Absolutely no burning is allowed until further notice!
Due to extreme fire conditions, a Red Flag Warning has been issued today, April 15, 2015. Under this warning, burning is NOT allowed. Therefore, burning in barrels, debris piles, and grass or wooded areas is prohibited. In addition, you should not start campfires, use fireworks, smoke outdoors or dispose matches, ashes, or charcoal briquettes into the outdoors.
TOWN OF RICE LAKE RESIDENTS
DOG LICENSES ARE DUE BY MARCH 31
Pursuant to Wis. Stat. 174.05 and 95.21(2), every person who owns or harbors a DOG in the Town of Rice Lake is required to have your dog vaccinated against rabies and to be licensed. To purchase a license, simply mail in a copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate and the appropriate fee ($6 for spayed/neutered or $11 for unaltered) to the Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868 or stop at the Town Municipal Building during office hours (Mon-Wed 8:00 – 2:30 and Thurs. Noon – 4:00). A late fee of $6.00 will also apply after March 31. Failure to license could result in a penalty of up to $500.
REQUEST FOR BIDS
The Town of Rice Lake is requesting bids for the following road work (click on the Bid# for bid forms):
Bid #2: Pulverize: Approximately 0.50 miles, 22 feet wide
Bid #3: Warm Mix Asphalt Paving: Approximately 0.5 miles, 22 feet wide, 2 inch compacted thickness
Bid #4: Crackfill: Approximately 3.25 miles, 22 feet wide
Bid #5: Sealcoat: Approximately 0.35 miles, 22 feet wide
Bid #6: Saw & Seal: Approximately 1.00 miles, 22 feet wide
All work to be completed by September 15, 2015. Failure to meet the deadline will result in a $200 per day penalty until work is completed. To obtain bid forms, specifications and locations of road work, please contact the clerk/treasurer’s office at 715-234-8087 or view online at townofricelake.com. Direct all other inquiries to Town Chairman, Tom Fankhauser, at 715-296-6258. Bids should be submitted on town forms in a sealed envelope with the BID # and DESCRIPTION written on the outside and mailed to: Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868.
Bids will be opened at the regular monthly board meeting scheduled for that date and time. Bids must include certificate of insurance for liability and workers compensation, along with the town’s safety training survey. The Town of Rice Lake reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to accept the bid proposal deemed most advantageous.
Janet Tomesh, Clerk/Treasurer
Posted: April 20, 2015
Published: April 22, 2015 & April 29, 2015
Attention Farmers and Agricultural Businesses
Effective January 1, 2015, Wisconsin Act 377 requires a "No Fee Permit" to be obtained for Implements of Husbandry and Ag Commercial Motor Vehicles that exceed weight limit restrictions. A letter explaining this law in more detail is available here: IoH and Ag CMV letter
To obtain an application for a "No Fee Permit", please click on the "Forms and Permits" tab on the left. Applications should be mailed to: Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868.