To:                  Town Board Members

From: John Olson, Town Administrator

Date:   January 15, 2021    



Please take time to read this week’s Friday Memo- -a general recap of the week and upcoming news.  As always, should you like more information, I ask that you call the office, e-mail or stop in.  Thanks for your continued support. 



  1. At Tuesday’s Board Meeting, you will be considering a resolution to determine a ballot question for the April 6, 2021 Election.  Voters will be deciding whether to add approx. $500K to next year’s tax levy to staff 6 FT Paramedic/AEMT First Responders to the Fire Dept.  The estimated tax impact would be almost .50 added to the levy or $50/100K of Assessed Value.

  2. The Plan Commission recommended approval of the Rezone and Conditional Use Permit for Advanced Auto for their proposed new Auto Repair facility at the corner of Prairie Dr. & STH 50.  You will be considering at Tuesday’s Board Meeting.

  3. You will also be considering a new ordinance on parking restrictions at 4 corner locations on North Shore Dr.

  4. A new polling place location for the April 6 Election at East Delavan Baptist church will also be considered.  The new park building will still be under construction and renovation.    

  5. Ted Kasch has agreed to serve the remainder of Tom Johnson’s term as DLSD Commissioner.  Thanks to Ted for being willing to again serve.  And thanks to Tom for his community service.  You will be considering this appointment at the Board Meeting.    

  6. All Assessed Values for the Town are available online at    

  7. The Highway Shop is a “free drop-off site” for Waste Oil that is used for heating purposes.  We are currently in low supply.

  8. Thanks to Town of Delavan Police & Fire Depts for extra precautions taken at this time.  And special thanks to all those working in Health Care. 

  9. Be smart & safe!  Wash your hands!  Call 2-1-1 or resource  As of 1/13, there have been 8268 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walworth County.  102 deaths, 8 are hospitalized, and 7976 have recovered.

  10. Enjoy your weekend!    





                        Meetings next week:  Finance, Tuesday at 4:30pm

                                                             Board Meeting, Tuesday at 6:00pm

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