2023 Spring Election Notice

There will be a Spring Election on Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

On the ballot:

Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court  (Vote for 1)

  • Daniel Kelly 
  • Janet Protasiewicz
  • Write In

Door County Circuit Court Judge Branch 2 (Vote for 1)

  • David L. Weber
  • Write In

Forestville Village President (Vote for 1)

  • Terry McNulty
  • Write In

Forestville Village Trustees (Vote for no more than 2)

  • Dan Merkle
  • Jessica Koskubar
  • Write In

Southern Door County School District Board Member (Vote for no more than 3)

  • Sam Counard
  • Kim M Starr
  • Marissa Norton
  • Write In


State of Wisconsin Conditions of Release Before Conviction Referendum – Question 1
Vote for one
QUESTION 1: “Conditions of release before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be
amended to allow a court to impose on an accused person being released before conviction conditions that
are designed to protect the community from serious harm?”

  • Yes
  • No

State of Wisconsin Cash Bail Before Conviction Referendum – Question 2
Vote for one
QUESTION 2: “Cash bail before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be amended to allow a court to impose cash bail on a person accused of a violent crime based on the totality of the circumstances, including the accused’s previous convictions for a violent crime, the probability that the accused will fail to appear, the need to protect the community from serious harm and prevent witness intimidation, and potential affirmative defenses?”

  • Yes
  • No


State of Wisconsin Welfare Benefits Referendum – Question 3
Vote for one
QUESTION 3: “Shall able-bodied, childless adults be required to look for work in order to receive taxpayer funded welfare benefits?”

  • Yes
  • No



Dog Licenses are valid from January 1 to December 31 each year.

To avoid an additional $5.00 late fee, be sure to get your dog license(s) on or before the April 4, 2023 deadline!

RABIES VACCINATION AND DOG LICENSE REQUIREMENTS …. Pursuant to Section 174.052, Wisconsin Statutes, notice is hereby given to all owners of dogs in Door County that rabies vaccinations and dog licenses are required under the statutes. Vaccination by a veterinarian against rabies of all dogs is required (Sec. 95.21) within 30 days after the dog reaches 4 months of age, and re-vaccinated before the certificate expires or within three years of the previous vaccination. Notice is hereby further given that evidence that the dog is currently immunized against rabies must be presented before a license can be issued. To qualify for the minimum license fee for neutered males or spayed females, presentation of evidence attesting to same must be presented when applying for the license. PENALTIES A minimum late fee of $5.00 shall be assessed the owner of each dog 5 months of age or over who fails to obtain a dog license by April 1st each year (Spring Election Day), or within 30 days of acquiring ownership on or before the dog reached licensable age. The minimum late fee may be raised by municipal action. Any owner who fails to have a dog vaccinated against rabies as required by statute may be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $100. Contact your Town, Village or City Treasurer to license your dog.

Winter Notes……………..

Parking on Village streets is prohibited from  2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., December 1st through April 1st — due to snow plowing. 

Garbage/Recycling Pickup

Garbage bins and/or recycling bins, must be at the roadside by 6:00 a.m. Drivers’ routes may vary, but they will not make a special trip back to the Village if you missed the deadline to have your bins at roadside. Also, please move your bins from the roadside the same evening as pickup!

The following information has been provided by GFL Environmental regarding Garbage/Recycling date changes for 2023. This will also be included with property tax bills.~

  • January 1 — New Year’s Day — NO DELAY as the holiday falls on the weekend.
  • May 29 — Memorial Day – 1 day delay — pickup on Friday
  • July 4 — Independence Day – 1 day delay — pickup on Friday
  • September 4 — Labor Day – 1 day delay — pickup on Friday
  • November 23 — Thanksgiving Day — 1 day delay — pickup on Friday
  • December 25 — Christmas — 1 day delay — pickup on Friday