ALERT
General Election is Tuesday, November 3rd • Request an Absentee? Visit myvote.wi.gov • Register? Stop by the Freedom Town Hall until October 30 at 5pm to register or on Election Day (November 3, 2020)

Welcome!

The Town of Freedom is a rapidly growing community with a population of 6,057. Freedom is actually at the crossroads of the Fox Valley, located halfway between Appleton and Green Bay on County E and halfway between Kaukauna and Seymour on State Highway 55 in Outagamie County.

The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
Freedom Area Historical Society
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
Freedom Fire Department
Freedom Fire Department
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.
Freedom Middle School
Freedom Elementary School
Freedom High School
The Town of Freedom shares borders with: Center, Osborn, Oneida, Kaukauna, Grand Chute and Vandenbroek.

TOWN NEWS  

Special Town Board Meeting - Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 4:30p.m. - Freedom Town Hall
Plan Commission Meeting - Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 5:30p.m. - Freedom Town Hall

Freedom Town Board Budget Workshop - Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - (immediately following the Plan Commission Meeting which begins at 5:30.m.) - Freedom Town Hall


Public Notice Testing of Voting Machines - Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10a.m. - Freedom Town Office


Notice of 2020 General Election

November 3, 2020 Sample Ballot


2020 General Election

November 3, 2020 • 7am to 8pm
Freedom Town Hall (W2004 County Road S, Freedom)

To register to vote, here are two options:

IN PERSON (until Friday, October 30 at 5pm): Register in the Clerk's office any weekday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday and up to 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election by appointment. For appointments, contact Clerk/Treasurer Colleen Laha at 920-915-6255 or Deputy Clerk Michelle Evers 920-716-3088. You must bring acceptable proof of residence

AT THE POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAYIf you wish to register to vote at your polling place, you must bring acceptable proof of residence

To request an absentee ballot, here are two options:

In Person Absentee (Early Voting in the Clerk's Office)

In Person Absentee voting begins about two weeks prior to an election once the ballots are received in the Clerk's Office. The deadline for in-person absentee is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the election. Please make sure you bring your photo ID in order to vote. Below are the dates and times for in-person absentee voting in the FREEDOM TOWN HALL!!

  • Tuesday, October 20: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 21: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Thursday, October 22: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Friday, October 23: 8a.m. to 1p.m.
  • Monday, October 26: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 27: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 28: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Thursday, October 29: 8a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Friday, October 30: 8a.m. to 1p.m. and 1p.m. to 5p.m. by appointment - For appointments, contact Clerk/Treasurer Colleen Laha at 920-915-6255 or Deputy Clerk Michelle Evers 920-716-3088. 

Location: Freedom Town Hall, W2004 County Road S, Freedom


Absentee Ballot Request - Download the form or fill out an application online (click on "Vote Absentee" on the right side of the page)

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. Whether voting in person or by mail, photo ID is required. To obtain an absentee ballot, you may choose one of the following:

  1. Personally come to the Town Clerk's office to cast an absentee ballot, fill out the form and will need to show your photo ID.
  2. You can fill out an online application and we will mail you an absentee ballot. 
 Returning your absentee ballot? Here are three options:
  1. Absentee Ballot envelope is already stamped and addressed so place it back in the mail. The United States Postal Services recommends mailing your ballot at least one week before Election Day. 
  2. Ballots can be dropped off at the Town Hall Office: Monday through Thursday 8am to 5pm and Friday 8am to 1pm.
  3. Ballots also can be dropped off on Election Day (11/3) until 8pm.
For more information about voter registrations or absentee ballots, click here. Questions? Call the Freedom Town Office at 920-788-4548

Dogs are not allowed in the park - only service dogs!


 Dog Licenses

Dog licenses can be obtained at the same time you pay your taxes. Please issue a separate check for the dog tag and one for the taxes. This can also be done by mail. We will send the dog tag as well as the receipt for your taxes generally within one week. Please send proof of rabies vaccination, and list the name, gender, breed and color of the dog.

Halloween 2020


 Text Message Picture

 


Notice of Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan Amendment

The Town of Freedom Plan Commission will conduct a Public Hearing at the Town Hall on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:30p.m. to hear comment from the public in support or objective to the proposed ordinance to adopt the Recommended Town of Freedom Comprehensive Plan 2020-2040.

The Comprehrensive Plan is a compilation of goals, objectives, policies, maps, programs and recommendations that will help guide the Town over the next 20-year planning period. 

All persons wishing to be heard in support or objecting to the changes to the Town of Freedom Comprehensive Plan are requested to be present at this Public Hearing.

Below are the Town of Freedom Comprehensive Plan 2020-2040 and Future Land Use Map:

Draft Town of Freedom Comprehensive Plan 2020-2040

 Comp Plan Cover Page

Join our Text Message List to receive important information/announcements from the Town.  Just text the word "FREEDOMT" to "36000" and answer the question with a "Y".  You will then receive a text that you have been added to our list!


 **FROM DNR. Warden: Violation of “illegal operation of an ATV or UTV in the vicinity of a highway” is $232.00. This covers operating illegally on the paved surface as well as in the ditch!***

 Town of Freedom Ordinance No. 19-01 - Does not include County or State Highways - an ordinance authorizing all-terrain/utility terrain vehicle trains and routes within the Town of Freedom, Outagamie County, Wisconsin. 

 Please remember ATV’s/UTV’s are only allowed on TOWN ROADS in the Town of Freedom.

They are NOT legal to ride on county or state roads within the Town of Freedom.
When county roads become available, we will post them.

NOTICE all Town Buildings, Parks, Playgrounds, and Bathrooms are NOW OPEN and available for public use. However, please continue to be mindful of COVID-19. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN HEALTH AND SANITIZING. General Public Guidelines - We need your help to ensure we best keep you and our staff healthy. Click on the link for the general guidelines.


BURNING OF LEAVES, BRUSH, CLEAN WOOD OR OTHER VEGETATIVE MATERIALS IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS - The burning of all leaves, brush, clean wood or other vegetative materials in any residential area is strictly prohibited.  Any burning of leaves, brush, clean wood or other vegetative materials outside of any residential area is allowed but only with an approved permit from the hours between 4 PM and 9 PM. 

Burning Permit Application


The Town Garage/Brush Drop Off site is NOW OPEN 24/7. The property is covered by surveillance  camera. This is ONLY for TOWN of FREEDOM RESIDENTS! They are accepting leaves, grass and brush. Branches can only be 4 to 5" in diameter, no logs! NO STUMPS!


Trash & Recycling Container Placement

Please remember to properly place your weekly trash and recycling containers along your street.  The containers should be positioned four feet from the paved road surface for roads with ditches or as close to the backside of the curb as possible for roads with curb & gutter.  Properly placing the containers allows the snow plowing crews to do a better job of plowing and also minimizes the potential for damage to the containers. Garbage and recycling bins should be placed by 5am along the road/curb for pickup.

2020 Garbage/Recycling Schedule

2020 Garbage Recycling photo


Social Security Offices Near Me

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Meals on Wheels - Looking for volunteers Monday thru Friday, every other month, only once a week for about 1 hour. January, March, May, July, September & November. Splitting up routes. Call Dennis at 920-766-2908 or darnoldussen@juno.com


 

The 2020 Census is Coming! 

The U.S. Constitution mandates that everyone in the country be counted every 10 years. Completing the census is mandatory: It's a way to participate in our democracy and say "I COUNT!" An invitation to respond online to the 2020 Census will be mailed out between March 12-20. For more information go to 2020census.gov.


Municipal Emergency Proclamation


Resolution No. 20-02

Resolution No. 20-03

Resolution No. 20-04


Outagamie County Mass Notification System – Follow this link to sign up for updates on what is happening in your area!