Clerks Office Closed

The Village Clerk’s Office will be closed from Tuesday November 21, through Sunday, November 26, 2017.
All utility payments can be left in the payment drop boxes.  The office will open
at 8:30 am on Monday, November 27, 2017.  Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Thanks, Teresa


Chief Patrick Brown Retires

Patrick Brown tendered his retirement notice as Police Chief for the Village of Dane as of Saturday, September 30, 2017.  Pat served the Village of Dane in the capacity of Police Chief since 2008.  The Village Trustees accepted Patrick Browns retirement notice in a special meeting held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  The Village Board would like to express many thanks to Pat for his leadership and service to the Village.  We wish him well in his future endeavors.

At this time, Officer Balistreri has accepted the position of Officer In Charge for the Village.  Tony will act as lead in the departement until the Village Trustees determine what the future plan is for the Police Department.  Officer Balistreri and Office Yanke will continue to provide police protection for the residents of the Village.

Village of Dane Police Department Contact Information

For all EMERGENCIES dial 911- please call this number for all emergency situations.

Village of Dane Police Department Non-Emergency Phone Number is 608-850-7225. Also the Dane Police Department Cell Phone Number is 608-515-6816. Messages can be left at these numbers and calls will be returned as soon as possible or when on officer is on duty. These numbers are not to be used for emergencies.

Dane County Sheriff Department Non-Emergency Phone Number 608-235-2345. If your event is happening now, but truly not an emergency, call this number and follow the prompts for assistance.

The Village Clerk’s Office can not dispatch officers. Any messages left on the clerk’s voicemail are responded to only Monday through Friday during business hours  – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.






Chairs for Sale

The Village of Dane has  only 30 chairs left that are for sale from the Dane Community Center.  The chairs are red and black and in good shape.

The price is  now $5 per chair.  There are only a few left and will be sold on a first come first serve basis! And we will still take any offers for the remaining chairs.  Please contact Teresa in the Village Clerk’s Office at 608-849-5422.



OKTOBERFEST- Lake Melvin Yacht Club

Mark your calendars for Dane Oktoberfest!
Friday, September 8th  – 6 pm -11 pm and Saturday September 9th – 9 am – 11 pm
Stop down to Bert Dean’s Park in Dane for food, fun, co-ed softball, music and raffles
at the 15th Annual Lake Melvin Yacht Club Fundraiser.

All money raised goes to assist families in need in Dane, Lodi, & Waunakee

Friday: 7:45 pm Family Movie night in the shed – Pete’s Dragon
Saturday: 11 am – 2 pm Kids Games, 1:00 pm Pumpkin Decorating
11 am – 7 pm Freee Bounce House

Interested in volunteering, donating or a sponsorship? Please contact Chris Benesh at 608-592-5625 or sign up at


Tunes 4 Tots Music Class

The ever-popular Tunes 4 Tots Class is now accepting registration for fall 2017.  Classes will begin on Thursday, September 14, 2017 and run through December 7. No class will be held the week of November 23, 2017 due to Thanksgiving.  Classes will be on Thursday nights ONLY this fall.  Classes start at **6:30 pm and end at 7:00 pm. ** (Begin and end times has been changed)  This is a PARENT PARTICIPATION MUSIC PROGRAM designed for preschoolers and yournger children; however, ALL children are welcome.  The class offers lots of fun with sing-a-long songs, motion and dance, rythmm and ryhmes, and instruments.  Sometimes simple art projects or crafts are included in the evening activities.

Your child will build self-esteem and learn to be confident in themselves while having loads of FUN!!  Everyone can share with family and friends by participating in a program, at the end of the 12 weeks, to show what amazing things we learned. Help your child tap into their creative side through music. Come join the fun and make new friends while you share music as the universal language. Cost for the full fall session is $50.00 per child or $85.00 per family. Other options are also available. Contact teacher, Ms Susie Frankland for more information at (608) 509-1997.

Registration forms are available at the Village Clerk’s Office or from Ms. Susie.  CLASS BEGINS THURSDAY SEPT 14.

Standing Joint Review Board Ordinance

The Village Board of Trustee adopted this Ordinance on July 11, 2017 at their regular meeting. The Ordinance will be published on Thursday July 20 in the Lodi Enterprise and then added to our Ordinances in the next supplement due out later this year.


Permit required for Fireworks

The Village of Dane Ordinances require anyone planning to shoot fireworks within the village limits to apply for a permit with the Village Clerk.  Permits are issued by the Village President on an annual basis.  Citations can be issued if you do not have the proper NYGoodHealth permit.  The requirement of the permit is for safety for all property owners and residents of the Village.  Applications are available from the Village Clerk and must be completed and submitted to the Village Board before being issued.  An Indemnity Bond is also required.