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.
VILLAGE OF SPENCER – OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR
STATE OF WISCONSIN
APRIL 1, 2014
NOTICE TO ELECTORS: THIS BALLOT MAY BE INVALID UNLESS INITIALED BY TWO (2) ELECTION INSPECTORS. IF CAST AS AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, THE BALLOT MUST BEAR THE INITIALS OF THE MUNICIPAL CLERK OR DEPUTY CLERK.
To vote for the candidate of your choice, completely fill in the oval ( ) to the LEFT of the candidate’s name. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, write the person’s name on the line provided and completely fill in the oval ( ) to the LEFT of the line. Click here for a scan of the full ballot
(Vote For Not More Than Three)
(oval) Harry Toufar
(oval) Wayne Hagen
(oval) Diane Maurer
(oval) Gerald Kobs
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 April 1, 2014 – Spring Election is scheduled for Monday, March 24, 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, April 3, 2014 to canvass votes from the Spring Election in the Marathon County Clerks Office, Courthouse, Wausau, WI. The Canvass Board will reconvene on Tuesday, April 8, 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, March 27, 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, March 17, 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, March, 28, 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 April 1, 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.
The Village of Spencer Board of Trustees unanimously approved a local resolution to support Assembly Bill 680 and Senate Bill 547 – phosphorus compliance alternative legislation. Resolution 2014-01 was approved by the Board of Trustees on a unanimous roll call vote. Click here to view the signed document.
Because of inclement weather, the Village of Spencer Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled for Monday, February 17th will be postponed until Tuesday, February 18th @ 6:30 p.m.
The Marathon County Highway Department, in conjunction with the Village of Spencer, will be removing snow banks on the sides of the road on Highway 98, County Road V and County Road C, on Tuesday, February 4th and Wednesday February 5th. Please take caution as traffic will be re-routed during the snow removal.
The Marshfield News Herald has been delivering a free advertising publication in a blue plastic bag. Many residents have inquired about these newspapers being tossed in driveways and sidewalks, therefore prompting the better delivery efforts by the newspaper carrier. If you do not wish to receive this weekly advertisement, Please call the circulation department of the Marshfield News Herald at 715-384-3131. Ask for Leanna.