News & Notes

The Town Office is closed to the public except on Tuesdays from 1pm – 2pm, when the Building Inspector will have office hours. Please conduct business with the Town via mail (5365 Reiner Rd., Madison, WI 53718), email ( or phone 608-825-8420. The Town Hall will be open to the public for Board Meetings.

Restrooms at the Town Hall Park are also closed to the public and we are not accepting shelter reservations at this time.

Election News

November 3 General Election Absentee Voting Information

There is a locked dropbox outside the front door of the Town Hall. You can return your completed absentee ballots in this box, as it is checked daily by Town staff.

Seeking Town Administrator

We are seeking a Super Municipal Clerk who is ready to move to the next level and become the Town Administrator. This is a full-time professional position which reports to the Town Board.  A complete position description can be found here.

Interested individuals should submit a resume and letter of interest including salary requirements to: Town of Burke, 5365 Reiner Road, Madison, WI 53718, Attention: Administrator Position.  The position will remain open until filled. The Town of Burke is an equal opportunity employer.

Schonheit Garden, Spring Clean-Up and Brush Collection Information

Schonheit Gardens permits may be obtained by sending the $5 fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Town of Burke, 5365 Reiner Rd., Madison, WI 53718 or by putting the fee and SASE in our drop box at the Town Hall.  The compost site at Schonheit Gardens is for leaves and grass clippings only. Please do not dump other items at the site as this will jeopardize our ability to use the site in the future.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Click here for 2020 Brush Collection Dates and Regulations