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News & Notes

Spring Election for Town Board Supervisors

Do you have an interest in getting more involved with the Town of Burke and want a voice at the table? The first day to circulate nomination papers for the Town Board is December 1, 2022 and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2023 in the office of the Town Clerk at 5365 Reiner Rd. Please call the office if you have any questions.

Community Room
The Town is renting out the community room once again. Look to the bottom right hand side for the applications for the Community Room or the Shelter.

Pellitteri 2023 Calendar

Yard Waste
Yard Waste will be picked up by Pellitteri the week of March 28 – April 1, 2022, May 31 – June 3, 2022, September 12-16, October 24 – 28, 2022, and December 1-9, 2022. Yard waste and grass clippings must be on the curb by 6am Monday morning and must be placed in either a reusable container, compostable bags, or in plastic bags (not more than 32 gallon size). Plastic bags should be left open, untied. Loose yard waste or yard waste on tarps will not be collected. Contaminated bags or containers will not be collected.

2023 Brush
Brush will be picked up by Barnes, Inc the first week of each month of May 1, July 3, September 5, and November 6. Brush collected must be on the curb by 6am Monday morning and will be limited to material 10′ in length and not exceed 6″ in diameter and one pile per home. Pile will not exceed 4’X4’X10′ in size. NO yard waste, tree roots, root balls, stumps, or logs larger than 6″ in diameter will be collected.

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Newsletter
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A Little History
The Town of Burke officially began in 1851 when it separated from Windsor. Burke was named for Irish statesman Edmund Burke, as most of its original residents were Irish. The town is set to be annexed by the City of Madison, the Village of De Forest, and the City of Sun Prairie by 2036 giving the Town 185 years of history.