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 VILLAGE NEWS
The Village of Reeseville Board Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00pm. 
All Village Residents are encouraged to attend. 
The first 15 minutes are for public in-put. The Board Meeting Minutes from the preceding month are in our Newsletter.
Please remember, all meeting minutes are not official until approved by the Board at the following meeting.


VILLAGE OFFICIALS

BRIAN MILLER VILLAGE PRESIDENT & REP TO THE LIBRARY BOARD 920-927-5503
KENNETH LEISTICO PERSONNEL & FINANCES CHAIRMAN 920-927-5450

LEE BRASCH

PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAIRMAN 920-927-3749
VACANT POSITION PROTECTION OF PERSON, PROPERTY & SAFETY CHAIRMAN
 
GLENN HOOVER STREETS & ALLEYS CHAIRMAN 920-927-2822
CHRIS BEHYMER UTILITIES CHAIRMAN 920-927-6056
MARGARET SCHMIDT PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE CHAIRMAN 920-927-3741
DONALD GIBSON VILLAGE CLERK 920-927-5785
GABBY OLSON VILLAGE TREASURER ( DOG LISCENSES - TAXES ETC.) 920-344-4786
CHERYL GOODRICH WATER & SEWER UTILITIES TREASURER (UTILITIES PAYMENTS OR QUESTIONS)

920-392-2936

DEAN ZIEGEL DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
EMERGENCY ONLY

920-927-5243
920-927-5477

SCOTT BAHR POLICE CHIEF -------------EMERGENCY 911
& WEED COMMISIONER

920-927-5272
920-386-3726

NIC GAY FIRE CHIEF -----------------EMERGENCY 911 920-342-2178
920-927-5271
JONATHAN LONGFIELD VILLAGE ATTORNEY 920-623-2650
BUILDING INSPECTOR GENERAL ENGINEERING COMPANY 608-742-2169
NOREANE ZIEGEL REESEVILLE NEWS EDITOR- REESEVILLE.COM WEBMASTER

920-927-5477

DENISE BEAL REESEVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER MANAGER 920-927-5333
WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER 920-261-4949

GROTA APPRAISALS, LLC   

OFFICIAL APPRAISER 262-253-1142

 

LIBRARY BOARD

President
Mary Kromm
Vice-President Janet Brown
Treasurer & Village Rep Brian Miller
Secretary Jean Kohn
School District Rep. Annette Thompson
Member Jeff Caine
Member Janet Brown
Member  

 

 

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE
VILLAGE BOARD

OF THE VILLAGE OF REESEVILLE

 

April 13, 2017

 

 

A duly convened meeting of the Village Board of the Village of Reeseville, Dodge County, Wisconsin, was held in open session April 13, 2017, and called to order by Village President Brian Miller, at 7:12 p.m.  The start of the meeting was delayed until there was a quorum present.  The pledge of allegiance was recited.   The following Trustees were present, Lee Brasch, , Kenneth Leistico, and Margaret Schmidt. The following Trustee were absent:  Chris Behymer, Glenn Hoover and one vacant position.

Notice of this meeting was given to the public at least 24 hours prior to the meeting by forwarding the complete agenda to the official Village newspaper, The Watertown Daily Times, and to all news media that have requested the same, as well as posting.  Copies of the complete agenda were available for inspection at the Village Clerk’s Office. Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Lee Brasch to approve the agenda.  Motion carried

Minutes of the previous regular meeting were sent to all Board members and posted.  Motion by Margaret Schmidt and seconded by Kenneth Leistico that the minutes of the previous regular meeting be approved.  Motion carried.Treasurer reports of the General Treasury were not available due to a computer breakdown and therefore tabled to a later date.  The Treasurer reports of the Sewer and Water Utilities were reviewed by the Board.  Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Margaret Schmidt that the Treasurer reports of the Sewer and Water Utilities be approved.  Motion carried.

Don Neitzel and Tammy Hampton were present from Kunkel Engineering to update the Board on the North Main Street Lift Station rehabilitation and other projects.  Bids were received for the rehabilitation of the North Main Street Lift Station.  Bids were as follows:  Next Electric, Inc $135,100.00, August Winter & Sons, Inc. $158,300.00 and Landfill Drilling & Piping Specialist LLC $159,500.00.  These bids were without alternate 1 and 2.   Alternate 1 was for replacing the force main out into the street and redoing the manhole, and alternate 2 was for above ground pump station, the engineering was recommending to go just with the base bids.  The low bidder was Next Electric from Waukesha, WI. In the amount of $135,100.00.  The engineer recommended the bid to be awarded to Next Electric.  Motion by Lee Brasch and seconded by Kenneth Leistico to accept the base bid of Next Electric and award contract in the amount of $135,100.00.  President called for a roll call vote.  Lee Brasch - aye, Kenneth Leistico - aye, Margaret Schmidt -aye, and Brian Miller – aye.  Motion carried. (4-0 with two absent and one vacant position)

 

Mr. Neitzel stated that they were working on the other projects and submitting information to the DNR.  Tammy Hampton from Kunkel explained the resolution needed to apply for funding this month and additional resolutions and a public meeting for Community

Development Block Grant funds that would have to be done at next month meeting.  A resolution to appoint the Village President as authorized representative to apply for Financial Assistance was presented to the Board.  Resolution 2-2017; Authorized

Representative to File Applications for Financial Assistance from State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund, was reviewed.    Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Margaret Schmidt to approve Resolution 2-2017.  Motion carried.

 

A representative from Specialty Cheese was present to inform the Board about the proposed expansion.  The proposed expansion would add enclosed loading docks on the West side of the building and add parking to the North end.  One fire hydrant would have

to be moved back to get it out of the way of the traffic pattern.

 

Police Chief, Scott Bahr, gave a police report for the past month.  He also informed the Board on recent repairs to the squad car and reported on property maintenance and the present case the Village Attorney is working on.

 

Fire Chief, Nicholas Gay, gave a report on the fire department for the past month.  Recent calls included two grass fires, a smoke-filled residence, CO2 alarm and hay bays on fire.  He also reported on how the “I am Responding” system is working, new lock and

the live burn which was coming up. 

 

Dean Ziegel reported on a water main break on the corner of Pearl and Prairie Street.  He also reported on the problem with the Main Lift Station and the shut off valves.  The valves were not closing completely causing additional pumping costs.  The additional

problem is that the shut off valves can no longer be in the main pit so to repair the problem would require a new pit with new valves.  He stated that he had received pricing to install a new pit for the valves.  The estimated cost was $105,311.05 from one company

and $105,044.91 from another.  Dean stated that he would continue to look into the project and check with another contractor.

 

Dean also stated that the streets have been cleaned and he planned on starting to patch the pot holes later in April when the asphalt plants open up.

 

Mike Pocius and Michael Couperus were present to inform the Board about daily special sign and tables in front of the tavern at 207 South Main Street.  Couperus stated that the property line for the building extends out approximately one cement block of the

sidewalk.  This is where Pocius stated they wanted to put tables and a sandwich type sign to display daily specials.  He stated that they were considering allowing patrons to bring their drinks out front however that would require a change to the license.    At this

time, he just wanted to put tables out front for the smokers to go out and sit down if they want.  Discussion was held on whether the area would have to be fenced off if drinks were allowed outside.  He said he planned on removing the bench that was there and

replace with two round tables and chairs.  Discussion followed.  Motion by Lee Brasch and seconded by Kenneth Leistico to approve two tables and chairs out front.  As the sandwich sign was not included the motion was amended to include the sandwich sign.

Motion by Lee Brasch and seconded by Kenneth Leistico to approve of a sandwich sign out front and two tables and chairs.  Motion carried.

 

The Village Clerk and Village Treasurer positions where changed from elected positions to appointed positions.  Both elected positions would expire on April 30thBrian Miller recommended appointment of Gabriel Olson as Village Treasurer effective May 1,

2017.  Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Lee Brasch to appoint Gabriel Olson as Village Treasurer effective May 1, 2017.  Motion carried.  (4-0 with two absent and one vacant trustee position).

 

Brian Miller recommended appointment of Christine Abel as Village Clerk effective May 1, 2017.  Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Lee Brasch to appoint Christine Abel as Village Clerk effective May 1, 2017.  Motion carried.  (4-0 with two absent

and one vacant trustee position).

 

Discussion was held on pay for the former Clerk for training of the new Clerk.  Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Margaret Schmidt to pay the former Clerk $12.00/hr. for assistance in training the new Clerk.  Motion carried.

 

Dean stated t,hat Margaret Schmidt had pointed out that the foot bridge over the creek in the park needs some work.  Dean stated he would look into it.

 

Kenneth Leistico reported that there would be a fish fry this Friday at the Community Center.

 

Brian Miller reviewed the Library report for the past month with the Board.  Patrons were 474 compared to 521 last year.  Total circulation was 972 comparted to 1,476 last year.  Brian mentioned that the circulation numbers have been down since the switch over

to the Monarch Library System, and they are not sure how the new system is counting as the staff believes that the circulation has been about the same.

 

The work on the rest rooms has not been started yet.  Discussion was held on perhaps a donation to the Baseball Association as no bills were sent last year.  The Clerk reviewed the cost for the prior three years and what was paid for baseball and for swimming

programs.  Cost for portable restrooms and mowing and electric was also reviewed.  No action was taken and the Board could review all the figures.

 

Brian Miller stated that no action would be needed on the fence viewing at this time as the fence that was to be reviewed was found to not be on the lot line.

 

The Clerk reviewed the election results.  Brian Miller was re-elected Village President, Lee Brasch and Margaret Schmidt were re-elected as Village Trustee, and Jim Bublitz was elected Village Trustee on a write in vote.

 

Motion Lee Brasch and seconded by Kenneth Leistico that the bills be approved as read and the Clerk and Utility Treasurer be instructed to draw orders for same.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Kenneth Leistico and seconded by Lee Brasch that the meeting be adjourned.  Motion carried.

 

Donald Gibson, Clerk

 


VOTING REMINDERS

 

The Village Clerk would like to remind all residents that they now need a photo ID to vote.  The election is November 8, 2016.  If you have not voted in the last two years your voter registration
may no longer be active and you may need to re-register.  You can check you voter registration by go to http://myvote.wi.gov/

WHAT CAN I USE AS PHOTO ID TO VOTE?

The following are the main photo IDs that are acceptable for voting purposes.

o A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license

o A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card

o Military ID card issued by the U.S. Uniformed Services

o A U.S. passport book or card

If you have not voted before you will also have to register and provide proof of residence.

WHAT DOCUMENTS CAN I USE AS PROOF OF RESIDENCE FOR REGISTERING?

All Proof of Residence documents must include the voter’s name and current residential

address.

o A current and valid State of Wisconsin Driver License or State ID card.

o Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit.

o Any identification card issued by an employer in the normal course of business and bearing a photo of the card holder, but not including a business card.

o A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.

o A university, college, or technical college identification card (must include photo) ONLY if the voter provides a fee receipt dated within the last 9 months or the institution provides a certified housing list,
that indicates citizenship, to the municipal clerk.

o A gas, electric, or telephone service statement (utility bill) for the period commencing no earlier than 90 days before registration.

o Bank statement.

o Paycheck or paystub.

o A check or other document issued by a unit of government.

o A letter on public or private social service agency letterhead identifying a homeless voter and describing the individual’s residence for voting purposes.

o Residential lease that is effective on date of registration.

You can also register prior to the election.  If you need additional information or want to check your registration you can also contact the Village Clerk at 927-5785.

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 TAX PAYMENT INFORMATION

 – Separate check required

     Tax bills, water bills and dog licenses must be paid by separate checks.

     Receipts are automatically issued only for in-person payments at the State Bank of Reeseville, Reeseville office only – You must have your parcel ID# which begins with 177, or your tax bill.

     If paying by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like a receipt.

     Checks from mortgage companies payable to the Village and the property owner(s) must be signed by all parties before being presented to the Village for payment.

     Any tax refunds could take up to two weeks to process.

 DUE DATE FOR TAXES

 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due in full or half by January 31st.   If making your second half payment to Dodge County in July and want a receipt, you must include a stamped self-addressed envelope.

 PAYMENTS FOR TAXES MAY BE MADE BY:

1)    Send your tax payment to Village of Reeseville Treasurer, PO Box 426 – Reeseville, WI 

    53579.  You must include a stamped self-addressed envelope if you want a receipt.

2)    Pay in person at the State Bank of Reeseville – 203 S Main Street – (Reeseville office only). 

    They will provide you with a receipt at time of payment. You must have your parcel ID#.

3)    Or by credit card. A processing fee applies to credit card payments.  To use this service call 1-888-604-7888 for the 24 hr. Call Center. 

4) For taxes use https://govpaynow.comgps/user/plc/a000aj and put in the PLC# for Property Taxes

FOR SEWER AND WATER PAYMENTS

1) For Sewer and Water Bills go to https://govpaynow.comgps/user/plc/a000ai  

 

 

 DOG LICENSES 

 --Separate check from water & sewer and tax payment required!

 Dogs five months of age or older must be licensed each year.  Existing licenses expire December 31.  If a dog is not licensed before March 31, a late fee of $25.00 will be charged and a municipal citation may be issued.

 To license your dog(s):

 1.    Complete the dog license application.

 2.    Include copy of rabies vaccination certificate for each dog. This information is not on file.

 3.    Cash or check made payable to the Village of Reeseville.  License fees are:

 $10 if spayed/neutered, $15.00 if unaltered. 

 4.    If you are mailing the above to PO Box 426, you must include a stamped self-addressed envelope for me to return your certificate and your dog tag(s).

 5.    If you are putting this information in the night deposit box located in front of Village Hall – 206 N. Main St., you may put all the information in the stamped self-addressed envelope – no need for two envelopes

  Reminder:  If you pay your water and sewer bill at State Bank of Reeseville

 - no cash payments  - thank you

 

                       

 

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2015 Consumer Confidence Report Data
REESEVILLE WATERWORKS, PWS ID: 11401533

Water System Information

If you would like to know more about the information contained in this report, please contact Dean Ziegel at (920) 927-5243.

Opportunity for input on decisions affecting your water quality

206 S MAIN ST 2ND THURSDAY AT 7PM

Health Information

Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's safe drinking water hotline (800-426-4791).

Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune systems disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Environmental Protection Agency's safe drinking water hotline (800-426-4791).

Source(s) of Water

Source ID

Source

Depth (in feet)

Status

1

Groundwater

222

Active

2

Groundwater

350

Active

To obtain a summary of the source water assessment please contact, Dean Ziegel at (920) 927-5243.

Educational Information

The sources of drinking water, both tap water and bottled water, include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.

Contaminants that may be present in source water include:

  • Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations and wildlife.
  • Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally- occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining or farming.
  • Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff and residential uses.
  • Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff and septic systems.
  • Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.

In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, EPA prescribes regulations that limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. FDA regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water, which shall provide the same protection for public health.

Definitions

Term

Definition

AL

Action Level: The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow.

MCL

Maximum Contaminant Level: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology.

MCLG

Maximum Contaminant Level Goal: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.

MFL

million fibers per liter

MRDL

Maximum residual disinfectant level: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.

MRDLG

Maximum residual disinfectant level goal: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.

mrem/year

millirems per year (a measure of radiation absorbed by the body)

NTU

Nephelometric Turbidity Units

pCi/l

picocuries per liter (a measure of radioactivity)

ppm

parts per million, or milligrams per liter (mg/l)

ppb

parts per billion, or micrograms per liter (ug/l)

ppt

parts per trillion, or nanograms per liter

ppq

parts per quadrillion, or picograms per liter

TCR

Total Coliform Rule

TT

Treatment Technique: A required process intended to reduce the level of a contaminant in drinking water.

Detected Contaminants

Your water was tested for many contaminants last year. We are allowed to monitor for some contaminants less frequently than once a year. The following tables list only those contaminants which were detected in your water. If a contaminant was detected last year, it will appear in the following tables without a sample date. If the contaminant was not monitored last year, but was detected within the last 5 years, it will appear in the tables below along with the sample date

Inorganic Contaminants

Contaminant (units)

Site

MCL

MCLG

Level Found

Range

Sample Date (if prior to 2015)

Violation

Typical Source of Contaminant

BARIUM (ppm)

2

2

0.130

0.118 - 0.130

9/16/2014

No

Discharge of drilling wastes; Discharge from metal refineries; Erosion of natural deposits

FLUORIDE (ppm)

4

4

0.3

0.2 - 0.3

9/16/2014

No

Erosion of natural deposits; Water additive which promotes strong teeth; Discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories

SODIUM (ppm)

n/a

n/a

12.00

6.14 - 12.00

9/16/2014

No

n/a

 

Contaminant (units)

Action Level

MCLG

90th Percentile Level Found

# of Results

Sample Date (if prior to 2015)

Violation

Typical Source of Contaminant

COPPER (ppm)

AL=1.3

1.3

0.7460

0 of 10 results were above the action level.

No

Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits; Leaching from wood preservatives

LEAD (ppb)

AL=15

0

2.13

0 of 10 results were above the action level.

No

Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits

Radioactive Contaminants

Contaminant (units)

Site

MCL

MCLG

Level Found

Range

Sample Date (if prior to 2015)

Violation

Typical Source of Contaminant

GROSS BETA PARTICLE ACTIVITY (pCi/l)

n/a

n/a

1.9

0.0 - 2.9

No

Decay of natural and man-made deposits. MCL units are in millirem/year. Calculation for compliance with MCL is not possible unless level found is greater than 50 pCi/l.

GROSS ALPHA, EXCL. R & U (pCi/l)

15

0

5.3

3.0 - 7.7

No

Erosion of natural deposits

RADIUM, (226 + 228) (pCi/l)

5

0

1.0

0.8 - 1.5

No

Erosion of natural deposits

GROSS ALPHA, INCL. R & U (n/a)

n/a

n/a

5.3

3.0 - 7.7

No

Erosion of natural deposits

COMBINED URANIUM (ug/l)

30

0

2.2

1.4 - 2.2

6/20/2012

No

Erosion of natural deposits

Additional Health Information

If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. Reeseville Waterworks is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.

Other Compliance

Violation of the Terms of a Variance, Exemption, or Administrative or Judicial Order

NONE

Noncompliance with Recordkeeping and Compliance Data

NONE

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PHOTO ID INFORMATION FOR ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS

ACCEPTABLE PHOTO IDS-

Information Provided by the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

DO I NEED A SPECIAL VOTER ID CARD?

There is not a separate "Voter ID" card. There are many forms of Photo ID, which you may already have, that can be used to vote.

Anyone with a valid Wisconsin driver license or Wisconsin state ID card, or any of the documents listed below, already has the photo ID they need for voting purposes.

WHAT CAN I USE AS PHOTO ID TO VOTE?

The following photo IDs are acceptable for voting purposes, and can be unexpired or expired after the date of the most recent general election (currently, the November 4, 2014 election):

o    A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended

o    A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card

o    Military ID card issued by the U.S. Uniformed Services

o    A U.S. passport book or card

The following photo IDs are also acceptable for voting purposes:

o    A certificate of naturalization (that was issued not earlier than two years before the date of the election)

o    An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin

o    A driver license receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days from date issued)

o    An identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days from date issued)

o A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college, or technical college that contains the following:

-Date the card was issued

-Signature of student

-Expiration date no later than two years after date of issuance

- The university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment, such as a tuition fee receipt, enrollment verification letter, or class schedule

WHAT WILL THE POLL WORKER BE LOOKING AT ON MY PHOTO ID?

o Elector's Photograph

The photograph must reasonably resemble the elector

o Elector's Name

The elector's name must conform to the name on their voter registration; conform does not mean that the name must be identical to the name on the voter registration

o An Expiration

If the ID has an expiration date, it must meet the expiration requirements listed above

An acceptable Photo ID for voting does not have to include a current address.

 

For detailed information about the Voter Photo ID law, visit bringit.wi.gov.

For other information on the Government Accountability Board, visit http://gab.wi.gov
 or call the G.A.B. Help Desk at 1-866-VOTE-WIS or 608-261-2028.

-ACCEPTABLE PHOTO IDS-

Information Provided by the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

ARE THERE ANY PHOTO IDS I CANNOT USE TO VOTE?

Yes. The following photo IDs are NOT acceptable for voting purposes:

o    A Military Veteran Affairs ID

o    A State or Federal government employee IDs

o    An out-of-state driver license or identification card

o    An employment IDs

o    A membership or organization ID

o    A Certificates of Citizenship

 

ARE THERE ANY PHOTO IDS THAT CAN BE USED FOR VOTING THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHOTO ON THEM?

Yes. The following documents, which do not contain a photo, can be used for voting purposes :

o A citation or notice of intent to revoke or suspend a driver license, which is dated within 60 days of the date of the election. If your driver license has been taken away by law enforcement or a court, you may present written documentation of that fact in order to vote without your photo ID

o A State of Wisconsin, DOT issued, identification card without a photo, issued to those electors with a religious objection to being photographed

 

IS THERE ANYONE WHO DOES NOT NEED TO PROVIDE A PHOTO ID?

Yes. The following electors do NOT need to provide a Photo ID:

o Confidential electors are always exempt from Photo ID requirements. Confidential electors have applied for this status with their municipal clerk, and have presented a court order, a letter from law enforcement, a letter from the staff of a domestic abuse shelter, or the staff of an agency assisting victims of domestic abuse

o Active Military and Permanent Overseas voters are not required to provide a Photo ID when they vote by absentee ballot, but if they vote in-person, they must present Photo ID

o Indefinitely confined voters and voters in special care facilities can provide a witness signature on their absentee ballot certificate envelope in substitute for showing Photo ID; if they vote in- person, they must present a Photo ID


For detailed information about the Voter Photo ID law, visit bringit.wi.gov. For other information on the Government Accountability Board, visit http://gab.wi.gov or call the G.A.B. Help Desk at 1-866-VOTE-WIS or 608-261-2028

 

 

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