Town of Dunkirk, Wisconsin

Meetings

Town Board Meetings

black and white photo of town hall

Schedule

The Town Board regularly meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Dunkirk Town Hall, which is wheelchair accessible. The Town Board welcomes the public to its open meetings.

Notice

Notices of upcoming meetings are posted at the Dunkirk Town Hall, Harried U-pick-Umm Farm on County Highway N, and the Town brush site on Collins Road.  

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas for each meeting are posted outside the Town Hall at least 24 hours prior to the next Town Board meeting.

Town Board meeting agendas and minutes are listed below. The meeting minutes are available after they are approved at the following board meeting.

Additional Information

Please contact the Town Clerk Melanie Huchthausen at (608) 873-9177 or townofdunkirk@att.net in the following instances:

  • If you wish to be placed on the agenda for a future meeting.
  • If you are disabled and need assistance at the meeting.
  • If you have questions regarding town board meeting dates or the agenda.

Annual Meetings

The Dunkirk Land Use Plan Annual Review

The Land Use Plan Annual Review allows the Plan Commission and any attending Board Members to hear complaints, suggestions, or proposed amendments for the Land Use Plan. The Land Use Plan Annual Review is typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of January, prior to the 1st regular Planning Commission meeting of the year at the Dunkirk Town Hall.

The Dunkirk Annual Town Meeting

The agenda for the Annual Town Meeting includes approval of the Annual Town Meeting minutes and Town Financial Statement for the previous year. The agenda also includes a Review of the previous year as well as reports from other Town offices and groups. The Annual Town Meeting is held yearly on the 3rd Tuesday of April at the Dunkirk Town Hall.

The Town of Dunkirk Open Books

Open Books is an annual opportunity for town residents to review and question their property assessments. Open Books is held hosted by the Town Assessor over the course of a business day typically in May at the Town Hall. Residents questioning their assessment will get a response from the Associated Appraisal Consultants within 24 to 48 hours.

The Town of Dunkirk Board of Review

The Town Board and Town Assessor hold one meeting 15 days after Open Books during which town residents may appeal their tax assessments. During the appeal process, residents and the Town Assessor each present their evidence and the town board makes the final decision.

The Dunkirk Special Town Meeting and Budget Hearing

The Special Town Meeting and Budget Hearing is a time in which the Town Board reviews and approves the Town Budget for the following fiscal year. This meeting is typically held in November at the Dunkirk Town Hall.

The Town Clerk is your contact for these meetings.


Plan Commission Meetings

Members

Schedule

The Plan Commission regularly meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Dunkirk Town Hall, which is wheelchair accessible. The Plan Commission welcomes the public to its open meetings.

Notice

Notices of upcoming meetings are posted at the Dunkirk Town Hall, Harried U-pick-Umm Farm on County Highway N, and the Town brush site on Collins Road.  

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas for each meeting are posted outside the Town Hall at least 24 hours prior to the next meeting.

Meeting agendas and minutes are listed below. The meeting minutes are available after they are approved at the following board meeting.

Additional Information

  • If you wish to be placed on the agenda for a future meeting, please contact Commission Chairman Kent Falligant at 608-873-5730..
  • If you are disabled and need assistance at the meeting, please contact the Town Clerk in advance.
  • For information about county regulations for land development, contact the Dane County Department of Planning and Development at 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 116, Madison, WI 53703 or 608-266-4251. The Department also has a website at www.countyofdane.com
  • If you need to petition the Plan Commission about a change, you can find petitioning process information here.
  • Overall explanation of zoning permits
  • Lists who and what require zoning permits