Shorewood Drive Garbage Pickup Delay

Announcement: Because there was utility construction on Shorewood Drive Wednesday, May 31, 2017, the garbage truck could not get through. Advance Disposal Service plans to return back tomorrow to pick up trash and recyclables.

Board of Appeal alternate member opening

The Town of Oshkosh of Winnebago County, WI, has an opening for a Board of Appeal alternate board member. The Board of Appeal meets as a board as necessary to hear and decide on matters such as variances. The person must be a Town of Oshkosh resident. Board members are paid $30/per meeting. The position will remain open until a person is appointed. Interested persons should contact the Town Chair, Jim Erdman, at 920-233-3618.

Honoring Maribeth Gabert and Gerald Frey

Celebrating years of service retired Maribeth Gabert as Town Treasurer (40-years) and Gerald Frey as Town Chair and Supervisor (36-years). Thank you to everyone that shared in this event.

Meet the Town Candidates

There will be a Q&A session as a part of the March 27, 2017 Monday meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. towards the beginning of the agenda.

This will be your opportunity to ask questions of the local town candidates on the Spring Election ballot.

The Town Supervisor race is vote for 2 of 3 persons running. Persons listed on the ballot are Matt Merten (incumbent), Jason Wolfgram and Cory Van Vonderen. All candidates intend on being a part of this session.

Town Supervisor Gerald Frey is retiring after serving for 36-years in office.

Frey was elected as a town supervisor in April 1981. He then served as town chair from April 1991 to April 2011 serving out his remaining civic duties as town supervisor from April 2011 until now.

We welcome you to come early. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. will be a social gathering celebrating Maribeth Gabert’s 40-years of service after recently retiring in October of 2016. Food and beverages will be provided.



Spring Election April 4, 2017 Information

TOWN OF OSHKOSH, WI, In-person absentee voting begins Wednesday, March 15th by appointment through Friday, March 31, 2017.

To schedule an appointment please call 920-235-7771 or email message to

Important! Check to make sure you are contacting the correct municipal clerk regarding registration, absentee voting, or polling place location. You can do this quickly by going to website:

The procedure on how to vote by absentee and register to vote is located on our Election page.

Timeline of events:


15     Last day for electors to register by mail to vote in the Spring Election. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than this date. (After this date, electors must register in-person in the municipal clerk’s office or at the polls). Please make an appointment by contacting the town clerk | 920-235-7771 or

15     In-person absentee voting begins March 15, 2017 through March 31, 2017 ending at 5 p.m. on last day. Please make an appointment by contacting the town clerk | 920-235-7771 or

30     Last day (5:00 p.m.) for electors to request absentee ballots by mail (except for indefinitely confined electors and military electors) for the Spring Election.

31     Last day (5:00 p.m.) for electors to in-person register to vote and/or vote by absentee for the Spring Election.


       Spring Primary | Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Last day to receive an issued absentee ballot by 8:00 p.m., close of the polls.

Register to vote at the polls.

Polling Place on Election Day address is:

Town of Oshkosh town hall
230 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 54901

Must have Proof of Residency to register.

Must have Photo ID to vote.

View Sample Ballots links:

Residents in the Oshkosh Area School District

Residents in the Winneconne Community School District

Races on the ballot are:

State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Justice of the Supreme Court
Court of Appeals Judge District 2
Circuit Court Judge Branch 2
Circuit Court Judge Branch 6
County Executive
Town Board Chairperson
Town Board Supervisor
Town Clerk
Town Treasurer
Oshkosh Area School District Board Members (dependent on voter’s address)
Winneconne Community School Board Members (dependent on voter’s address)

Invite Celebration 40-years of town treasurer service

Please join us,

Monday, March 27, 2017 6-7pm at the Town Hall, 230 E Cty Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 54901

To celebrate Maribeth Gabert’s service as town treasurer for 40-YEARS!

Maribeth began her service appointed in October 1976 and was elected the following April (2-year terms).

We are honoring and recognizing her for the many years of civic service and dedication.

It will be an informal social gathering with food and beverage provided.

Please share with those that may be interested in this gathering.

Click here for a printed invite version

Retired Volunteer Members

Due to lifestyle changes, at times people will need to move-on to their next chapter in life.

Tyler Moore, a volunteer fire fighter since 2011, retired in February, 2017.

Rochelle Waters, a EMS-First Responder since 2013, retired in December, 2016.

We sincerely thank them for their years of service, professionalism, and dedication to the town.