Veteran’s Flags for Memorial Day

Looking for VOLUNTEERS to place Veteran’s Flags in Richland Center and Bowens Cemetery on Thursday, May 26th @5pm. Meet at the Cemetery garage for flags.

RC Transit Service Hours 5/14 & 5/15

Due to an unexpected staffing issue, Richland Center Transit will have shortened service hours on Saturday (May 14) and Sunday (May 15).  Service will conclude at 3:00 PM both days.  The City of Richland Center and Richland Center Transit apologize for the service interruption.

REQUEST FOR BIDS: Street Department – Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay

Request for Bids on 5LT Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay

The City of Richland Center Street Department is requesting bids for approximately 900 tons of 5LT hot mix asphalt overlay with tack Coat and compacted. Traffic control will be the Contractors responsibility.  If you have any questions, please contact Terry Nelson at 608-604-0563.  Sealed Bids must be submitted no later than 1:00 p.m. on May 10th, 2022.

Return all sealed bids to Ashley Oliphant, City Administrator (Clearly marked as Hot Mix Asphalt)

450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581.

Bids may be emailed to ashley.oliphant@richlandcenter.com

 

The City of Richland Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  All bids are subject to City Council approval. The City of Richland Center is an equal opportunity employer, provider and lender.

Taxi Service Unavailable Evening of 4/22/22

Due to an unexpected staffing issue, Richland Center Transit will not be providing taxi service in the City of Richland Center the evening of Friday, April 22nd.

Burning of the Prairie

Monday, April 11th @6pm

The prairie on the site of the Old Mill Pond will be burned tonight 6pm.  The City is advising residents in the area to keep windows closed. Those who have health problems are advised to take special precautions. The burn should take around 2 hours.

The purpose of the burn is to establish the wild flowers that were planted in 2003. Burning helps to control the unwanted weeds and grasses, and helps in the germination of the wild flowers.

The burning will be done by the Richland Fire Department along with the parks department. For questions, please call the parks and grounds department at 604-6713.

What Happened to the Trees in Krouskop Park?

The City Utilities and Parks & Grounds crew have been removing ash trees infested with emerald ash borer (EAB) for the last five years.  The presence of EAB in Richland Center was confirmed in the fall of 2015 when an ash tree suspected of being infested was cut down and EAB larvae and larval galleries were found.

Initially the trees were treated, but chemical treatments to protect ash trees from EAB are expensive and on-going. Due to the deterioration that has taken place over the past five years, the trees have become structurally unsound and the potential for falling limbs or the catastrophic failure of a main stem could be hazardous, so the Park Board decided against further treatment.

After further discussion with Keith Behling of the Rotary Club of Richland County, it was in everyone’s best interest to remove the trees from the Rotary Lights display area. In doing so, this gives them time to plan and design new structures for the coming season!

While we hate to see our beautiful trees come down, we are only considering the safety of the general public.

The Parks & Grounds Department plans to plant new trees in the park this spring during our annual Arbor Day Celebration with the kids in the Richland School District.

 

Street Department Paint Bids

Request for Bids on Chlorinated Rubber Exterior Pavement Marking Paint, Xylol & Glass Beads

The City of Richland Center Street Department is requesting bids for Chlorinated Rubber Exterior Pavement Marking Paint, Xylol & Reflective Glass Beads.

36 each, 5-gallon pails of Yellow Rubber Exterior Marking Paint

26 each, 5-gallon pails of White Rubber Exterior Marking Paint

3 each, 5-gallon containers of Xylol Solvent

1/2 Pallet of Reflective Glass Beads

If you have any questions, please contact Terry Nelson at 608-604-0563.

Sealed Bids must be submitted no later than 10:00 AM on April 7, 2022.

Return all sealed bids to Ashley Oliphant, City Administrator (Clearly marked as Rubber Marking Paint)

450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581

Bids may be emailed to ashley.oliphant@richlandcenter.com

The City of Richland Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  All bids are subject to City Council approval.  The City of Richland Center is an equal opportunity employer, provider, and lender.

Street Department Rotary Mower Bids

REQUEST FOR BIDS ON A NEW ROTARY PULL-BEHIND MOWER

The City of Richland Center Street Department is requesting bids on a new rotary pull-behind mower.  If you have any questions, please contact Terry Nelson at (608) 604-0563.

Sealed bids must be submitted no later than 1:00 PM on April 7, 2022.  Initialed Specification checklist must accompany the bid.  Rotary Mower Bid Specs

Return all sealed bids (Clearly marked as Rotary Mower Bid) to: Ashley Oliphant, City Administrator; 450 S. Main Street; Richland Center, WI 53581.

Bids may also be emailed to ashley.oliphant@richlandcenter.com

The City of Richland Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  All bids are subject to City Council approval.  The City of Richland Center is an equal opportunity employer, provider, and lender.

Bid Request for 2022 Street Department Pickup

CITY OF RICHLAND CENTER STREET DEPT.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2022 PICKUP:

  1. REGULAR CAB WITH EIGHT FOOT BOX.
  2. 3/4 TON WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE.
  3. V8 GAS MOTOR 6.0 OR LARGER.
  4. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH OIL COOLER AND TOW MODE.
  5. A/C WITH VINYLE FLOOR MAT AND CLOTH SEATS.
  6. INTEGRATED ELECTRIC BRAKE CONTROLLER.
  7. 7.HEAVY DUTY HITCH. 14,000LBS OR LARGER.
  8. 8.LED STROBE LIGHT WIRED TO FACTORY SWITCH.
  9. 9.DEALER INSTALLED SEAT COVERS.
  10. SPRAY IN BED LINER.
  11. 11.METALLIC SILVER IN COLOR.

Bid specifications can be picked up at the Municipal Building at 450 S. Main Street, or contact Terry Nelson at (608) 647-3559, (608) 604-0563, or terry.nelson@richlandcenter.com.

Bids are due on February 24th at 1:00 PM at the City Administrator’s office at 450 S. Main Street, or email to ashley.oliphant@richlandcenter.com.  The city reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Temporary Sidewalk/Trail closure

The City of Richland Center will be temporarily closing off the sidewalk on the South side of Hwy 14 W, from the Bike Trail entrance to the bridge before the Mobil station from 7am – 4pm, tomorrow, February 10th, 2022.  The river trails on the East side of the Pine River will also be closed for tomorrow and the following day, February 10th & 11th.

The reason for the shutdown is to accommodate trucks entering for the rip rap project happening on the west end of the footbridge.

Thank you for your cooperation~

City of Richland Center Parks & Grounds Department