1. What do I do if there is a tree down on the town road?
2. How do I obtain a fire number?
3. When is the township office open? Where is it located?
4. How do I put my issue on the agenda for a board meeting?
5. Why are my taxes so high? Who do I talk to about it?
6. I plan to do some digging. Who should I contact to mark power lines, phone lines, etc.?
7. If I see a land or water quality violation, who do I contact?
8. I need a building permit. Who do I contact?

What do I do if there is a tree down on the town road?

Contact the town chairman, Jeff Clements at 606-9511, or call the township office at 629-5848.

How do I obtain a fire number?

To obtain a fire number, contact the Township Office at 629-5948. The application fee is $55, the application is available here.
You may need a driveway permit as well. The application fee is $50, the application is available here.

When is the township office open? Where is it located?

The clerk does not have fixed office hours. Call Al at 608-606-2619. The office address is 120 W. Charles St. That address is also the town garage and town hall, where you come to vote.

How do I put my issue on the agenda for a board meeting?

Every tax payer in the township has a right to have his or her issues addressed. Contact the Town Clerk, Alan Buss, with agenda items. The office number is (608) 629-5848. His home phone number is (608) 606-2619.

Why are my taxes so high? Who do I talk to about it?

Chimney Rock Appraisal is the company the township uses regarding the valuation of your home. You would talk to Barrett Brenner at 715-726-1467 for any question or information you may need.

I plan to do some digging. Who should I contact to mark power lines, phone lines, etc.?

Call Diggers Hotline at 1-800-242-8511, TDD at 1-800-542-2289. For more information go to "Links" in this website and click on the Diggers Hotline link.

If I see a land or water quality violation, who do I contact?

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has a Conservation (Game) Warden for Vernon County. Her name is Shawna Stringham at 608-637-3681. Any questions regarding water should be addressed to the La Crosse Regional DNR office. Their phone number is 608-785-9000

I need a building permit. Who do I contact?

For all improvements over $2500.00, a Town of Kickapoo building permit is required.

The township clerk, Alan Buss takes care of building permits for the Kickapoo Township. The office is 608-629-5848 and his home number is 608-606-2619. If your building involves a home in which someone is going to stay overnight, you must contact the Uniform Dwelling Code inspector. His name is Brad Smrcina and can be reached at 608-799-6229.



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P.O. Box 1 Readstown, WI 54652 Phone: 608-629-5848