Posting Location Update

The official posting locations for agendas and notices for the Town of Liberty Grove have been updated to include the following: *Pioneer Store (12023 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210)*Town Hall (11161 Old Stage Road, Sister Bay, WI 54234)*Dovetail Trading (10282 State Highway 57, Sister Bay, WI 54234)


Note the following excerpt from Liberty Grove Cemetery Ordinance 8-21:

Section 5Plantings and objects placed in cemetery:

  1. Annual plants or flowers may be planted only in a cultivated area the width of the stone marker, extending out from the base of the marker on the face side for a distance not greater than eight inches.  No woody plants or perennials are allowed to be planted.
  2. No artificial flowers shall be placed on or near the grave EXCEPT for the Memorial Day observance, Friday before thru Tuesday after.
  3. In order to maintain the dignity of the cemeteries and in order to perform the routine maintenance of the cemetery grounds there are to be no objects placed anywhere on a cemetery lot including but not limited to the following: shepherd’s hooks, statues, stones or rocks, remembrances, potted plants.  If placed anywhere on a cemetery lot such objects will be subject to removal by Town employees.


All objects currently in Town Cemeteries (little sister, ELLISON BAY, rowleys bay) deviating from this ordinance will be removed THIS FALL BEGINNING MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27.

the town needs everyone to cooperate in keeping our cemeteries neat and orderly. cemetery ordinance 8-21 can be seen in its entirety on the town website, “” or at the town office, phone 920 854 2934.


Paper Shredding, Electronic Recycling & Medication Drop-off

Paper Shredding, Electronic Recycling, and Medication Drop-off Event will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Town Hall (11161 Old Stage Road).  This event is available for Town of Liberty Grove and Village of Sister Bay residents.  See the poster below for information on fees which will be applied for items collected.  

Recycling Poster

All participants will be asked to follow current CDC and Door County Public Health guidelines related to COVID-19.


The Board met during the 45-day period beginning on the fourth Monday of April as required pursuant to Stat. § 70.47 (1). Currently, the assessment roll is not complete. Lowry moved, Johnson second to adjourn to August 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Passed 4-0.

Anastasia Bell, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Liberty Grove Sale/Removal of Building-request for bids

The Town of Liberty Grove has for sale a building formerly used as a dwelling located at 12695 STH 42 in Gills Rock, the entirety of which is to be removed from the parcel. Sale price is for entire building. No part of the underlying land will be sold. The building is being sold, and the buyer will accept the building, in “AS IS” condition without any representation or warranty express or implied. Removal to be accomplished by December 31, 2021. The failure to remove the building by that date will make the sale voidable at the option of the Town. Removal and all associated costs and fees are the responsibility of the successful buyer. Buyer agrees to indemnify and hold the Town harmless against any claims of loss or damage resulting from the removal of the building, without limitation. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Wisconsin.  Deadline for submission of sealed bids is 4 pm July 6, 2021 at the Town office at 11161 Old Stage Road, Sister Bay WI. 54234. Bids received after that time shall be rejected. Bids to be opened at a Town Board meeting beginning at 7 pm on July 7, 2021. Bids shall be accompanied by a payment to “Town of Liberty Grove” in an amount of $1,000, by cash or cashier’s check, to be returned after removal of the building or rejection of the bid. The payment will be forfeited if the buyer fails to remove the building by December 31, 2021. Certificate of insurance reasonably satisfactory to the Town shall be provided from moving entity prior to beginning of the move. Building may be inspected by appointment through the Town office, phone #920-854-2934 or email of [email protected]. Liberty Grove reserves the right to accept or reject any bids it deems to be in the best interest of the Town.

For the Liberty Grove Town Board, Walter L. Kalms, Administrator

Firework Permits

Town Ordinance 15-19 requires firework permits to be issued at least 10 days prior to the date of event. The last day to submit a permit for July 4, 2021 fireworks is June 23, 2021.

Notice of Outstanding Ballots for Spirng Election held on April 6, 2021

Town of Liberty Grove
Door County
State of Wisconsin

As Clerk/Treasurer for the Town of Liberty Grove, I hereby certify that there are zero (0) outstanding provisional ballots and thirty-nine (39) outstanding absentee ballots for the Spring Election held on April 6, 2021.

Anastasia Bell, Clerk/Treasurer


Notice is hereby given that the Town of Liberty Grove is soliciting bids/quotes for the following in 2021:

Pulverize and pave with hot mix asphalt, compacted to the listed thickness:      

                Mink River Rd: STH 42 to County ZZ, 2.75 mile, 26 ft. wide, 4.0” thickness

Note: Bidder to take into account paving radius at intersections.  

Additional requirements: Work to be completed prior to July 15, 2021. Follow pulverizing with a rubber-tired roller. Vendor to compact ahead of paver. Town shall do the finished grading prior to paving. Notify Town office prior to staking. Two lifts of LT 58-28 S per WDOT specifications. State total lump sum cost. Bidder to state price per ton in place of asphalt mix. Asphalt specification: LT 58-28 S hot mix asphalt per the latest edition of the WDOT specifications, section 460.3.1. Materials shall conform to sections 450, 455 and 460 of the latest edition of WDOT specifications, and current WDOT ASP 6, 460.2.1, which include the regression of air voids from 4.0% to 3.0% with asphalt cement.

Omitted requirements: nominal thickness (sec. 460.3.2); ride quality and testing (sec. 440); nuclear density (sec. 460.3.3); PG binder and tack coat sampling & testing (sec. 455.2.2 and 455.2.3); cold weather paving (sec. 450.3.2.1); and safety edge (sec. 450.3.2.11).

Additional: testing of asphalt mix per section 460.2.8 shall be done to verify required air void specifications. Documentation of testing and load weight slips shall be provided to Town within 15 days of project completion.

Alternate bid: Hot mix asphalt surface course, omit section 460.2.1 (2) regression of air voids with asphalt cement. Deduct $ ______ per ton.

Obtain bid form and further information at the Town Office, phone number 920-854-2934; fax 920-854-7366. Sealed lump sum bid shall be submitted by 8 AM Monday March 29 at the Liberty Grove Town office at 11161 Old Stage Road, Sister Bay, WI 54234.  Certificate of insurance must accompany bid. Any proposals submitted after this date and time will be rejected. It is anticipated that bids will be opened at a meeting beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday March 29 to be held at the Town Hall at 11161 Old Stage Road (possible virtual meeting, watch for meeting notice). The Town of Liberty Grove reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids it deems to be in the best interest of the Town, to accept any part or combination thereof, to waive any technicalities, and to accept any proposal deemed most advantageous to the Town, including the purchase of larger material quantities at the same cost per ton quoted price.  Town reserves the right to postpone award of the work for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of bid opening. Bids shall remain firm for that period of time.

Walter L. Kalms, Administrator