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City of Sparta

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 9:16am
With COVID-19 cases surging in Monroe County, City of Sparta officials have decided to close city hall for in-person business. “The city has been monitoring and working closely with the Monroe County Health Department as well as following advice from the Centers for Disease Control regarding the...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:36am
The Sparta City Council Wednesday approved bonding $5.2 million to finance the new police station and to refinance some of its existing debt at a lower interest rate.  The city secured a 1.72% interest rate, which, for some of the debt refinancing portion of the bonding, replaces a 2.75% interest...
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 9:35am
The Sparta Public Safety Committee last week moved forward on drafting an ordinance that would outline rules and regulations for the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs) on city streets. The ordinance is being worked out in conjunction with the Sparta Public Works...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:28am
With the number of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin making national news and the virus on the uptick in Monroe County, Sparta Alderman Bruce Humphrey questioned at Wednesday’s council meeting the practicality of holding trick-or-treating in the city this year. Humphrey said he and his wife have enjoyed...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:56am
After the Monroe County Board voted in July to open up all county trunk highways to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs), Sparta Public Works Director Mark Van Wormer brought the matter before the public works board Tuesday to gauge its stance on extending their use into...
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:43am
Work on a half-million dollar Perch Lake Dam repair project will likely begin after Labor Day. The Sparta City Council approved the low bid on the project last month, awarding the contract to Lunda Construction out of Black River Fall, which submitted a $535,180 bid. Lunda beat out two other bids,...
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:08am
Just one week after the Sparta City Council shot down a resolution urging an expedited reopening of businesses in contradiction to Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order, the Wisconsin Supreme Court did it anyway. The high court struck down Evers’ order last Wednesday, allowing businesses around Wisconsin...
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:42am
 The Sparta City Council overwhelmingly rejected a resolution Monday to support an acceleration of business re-openings in the city that would be in conflict with Gov. Tony Evers’ executive orders. The 7-1 vote came after a half-hour of discussion led by Mayor Kristen Gust, who said the city wouldn...
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:38am
Pending full council approval, the City of Sparta will be offering a little financial relief to beleaguered small businesses in the city hit hard by the COVID-19 shutdown. Co-City Administrator/Treasurer Mark Sund laid out a plan at the city’s finance committee meeting Wednesday that proposes...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:00am
The City of Sparta is strongly encouraging voters to register by today (Monday) online if needed, and to request an absentee ballot for the April 7th Spring Election through the website myvote.wi.gov.   Voters may have to upload a copy of their photo ID.  If this is not an option for individuals,...

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