Summertime: Late July events: Remember the Town of Dane requires a permit for fireworks (find the permit in the Permits section of Departments). The "wolf moon" full moon is July 21.  The Waunakee Senior Center will have a picnic and music on July 24.  Reach Out Lodi hosts "Wellness Wednesdays" with presentation and music on July 31. See the events listings for more details. Summer hours at the Town Recycle Center are Wednesdays 5-6:30 PM. 

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Welcome to the Town of Dane Website!

The Town of Dane is located in Northwestern Dane County, bordered by Columbia County (Town of Lodi) to the North, the Town of Vienna to the East, the Town of Roxbury to the West and the Town of Springfield to the South. The population of the Town of Dane in the 2010 census was 990 and the current 2015 estimate is 1003.  Three school districts provide public school services: Lodi, Waunakee and Sauk Prairie.

Please Note: The Village of Dane is a separate municipality.  If you live in this map area you live in the village, not the Town of Dane: Village of Dane map.  Find information at or call 849-5422.

The Town is served by the Dane/Vienna Fire District (; and Lodi Area EMS ( and Waunakee Area EMS (

*For Medical or Fire Emergency or to report Dangerous or Impassable Road Conditions Call 911*

The Waunakee Senior Center serves as our Area Agency on Aging focal point for Senior Services (
The Town is served by the Lodi Women's Club Public Library (

A large part of the scenic Lodi Marsh State Wildlife Area is located in the Town of Dane, and a segment of the Ice Age Trail is located in the Town of Dane and crosses the marsh. Most of the Town of Dane is in the Lake Wisconsin Watershed (see map).

Per WI 2015 Act 79 Notices and Agendas for Town Meetings are posted at the Town Hall and on this website. Notices for elections, budget hearings, Board of Review and ordinances will continue to be published and posted as required by law.  Approved meeting minutes will be posted on this web site. You can also sign up for updates here: Subscribe to updates.

Find the answers you need!

Where Do I Take My Recyclables and Trash?
The Town Recycling and disposal site is at 6457 Hyslop Road.  It is open from 8:00 AM to noon year round, and Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30 in the summer. Check the "Recycling and Refuse" tab for more information.
How Do I Know I Live in the Town of Dane?
Check your address at the web page:  Access Dane
When Does the Town Board Meet?
The Town Board  regular meetings on usually on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall at 213 W. Main Street, Dane. Check the calendar for the exact date and time see the Agenda on the "Agendas and Minutes" page.