Tax Bill Insert from Town Clerk

Town of Black Creek
December 2012 Newsletter

 

                    Daniel Knutzen, Chairman—920-619-3883              Karen Herman, Clerk—730-9345
                    Daniel Rettler, 1st Supervisor—850-5311                   Jeri Ohman, Treasurer—731-5113
                    Tom Neubert, 2nd Supervisor—850-5312                  Randy Heiden, Constable—984-3990

 

 

2013 ANNUAL MEETING DATE NOTICE— The date of the 2013 Town’s Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.  All Residents welcome.
 

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TOWN BOARD MEETINGS ARE THE SECOND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH.
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TAX RATES PER THOUSAND OF ASSESSED VALUATION FOR 2012

                                                                                 2011             2012           Rate Difference

                   State……………………………………………………………     .16598          .16420               –  .00178
                   County……………………………………………………….   4.82698        4.90353               + .07655                         
                   Town ………………………………………………………….   2.09447        2.11470              + .02023
                   Fox Valley Technical College…………………   1.75126        1.90557              + .15431              
                   Seymour School District…………………………   8.70801        8.95808               +  .25007
                   Shiocton School District……………………….. 10.77163      10.73941               –  .03222             
                   Total Seymour School District……………….. 17.54670      18.04608               + .49938
                   Total Shiocton School District………………… 19.61032      19.82741               + .21709  
                   State Credit……………………………………………….   1.47029        1.48439               + .01410            

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Town Hall Located at:  N6051 Twelve Corners Road, Black Creek (No mail receptacle)
Town Hall Phone Number: 984-1116 (No Answering Machine) see contact numbers above

Tax Collection Dates

Tax collection will all be done at the town hall on the following dates/times:

Wednesday, December 26, 2012…………………..   3:00 p.m.  –  8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 29, 2012……………………….. 10:00 a.m.  –  3:00 p.m.
Monday, December 31, 2012…………………………..   9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 26, 2013……………………………… 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013……………………………….   6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 31, 2013……………………………..   6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

If your payment is more than the amount due, the Treasurer is NOT required to give a refund on the day you pay.  If you have a refund due, you will receive it after the next Town Board Meeting.  THE BOARD MEETS THE SECOND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH.
 

If you want to mail in the 1st installment, please mail it to:   Jeri Ohman, Treasurer, N5687 Twelve Corners Rd, Black Creek, WI  54106.  If you would like your receipt, please send a postage paid envelope with your payment.  Please make checks payable to:  TOWN OF BLACK CREEK

The 2nd installment due on July 31st MUST be paid to the CountyTreasurer.  Make this check payable to:  Outagamie County Treasurer.  DO NOT mail the 2nd installment to the “Town” Treasurer.  The first tax installment is due on or before January 31st.  The 2nd installment is due on or before July 31st, as provided in Section 74.03.  The Town Treasurer CANNOT accept any tax money after February 1st.  Any taxes unpaid on February 1st are considered delinquent and must be collected by the Outagamie County Treasurer

If you want your December payment to be credited in December, it MUST be in the hands of the “Town” Treasurer by the December 31st date.  Otherwise, payment will be credited to the January date if it is received by her.  This is in accordance to the State Statutes.

DOG LICENSES
1.  All dogs over 5 months of age must have a dog license.
2.  Fee:  $3.00 for a neutered male or spayed female dog
             $8.00 for a non-neutered male or non-spayed female dog.

     IF PAYING IN CASH, PLEASE BRING EXACT AMOUNT.
3.  The law requires your dog to be vaccinated against rabies after it is 4 months of age and revaccinated
     within one-year after the initial vaccination.
4.  You are REQUIRED TO BRING ALONG, a copy of the vaccination papers of each dog, when purchasing
     the license.
5.  Dog licenses can be purchased from Jeri Ohman, when paying your taxes or call her (731-5113) to make
     an appointment.
6.  Any dog license purchased after April 1st of each year (until the next tax season) will include a
     surcharge of $5.00
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GARBAGE & RECYCLING INFORMATION

 

TOWN OF BLACK CREEK RESIDENTS-Garbage is paid through special charges on your tax bill.  New homes built in 2012 will be sent a bill for their 2012 garbage pickup only if you did not receive a refuse collection charge on your tax bill.  The 2012 yearly garbage rate was $118.43 and the 2013 rate will be $117.73 per pick-up.  The 2013 rate includes the new contract rates, and fuel surcharge costs through 9/10/2012.

 

Business picking up the Town’s Garbage & recyclables isHarter’s Fox Valley Disposal
                                                                               W17620 County Rd Q
                                                                               Wittenberg, WI  54499
                                                                               1-888-804-8556 or 715-253-2619


Garbage—Must be at the roadside by 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday but on the week of a Holiday it will run one day later.  Household garbage that is placed roadside should be in bags or any container not larger then 32 gallons.
Commingled Recycling—Must be at the roadside by 6:30 a.m. every other Tuesday but on the week of a Holiday it will run one day later.  The Recycling Schedule is listed below.

Covered recycling containers must be labeled with an Outagamie County Recycling sticker. 
Recyclables Include — Glass bottles & jars, aluminum, steel & bi-metal, metal lids & bottle tops, aerosol cans (non-pesticide), #1 & #2 blue plastic, #2 brown plastic, and #1 & #2 all other color plastics.  Corrugated cardboard should be broken down no larger than 2’ x 3’.  Mixed papersnewspapers, inserts, magazines, catalogues, junk mail, envelopes, phone books, paperback books, writing and copy paper, shredded office paper, grocery bags, and boxboard–non-corrugated cardboard. 
Non–Recyclables — paper contaminated by food or grease, tissue products, frozen food boxes, dairy containers, gift wrapping paper.  #1 brown plastic, plastic bags, anti-freeze & Oil containers, pesticide aerosol cans, #3 and #7 plastic containers.

                                                                       **   PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR **
                      2013 RECYCLING SCHEDULE                 2013 LARGE ITEM DAY

        January 8, 22        July 9, 23                                January 23          July 24
        February 5, 19      August 6, 20                           February 27        August 28
        March 5, 19          September 4, 17                     March 27            September 25
        April 2, 16, 30       October 1, 15, 29                   April 24              October 23
        May 14, 29            November 12, 26                    May 22                November 27
        June 11, 25           December 10, 24                    June 26               December 18
 

The highlighted/underlined numbers indicates the          Please call Harter’s office at 888-804-8556
dates when recycling is collected one day later                  for pricing and to schedule by 2 p.m. on
because of a Holiday.                                                                Tuesday before pickup day.  December

                                                                                                    Large Items will be the 18th due to Holiday.
 

As of 9/1/10 the following electronics MUST be recycled: Computers, Monitors, Televisions and other video display devices, Fax machines, DVD and/or VCR players, printers, and cell phones.  Please check out the Outagamie website to find out your options and cost for recycling these types of devices at www.recyclemoreoutagamie.org or 832-5277.

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                                                                                  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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