Nov 6, 2018 General Election – Timeline

TOWN OF OSHKOSH, WI, In-person absentee voting is being conducted by appointment starting Sept 20, 2018 through Friday, November 2, 2018. There may be a future announcement of open office hours where no appointment is necessary likely held in late October. To stay informed of any future announcements please subscribe.

To schedule an appointment please call 920-235-7771 or email message to townofoshkosh@gmail.com.

Important! Please check to confirm that you are contacting the correct municipal clerk for voter registration and absentee voting. You can quickly find this information by visiting the MyVote.wi.gov website

Absentee ballot applications that were on file with the clerk have been mailed or emailed on September 20, 2018. From this date forward, applications received by mail, email, fax or online are sent the following day.

More election information can be found on our Election Page.

To register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot ONLINE, visit MyVote.wi.gov website

What are the referendum questions on my ballot?

Timeline of events:

October

17     Last day for electors to register to vote by mail or online to vote in the General 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 on Election Day). To schedule an in-person appointment with town clerk call 920-235-7771 or email townofoshkosh@gmail.com.

27     Last day for electors to begin to acquire residence for the General Election. Electors moving after this date may vote from their prior address.

November

1        Last Day (5:00 p.m.) for regular and permanent overseas electors to request absentee ballots by mail (online, email or fax) for the General Election.

      Last Day (5:00 p.m.) for  indefinitely confined electors and military electors, not on active duty away from their residence to request absentee ballots by mail (online, email or fax) for the General Election.

      Last Day (5:00 p.m.) for electors to register to vote in the municipal clerk’s office or other designated location(s).  To schedule an appointment with town clerk call 920-235-7771 or email townofoshkosh@gmail.com.

2       Last day (5:00 p.m.) for electors to vote by absentee ballot in-person with the municipal clerk for the Town of Oshkosh residents in the General Election. To schedule an appointment with town clerk call 920-235-7771 or email townofoshkosh@gmail.com.

6        General Election. Vote at the polling place. Register to vote at the polling place. Polling hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m at the town hall, 230 E. County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 54901.

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.


Winnebago County referendum questions on Nov. 6th ballot

Town of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, WI – On the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot, there are two Winnebago County referendum questions. To vote in favor of a questions, fill in the oval next to “Yes”. To vote against a question, fill in the oval next to “No”.

They are:

Winnebago County
Question 1: Should the state legislature enact proposed legislation that closes the Dark Store loopholes, which currently allow commercial retail properties to significantly reduce the assessed valuation and property tax of such properties by using closed, vacant (dark) properties as comparable properties for determining the assessed value of open, occupied, and full operational properties, resulting in a substantial shift in taxes levied against other tax paying entities such as residential home owners, and/or cuts in essential services provided by an affected municipality?

Yes or No

View Winnebago County Notice and Explanation Question 1

Winnebago County
Question 2: Should the Wisconsin State Legislature create a nonpartisan procedure for the preparation of a legislative and congressional redistricting plan?

Yes or No

View Winnebago County Notice and Explanation Question 2

View more information regarding voting in the November 6, 2018 


New Tipping Fee Rate for general and recyclable wastes

Winnebago County Solid Waste has new rates for general and recyclable wastes effective August 1, 2018. Hours of operation is Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. & Saturday 7:00 a.m. to noon.

The information should be helpful on what items they accept and the fee.

Link to the information below is on their website at: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/sites/default/files/uploaded-files/2018_tipping_fee_rate_schedule_revised_08.01.2018_0.pdf


Fair Housing

The Town of Oshkosh supports the equal housing opportunity with accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law adopting a Fair Housing ordinance on April 12, 2018.

We are informing the public that it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

  • In the sale or rental of housing or residential lots
  • In advertising the sale or rental of housing
  • In the financing of housing
  • In the provision of real estate brokerage services
  • In the appraisal of housing
  • Blockbusting is also illegal

Complaints of housing discrimination can be filed by contacting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at:

1-800-669-9777 (toll free)
1-800-927-9275 (TTY)
www.hud.gov/fairhousing

Further information can be found at the following websites:

Further resources please view:

https://www.townofoshkosh.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Housing-renter-landlord-resources-2018.pdf


Winkler’s Westward Ho grand opening celebration

Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 2pm until midnight the Westward Ho will celebrate a grand opening of new ownership to Colleen and Jerry Winklers that took place on May 31th. It was formerly known as Fisher’s Westward Ho; currently named Winkler’s Westward Ho.

It is located in the Town of Oshkosh at 4905 S. County S and the public is invited.

Article:

https://www.thenorthwestern.com/story/money/2018/09/06/streetwise-winklers-westward-ho-oshkosh-opens-under-new-ownership-fishers/1194024002/

Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Winklers-Westward-Ho-159581197405402/

website:

http://www.fisherswestwardho.com/


Senator Feyen to hold Office Hours at town hall

Monday, September 10, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm at the Town of Oshkosh town hall.

Announcement:

Madison—State Senator Dan Feyen(R-Fond du Lac), will be holding office hours in the district next week
in the Town of Oshkosh and City of Waupun. The Senator will be available to meet individually with
constituents from the 18th Senate District to discuss issues that are important to them, or to field
requests for assistance from the Senator.

“This is a great opportunity for those that I serve to meet with me one-on-one. Constituents are invited
to attend and share their ideas and concerns regarding our state government with me,” said Feyen.
Senator Feyen will also be meeting with the elected officials in these municipalities to gather input on
what they would like to see him focus on next session.

Those who are not able to attend the office hours can contact Sen. Feyen’s office at: (608) 266-5300 or
email: Sen.Feyen@legis.wi.gov.

Senator Feyen’s website is:
http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/18/feyen/


August 13, 2018 Partisan Primary Election

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

Town of Oshkosh Polling Place is: Town Hall, 230 E. County Rd. Y, Oshkosh WI 54901

If you live in the City of Oshkosh or another municipality please check the location of your polling place at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

An absentee ballot request for a future election or other election information, please visit https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

or our Election Page


Notice to Shangri-La Pt. Rd. homeowners

Chip sealing of Shangri-La Point Road will commence between 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. The process should take about 1-hour.

Please abide by the following for a successful and speedy project:

  • No parking on the road
  • No entering/exiting of your driveway during the project

We thank you for your cooperation.

A paper notice should have been delivered to every household.