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 NOTICE                    

VILLAGE OF DENMARK RESIDENTS

 

The Village of Denmark Water Department will be flushing water mains from

June 8th through June 26th, 2020 (3 weeks).

As a result of the flushing, customers may experience rusty discoloration of the water. Customers should not be alarmed; the water is safe for cooking and consumption. This discoloration is not harmful but may stain laundry.

This would also be a good time to clean your facet screens. Remove the screen, rinse, bleach and rinse again and then reinstall them.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Erika Thronson at 362-7982. 

Demark Water Department

 

Notice of Meeting to Adjourn the 2020 Board of Review to Later Date Due to the Public Health Crisis Related to Covid-19* 

Board of Review

Notice of Meeting 

Village of Denmark, Brown County

 

The Board of Review will meet on the first day of June, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at the Denmark Village Hall for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the forty-five day period beginning the 4th Monday of April, pursuant to Sec. 70.47(1) of WI Statutes. Due to the fact the assessment roll is not completed at this time, and in consideration of the current public health crisis related to COVID-19, it is anticipated that the Board of Review will be adjourned until a safer time.

 

Pursuant to Sec 70.45 of WI Statutes the assessment roll for the year 2020 assessment will be open for examination upon its completion at least 7 days prior to the reconvened board of review. Additional notice of the reconvened board of review, as required under Wis. Stat. § 70.47(2), will be provided at least 15 days in advance of the reconvened meeting.

 

Instructional material about the assessment process will be available at that time including information on how to file an objection and the Board of Review procedures under Wisconsin law. In addition, the 2020 Property Assessment Appeal Guide for Wisconsin Real Property Owners is currently available on the Department of Revenue’s website --> www.revenue.wi.gov. Please note the Village/City clerk must be notified of your intent to object to an assessment at least 48 hours prior to the reconvened meeting. You may contact the City/Village Assessor for further information.

 

Notice is hereby given this 8th day of May, 2020 by:

 

Sherri M. Konkol

Village Clerk

Alert

Coronavirus Building Flushing Guidance

 

Printable flushing instructions

 

Coronavirus Building Flushing Guidance

As buildings have been shut down or used less frequently, building water quality

degradation becomes a silent but serious issue. This document is meant as a starting

point to bring awareness of the issue of water quality degradation in building

plumbing when it is not used, or water use is significantly reduced. This is a

general road map for how to flush contaminants from the building and get the

plumbing system water quality back to pre-stagnation conditions. Each building is

different, and flushing will need to be tailored accordingly.

OPEN BURNING PROHIBITED PLEASE SEE ORDINANCE BELOW

A. 
Open burning prohibited. Except as otherwise provided in this section, all open burning is prohibited within the Village of Denmark.
B. 
Recreational fires. Recreational fires, defined as any fire such as a campfire or cooking fire located at a single- or two-family private residence for the purpose of recreation and personal enjoyment, are exempt from Subsection A of this section so long as such fires are started and tended in compliance with the following requirements:
(1) 
No recreational fire pit and unscreened portable fire pit or fireplace shall be closer than 15 feet to any building, structure, property line, shed, garage, trees, shrubs, bushes, fence or any other combustible material.
(2) 
All recreational fires shall be in a below-ground fire pit with a minimum depth of four inches and a diameter of three feet, and the fire may not extend more than three feet above the pit. The fire pit shall be surrounded on the outside, above ground, by a noncombustible material such as concrete block or rock. A noncombustible material when not in use shall cover the pit.
(3) 
Portable fire pits (defined as devices commercially designed and intended to contain and control outdoor wood fires) may be used in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and within the requirements of Subsection B(1) above and must be used upon a noncombustible surface (dirt without any vegetation, stone, gravel, concrete, brick, etc.) with an area twice the diameter of the portable fire pit.
(4) 
No recreational fire shall be started or allowed to continue burning when the wind direction or wind speed (within the recommendations of the Denmark Volunteer Fire Department) will cause smoke, embers, or other burning materials to be carried by the wind toward any building or other flammable materials. Smoke from any recreational fire shall not create a nuisance for neighboring property owners. The fire shall be extinguished immediately upon the complaint of a neighboring property owner in regard to nuisance smoke.
(5) 
Material for recreational fires shall not include or consist of rubbish, garbage, recyclable items, trash, any material made of or coated with rubber, plastic, leather, or petroleum-base materials and shall not contain any flammable or combustible liquids.
(6) 
Adequate fire-suppression equipment shall be immediately available to extinguish or control the recreational fire. Adequate fire-suppression equipment, such as shovels, fire extinguishers, water hoses, or other like equipment sufficient to extinguish the fire, if necessary, shall be within 10 feet of the recreational fire.
(7) 
All recreational fires shall be attended at all times by at least one responsible person of age 18 or older from the ignition of the fire until the fire is completely extinguished.
(8) 
The renter/lessee of any leased property must provide written documentation from the property owner giving permission to have a recreational fire on that property.
(9) 
The property owner and/or person who has started any recreational fire shall hold the Village harmless from any and all such liability for any damage caused by a recreational fire and shall be responsible for all legal expenses incurred by the Village in any action brought against the Village.
(10) 
Any party who has started or maintains a recreational fire as defined herein shall pay any and all costs incurred by the Denmark Volunteer Fire Department for any service-related call as a result of a recreational fire not in compliance with the requirements of this section.
C. 
Outdoor cooking fires. Open or closed cooking grills (charcoal and propane fuel only) are exempt from the prohibition of Subsection A above, except as follows:
(1) 
For all multifamily dwellings more than one story in height, the use of any propane or charcoal or gas cooking device is prohibited above the first floor occupancy.
(2) 
For all multifamily dwellings more than one story in height, the use of any open or closed outdoor cooking fire, charcoal or propane cooking device, or any open flame device is prohibited within 15 feet of the structure on the ground floor or any combustible materials on the ground floor. Smoke from cooking grills shall not create a nuisance for neighboring property owners within an apartment complex.
D. 
Approved training fires. Approved training for fire protection purposes shall be exempt from the prohibition of this section. The Village of Denmark Public Works Department shall also be exempt from the prohibitions of Subsection A of this section.

NEWS RELEASE

ROAD CLOSURE
CTH R VILLAGE OF DENMARK

THE BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT WILL BE CLOSING CTH R FROM CTH KB (DE PERE RD) TO CTH T (WISCONSIN AVE), IN THE VILLAGE OF DENMARK, BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2020 AT 5 A.M., THRU FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2020 AT 6 P.M. FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT WORK

A DETOUR WILL BE SET FROM CTH KB (DE PERE RD) TO CTH T (WISCONSIN AVE).

PLEASE NOTE:  THIS PROJECT IS WEATHER-DEPENDENT AND MAY CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.

WILL BERG, P.E., BROWN COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, 920-492-4925

 

Voter Registration Drives – Beware!

Voter registration drives will increase in 2020.  These organization are not affiliated with the Village of Denmark and while most organizations are legitimate, this is also an area of opportunity for scammers.   Be aware that voter registration requires personal information such as your date of birth and driver’s license number.   Never give personal information to anyone you don’t know and trust.   The safest means to register to vote includes the following:

  1. Online at the MyVote Wisconsin:  https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/
  2. By mail (complete the voter registration form): Voter registration
    1. Mail with Proof of Residency to:  Village Clerk, 118 E Main Street, PO Box 310, Denmark, WI 54208
  3. In-person at your Municipal Clerk’s Office:  Open M-F, 8am-4:30pm
  4. In-person at your assigned polling location on Election Day 7am-8pm
Note:  All options require acceptable proof of residency listed on the back of the Voter Registration Form.  

ROAD CLOSURE 

Hager Road
Village of Denmark

 

The Village of Denmark Public Works Department will be closing Hager Road from Schleis Lane to Rosecrans Road, beginning Friday, October 11th, 2019 @ 9AM. The road will not be open until reconstruction is complete in 2020.

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