Clerk’s Office

Contact Information

Name Phone Email
City Clerk
Julie Hanson (608) 269-4340 Ext. 221
Deputy Clerk
Jennifer Lydon (608) 269-4340 Ext. 241

Agendas and Minutes

For complete listing on specific agendas and minutes, visit the agendas area.


The City of Sparta Polling Place is located at the Sparta Community Center, located at 1000 E Montgomery Street.

If you are a resident of the City of Sparta, you have to be registered in order to vote.  Registration can be done in the City Clerk’s office or online at If you  are already registered and your name or address changes, please call the office.  If an elector is unable to come to the polling place or will be unable to vote on Election Day, they can request an absentee ballot.  The request has to be made in writing and should be addressed to the City Clerk’s office.  Absentee ballot requests can also be done online at .


The City of Sparta issues the following licenses:

Auto Salvage $10.00 Each
Bartender $60.00 Prorated 2 year license
Class A Liquor $500.00
Class A Beer $250.00
Cigarette $100.00
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.

Applications for Class B Beer and Liquor licenses have to be on file in the City Clerk’s office 15 days before they can be granted.  The Public Safety Committee reviews the applications on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and they make a recommendation to council.  The Council grants the license and meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

A beverage training class is a requirement in obtaining a bartender license.