A public hearing with the State of Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Railroads (OCR) is scheduled for June 9, 2020 at 10:30 am in Madison, WI. The hearing will also be by telephone at the Town Hall at 1428 100th St. New Richmond. See full hearing notice. Public comments can be made orally at the hearing, and in writing either online or by mail. See full hearing notice for details. The hearing will commence with a public session where the Office shall receive comments from the available public. Directly after the public session, the Office shall receive testimony from the parties.
The Annual Meeting of the Electors of the Town of Richmond will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall located at 1428 100th St. New Richmond, WI.
Congratulations to our dedicated Town Clerk, Donna Preece, who retires April 30th after serving the Town of Richmond for many years. Thank you Donna, we wish you health and happiness on your next adventure.
The Town road weight restrictions will be removed Thursday, April 23, 2020.
The recycling center will remain open on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Expanded Thursday hours beginning May 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Spring Collection Events (Clean Sweep) postponed until September
Open burning now allowed, including campfires.
The Annual Town Meeting for the Town of Richmond will be called to order on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at the Town Hall, 1028 100th St at 7:00 pm; and will immediately adjourn to a later date.
At a Special Town Board Meeting on April 1, officials from CN Railroad outlined changes to the autoport facility to include intermodal shipping. Intermodal is “container shipping” – uniform containers are moved from rail to truck, and vice versa. Truck traffic is proposed to increase from 40 trucks daily to 90 trucks daily. Please see meeting minutes here for a more complete summary. See attached documents received from CN.
Road Restrictions will be posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020.