To:                  Town Board Members

From:  John Olson, Town Administrator

Date:   October 16, 2020    



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. Road work began on parts of Theatre Rd., Town Hall Rd., and Town Hall Parking Lot this week.   Cardinal Engineering’s contacts for the 2020 Road Improvements are 262-249-6544 and/or text “roads” to #91096 to receive project updates.  New informational website: 

  2. At Tuesday’s Board Meeting, you will be considering proposals for furnace replacement for the annex building.  You will also be considering purchasing beach cleaning equipment for 45K.  And you will be voting on the 2021 Preliminary Budget.

  3. You will also be going into Closed Session to discuss the Fire Station Change Order you also discussed last month. 

  4. Waters Edge construction is scheduled to begin Monday, 10/26, with ground breaking also scheduled for 5pm that day.

  5. The Oktoberfest Celebration will be held at Community Park on Saturday, 10/24.

  6. The 2021 draft budget is limited to a 2.5% Town tax increase over 2020.  Electors attending will be voting on changing from an Elected to Appointed Clerk at the Budget Hearing on November 17.

  7. You voted to cancel the kids Halloween Party this year planned for Sunday, 10/25 due to COVID concerns.  Trick or Treating has been moved to Halloween on Saturday, 10/31 from Noon to 3:00pm.

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

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

  10. 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. 

  11. Thanks to Boxed & Burlap, 2935 STH 67, for hosting the November 3 Presidential Election due to our park building construction.

  12. Be smart & safe!  Wash your hands!  Call 2-1-1 or resource  As of 10/14, there have been 2989 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walworth County.  31 deaths, 7 are hospitalized, and 2813 have recovered.

  13. Enjoy your weekend! 



            Meetings next week:  Board Meeting, Tuesday at 6:00pm

5621 Town Hall Road

Delavan, Wisconsin


Mon - Fri – 8:30am - 4:30pm

Phone: 262-728-3471



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