NOTICE OF PUBLIC TEST AND CANVASS
Notice is hereby given that public testing of the M-100 Tabulating Equipment and the AutoMARK – being used in municipalities within Marathon County for the August 12, 2014 – Partisan Primary Election is scheduled for Monday, August 4, at 1:00 P.M. at the Spencer Municipal Building at 105 South Park Street in Spencer. All municipalities, towns, villages, & cities, Marathon County will be public testing the M-100 Tabulating Equipment through the Municipal Clerk’s Office, Marathon County Courthouse within the scheduled hours.
The Marathon County Canvass Board will meet at 8:30 A.M. Thursday, August 14, 2014 to canvass votes from the Spring Election in the Marathon County Clerks Office, Courthouse, Wausau, WI. The Canvass Board will reconvene on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:30 A.M. to complete the canvass from the outstanding late arriving Absentee and pending Provisional Balloting results.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.
TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE BALLOT YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING.
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both. You may also request an absentee ballot by letter. Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.
Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk.
You can also personally go to the clerk’s office or other specified location, complete a written application, and vote an absentee ballot during the hours specified for casting an absentee ballot.
Village of Spencer
105 Park Street
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIFTH DAY BEFORE THE ELECTION, Thursday, August 7, 2014
MILITARY ELECTORS SHOULD CONTACT THE MUNICIPAL CLERK REGARDING THE DEADLINES FOR REQUESTING OR SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT.
THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS Monday, July 28, 2014. THE DEADLINE FOR VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS 5:00 P.M. ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE ELECTION, Friday, August 8, 2014.
THE MUNICIPAL CLERK WILL DELIVER VOTED BALLOTS RETURNED ON OR BEFORE ELECTION DAY TO THE PROPER POLLING PLACE OR COUNTING LOCATION BEFORE THE POLLS CLOSE ON August 12, 2014. ANY BALLOTS RECEIVED AFTER THE POLLS CLOSE WILL BE COUNTED BY THE BOARD OF CANVASSERS IF POSTMARKED BY ELECTION DAY AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. ON THE FRIDAY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION.
Please be aware of a water lateral insurance letter that is being mailed to residents. This is not a Village sponsored program and the Village of Spencer does not have a relationship with this company. Please call the Clerk’s Office at (715) 659-5423 or contact your current insurance agent if you feel you need coverage.
The Spencer Water Utility has finalized the 2013 Consumer Confidence Report. Click here to view the report as a .pdf document.
The Village will hold an electronics drop-off again. The event will be held at 1st Choice Recycling Center, located at 504 E Willow Drive. The times will be Friday, June 27th, from 3 pm to 7 pm and on Saturday, June 28th, from 8 am to noon. click here to view the flyer.
Please be advised that West Clark Street will have minor delays starting Monday, May 19. The roadway will undergo crack sealing and repair to finish out the Hwy 98 road construction. Please drive safe, as you go through the construction work.
On Friday, April 25th, the Village of Spencer will hold an Arbor Day event to commemorate its 1st annual Tree City USA award. The ceremony will occur at the Gazebo park on the corner of Highways 98 and 13 at 10:00 am. Don Kissinger from the DNR’s Urban Forestry Program will present the award and will offer a brief history of Arbor Day. A tree will be planted during the event as well. The public is welcome to join the fun.
Village of Spencer
Board of Canvas
4:00 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014
Please take notice that the Spencer Board of Canvas will meet at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Spencer Municipal Complex to count and record any late arriving absentee and provisional ballots from the Special General Election held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Currently, there are 6 outstanding absentee ballots and 0 provisional ballots
Marathon County will be posting seasonal weight limits beginning Thursday, March 27, 2014. The weight limits are in effect as soon as the signs are in place. Additional information regarding weight limits can be found in the Driver Information page on the Highway Department website.
LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE
VILLAGE OF SPENCER
At the Election to be held on April 1, 2014 in the Village of Spencer, the following polling place locations will be used for the wards indicated:
Spencer Municipal Building All Wards
105 South Park Street
Spencer, WI 54479
ALL POLLING PLACES WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.
If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the Municipal Clerk.
105 SOUTH PARK STREET
8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.