News & Notes

Felland Road will be closed to thru traffic from July 12 to October 29 for round-a-bout construction at Tranquility Trail.

The lobby will be open 9:00 to 3:00 Monday through Thursday and 9:00 to noon on Fridays. Lobby hours are subject to the CDC and Public Health of Dane County recommendations. 

Building Inspector Hours are Tuesdays from 1pm – 2pm.

Position Open

The Town of Burke is seeking candidates for a Deputy Treasurer/ Deputy Clerk.  This position will be responsible for assisting the Town Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer and will focus on, but are not limited to accounting, accounts payable and receivable including journal entries, budgeting audit preparation, election administration support, licensing, customer service, website management, agenda and packet management and general staff support. Preferred candidates will have municipal government experience.  In addition, strong governmental accounting, budget, Treasurer’s Certification, a degree in accounting or finance and Quick Books Accounting software are plusses. Please review the Position Description and submit a detailed letter of interest and resume if you have the municipal financial experience we are looking for.

Plan Commission

The Town of Burke is looking for at least one, maybe two, residents to join the Plan Commission. Do you have an interest in having a voice in the Town planning? Are you able to meet one evening a month for an hour?  Does the thought of land division and zoning sound interesting? Please contact a Town Supervisor, Town Chair, or the Town Administrator to learn more. The next meeting is scheduled for June 2 at 5:00 p.m. This meeting may be canceled if there is no business so please make contact prior to June 2.

Tax Receipts

To print your tax receipt go to:

Search by name, address or parcel number. Your bill and receipt are on the right hand side under the Tax Information. 

Schonheit Garden and Barnes Brush Collection Information

APRIL 2021 — Schonheit Gardens permits may be obtained after April 1, 2021 by sending the $5 fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Town of Burke, 5365 Reiner Rd., Madison, WI 53718 or by stopping in at the Town Hall during the new lobby hours. 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.  We have been notified that already since April 1, residents have dropped other items such as a humidifier, small refrigerator, gravel, and garbage at the site. This type of behavior will end our ability to contract with Schonheit Gardens in the future. If you know of these instances – please make restitution as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation. 

2021 Brush Collection Dates will be the first week of May and July, second week of September, and November 1 by Barnes Inc. 

Brush Collection Regulations: This is for routine tree trimmings only.

7:00 am on Monday morning not more than 14 days prior to pickup week.

  • Cut ends uniformly stacked towards the road – skipped if not properly stacked.
  • Limbs should not exceed 6 inches in diameter and 10 feet length.
  • No grass, roots, leaves or other yard waste will be accepted.
  • Only one pile no larger than 4x4x10 feet will be accepted per collection week.
  • Larger than 4x4x10 will not be accepted.