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

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.

Municipal Building Will Be Open

The front doors to the City Municipal Building will be open during normal business hours, to allow access to the utility office.

 -Todd Coppernoll, Richland Center City Mayor

 

Coronavirus Pandemic

The City of Richland Center and City Utilities Offices will remain open during the pandemic, however, on a limited basis.

We request that if you are ill that you do not come into the municipal building.

If you are not coming for an absentee ballot or to pay your utility bill, we request you call instead or mail other payments.  The utility office is 647-3844 and the clerk’s office is 647-3466.

The Community Center, Depot, and the Meyer building are closed to the public.  All public meetings will be cancelled until further notice.
All City and Utility staff are working to minimize contact with all people.

We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our community as safe as can be during this crisis.  Thank you.

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.

Notice of Budget Amendment

CITY OF RICHLAND CENTER
NOTICE OF BUDGET AMENDMENT

By a two-thirds vote of the City Council on July 3, 2018, the Council approved transferring $41,500.00 from the Capital Projects Outlay to Contingency in the 2018 Budget.

Melinda D. Jones
City Clerk/Treasurer
July 6, 2018

 

Mayor & Alderperson Election Results

Official results of the April 3, 2018 Election for the Mayor and Alderpersons after the 4/4/18 Board of Canvas.

Mayor:
Paul Corcoran – 474
Mike Kaufman – 690

Alderperson District 1 (2 year term) Diane Cox – 224

Alderperson District 1 (1 year term )
Jacob Lundgren – 143
Karin Tepley – 116

Alderperson District 2 (2 year term)
Travis Wertz – 164
Jay B Mueller – 126

Alderperson District 3 (2 year term)
Robert Bindl – 157
John G Collins – 166

Alderperson District 4 (2 year term) Ryan Cairns – 227

Richland Center #1 – Best Place to Retire 2017

Richland Center is named the best place in Wisconsin to retire as well as the best place for retirees for recreation and social activities for 2017 according to Smart Asset!

https://smartasset.com/retirement/retirement-calculator?year=2017#wisconsin/best-places

 

Wisconsin PSC Broadband Survey

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) is conducting a statewide survey to gather information about residential Internet access throughout the state.  The survey gives families in your area the opportunity to tell service providers if they need better or more affordable Internet access – or don’t have access at all.

The survey, located at https://www.research.net/r/WI_PSC_broadband_survey, takes about 5 minutes to complete.

Households that do not have home access to the Internet can take the survey by phone (877-360-2973). It is especially important for these households to take the survey, so that PSCW and Internet providers know the location of all households that do not have high-quality, affordable Internet access.

Please take advantage of this opportunity for your families’ voices to be heard regarding broadband!

Thanks,
Wisconsin Broadband Office