Cemetery Wall/Road Removal Bid


The Richland Center Parks & Grounds Department is requesting bids to remove the lower retaining wall and a portion of the blacktopped road in the cemetery and grade the hillside. The City would like to save as many of the retaining wall blocks as possible. Contact David Fry at 608-604-0398 for a specifications or the city web site at www.ci.richland-center.wi.us under news.

Sealed bids are due to be returned to the City Clerk’s Office at 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581 or emailed to Melinda.jones@richlandcenter.com. The deadline for submitting bids is May 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. and envelopes should be marked “Cemetery Bids”

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

2017-04-18 Plan Set
Richland Center-Bid Form
Richland Center-Cemetery Retaining Wall Project Manual




Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the City of Richland Center of Richland County shall hold its first meeting on Tuesday, the 30th of May, 2017 at 4:30 P.M. at 450 S. Main Street (Small Conference Room of the Municipal Building) for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the thirty day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to s. 70.47 (1) of the Wis. Stats.  Due to the fact the assessment roll is not complete at this time, it is anticipated that the Board will meet and adjourn pursuant to WI Statutes Sec. 70.47 (1) to a later date that will be announced.  Notice is hereby given this 4th day of May, 2017.


Melinda D. Jones

City Clerk / Treasurer

Street Closure – May 13, 2017 (rain date May 20th)

On May 13th, 2017 (rain date is May 20th) the 100 blocks of N Main Street, W. Court Street, and N Central Avenue will be closed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and noon for the purpose of creating a dance video “Explore Living in Richland Center and Richland County”  The public is welcome to participate in the video.  Come with a smile and your moves!

Request for Bids – Debris Removal


The City of Richland Center is seeking bids for the removal of debris from the Pine River. Anyone interested should contact the City Clerk for bid specifications (bid specs available on January 16, 2017) or view them at www.ci.richland-center.wi.us by clicking on the news.  Bids should be returned to the City Clerk by 2:00 p.m. on January 31, 2017 to 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI  53581.  All work must be completed by March 17, 2017.  There will be an additional bid for bank restoration and rip rap in the near future.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Pine River Bid Specs for Debris Removal

Debris Removal Map area between Industrial Drive to the south and County Highway AA to the north.

Public Test of Voting Machines


 We will be conducting a public test of the electronic voting equipment at the Municipal Building at 450 S. Main Street on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Melinda D. Jones
City Clerk / Treasurer


State of Emergency declared for City of Richland Center

From the Office of the Mayor of Richland Center

The flood water is rising fast. I am declaring a State of Emergency for the City of Richland Center. Later in the day movement around the county may become dangerous. I am encouraging all businesses to send employees home while there are still some passable roads.

A Shelter will be set up at the Community Center.  For Life Safety issues call 911, for all other questions or concerns regarding flooding please call the following numbers:

To Report Road Issues or to obtain Alternative Routes: 608-649-5766

Damage Assessment: 608-649-5767

Public Health: 608-649-5752

2016 Licensed Tree Cutters

The following businesses have shown proof of insurance and obtained a license to cut trees within the City of Richland Center.  Any other businesses need to obtain a license before cutting any trees in the City.

Ashton’s Affordable Tree Service LLC – Steve Mathias – 608-642-0683
8697 Crosscut Rd., Platteville, WI

B & E Tree Service – Bill Kimbler – 608-475-3953
Prairie du Chien, WI

KSK Tree Trimming – Kevin Kledehn –  608-343-8932
605 Darcy Dr., Hillsboro, WI  54634

M & M tree Service LLC – Eric Meseberg, Brandon Miller – 608-604-4652
801 Lake St., Hillsboro, WI  54634

Mahan Tree Service – Mike Mahan – 608-606-9536
15871 Hwy 27, Ferryville, WI 54628

Gary Manning – 608-604-3869
27321 Manning Lane, Richland Center, WI 53581

Peer Construction – Terry Peer – 608-732-5279
29301 Pleasant Mound Rd., Boscobel, WI 53805

Sprague Brothers Tree Services – Gary Sprague, Ted Sprague – 608-822-3470
1005 14th St., Fennimore, WI


Contractors are not permitted to place trees or brush outside of the landfill area.  They must take the debris inside the landfill.  The landfill will be open during between 8am and 3pm this week for City residents.  Approved Townships may also use the landfill during regular open hours – Mondays & Wednesdays from 8am to 1pm and Saturdays from 8am to noon.