The Town of Verona is governed by a five (5) member Board, consisting of a Town Chair and four supervisors. These elected officials serve for a term of two (2) years. In addition there are several supporting committees and commissions that support the board by analyzing issues and making recommendations for action.
The calendar year for town government begins with tax collection in January. The annual meeting, held the third Tuesday in April, is key event. It involves reviewing the previous year’s financial reports and outlining updated priorities. Town citizens can make motions at the annual meeting. Elections are held in the spring and review of town properties for taxation takes place by early summer. Fall consists of elections if scheduled and also budget preparation for the next year. Public hearings on all budgets are held by November and approval results in the creation of property tax bills for the following year.
Powers and Duties of a town government are regulated by Wisconsin State Statutes Chapters 60, 65 and 66.
In late 2017 and early 2018, the Town outlined the following vision statement and guiding principles.
Town of Verona Vision Statement
To maintain the Town as an independent, financially sustainable, safe,and healthy rural community
- Create a welcoming and inclusive community
- Provide efficient services
- Be fiscally responsible
- Anticipate and plan for growth
- Protect and enhance cultural and natural resources
- Maintain open and transparent government
- Coordinate and collaborate with neighboring jurisdictions/key partners