Second Half of 2016 Property Tax Bill – Due By Monday, July 31, 2017

Make your check payable and mail to . . . .   Walworth County Treasurer, PO Box 1001, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121

Please include your tax bill stub with your payment and also write your tax key parcel number on your check. If you have any questions regarding your second half of your payment or need a copy of your 2016 tax bill; please contact the Town Clerk or go onto the Walworth County Treasurer website.



On account of the heavy rains and resulting flooding, County Board Chair Nancy Russell has declared a state of emergency for Walworth County. The declaration was made at 2:50 p.m. on July 12, 2017. The State of Emergency will be effect until further notice. This declaration is an important step in the event that state or federal money becomes available to assist in recovery.

Notice to Contractors – Spooner Park Access Drive & Parking

The Town of Darien will receive sealed bids until 4:00 P.M., July 31, 2017 at the office of the Town of Darien, N2826 Foundry Road, Darien, Wisconsin 53114. On August 1, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town of Darien Town Board Meeting the sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for labor, material, tools and equipment necessary for the following project:




Clearing and Grubbing 322 ID
Common Excavation 1,500 CY
Restoration 800 SY
Driveway Culverts 75 LF
1 1/4″ Base Aggregate Dense 3,500 TON

 Actual work shall be commenced within ten (10) days after written Notice to Proceed has been issued. Address all bids as follows:

Mr. Cecil Logterman, Chairman

Town of Darien

N2826 Foundry Road

Darien, WI 53114-0370

All bids are to be submitted in sealed envelopes, plainly marked for proper identification.

Bids shall be made on the forms of proposal attached to the Specifications and no bids shall be considered unless made on such forms.

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at or You may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project # 5240394 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $40.00 per set which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check payable to Batterman and send it to 2857 Bartells Dr., Beloit WI 53511.  Please contact us at 608-365-4464 if you have any questions.

All bidders must execute and file in the bid proposal a “Bidder’s Proof of Competency” questionnaire, which form is included in the contract document. The questionnaire shall be kept on file and be valid for the calendar year, subject to the Contractor’s status through the year.  Additional blank forms of this questionnaire can be obtained from the Consulting Engineer’s office.  Prior filing of such form with the Town of Darien or Consulting Engineer for the current calendar year shall satisfy this requirement.

No bid can be received or considered unless accompanied by a Bid Bond or a Certified Check equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid, payable to the Town of Darien, as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proper contract and 100% Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds within ten (10) days from the date the lowest responsible bidder’s bid is accepted. In the event the bidder fails to file such contract and bond within the time set by the Town, the check or bond shall be forfeited to the Town as liquidated damages.

The Town of Darien reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive or not to waive any informalities in the bidding. The letting of the contract described herein is subject to provisions of Sections 66.0901 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

After bids are opened, no bid can be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days thereafter.

Published by the authority of the Town Board of the Town of Darien, this 6th day of July 2017.



By:       Mr. Cecil Logterman,  Chairman