Richland Center Snow Removal Emergency

Due to anticipated snow accumulations from the impending winter storm, officials from the City of Richland Center have announced that a Snow Removal Emergency is in effect in the city until further notice. This Snow Removal Emergency prohibits vehicles of any kind to be parked on any street or highway within the City of Richland Center between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am. The Snow Removal Emergency begins at 10:00 PM Monday night, February 11th and will be in effect for two nights expiring 7:00 am February 13th.

All vehicles must be removed from city streets and highways from 10:00 pm until 7:00 am each night that the Snow Removal Emergency is in effect. Vehicles parked on any city street during these hours will be ticketed. The fine for a Snow Removal Emergency violation is $15.00. In addition, vehicles left on the street in violation of the Snow Removal Emergency may be towed at the owner’s expense.

Overnight, off-street parking will be available in all city-owned municipal parking lots in the downtown as well as the former Community Center parking lot, city hall parking lot and the parking lots in Krouskop Park. Vehicles need to be removed from these lots during the daytime to allow for normal use.

2018 Truck Bids Requested

The Richland Center Parks & Grounds Department is accepting bids for a 2018 2500 4×4 regular cab truck with snow plow and an 8 foot box.  Bid specifications are attached below but can also be picked up at the Municipal building located at 450 S. Main Street in Richland Center.

Bids are due by 11:00 a.m. on January 10, 2019 and may be dropped of at the municipal building or emailed to Melinda.jones@richlandcenter.com

Park – Grounds Truck Bid Specs

For more information or to request a bid sheet be sent to you, contact Dave Fry, Parks & Grounds Superintendent at 608-604-0398.

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

 

Firewood for Sale

The City of Richland Center is selling Firewood from all ash trees being cut.  Asking $50.00 per pickup truck load.   Contact Dave Fry at 608-604-0398.

Aaron Black Trails CLOSED as of Monday, Nov 19th

The Aaron Black Trails segment between Industrial Drive and Cty A/Bowen’s Mill will be CLOSED until further notice, as of Monday, November 19th. Construction will begin for the ongoing project of rip-rapping the banks.

10/26/2018 Construction Update


Haseltine Street:   Gerke has completed the punch list items on the project.  The lawn restoration will be monitored in the spring to make sure the grass has established.  There will be one final pay request on the project that includes the rest of the street construction.


Westside Drive Reconstruction:  Gasser has been on site paving Westside Drive the last two days.  They plan to have almost all the asphalt done by the end of the day today, except for a small amount at the north end of the project.  Their goal is to finish the remaining asphalt on the project on Saturday.  Depending on weather or other delays, the asphalt driveways might not be finished until early next week.

Augelli Concrete plans to come back on Monday after Gasser is out of the way to finish the remaining concrete driveways and steps on the project.  

 In addition to the asphalt and concrete, Gerke will be finishing the lawn restoration, retaining wall, and Mr. Manhole adjustments after the asphalt is finished.  

 


Panorama Estates:  Gasser was on site today finish grading the road in preparation of paving tomorrow.  Gasser plans to pave the road tomorrow and the asphalt trail on Saturday.  

Augelli Concrete plans to come on Monday to finish the remaining concrete sidewalk on the project.  

 Century Fence was on site today doing the pavement marking on USH 14.  The intersection improvements are now complete, except for some concrete sidewalk at the intersection and lawn restoration.

 

Changes For Recycling and Trash Pickup Effective 11/1/18

Town & Country Sanitation has made some recent changes.  They now have a truck that will pick up residents trash containers while the operator remains in the truck.  Recycling will soon be pickup up every other week but trash pickup will remain weekly and some route changes or pickup dates will be changed.

Please review the information below which has also been mailed to residents:

Recycling Instructions

New Schedule effective 11/1/2018

Letter Regarding Route Changes

Residents may keep the current Town & Country Sanitation recycling bins until they no longer want them. If you do not want them, place them at the curb for the next large item collection.

If you have questions, please contact Town & Country Sanitation at 608-375-5856 or 1-800-626-1915.

Trick or Treating – October 31 – 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Trick or Treating in Richland Center will be held on October 31, 2018 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.   If you want to participate for children to stop at your home, please leave your porch light on.  Children should not stop at a house where the front porch light is off.

Be safe and use extra caution please!

Request for Bids for Aquatic Center

The City of Richland Center is requesting bids on a new aquatic center.

RC Aquatics Ad for Bids

Symons 10K/5K Run/Walk August 4, 2018

Symons is having a 10K Run/Walk on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 beginning at 9:15 a.m. with a 5K Run/Walk beginning at 9:20 a.m.

Click on the link to view the route.  Roads will not be closed but residents are urged to use caution when in the area.  Thank you.

2018 08 04 Symons Walk/Run Route

2018 Licensed Tree Cutters in the City of RC

Licensed Tree Cutters in the City for 2018

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 53818

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  53809

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.