Agendas and Minutes
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The City of Sparta Polling Place is at the Sparta Community Center, located at 1000 E Montgomery Street. Photo ID is required to vote.
Register To Vote: If you are a resident of the City of Sparta, you must be registered in order to vote. Registered voters who have a name or address change since the last time they voted will need to update their information. Registration can be done in the City Clerk's office (201 W Oak Street via the South Court Street entrance) using the WI Voter Registration form, or online at http://myvote.wi.gov.
Absentee Voting: If an elector is unable to come to the polling place or will be unable to vote on Election Day, they can request to receive an absentee ballot. The request can be done in the City Clerk's office or in writing and should be addressed to the City Clerk's office using the Application for Absentee Ballot form. Absentee ballot requests can also be done online at http://myvote.wi.gov.
In-House Absentee Voting is conducted at Sparta City Hall (201 W Oak Street) 14 days prior to every election. Photo ID is required.
Notice of Absentee Voting - Residential Care Facility
In-House Absentee Voting - City Clerk's Office
Absentee Ballot Return Options
The City of Sparta will be holding the Open Book session on Thursday, July 6, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at City Hall. A printed Roll Book will be available that day. The ROLL BOOK is also available online here.
The Phone Open Book is available now through August 3, 2023. To set an appointment to talk to an assessor from Accurate Appraisal click HERE. Click on APPOINTMENTS and then click on City of Sparta. NOTE: The last day Assessors can change values is August 3, 2023.
Board of Review
The Board of Review will be held at City Hall (201 W Oak Street) on Thursday, August 10, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Do not wait until Board of Review to talk with an assessor. You have the opportunity to discuss your opinion of value prior to filing a Form of Objection with the clerk.
If you cannot come to an agreement of value, a written/oral intent to object must be filed with the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the Board of Review. A PA-115A form with your opinion of value must be filed with the clerk in order to attend the Board of Review. You can drop off or mail your form to City Clerk Jennifer Lydon at 201 W Oak Street, Sparta, WI 54656 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms must be received no later than August 8, 2023.
The City of Sparta issues the following licenses:
|Auto Salvage||$10.00 Each|
|Operator/Bartender License Application||$60.00 Prorated 2 year license|
|Class A Liquor||$500.00|
|Class A Beer||$250.00|
|Class B Beer||$100.00|
|Class B Liquor||$500.00|
|Reserve Class B Liquor||$10,000.00|
|Class C Wine||$100.00|
|Video Games||$10.00 each|
|Mobile Home Park||$2.00 per space|
|Taxi Cab||$50.00/first vehicle $25.00/each addl.|
|Special Events Permit Application|| $50.00
$50.00 resident $100.00 nonresident
*Direct Sellers Permits may be obtained at the Sparta Police Department or by calling 269-3122. You may find information related to this permit HERE
Information for Wisconsin Alcohol Beverage and Tobacco Retailers can be found HERE.
Applications for all Liquor licenses must be submitted to the City Clerk 15 days before they can be submitted for a background check and forwarded to the Public Safety Committee. The Public Safety Committee reviews the applications on the first Monday of the first full week of each month at 5:30 p.m. They make a recommendation to the City Council. The Council grants the license and meets on the second Wednesday of each month.