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BID NOTICE

2019 Evergreen Avenue Asphalt Paving Project
Project ID G61020
Evergreen Avenue
Town of Grant
Portage County, Wisconsin 

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OPEN BOOKS - May 20, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Grant Town Hall and  
BOARD OF REVIEW - - May 28, 2019 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Grant Town Hall  Click for Notice 


NEW ORDINANCE PLACEMENT OF YIELD SIGN AT BIRCH AND ANGLE 

Ordinance goes into effect April 30, 2019


FLOOD WARNING CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR PORTAGE COUNTY


From the Portage County Sheriff's Office:  Road Closures in Portage County

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PRESS RELEASE — Portage County Health and Human Services is urging local residents to use caution to protect themselves and their families following the weather conditions resulting in recent flooding experienced in our area. Flood water may be contaminated with bacteria or other hazardous substances.  Anyone who gets a headache, upset stomach, or flu-like symptoms after being or working in flood waters should seek immediate medical attention. Click to Read the Entire Press Release

SANDBAGS are available to T. Grant residents later today (3-15-2019) if they having/expecting flooding to their homes. If so,  contact Supervisor Jim Yetter at 715-213-2000.​​ ​​


PORTAGE COUNTY SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Portage County Highway Department will be imposing seasonal weight restrictions on various County Trunk Highways.  The weight restrictions are 6 tons gross load for single axle and 10 tons gross load for each tandem axle (any two axles under 8 feet apart).  The maximum gross vehicle weight is 26 tons.   Portage County Highway Departmentwill begin installing signs along all posted roads beginning at 7:00 a.m.  Enforcement will begin when signs are installed. Permits to exceed these limits may be granted based on the policy adopted by the Portage County Highway Committee.  ​ Click here to read entire press release 


CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM - Tuesday, April 30th 6:00-7:30  McMillian Library  Click for info



FIRST RESPONDER MEETING

Second Monday of the Month

Are you interested in taking an Emergency Medical Responder class?  Attached is the Mid-State Technical College  Application.  Contact Jim Yetter at 715-213-2000 or Jerry Reinwand at 715-570-8720 with questions about becoming a first responder and/or taking a class.

Current Notices and Announcements !

Click Here for Amended ATV Ordinance (June 2018)

       Click for ATV Route Map

             At the Annual Meeting, the residents voted to recommend to the Board to make no further changes to the ordinance until an ATV  committee completes its work.

There are select transportation services in Portage County available if you are over 60 and/or have a disability.  Click here for information

How to Report Wild Parsnip
Portage County Land and Water Conservation Division and Portage County UW-Extension are working with Portage County Towns and citizens to identify, locate, map, and eradicate wild parsnip, and invasive week before it spreads throughout the County. Click for more information

Clean Water, Safe Water: The Basics of How Water Laws Impact What You Drink

Brad Mapes-Martin (Political Science) In the 1960s and 1970s, federal and state laws were written to protect and improve water quality. Today, ensuring safe water from the tap is more complicated. Learn about the patchwork of laws the impact what you drink, whether from a municipal supplier or private well. May 7 at 6:30 pm

​Portage County Public Library, 1001 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481, USA

Town Board Meetings (regular meeting on 2nd Wednesday of the month)


SPRING CELEBRATION - Senior Dining

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Noon at the Kiwanis Club of Plover

3221 80th St. South.

Menu: Roasted Pork Loin w/ Mustard Sauce, Carrots, Baked Potato, Peaches, Coffee, Milk 

BINGO after Lunch

Lunch is by donation ($4 suggested) for persons age 60 and over.  No eligible participant will be denied a meal based on ability to contribute. 

​Make your Reservation no later than, Monday April 22, 2019 by calling MaryAnn at 715-347-0365


Plan Commission Meetings   ​​

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm  AGENDA

Transfer Station Hours (April - May)

  • Wednesday 11 AM - 5  PM
  • Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM 
  • Charges for Electronics Recycling by ODC (effective 08/01/16)
  • Click here for more information on recycling, solid waste, and the transfer station.
  • Choose to Reuse and Tire Day - May 18, 2019
  • ​Choose to Reuse - September 21, 2019

Portage County, Wisconsin

WILD PARSNIP
Reporting & Resources

Recycling Connections Presentation Series - Four Wednesdays including 05/01  (Backyard Composting), 05/15 (Raising Backyard Hens), 5/29 (Garbage & Recycling in Portage Co.), & 6/12 (Living a Sustainable Lifestyle)- 6:60 pm-7:30 pm. More info atRecyclingConnections.org 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Town Of Grant
9011 County Road WW
Wisconsin Rapids WI  54494

    Telephone: 715-423-9193
    Fax: 715-423-9115
    Email: grantclerk@wctc.net

    Contact the Zoning Administrator:  grantza@yahoo.com
 
Comments/Questions regarding website:  k.lee.rn@charter.net


From Where They Came to Where We Are!

Did you miss obtaining a copy of the book on the history of the Town of Grant during the sesquicentennial celebration?

It is again available. Copies are available at the Chat-R-Box Cafe.

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