Notice of Non-Candidacy



The following incumbent has filed a Notice of Non-Candidacy, (EL-163) for the Spring Election to be held Tuesday, April 4, 2023:

City Alderperson – Amy Charles

This information is being posted per Wis. State Statue 8.10 (2)(am)

If, under par. (a) an incumbent holding local office files written notification that the incumbent is not a candidate for reelection to his or her office or fails to file a declaration of candidacy within the time prescribed in par. (a), the officer or body with whom the declaration of candidacy is required to be filed shall promptly provide public notice of that fact on the officer’s or body’s internet site or, if the officer or body does not maintain an Internet site, by posting notices in at least three (3) different locations within the jurisdiction that the officer or body serves.

Clerk/Treasurer Job Advertisement



City of Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 The City of Shullsburg, WI is seeking a professional to fulfill the statutory requirements of Clerk/Treasurer.  Duties include, but are not limited to, election administration;  creation of meeting agendas and minutes;  licensing and permitting;  open records requests;  financial activities including budgeting, audit preparation, management of all bank accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable; and tax bill preparation and collection.  Human resource duties include payroll reporting, insurance, and state retirement administration.  The Clerk/Treasurer is a member of the Board of Review. Other functions of the office include, but are not limited to, processing variance, rezoning and conditional use requests and preparation and publication of the   public hearing notices for these requests.

 Qualifications:  A minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting or Business is required.  Must have working knowledge of business office procedures and equipment, payroll administration, accounts payable and accounts receivable.  Prior municipality work experience is preferred. Knowledge of or experience with Caselle Software and fund accounting is also beneficial. The selected candidate will exercise a high degree of independence, initiative, professional expertise, and sound judgment,  the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; must have ability to communicate effectively, tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, press and other agencies, both orally and written. The candidate must be able to prioritize, coordinate and schedule multiple assignments;  interpret City Code of Ordinance and codify newly adopted Ordinance as necessary; must have a valid driver’s license; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; and should be able to lift up to 25 pounds.  Some night work is required as associated with evening meetings. Confidentiality is required.

This is considered a full-time position, with benefits, including a generous insurance package and Wisconsin Retirement. Salary is based on qualifications and experience with a range of $45,000-$60,000.  To obtain a complete job description visit or contact the City Clerk/Treasurer at or 608-965-4424 ext 221.  Send or deliver your resume with references to:  Shullsburg City Clerk/Treasurer, 190 N Judgement Street, PO Box 580, Shullsburg, WI  53586 or email to  Resumes will be accepted until a qualified applicant is selected.  Review of applications will begin in February.  Candidates being given employment consideration are subject to a background check.

View the Job Description here.

Burning Grounds

The City of Shullsburg Burning Grounds will close for the the season effective Saturday, December 3, 2022.

City of Shullsburg Public Hearing Notice- Comphrensive Plan 2023-2033


Please take notice that a Public Hearing and Consideration of recommendation for the City of Shullsburg Comprehensive Plan, 2023-2033 will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 beginning at 6:15 pm at the Townsend Center.

The proposed Comprehensive Plan is an update to the City of Shullsburg’s comprehensive plan adopted May 7th, 2003. Updates include changes to all required sections of the plan including the Future Land Use Map. A public survey, series of public hearings, and steering committee informed the creation of the Comprehensive Plan 2023-2033.

Copies of the DRAFT Shullsburg Comprehensive Plan, 2023-2033 are available for review at the City Offices and McCoy Library, both located at 190 N. Judgement Street., Shullsburg, WI 53586. The Comprehensive Plan is also available on the City of Shullsburg’s website at  The plan can also be access here:

The Shullsburg Planning Commission invites the public to speak on the proposed Comprehensive Plan at the Public Hearing. Written comments may be submitted prior to, or at the public hearing. Any questions, written comments, or requests for a copy of the proposed update should be directed to the City Clerk, Marsha Einsweiler 608-965-4424, ext. 221 or Written comments will be given the same weight as oral testimony and be part of the public record. Written comments need to be received by Noon on December 12th, 2022.

The Shullsburg Plan Commission will review the comments received following the public hearing and may take action to recommend adoption of the plan by the Shullsburg City Council, with or without changes to the draft.

Dated the 3rd day of November, 2022.