Notice of Spring Election

APRIL 7, 2020



Notice Is Hereby Given that an election is to be held in all wards and elections districts in the City of Richland Center, on the first Tuesday of April, 2020, being the 7th day of said month, the following officers are to be elected.

Mayor for the City for a term of two years to succeed Michael J. Kaufman, whose term will expire on April 21, 2020

An Alderperson for the First District (Wards 1-2-3) for a term of two years to succeed Diane Cox, whose term will expire on April 21, 2020

An Alderperson for the Second District (Wards 4-5-6) for a term of two years to succeed Travis Wertz, whose term will expire on April 21, 2020

An Alderperson for the Third District (Wards 7-8-9) for a term of two years to succeed John Collins, whose term will expire on April 21, 2020

An Alderperson for the Fourth District (Wards 10-11-12) for a term of two years to succeed Ryan Cairns, whose term will expire on April 21, 2020

Notice is further given that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2019 and the final day for filing nomination papers in the office of the City Clerk is 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020.

Notice Is Further Given that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on the third Tuesday of February, 2020, being the 18th day of said month.

Given under my hand,

Done in the City of Richland Center
This 15th day of November, 2019

Melinda D. Jones
City Clerk / Treasurer


Cropland Lease Request for Bids

The City of Richland Center is requesting bids on leasing land for farming operations. The City has land in the Industrial Park North area of approximately 120.5 acres and near the Richland Airport in Sextonville of approximately 54 acres. Maps may be picked up in the City Clerk’s Office or found online at under news. For questions contact Melinda Jones at 608-647-3466.

Industrial Park North 1  Industrial Park North 2  Maple Grove Road

Airport Cropland Area

Bids must be submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. on October 31, 2019 to the City Clerk’s Office at 450 S. Main Street or emailed to

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

Request for Bids – Aquatic Center

The City of Richland Center is seeking bids for the construction of a new aquatic center.  Please click on the PDF document below for more details.

RC Aquatics Ad for Bids – BID 2


Bid Results:  Aquatic Center Bids 4-19-19


Request for Bids – HVAC Maintenance Agreement


The City is requesting bids for an annual maintenance agreement on all furnace and air conditioning units within city owned buildings. The contract should be for one-year, renewable for an additional 2 years upon satisfactory performance. The contract will begin in April 2019. A list of the units is available at the City Clerk’s office or online at under news. Questions may be directed to Dave Fry at 608-604-0398.

Bids should be returned to the City Clerk’s Office at 450 S. Main Street or emailed to no later than 2:00 p.m. on March 25, 2019.

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

To see the list of HVAC units click here: Furnace & AC Units for Maintenance Agreement

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.

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.

Peddlers Licenses Approved -RE Hail Damage:

Issuance of a peddler’s license by the City simply means that the City has acquired information sufficient to establish the identity of the licensee. THE GRANTING OF A LICENSE BY THE CITY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY SORT OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY BY THE CITY AS TO ANY WORK DONE BY THE LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF A TRANSACTION WITH THE LICENSEE.

Property owners must make their own decision whether to contract with the licensed individual or business and the owners are solely responsible for the outcome of any contract they may enter into with the licensed business or individual.

Aurum Contracting – Roofing – Siding – Gutters  *****Valid April 16, 2018 through May 16, 2018*****
901 Elmwood Ave, Beloit, WI  53511

Steve Martindale – Field Supervisor at 608-290-7449  (Driving 2014 Ford F150 – plate #MU3268)
James Styers (Driving 2008 GMC Sierra – plate #1673075)                                                              4/17/2018

Daley’s Contractors, LLC                                         *****Valid April 18, 2018 through April 18, 2019*****
1051 Maiden Lane, Galesburg, IL  61401

Brian Goad – Project Manager at 815-703-0441 (Driving 2017 Ford F250 – plate #3733)
Timothy Daley (Driving a 2015 F150 – plate #89 930 2)                                                                   4/18/2018

Martindale Pinnacle Construction, LLC              *****Valid April 19, 2018 through May 19, 2018*****
1828 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI
Eric Martindale – Field Representative (Driving 2012 F150 – plate #MM8142)                          4/19/2018

Urian Chavez (Driving 2013 Dodge 3500 – plate #EET 597)
Andrea Vonckx (Driving Ford F150 – plate # GHB 720)                                                                   4/20/2018
Nathan Martindale (Driving 2012 grey Ford F-150 – plate# T3561A)
Kresha Unseth (Driving 2013 white Ford Edge – plate# LT7863)

APEX General Contracting                                    *****Valid April 20, 2018 through May 20, 2018*****
8383 Greenway Blvd, Suite 600, Middleton, WI  53562

Robert Cuthrell (Driving a 2004 Ford F150 – plate #1675957B)
Ashton Rutherford (Driving a 2011 Ford F150 – plate #2298155-B)                                             4/20/2018

America’s Best Remodeling                                    *****Valid April 20, 2018 through May 20, 2018*****
528 North View Road, Waukesha, WI

Evan Luedtke (Driving 2010 Nissan – plate #NG7957)
Mathew Gernetzke (Driving 2017 Chevrolet Silverado – temporary plate)
Nick Wolff (Driving 2018 GMC Siera – plate #LW7604)                                                                4/20/2018

Doyle Exteriors General Contracting               *****Valid April 23, 2018 through May 23, 2018*****
120 N. Crosby Avenue, Suite #5, Janesville, WI  53548

Troy Melton (Driving 2016 Black Dodge Ram – plate #KS8-671)                                                    4/23/2018
Bradley Hooten (Driving 2013 gray Chevy Silverado – Indiana plate #TK191LSB)
Terry Doyle (Driving 2017 black Dodge Ram 1500 – plate# HX8302)

Heins Contracting                                                    *****Valid April 23, 2018 through May 23, 2018*****
2222 Pleasant View Road, Middleton, WI  53562

Bryan Heins (Driving a white 2016  Chevy 2500 HD)                                                                  4/23/2018

The Edge Contracting                                          *****Valid April 23, 2018 through May 23, 2018*****
PO Box 283, Waukesha, WI  53187

Michael Doyle (Driving 2016 white Dodge Ram – plate #MB 2220)                                      4/23/2018
Tom Schlindwein (Driving 2016 white Ford F-150 – plate #LA4420)
Nathanial Boehlje
Wendall Boehlje
Erik Bell
Kevin Shaver
Jeffrey P. Ross

Belaire                                                                             *****Valid April 23, 2018 through May 23, 2018*****
63 Mean Drive, Platteville, WI  – phone #608-348-2381

Better business Bureau – not listed

Dustan Duggan (Driving 2015 GMC Sierra – plate #4332JR)                                                4/23/2018
Jeffrey Rudnicki (Driving 2006 red Chevy Silverado – plate# 2174058)

Aspen Exteriors                                                  *****Valid April 24, 2018 through May 23, 2018****
14245 St. Francis Blvd. Suite 101; Ramsey, MN

Christopher Callahan (Driving gold Chevy Cobalt – plate #045-KAB)
Kent Clayberg (Driving black 2006 Ford Escape – plate# 128 ZWJ)
Kane O’Neil (Driving white 2009 GMC Sierra – plate# WA9184)
Hayden Kiely (Driving white 2008 Audi A6 – plate# HEALTHY)
Albert Piazzolla (Driving black 2017 Infinity QX70 – plate# FGA 3094)
Sandra Burden (Driving blue 2014 Nissan Versa Note – Nebraska plate# VBE 484)


Brookens Construction                                        *****Valid April 24, 2018 through May 24, 2018****
2413 Parmenter St., Suite 120; Middleton, WI 53562

William Kilps (Driving white 2017 Ford Transit)


Timber Creek Builders, LLC                             *****Valid April 24, 2018 through April 24, 2019***
2425 New Pinery Road, Suite 201; Portage, WI 53901

Thomas E. Mael
Catherine Mael


Creative Construction Group                     ******Valid April 25, 2018 through April 25, 2019******
765 Duffy Drive, Unit H; Crystal Lake, IL 60014

David Phillips (Driving 2006 white Acura TL – plate# 124-LPV)


State Line Exteriors                                               *****Valid April 25, 2018 through May 25, 2018*****
573 Westfield Way; Pewaukee, WI 53072

Aaron Pann (Driving  2015 black Dodge Ram 2500 – plate# XD 63015)


Midwest Storm Co.                                                  *****Valid April 25, 2018 through May 25, 2018*****
830 Fremont Ave.; Dubuque, IA 52003

Jeromie Huber (Driving 2016 white GMC Sierra – plate# EEX 289)
Allen Sawvell (Driving white 2003 Ford F250 – plate # EPM 806)  Valid April 27-May 27, 2018
Shawn Fuller (Driving white 2017 Chevy Silverado – plate #81930J) Valid April 27-May 27, 2018
Anthony Wright (Driving white 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – plate# PC00914)

Aquatic Center Presentation to Council 2/6/2018

Mr. Joshua Layer from Burbach Aquatics, Inc out of Platteville, WI gave the following presentation to the City Council on 2/6/2018


Pool Operational Info

Natant Demand 2-2-18

Comparative Municipal Bid Result

Participate in the Snapshot Wisconsin Program


Snapshot Wisconsin: Let’s discover our wildlife together!

Snapshot Wisconsin is a citizen-science effort by Wisconsin DNR, University of Wisconsin and UW-Extension to monitor wildlife populations using trail cameras. Volunteers are currently being accepted in the following counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Clark, Crawford, Dane Dodge, Douglas, Grant, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Oneida, Price, Racine, Richland, Rusk, Sauk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Vernon, Vilas and Waupaca.

Volunteers should have access to at least 10 acres of contiguous private land, and agree to maintain a trail camera there for at least one year. Training and supplies provided, no prior experience required, basic computer and internet skills are helpful. To signup please visit, Keyword Snapshot Wisconsin and click the “Apply Now” button.

The wildlife photos are categorized by the public using our crowd-sourcing site ( and used to monitor wildlife more thoroughly than is currently possible. Learn more about Snapshot Wisconsin via our website and e-newsletter!