Welcome to the Town of Dunn

Job Opening for Administrative Coordinator.  Applications due 12 pm on July 23rd

The Town of Dunn is seeking someone to take the lead on crucial projects in the areas of urban forestry, emergency shelter, databases, election preparation, records, and cemetery.  This position serves as editor of the Town Newsletter, social media, and website.  The position also provides support for the Town Clerk and Planning Department by preparing and proofing written documents, grant applications, and forms, organizing and administering record keeping for grants and other special projects.  Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4 pm with one night per month for an evening meeting likely.

The full job posting and Town's application for employment can be found here:

Administrative Coordinator Position
Town Application for Employment

Your Home in the Waubesa Watershed: A Family Day Event

Saturday, July 21 from 11 am to 3 pm at Goodland Park

More Information Can be found by clicking here

Water Resources Management graduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invite you to a family event at Goodland County Park on Saturday, July 21st, 2018.

Our community partners will be offering water activities and educational experiences designed to engage all ages in preserving Lake Waubesa and its watershed. Kids and adults alike will enjoy performing water quality experiments, discovering aquatic insects, learning about native and invasive plants, playing water games, and investigating how Lake Waubesa is connected to streams and wetlands through online and interactive activities.

Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Goodland County Park – Shelter #1 (See https://parkslwrd.countyofdane.com/park/Goodland for directions)

Join the DNR for a Hike and Discussion of Management Plans for Hook Lake Wildlife Area!

When: Thursday, August 23rd at 5 pm. 

Where: Meet in the Parking lot at the intersection of Rutland-Dunn Townline and McManus Roads

What’s happening at Hook Lake Wildlife Area? Please join a DNR Wildlife Biologist and a DNR Forester for a hike and informal discussion of current and future management plans for the Hook Lake Wildlife Area on Thursday, Aug 23rd at 5pm. Meet in the parking lot at the intersection of Rutland-Dunn Town Line Rd and McManus Rd near Oregon, WI.

We will discuss the current master plan, timber sale, invasive species treatment, rotational grazing with Highland Spring Farm’s Scottish Highland Cattle, and prescribed burning. This will include a brief hike (approx. 1 mile on a grass path) to point out areas/items discussed in the plans. Individuals with disabilities are welcome to participate, we just ask that you notify us in advance so arrangements for accommodations can be made. If you have questions or if you require accommodation, please contact Zach Hylinski at 608-225-4076 or Julie Widholm 608-516-3895. Event will happen rain or shine. We hope to see you on August 23rd!

Road Construction on Colladay Point Drive, Colladay Point Drive Frontage Road, and Zor Court tentatively scheduled for July 12 - August 10

Road construction schedule for Colladay Point Dr, Colladay Point Dr Frontage Rd, and Zor Ct is tentatively scheduled for Thursday July 12th through Friday August 10th.  This new schedule starts a few days earlier than previously planned.

Traffic will be limited to essential vehicles including residents, mail service, medical and home health visits, garbage pickup, and emergency vehicles from 7 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday.  There will be no roadside parking during construction work hours.

Please schedule services, deliveries and non-essential traffic for after 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday or on the weekends during road construction. Lawn service, landscaping, home maintenance, construction, large delivery trucks and non-essential visits should be rescheduled to occur outside of the construction work hours.

We appreciate your cooperation with these measures to keep the project safe and timely for everyone in the neighborhood. The project will be an inconvenience with noise, dust, and limited access, but it is a necessary one to complete the new road surface.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Town Hall at 608-838-1081 or email at hkrueger@town.dunn.wi.us.

Sale of 4423 Goodland Park Road Property

The property at 4423 Goodland Park Road is listed for sale with Realtor Hiam Garner.  Please contact Mr. Garner at garnerh@firstweber.com or 608-576-5215 with questions regarding the property or to make an offer.

Background information about the property can be found below.

Picture and Map of Property

Final Closure Letter

Phase II Environmental Report

Phase I Environmental Report

Access Dane Property Webpage

Dane County Zoning B-1 Fact Sheet

Meadowview Drainage Information

 Meadowview Topographic Map

Blue-green Algae and Aquatic Plant Cutting on Lake Kegonsa

Blue-green Algae has been spotted at a couple of points on Lake Kegonsa.  To see locations of these algae reports, please click on this map.

For more information about Blue-green Algae and the County's efforts to cut plants in Lake Kegonsa, please click here for a report from Friends of Lake Kegonsa.

Curbside Recycling Pickup Information

A lot of non-recyclable materials are ending up in recycling bins.  Please be sure that you are only putting approved recyclables in your recycling cart.  For more information on what you can do to help, please click here.

Town of Dunn Calendar

We are working on a calendar featuring photos that highlight the best things about living in our unique and beautiful town. Twelve or more selected photos will be included and the calendar will be sold as a fundraiser for preserving open space.  A complimentary calendar will be provided to each person contributing a photo that is selected for this project. 

Photo images may show any season or time period. Subjects may include outdoor activities of all kinds, nature, architecture, agriculture, wildlife, landscape, water, people, and any other photos taken in the town. A photo will be selected for each month of the calendar plus front and back cover images. We will include a “Photo by (name)” line to give credit to contributors. Each person may submit up to 24 images.

How to submit your photos:

Step 1) Attach up to three high-resolution photos to an email message with the subject line “Photo entry by (your name)” and send to:  townhall@town.dunn.wi.us  Repeat if you wish to submit more than 3 images. If images are too large, you may have to send them individually. In your message, we would love to hear about where and when the photos were taken.

Step 2) Fill out a Photo Permission Form, by clicking here.  Permission may be needed from people featured in photos (if any) that are selected for publication.

Step 3) If your photo(s) are selected you will be notified by email and we may ask for additional information at that time. Your complimentary copy of the finished calendar will be available at the Town Hall by December.

Submit photos from April  through September 30, 2018.

Leaf Pick Up Ordinance

Below is an ordinance regarding a new leaf pick up program in the Town of Dunn.  The ordinance was approved at the Town Board meeting on October 16th at 7 pm.

Leaf Pick Up Ordinance 

Highway 51 Update

The Wisconsin DOT recently selected "Alternative H" as the preferred alternative for the HWY 51 project.  More information about this alternative can be found below:

General Project Map

Detailed Maps

Information about the Project

Boards' Commissions, Agendas, Minutes

Take a look at the Town's new webpage for posting its various boards' and commissions' agendas and minutes. You can also view documents related to the upcoming meeting on this site. In addition, you can sign up for meeting notifications. We hope you find this site useful for following the governmental activities taking place in the Town!

Connect With Us

Want up-to-date information about the Town of Dunn through Social Media? Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter!

Shared Table Free Community Meals

Held weekly on Thursdays at the Family Life Center of McFarland Lutheran Church on the corner of Marsh Rd and CTH MN (Broadhead Street). Doors open at 5:00 PM and meals are served from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Download the brochure.

Town Hall Hours

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

When schools close the Town Hall may close to reduce traffic and support snow removal. Call ahead if you are in doubt.

  • Phone: 608-838-1081
  • Fax: 608-838-1085