the closure of Bedrock Grinding, residents of the Town of Beloit only have one option for yard waste disposal and that is Leaflan Compost Center.

Leaflan Compost Center is located at 6711 West St. Lawrence Avenue, Beloit, WI 53511.

Their hours vary by season and there is a small annual fee per household which is charged by Leaflan. Leaflan currently offers no municipal rates or contracts and this service is not subsidized or paid for in any way by the Town.

For more information regarding hours of operation, fees, and any other questions, please call Leaflan Compost Center directly at (608)-364-1909 or check their website at http://www.leaflan.com/

 

WEB LINKS

Colleges in the area: Beloit College, visit http://www.beloit.edu/ ; Blackhawk Technical College, visit http://www.blackhawk.edu/ ; University of Wisconsin Rock County, visit www.rock.uwc.edu .

Government websites: Rock County, http://www.co.rock.wi.us/ ; State of Wisconsin, www.wisconsin.gov .

Newspapers in the area: Beloit Daily News, visit www.beloitdailynews.com ; Janesville Gazette, visit www.janesvillegazette.com ; Stateline News, visit http://www.communityshopper.com/ .

School Districts in the Town of Beloit: for Beloit Turner School, visit http://www.www.fjturner.k12.wi.us/ ; for the City of Beloit School District, visit http://www.sdb.k12.wi.us/ .
Environmental Education in Beloit: For Welty Environmental Center information, visit http://www.weltycenter.org//

Water provided by Beloit Utilities in the Town of Beloit. You will receive a water bill from Beloit Utilities monthly. To make a change to your account for disconnect or to change an address call 364-6664. For more information, visit http://www.ci.beloit.wi.us/then select "City Departments", "Department of Public Works" and "Water Resources".


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