Attention residents, we need you!

Attention residents of the Town of Seneca!

We are looking for residents to sit on the Cranberry Creek Landfill Standing Committee.  Please contact Dean Oilschlager, Town Chairman for more information.  Agendas for the upcoming meetings can be found in the Notices section of the town website. Thank you. 

Dean Oilschlager, Town Chairman, 715-323-4326 or [email protected]

Town Clerk Position OPEN (NOW Filled)

Appointed Town Clerk, Town of Seneca, Wood County

The Town of Seneca, Wood County (population 1,100) is seeking a qualified individual with administrative, financial and personnel skills to fill the part-time position of Town Clerk. The position will be filled by appointment of the Town Board and salary will be based upon qualifications and experience. Candidates must have graduated from an accredited high school and have experience working in accounting, QuickBooks software, Microsoft Word and Excel, and is bondable. Prior municipal office experience and/or election administration is desired. This position offers a flexible work schedule and work is performed independently. Strong organization and multi-tasking skills are necessary as well as the ability to prioritize accordingly.

The Clerk acts as the town’s primary public contact with governmental agencies, community groups and various professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. The Clerk attends all town board meetings and prepares a full record of the proceedings, including recording of all motions, resolutions and directives made at the meeting.

Please submit your resume and a letter of interest to: Town of Seneca Board, address, 3441 State Highway 73, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495 or email to t[email protected]

Attention: Town Clerk position. The position will remain open until filled. Any questions may be directed to: Dean Oilschlager at (715)323-4326

Election Equipment Testing 3/30/22, 5:30 pm



A public test of the Electronic Voting Equipment to be used at the April 5, 2022 Spring Primary election will be held at 5:30 pm on March 30, 2022 at the Seneca Town Hall.

This test is open to the public. Please follow Social Distancing protocols if you attend.  Thank you.

Sandra Green

Town Clerk

Voting by Absentee Ballot for April 5, 2022 Election


                                                                  Spring Primary

                                                                   April 5, 2022

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued. 

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at


Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, March 31, 2022 .

Note:     Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.


Voting an absentee ballot in person


You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.


Sandra Green, 715-751-8363

3570 Elmhurst Road

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495


March 28, 2022 and March 30, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was:

March 28, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.


The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:

March 30, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. 

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close April 5, 2022.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.


Waste Negotiating Committee Agenda 2/16/22


Cranberry Creek Landfill Expansion

Local Committee

February 16, 2022  7:30 A.M.

Sigel Town Hall



I.          Call Meeting to Order


II.        Roll Call


III.       Approval of minutes from last meeting


IV.       Old Business

            A.        Reconvening the “Waste Committee” described in the current agreement

            B.        List of items for negotiation. Additional items?


V.         New Business

            A.        Review of current agreement and comparison to negotiation items

            B.        Dividing items by municipality.

            C.        Next steps to complete before meeting with WM

            D.        The Committee may vote to go into closed session under Wis. Stat. § 19.85(1)(e), which                         reads: “Deliberating or negotiation the purchasing of public properties, the investing or                             public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or                         reasons required a closed session.”  When returning to open session, the Committee may               continue discussing the next steps in negotiating with the landfill.


VI.       Public input


VII.      Next meeting date and time

            A.        Proposed agenda items.



VIII.    Adjourn


Monthly Board Meeting / February


This is a required monthly notice.  For a full agenda specific to this month, please go to the tab “Government” and then “Agendas and Minutes”.  Thank you.

A Town Board Meeting is scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall.

Rotating agenda items include Correspondence, Public Input, Road Work.

 Please follow Social Distancing Guidelines when attending Town of Seneca Meetings.

 Sandra Green, Town of Seneca Clerk

[email protected]