The Town of Deerfield is located in central Dane County, Wisconsin. We are a rural community east of Wisconsin’s capital, City of Madison. The Town of Deerfield was organized in 1849, with the first settlers being Norwegian immigrants. A current population of approximately 1,597 enjoys the rural atmosphere with the convenience of being close to larger cities. There are four school districts within our town and they are: Deerfield, Cambridge, Marshall and Stoughton.
Town board meetings are held at the town garage on the second Monday of every month beginning at 7 p.m. Planning Commission Meetings are held as requested by contacting the Planning Commission Chairperson. See Town Directory tab for more information. Fire Commission meetings are held every Thursday night at the Deerfield Fire Department.
Check the Meetings tab for meeting notices and Agendas.
Notice is given that the Town of Deerfield will conduct a spring election on April 7, 2020 at which time two supervisor positions will be elected for a two year term. Current Supervisors are Mr. Nick Brattlie and Mr. Randy Behlke. Candidacy papers and nomination papers are available from the clerk’s office with the first day to circulate said papers being December 1, 2019 and said papers due back completed to the clerk by 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
The Town of Deerfield is currently in the process of updating its Comprehensive Land Use Plan and has received a rough draft of the proposed land use plan. The rough draft is located under the posts and notices category of the town’s website. There will be future meetings before the final draft is accepted by the township. There is an opportunity for all residents and landowners within the town to voice their opinions on this very important planning tool. The next number of years of planning and zoning decisions will be guided by this document.