Park Street Closure between 1st and 2nd Street 8/24/20 to Mid-October

Review the information and map provided by the Richland Hospital on the temporary closure of Park Street.

Park Street Closure approved for MRI Construction

Rezoning Notice 100 and 190 N. Orange Street

CITY OF RICHLAND CENTER
OFFICIAL ZONING NOTICE

 Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of the City of Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin, upon recommendation of the Plan Commission at an August 17, 2020 meeting at 6:00 P.M., will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at approximately 7:30 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard. The public hearing on the rezoning application will be held in the Council Room of the Municipal Building at 450 S. Main Street.

The application of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Richland Center to rezone a parcel of land in the City from Planned Unit Development (PUD) to Commercial General (C-G). The property is located at 190 N. Orange Street which consists of Tax Parcel number 276-2100-2710. Legal Description: Lot 1 of Richland County Certified Survey Map No. 1132 as recorded on July 9, 2020 as document number 325885 in the Richland County Register of Deeds in Volume 10 of CSMs Pages 150-151.

Also, the application of the Thomas A Hauber to rezone a parcel of land in the City from Planned Unit Development (PUD) to Commercial General (C-G). The property is located at 100 N. Orange Street which consists of Tax Parcel number 276-2100-3010. Legal Description: Lot 1 of Richland County Certified Survey Map No. 788 as recorded on October 24, 2007 as document number 281022 in the Richland County Register of Deeds in Volume 7 of CSMs Pages 148-150.

All interested parties may appear and be heard. All interested parties may appear and be heard. Copies of a map showing the affected properties are available for inspection at the City Clerk/Treasurer’s office at 450 S. Main. St., Richland Center, WI during regular business hours.

If you have any questions or concerns on the above, please call the City Clerk / Treasurer’s office at 608-647-3466.

Sincerely,

Melinda D. Jones
City Clerk / Treasurer

Published July 30, 2020 and August 6, 2020.

 

 

Walk With Grace Parade

The Greater Richland Area Cancer Elimination (GRACE) will hold a parade this year instead of the walk in Krouskop Park.  The Parade will be held on August 14, 2020 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Parade assembly will be in Krouskop Park parking lot.  Please keep an eye on the GRACE web site https://walkwithgrace.com/ for the exact parade route and other things they intend to do for their event.

 

Request for Bids – Asphalt on S. Ira Street

The Richland Center Street Department is accepting bids on Ira Street Project

The Richland Center Street Department will be accepting bids on a 27’ wide x 300’ long repaving of the street. Existing asphalt will be removed by the City. Contractor is required to fine grade existing gravel and pave with 4 LT blacktop at 3” compacted thickness.

This is a LRIP Project

For additional information contact Terry Nelson at 608-604-0563.

Bids are due by July 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. to Melinda.jones@richlandcenter.com or mailed to the City of Richland Center, 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581 clearly marked Ira Street bid.

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

COVID-19 Update from Mayor Coppernoll

June 25, 2020

Richland Center park shelters, and park play equipment, will re-open for public use July 1.

The Killian Meyer Building will also re-open July 1 – the Meyer Building, and the shelters, will have capacity limits – call 647-8108 for details.

Park bathrooms will open July 1, adult softball, and the youth rec program will also begin July 1. To sign up for adult activities, or to sign your child up for youth activities, please call 647-8108.

Bleachers will not be available this season, please bring chairs with you, and take them when you leave, thank you.

Park bathrooms, and the tables in the park shelters, will be sanitized once per day, early in the morning.

The Community Center, and the Senior Center, will remain closed until further notice.

The aquatic center will not open July 1, we’re awaiting an inspection by the state. At this point, the target date to open the aquatic center is July 4.

We will make an announcement regarding the opening of the aquatic center as soon as we have more details, there will be capacity restrictions in the aquatic center this season.

Signs will be posted in the parks, stating the threat of exposure to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 exists, that by entering the parks, you are taking responsibility for your own protection, and that children should be supervised.

For further information, call 647-8108.

-Mayor Todd Coppernoll

Aquatic Center Managers Needed

The City of Richland Center is seeking applicants for a Aquatic Center Manager.  Please see the attached job description and apply before 3:00 p.m. on June 12, 2020  Parks Pool Manager job description  Application 2020  Parks Grounds Supplemental Application

Applications must be mailed to Melinda Jones, City Clerk at 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI  53581 or emailed to Melinda.jones@richlandcenter.com

The City of Richland Center is an equal opportunity employer, provider and lender.

Central Avenue/Kinder St. Project 5/27/2020 Update

“A1 Excavating, the contractor for the South Central Avenue project has placed traffic control barricade at the project limits today (5/27/2020). On Thursday 5/28/2020 the pavement surface will be pulverized in place and will remain through the weekend.  On Monday June1, the crew from A1 Excavating will begin removing the pulverized pavement along with the curb and gutter scheduled for removal.  Residents are asked to remove a vehicles from the street on Thursday during the pulverizing operation.  Beginning Monday June 1, residents are asked to park on side street or other locations to allow the contractor to work efficiently on the sewer and water utility replacement during the week. Project construction is expected to be complete by mid-August.”

 

Painting of Curbs, Crosswalks and Parking Stalls Begins May 21, 2020

The Richland Center Street Department will begin annual painting of the curbs, crosswalks and parking stalls throughout the city and in the downtown over the next two months, depending on weather.  When doing the parking stalls in the downtown, sections of the street will be blocked off.  Please use caution and avoid the marked areas as they are working.  Thank you!

Richland Center High School Class of 2020 Parade

The Richland Center High School Class of 2020 will not have the traditional graduation ceremony this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Seniors will be spaced apart on open trailers and hold a parade beginning at 6th Street and Central Avenue, traveling south on Central Avenue to Court Street, then turn east on Court Street to Church Street, travel north on Church Street to 6th Street.  The parade will be held on May 31st at 2:00 p.m. when their graduation ceremony was initially scheduled.  Congratulations RCHS Senior Class of 2020!

Social distancing and wearing masks are highly encouraged.

Memorial Day Activities

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, there will not be a Memorial Day Parade this year.  However, there will be the traditional service in the Richland Center Cemetery beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the speaker being Karen Knock.

Social distancing and wearing a mask is highly encouraged.  Please join us to honor those U.S Military members who lost their lives in the line of duty.