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Official Notice: New Redistricting Ward Plan to Be Approved 10/14/21


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Town of Delavan Town Board will be held Thursday, October 14 @5pm at the Town Hall located at 5621 Town Hall Road, Delavan, Wisconsin, 53115.  Call-In Option – 425-436-6389, Access Code: 437479.


 WHEREAS, Wisconsin Statutes, Section 5.15 requires all cities, villages and towns with a population of 1,000 or more to establish municipal wards based on the results of the 2020 census; and

 WHEREAS, Section 59.03(2)(b) of the Statutes requires that each County Board adopt and transmit to each municipal governing body in the county a tentative county supervisory district plan dividing the county into districts and designating the approximate location and population of each ward proposed to effectuate the division of the county into districts; and

 WHEREAS, These laws require that each municipality designate by consecutive whole number, geographical description and population, the carious wards to be created within the municipality;

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that Town of Delavan, Walworth County, State of Wisconsin, hereby adopts the wards described and posted on the Town of Delavan Website:   

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Wards 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 created in the plan are hereby combined for voting purposes, so as to share the common polling place of the Town of Delavan, located at 1220 South Shore Drive, Delavan, Wisconsin and such combined wards shall use common ballot boxes and ballots, or voting machines and separate returns shall not be maintained for the combined wards at any election, except where separate ballots are required under Section 5.58 to 5.64 of the Statutes, and separate ballots or voting machines shall be maintained for  any electors of one or more of the combined ward who are in ineligible to vote for any office or referendum for which other electors in the combined wards may vote;

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon passage, a copy of this resolution shall be filed with the Town Clerk, who shall transmit a copy of the ward plan and this resolution to the Walworth County Clerk within five days of its adoption and that this resolution shall remain in effect for each election until modified or rescinded, in accordance with Statute, or until a new division is made following the next federal decennial census.

This Resolution shall be in effect upon approval by the Town Board. 

Dated the 14th day of October 2021

Due to the delayed timeframe for the release of census data, the Town of Delavan Redistricting plan will be available for viewing between now and the October 14th Public Hearing.  Following the public hearing the Town of Delavan Town Board will evaluate input received at the Public Hearing, together with such other and relevant information.  The Town of Delavan Town Board may discuss, amend and/or adopt the Town of Delavan Redistricting Plan at their special Town Board Meeting on Thursday, October 14 @5pm.

A quorum of the Town Board may be present at the Public Hearing, but no official action will be taken at the Public Hearing.

Kristy L. McChristy

Town Clerk for the Town of Delavan                                                                             Dated 9/27/2021