Large Item Garbage Collection – Correction

The City of Richland Center is aware that a number of households were missed by Town & Country Sanitation during the Large Item garbage pick-up this past Saturday (10/1). The city is advising those that were missed to please be patient.  Town & Country Sanitation is aware of those addresses and will be picking up the items by the end of the week.  Please note, only the addresses that were not picked up this past Saturday will be picked up this week.  Those whose items were picked up this past Saturday will not be serviced again.

Large Item Pickup

Richland Center Large Item Collection–Saturday, October 1st

Town & Country Sanitation will have a large item pickup day for items that are not removed with the regular weekly household garbage pickup.

This will take place Saturday, October 1st,  2022.  Please have items on the curb by 6:00 a.m. that day.

Items Included: Couches, Chairs, Tables, Carpeting, Entertainment Centers, etc.

This pickup does NOT include: Lumber or construction materials, Brush, Leaves, Yard Waste, Microwave, TVs, A/C Units, Any Computer Equipment, Appliances (see below)

APPLIANCES: Town & Country Sanitation will be placing dumpsters at the Richland Center Landfill for appliances.  Those items can be taken to the landfill for disposal during regular landfill hours from October 1st – October 5th.

Landfill Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.  –  1:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. –  Noon

During those dates, there will not be any charge to dispose of regular appliances at the landfill.  (However, there will be a fee for disposal of microwaves, televisions, air conditioners, and computer equipment).

Large items are not to be placed at the curb at any other time of the year.

Town & Country Sanitation: 1-800-626-1915

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Career Opportunity – RCPD Police Officer (deadline extended)

The Richland Center Police Department is seeking qualified and career-minded individuals for the position of police officer. Applications are now being accepted to fill a police officer vacancy or vacancies.

Salary: (2022-2024 contract) Beginning base salary of $3,990 per month, to a maximum patrolman base salary of $4,899 per month after 72 months.

Excellent benefits: (2022-2024 contract) health insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement Fund, life and disability insurance, paid vacations and holidays, overtime, comp time, night shift differential, longevity pay, uniform allowance.

Applicant Requirements: Minimum age 18, valid drivers license, high school diploma or GED high school equivalency diploma, Associate Degree or 60 accredited college credits, ability to possess a firearm, no felony or domestic abuse convictions, ability to work nights/weekends/holidays, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment, ability to render credible testimony in a court of law, ability to perform essential functions of the position, certified or certifiable by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board.

Testing Requirements: Must pass written exam, physical agility test, oral interview, medical exam, psychological exam, drug screen, vision test, and extensive background investigation.

Applications and waiver form can be found below, or may be obtained in person at the Richland Center Police Department, 470 S. Main Street, Richland Center Wisconsin 53581. If you need an application packet mailed to you, please contact the police department at (608) 647-2103 or at

The written examination and physical agility test will both be conducted at a time and date to be determined.

Application Deadline (now extended): Applications must be received by Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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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


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.