2013 Annual Tax Notice and Newsletter

December 2013

Tax Notice

First installment of your property tax bill or full payment (optional) is due on or before 5 working days after January 31, 2014.  For residents who want to pay their bills before the end of this year (2013), please note that all payments must be received (not postmarked) by December 31, 2013.


Checks are payable to the Town of Black Earth.  Tax bill and dog license payments need to be kept separate (two checks).  The following address will be used for mailing and in person collection:

Town of Black Earth
Brenda Kahl, Treasurer
5446 County Road F
Black Earth, WI 53515

There will be a mailbox provided near my front door if you wish to drop off your tax bill(s).


Residents who need a receipt should be sure to bring the entire bill, as the top portion will be marked “Paid” and returned as your receipt.  If mailing your payment, mail the entire bill and include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the top receipt can be mailed back to you.

Collection Hours

Taxes will be collected at my home on the following dates:

  • Saturday, December 28, from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Friday, January 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Dog License

Dog license fees are $10 per neutered male or spayed female, $15 per un-neutered male or un-spayed female, and $50 per multiple (kennel) dog license.  An additional $5 delinquent fee will be charge if the license is not paid prior to April 1st.  Licenses are for the calendar year.  When applying for a dog license you will need to furnish the following or a license will not be issued:

  • A completed application
  • Proof of rabies vaccination form from the vet
  • Payment in full payable to the Town of Black Earth
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope, if returning license by mail

Assessment Questions

If you have any questions about your assessment contact the Town’s assessor, Gardiner Appraisal Services, at 608-838-3993.

Transfer Site

The Town of Black Earth shares a transfer site, which residents may take their recyclables and garbage to.  A one year permit runs from January 1 – December 31.  Those who wish to purchase a permit for the first time should call the Town of Mazomanie at 795-2920.

Visit the Town’s website at www.town.blackearth.wi.us

  • Ken Olson, Chairman, 767-2333
  •  Don Ripp, Supervisor, 767-3668
  • Tom Schlick, Supervisor, 795-2722
  • Joann  Bennett, Clerk, 767-3765
  • Brenda Kahl, Treasurer, 767-2822