Welcome

The Town of Black Earth is located approximately 20 miles west of Madison. The first Europeans to permanently settle here arrived in 1843. Five years later, the Wisconsin State Legislature created the Town of Farmersville, which was later renamed to Black Earth. Black Earth (population 449) is a rural farming community blessed with natural resources, including fertile soils and the popular Black Earth Creek.

News and Notices

Agenda for Planning Commission Meeting on July 7

Date: July 7, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 1116 Mills St, Black Earth, WI

Agenda for July 7 (PDF)

Agenda for July 1 Town Board Meeting

Date: July 1, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 1116 Mills St, Black Earth, WI

Board Agenda for July 1 (PDF)

Planning Commission Meeting Agenda for June 23

Time: Monday, June 23, 2014
Location: 1116 Mills Street, Black Earth

The main agenda item is a presentation followed by an question and answers session by Dane County Planner Curt Kodl, regarding rezones for Farmland Preservation.

June 23 Meeting agenda (PDF)

Planning Commission Agenda for June 16

A Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 1116 Mills Street, Black Earth.

Planning Commission Agenda for June 16 (PDF)

Agenda for Joint Town Board and Planning Commission Meeting on June 3

Date: June 3, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: 1116 Mills St, Black Earth, WI

Agenda for June 3 Joint Meeting (PDF)

Agenda for Town Board Meeting on June 3

Date: June 3, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm or immediately following the Planning Committee meeting
Location: 1116 Mills St, Black Earth, WI

Agenda for June 3 Town Board Meeting (PDF)

Open Book

Town of Black Earth will hold Open Book for the review of the 2014 assessment roll for all taxpayers on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 8:30 – 10:30 am at 1116 Mills Street, Black Earth, WI 53515.  Instructional material about the assessment and Board of Review procedures will be available at that time for information on how to file and object and the Board of Review procedures under Wisconsin law.  Objection forms must be returned to the Town Clerk in order to arrange an appointment for Board of Review.

Brenda Kahl, Administrative Assistant

 

Official Open Book Notice (PDF)

Board of Review

The Board of Review for the Town of Black Earth of Dane County will hold its first meeting on the 10th day of June, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1116 Mills Street, Black Earth, WI 53515.

Official Board of review notice.