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 Town Board Meeting: 
October 27,  2014
at 7:00 p.m.



The Origins of Sun Prairie

The Town of Sun Prairie was first organized as a town in the spring of 1848, with A. W. Dickenson Town Clerk.  Its name was derived from the following circumstances:  In the spring of 1836, Hon. A.A. Bird and party left Milwaukee to locate the Capital of the Territory of Wisconsin.  It was a rainy, cloudy time, and on the morning of the eleventh day of their journey, while on the prairie, two miles east of the present village of Sun Prairie, the fog cleared away and the sun appeared for the first time since they had left Milwaukee.  The party shouted, with one accord, "Sun Prairie"!

Town Plan Commission Meeting: 
November 17, 2014
at 7:00 p.m.

Agenda Pending


**Important News**

Beginning January 8th, 2015, Pelliteri will become our new curbside garbage and recycling contractor.

The standard delivery tote sizes will be
65 gallon for garbage
and 95 gallon for recycling.

Last collection day by Waste Management is December 31st.  We anticipate a date of January 2nd for the pick-up of Waste Management totes.

Watch for a notice to be mailed to each residence in the Town detailing Waste Management container collection .

Special Information from Dane County Sheriff's Office

Recent communication from Dane County Sheriff's Office

History Corner

Open meeting in 2000 that led to the creation of the current Comprehensive Plan.

Town of Sun Prairie Comprehensive Plan

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Meeting and Other Notices

Meeting notices, ordinance adoptions and other information are posted on three town bulletin boards.  The bulletin boards are located in the driveway of Homburg Farms between 4161 and 4167 CTH TT, at the Town Hall, and on Lonely Lane near Hwy N.  Also the official publication is in the weekly Sun Prairie newspaper, The Star.


Town of
Sun Prairie
Newsletter March 2014

(this is a PDF file - if you cannot read it, go here to download a PDF reader)

2014 - Dog license prices  can be reviewed here