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

Board Agenda for May 2

A meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 6:30 pm. This meeting will be held at 1030 Mills St. Black Earth WI. Meetings are held in the lower level of the bank.

Board Agenda for May 2

Board Meeting on April 17

There will be a meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 6:15pm. This meeting will be held at 1030 Mills St. Black Earth WI. Meetings are held in the lower level of the Bank.

Agenda for April 18

2017 Annual Town Meeting

The 2017 Annual Town meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 6:30pm.

This meeting will be held at 1030 Mills Street (the Bank building), lower level.

2017 annual meeting agenda

Monthly Town Board Meeting on April 11

A meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 6:30pm..

This meeting will be held at 1116 Mills Street (the Breunig CPA building), lower level.

April 2017 Board Agenda

Town Board Meeting Agenda for March 15

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board.
Members of the Board will meet on Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 9:00 am, at the Town’s garage located 1130 Center St. Black Earth WI 53515.

AGENDA

1. Site Visit of Salt/Sand sheds.
For further information please contact the Town’s clerk at 795-4986 Posted March 8, 2017

Board Agenda for March 7

A meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 6:30pm..

This meeting will be held at 1116 Mills Street (the Breunig CPA building), lower level.

Agenda for March 7

Board Agenda for February 7

A meeting of the Town of Black Earth Board, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, immediately following the 6:00 pm Public Hearing.

This meeting will be held at 1116 Mills Street (the Breunig CPA building), lower level.

Board agenda for February 7

Public Hearing on February 7

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on the 7th day of February, 2017 at 6:00 pm at 1116 Mills St. Black Earth WI 53515, there will be a public hearing on the following proposed ordinances.

  1. An informational presentation on withdrawing from County Zoning by legal counsel Hazelbaker – postponed from the January 3 Public Hearing.
  2. An Ordinance amending and readopting the Comprehensive Plan. The Town’s Comprehensive Plan needs to be amended to address changes which will result the Town’s impending withdrawal form Dane County Zoning. The Town’s Comprehensive plan is available for inspection at the Town’s office by appointment.
  3. An ordinance to adopt the Official Town Map. An official map establishes the location of streets, highways and parks in the Town. It is a formal planning tool provided by State law.

Please take note this meeting will be held in the lower level of the Breunig CPA building, please enter via the back door.
If anyone requires further information or additional accommodations please contact the clerk at: 608 795-4986

Dayna Dreis, clerk
Updated posting February 1, 2017