In-Person Absentee Voting

In-person: You can vote in-person by absentee for the August 11, 2020 election at the Village Clerk’s office from 7am – 5pm Monday through Friday until August 7, 2020.  Please call 608-862-3240 to set up an appointment ahead of time.  We will need the Absentee Application filled out and remember to bring a picture ID.  Please note, this is ONLY for the August 11, 2020 Fall Partisan Primary election, NOT the November General Election.  

Online:  You can request an absentee ballot online by going to  You will need to attach a copy of your photo ID along with this request. 




I count. You count. Grandparents count. Newborns count. Everyone you’ve seen today counts!

If you’ve lived in the country only a few weeks or for your entire life, YOU COUNT!

If you live alone, with family, with friends, or with people you don’t know all that well, YOU ALL COUNT!

If you haven’t completed your 2020 Census yet, don’t worry, you still have time to respond and help make sure that our community counts when it comes to funding for vital servics.  Programs like Medicare Part B, special education, school lunch programs, supplemental nutrition assistance programs, and many more receive funding due to census responses.  Set aside 10 minutes today to respond either online or by phone and take PRIDE in knowing you did your prat to make our future brighter!  Visit to learn about why the census matters so much to all of us!

Water/Sewer Bill Payments

The Water/Sewer bills were recently sent out and we would like to remind people that with COVID-19 measures in place to keep everyone safe, the Village Hall is NOT accepting In-Person payments.  Please drop your payment in the drop box in the front of our office, mail your payment, pay online at (use PLC#7752), or drop your payment off at Town Bank in Albany.  This is in place for the safety of our employees as well as all of our residents.  The office is available for phone calls at 608-862-3240 if you have any questions.  Thank you and stay healthy!!

Burn Ban Lifted

Press Release:

May 18, 2020~Outdoor Burning Ban in Green County Rescinded
Based upon a recommendation from the Green County Fire Officer’s Association, effective immediately, Green County’s Ban on outdoor burning has been rescinded.

The recent precipitation improved conditions considerably, and we have a high degree of confidence that our community will exercise caution while burning outdoors and will do so responsibly!

Jeff Skatrud, Green County Sheriff

Just a reminder to be compliant with the following Village of Albany Burning Ordinance #01-03:

Burning of small amounts of dry combustible rubish (NOT to include wet combustible rubish, garbage, oily substances, asphalt, plastic or rubber products) in single-family residences during the hours of 6:00am – 6:00pm on Monday through Friday; 6:00am – 1:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  NO flame or smoke is allowed after the ending time of each day.  Burning of nonoffensive materials in a wire refuse burner, basket or metal enclosure with a cover attached to prevent the escape of sparks and burning materials, located a miniumum of 25 feet from a building; only ONE burner is permited per lot.

Village of Albany Polls Open

Polls are open for in-person voting today, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 7am – 8pm.  Please remember to take all precautionary measures for the safety of us all!  Thank you!

Snow Parking Reminder

§ 260-18. Parking during snow emergencies.

             A.        Hours.

                         (1)        After a snowfall of more than one inch, no parking shall be permitted from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on the following streets:

Name of Street Location
Main Street From Sugar River Bridge to Mechanic Street
Milwaukee Street Between Water Street and Mechanic Street
Oak Street Entire Length
Water Street From Milwaukee Street to the village storage shed (pumphouse #1)

                        (2)        If snow removal is necessary from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. on such streets, the Chief of Police may require vehicles parked thereon to be moved as needed to permit snow removal.

             B.        Parking is prohibited on all other village streets for 24 hours after snowfall of one inch or until snow removal is completed.

            C.        Any vehicle parked in violation of this section may be towed away at the direction of the Chief of Police. The towing and storage, if required, shall be charged to the owner of the vehicle.

Village Hall Closed November 28 & 29

The Village Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday!  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!!

2020 Dog Licenses

2020 Dog licenses are now available at the Village Hall.  

The owner of a dog more than 5 months of age on January 1 of any year, or 5 months of age within the license year, shall annually, or on or before the date the dog becomes 5 months of age, pay the dog license fee and obtain a license.

CERTIFICATES OF CURRENT VACCINATION MUST BE PRESENTED WHEN OBTAINING DOG LICENSES.  Fees are $10 for Male or Female and $5 for Neutered Male or Spayed Female.

Fall Swim Lessons

Swim Lesson Signup is coming soon!!!!  There are spots for 35 students; please sign up right away as these spots fill fast!  Please see Summer Rec Information under the Departments tab for more information!