News and Announcements
TOWN OF WESTPORT
The Westport Administrative Offices are CLOSED due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
Please call 608/849-4372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for assistance. Stay home...stay safe!!
Effective 7/1/2020, please submit all paperwork, applications and plans for permits electronically to email@example.com
As a reminder, the refuse and recycling dumpsters at the Town of Westport complex are for Town office
and public works use only. They are not for public use.
Schumacher Road Closure: Effective July 27, 2020 construction on Schumacher Road will begin and road closure will be required; primarily from Easy Street to Cuba Valley (possibly further). The estimated time frame is 3-4 weeks, weather permitting.
DNR News Release: Water Safety Starts with a Life Jacket
DNR Media Advisory: Water Safety Toolkit
Mary Lake Road Construction Newsletter Shamrock Road from LaBuwi Lane to Auchter Lane
Dane County Sheriff's Office News Release: Car Thefts and Break-Ins
Restored Lawn Care Tips Sheet
Notice of Public Hearing on Monday, August 10, 2020:
Town Zoning Amendments (Kennel Location and Various Standarad for Building Errors)
Public Hearing Ordinance Amendment 20-01
Public Hearing Ordinance Amendment 20-02
Town of Westport Emergency Order 20-01
Emergency Order 20-01 - Certain Construction Activity During COVID-19
Measures being taken at Town of Westport regarding COVID-19
COVID-19 Update #11 May 19, 2020
People may use a face mask, scarf, bandana or other types of face coverings.
According to Public Health Madison and Dane County:
• Complaints and concerns about enforcement of the mask order SHOULD NOT be sent to law enforcement. The public health team will determine the "best way to provide education to individuals and businesses that are noncompliant, with the goal of providing education first, before moving towards enforcement." Concerns and complaints about businesses may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address should not be used to complain about individuals not wearing masks.
• People or businesses violating the order may be cited. Citations issued within the City of Madison amount to $376. If issued outside of Madison, under the County ordinance the ticket amount will be $263.50.
Public Health News Release: New Orders Requiring Face Coverings
Face Covering Information Page
Guidance for Opening and Operating a Public Cooling Location During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Trusted local doctor Bill Ranum with a letter to the public containing an important message linked here.
Please take some time to read and follow sage advice. Letter
Clean Boats, Clean Waters for a Healthy Boating Summer
Yahara WINS 2019 Annual Report
Dane County Sheriff's Office News Release Operation Dry Water
Pier Pickup Schedule
DNR & Dane County Sheriff's Office Renew Weekend Public Hours at Shooting Range, more information can be found here
Open Burning in the Town of Westport is restricted and regulated by the Town Code of Ordinances
A brief summary can be viewed here
Any resident who will be leaving town for any extended period of time and would like periodic checks on
their property, may contact the Dane County Sheriff's Office at 608-255-2345.
When reporting alarms or lift station outages, residents are asked to please contact 608-849-4372.
If you are doing any grading, digging or topography changes near a pond, lake or stream, please contact the Town of Westport or Dane
County Land and Water Resources to see if there are special permits that might be required. This will help avoid fees and penalties for not following proper procedures.
Town of Westport Historic Resources Survey
Dane County Storm Drain Mural Tour
Dane County Bike Routes
Dane County Bicycle Map
Be Salt Wise
Click on underscored names to send e-mail. All e-mail sent to the Town of Westport is subject to the Wisconsin open records law.
|Thomas G. Wilson
||Robert C. Anderson
Utility, Finance &
Information Systems Manager
|Jessica J. Frey