News & Notes

The Town of Burke is considering an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan. Click here for more information.

The Sun Prairie Fire Department has lifted the COVID19 burning ban as of May 1, 2020.  Click here for more information.

Per the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, all playground equipment (swings, slides, etc.) in the Town parks are closed to the public.

The Town Office is closed to the public except on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 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.

Due to COVID 19 and the Safer At Home Order, the Annual Town meeting has been adjourned until Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Schonheit Garden, Spring Clean-Up and Brush Collection Information

Schonheit Gardens will reopen on April 25, 2020.  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, this will jeopardize our ability to use the site in the future.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Spring Clean Up Day information RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 13, 2020

Click here for 2020 Brush Collection Dates and Regulations