Town of Shelby, Wisconsin

Town of Shelby Welcomes You


Town of Shelby and the Eagle Boy Scouts are in the process of developing a 4 or more acres plots for butterfly restoration. If you are interested in assisting, please contact the Town Hall. 

See attached
request for bids for Skyline Well House drainage and landscaping project. 

Town of Shelby Sanitary District #2 receives a 
Flouride award

The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, Center for Disease Control and Prevention gave a Certificate of Appreciation to the Shelby Sanitary District #2 for 50 years of Flouridation in community water. 
Award Picture


The Town of is Shelby WI is advertising to fill 1 full-time positions on the Road Crew.  The best qualified candidates will be working outside in adverse conditions; heat, cold, rain, windy or sunny.  The Road Crew position is a 40 hour per week with overtime occasionally expected.  The Township will give preference to active CDL Licensed drivers with clean records.  Tasks include:  shoveling, sweeping, mowing and other activities associated with public property care.  A typical work week is Monday-Friday however, weekend work is anticipated to care for roadways.  The successful candidate will be required to participate in an on-call weekend schedule.  Please contact:  Carroll Vizecky, Administrator-Treasurer at 608-788-1032, ext 9 or contact the Town of Shelby for a job application.  Email  Interviews will begin on June 29th, with qualifying candidates only.  Pay range is determined by qualifications.  Advertisement for this position will continue until filled.

Roads Update: 

 We have micro surfacing and chip sealing on roads, you will see progress SOON on several roads such as Valley, Deer View, and Forest Ridge August.   
Road Crew is out preparing the roadways by ditching prior to the chip sealing and microsurfacing in the Brookwood Edition.  Also filling pot holes.

The crew is doing road repairs and mowing parks. 

The crew is also working in Mormon Coulee park on the NEW Enclosed shelter finishing the landscaping.  CALL TODAY to reserve your summer gathering!

Planning Commission vacancy!
 The Town Board and Planning Commission wishes to extend their thanks to Chair Keith Butler who retired from the Commission.  Your leadership was well appreciated and we are sad to see you retire. 
Please see attached forms to apply for the position on the Planning Commission vacancy.  The term is through April 2021.   Applications are due to the Clerk May 14th.  This Committee depends on citizen participation.  It is a volunteer position (unpaid) and meets the 3rd Thursday at 4:30 each month.  The Commission performs as an advisory board to the Town Board on planning, subdivision, zoning, residential development, and other land use regulatory controls as prescribed by ordinance and state law.  Application attached here. 




See the new page of news at the "TOWN NEWS SECTION" on this web site


Recycling Brochure Calendar - the calendar has updates, please see FORMS for a new schedule.  The months with Holiday's on Mondays will have our pick up on Wed and Thurs, not as regularly scheduled Tues and Wed. 

Boundary Meetings continue with the City and Town, dates to come. 

New Shelter at Mormon Coulee Park - see NEW photo May 2018  

The New Shelter at Mormon Coulee Park is complete. A big THANK YOU to all our Contractors who provided time and talents in completing the shelter at Mormon Coulee Park.  A special “Thank You,” to Contractors that donated time and material to the project.

Please consider taking a drive to Mormon Coulee Park to see this beautiful building.  The Lion’s Club is seeking donations to help fund the project.  Donations are still needed to meet their goal of $50,000 dollars for this year.  Clink on Donate to do your part.

Thanks to Everyone that has donated to this project already. (posted 11/30/17)

Mormon Coulee Park Shelter Donations

Corporate: $5,000 and above   
Rhodium $2,500 - $4,999
Platinum: $1,000 to $2,499
Gold: $500 to $999
Silver: $100 to $499                
Bronze: $99 and Under

The Town of Shelby has received the following copy of the Bluffland Preservation by La Crosse County LAPC.  This document has not been approved the by Town of Shelby Board. This is for reference.  Please review and forward your comments or concerns to Tim Candahl, Tim Ehler, or Carroll Vizecky. Additional information will be be posted when it becomes available. 

BluffLand LAPC 

The Town is selling stickers to be used when you have extra garbage that will not fit into the garbage cart.  They are 5 stickers for $15.00. (posted 5/2014) 

SENIORS:  Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly.  They have a website that shows a list of services and may be of value to our residents.  Please go to for additional information.  


Apply for your 2018 FIRE RING PERMIT (FREE) online-see Fire Dept heading on left and apply!  They go right to the Fire Chiefs Office and they get emailed back to you!  No need to have them mailed or get a paper copy. As of 2014 this is a one time application as long as you reside at the location on the permit. (posted 12/15)

  • 911 SIGNS: Signs are still be installed in some locations around Town.
  • There is a serious problem with dog feces being left in the parks!  It should be picked and taken home, not left in refuse containers at the parks or thrown in the bathrooms.  If the problem continues, dogs will be banned from all Town of Shelby parks.  Those who use the parks for other activities and park maintenance staff should not have to deal with your dog feces.  We are also having reports of dogs running loose in Pammel Creek Park and Mormon Coulee Park.  Dogs must be on a lease at all times outside of your yard. (posted 4/13/2014)
  • DUMPSTERS: Town does not allow dumpster or other obstructions to be placed on Town right-of-way.  Permits are available for special circumstances. (posted 4/13)
  • Town right-of-way extends 10-15 feet beyond the edge of the road.  This area is used for snow storage when snow is pushed back away from the road and sometimes the plows tear up the sod and dirt.  Generally the property owner will be responsible for repair. (posted 1/14/2014)
  • A permit is required for Drive Way restructuring, resurfacing. There is no fee for this permit. We just want to make sure culverts are in good condition and the water flow is moving the way it needs to move. (posted 4/7/2015)


Concerns and Complaints:

Brush List Sign-up: Please leave your address when calling 608-788-1032 ext. 6 or email:

Info on House Checks:

2800 Ward Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-788-1032
Fax: 608-788-6840

Office Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Monday thru Friday, and Tues. 4-6 pm


Tim Candahl Town Chairperson 608-780-3564

Tim Ehler Supervisor 608-792-6955

Tim Padesky Supervisor 608-780-1322

Town of Shelby is an Equal Opportunity employer. 
The Town shall not discriminate in employment, selection of vendors, or provision of services based on sex, color, ancestry, disability, marital status, race, creed (religion), age (40 or over), use of lawful products, arrest/conviction, honesty testing, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, genetic testing, military service, or declination to attend or participate in any communication about religious or political matters, or any other class or characteristic protected by state or federal law.



July 17, 2018

Bids will be accepted

The Township of Shelby is accepting bids to repair the pedestrian crossing bridge in Mormon Coulee Park.  The project will include; removing the bridge deck from the upright supports and straightening supports and resetting the bridge deck.  The proposed project will be open for bids until August 6th; at which time the bids will be opened and awarded.  Please contact the Town of Shelby by email: or stop by the Town Hall for additional information on this project.  The Town of Shelby is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all bids.  However, the Township does reserve the right to reject any and all bids.  The Township is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this bidding process.



Update on FEMA restoration projects in the Township of Shelby

Valley Road Project nearly completed:

The upper portion of Valley Rd has been asphalted; shouldering, pavement curbing and landscaping behind the curb remains.  The debris will then be removed from ditches and a final seeding will be installed and mulched.  

This process will continue over the course of the next two weeks weather permitting.

Please help take care of this new seeding; keep it watered and watch for any erosion that begins to take place in or around the area of the new seeding.  Please contact the Township if you see this occurring.

Breidel Coulee Bridge repair will being in two weeks.  The delay will result in addressing the reclassification from a 40 Ton bridge to a 20 Ton bridge. This will require the roadway to be closed during certain parts of the workday.



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