Located in Wisconsin near the shore of Lake Michigan, Belgium is Ozaukee County’s international destination as it is home to the International Luxembourg American Cultural Center and one of the largest populations of people of Luxembourg heritage in the United States. Come enjoy our rich heritage, old world charm, and the natural scenic beauty of rolling terrain.

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What's New

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

To ensure compliance with State and Federal orders during the Coronavirus state of emergency, the Village of Belgium will be closing Village Hall to all counter service except drive up Absentee Voting.  Village staff will be working from home and will be able to respond to emails and messages left on the village voicemail system.

 

Forms can be downloaded from the website, requested via email, or requested for postal delivery to your home address.  Completed forms can be returned by mail, left in the drop box located by the front doors of Village Hall, or emailed to villagehall@village.belgium.wi.usPayments can be made by mail, left in the drop box, or made online.  The drop box will be emptied regularly and mail will be responded to in a timely manner.

Residents may come to Village Hall for drive up Absentee Voting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1 pm - 4 pm but are encouraged to request an Absentee ballot by mail.  Voters can register to vote and request an Absentee Ballot by mail by going to MyVote.WI.gov. As part of the process for drive up Absentee Voting, those looking to register to vote and vote absentee are asked to follow the instructions on the signs.  Election workers will come to your vehicle.

 

Thank you for your co-operation during these challenging times.  Our priority at this time is to provide the highest level of service possible while protecting the health of both our staff and residents.

The Village of Belgium Needs Poll Workers!
The Village is calling on residents willing to serve as poll workers for the April 7 election to replace poll workers who are unable to serve due to age or health concerns from the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.


The Village has approximately 14 poll workers, known as election inspectors, who serve at polling places. A significant number of them are in their 60s and 70s, and many may have other health conditions.


In Wisconsin, election inspectors are appointed at the municipal level. Anyone who is interested in working should contact the clerk’s office immediately at 262-285-7931 or click to email

For More details read the attached notice from the Clerk:

Clerk Release Pollworker Recruitment  Due to COVID-19 03-20-2020 DRAFT (1)

For information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) please see the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department website:

http://www.washozwi.gov/

Because of COVID-19, voters in the Village of Belgium are strongly urged to act now to vote absentee for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary.

Click to read the release from the Village Clerk

Looking for a way to help?

Please see the United Way Volunteer Wisconsin website:

http://volunteerwisconsin.galaxydigital.com

2020 Election Information

The 2020 Election dates are:

Spring Primary - February 18th

Spring Election - April 7th

Partisan Primary - August 11th

General Election - November 3rd

Register to vote or request an absentee ballot online at MyVote.WI.gov  Click the logo or link to go to the MyVote website.

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Election Inspectors Needed

The Village of Belgium is currently accepting applications for Election Inspectors.  Duties can include issuing ballots to registered voters, registering voters, monitoring the voting equipment, explaining how to mark the ballot, how to use voting equipment, and counting votes.

To be a Poll Worker, a person must:

  • Be a qualified elector of the county in which the municipality is located (i.e., an adult citizen of the United States who has resided in the election district for 10 consecutive days and is not otherwise disqualified to vote)

  • Be able to speak, read and write fluently in the English Language

  • Have strong clerical skills

  • Be able to solve problems

  • Be an effective communicator

  • NOT be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election

 

Training (two hours) is required and is provided by the Village of Belgium, Ozaukee County, and/or the State of Wisconsin.  The election shifts are:  6:30 am - 1:30 pm or 1:00 pm to close.  The rate of pay is $10.00 per hour.  the 2020 elections are scheduled for February 18, April 7, August 11, and November 3.  If interested, please fill out and submit this application to the Village Clerk:          

 Election Inspector Application

Winter Parking Now in Effect

Winter parking rules in effect November 15th through March 31st.  You may not park on Village of Belgium Streets from 3:00 am - 7:00 am.  Click the link for the Village Ordinance on Winter Parking

Village of Belgium Ordinance §262.8E

2020 Census

In mid-March, homes across the country will begin receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: online, by phone, or by mail.  The U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. The data collected by the census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives (a process called apportionment) and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities.    Please refer to the following link for additional information:

Plan Commission Member Needed

The Village of Belgium is in need of a citizen member to serve on the Plan Commission.  Plan commission members must be residents of the Village of Belgium.  The plan commission holds a regular monthly meeting on the 4th Monday of each month.  Special meetings of the Plan Commission may also be scheduled on occasion.  If you are interested in serving on the Plan Commission please complete the downloadable application:

Plan Commission Member Application

For more information please contact the Village Clerk during normal business hours.

Belgium Rummage Sale

The Village of Belgium annual rummage sale will be held on May 9th.  If you would like to have your rummage sale included in the flyer, map, and advertising, please download and complete the form:

Belgium Rummage Sale Registration Form

The completed form must be mailed along with the $5 fee to: 

Gerri Bichler

825 County Road D

Belgium, WI 53004

   

The deadline for registration is April 24, 2020

Cedar Grove - Belgium Area School District

View or download the CGBSD Newsletter or other district documents

CGBSD Newsletter & Documents

Public Notices

Notice of Spring Election

Village Hall, Village of Belgium

104 Peter Thein Ave, Belgium WI

April 7th, 2020

Notice of Spring Election

Voting by Absentee Ballot

Village Hall, Village of Belgium, 104 Peter Thein Ave, Belgium WI

Notice of Voting By Absentee Ballot

Location & Hours of Polling Place

Village Hall, Village of Belgium,

104 Peter Thein Ave, Belgium WI

Notice of Location and Hours of Polling Place

Test of Voting Equipment

Village Hall, Village of Belgium, 104 Peter Thein Ave, Belgium WI

Notice of Testing of Voting Equipment

Calendar of Events

The calendar will show any Board or Committee Meetings that have been posted as well as Community Events.  You may click on event listings for more information.

Belgium Village Hall

104 Peter Thein Avenue  *  Belgium, WI 53004-9520

Phone: 262-285-7931  *  Fax: 262-285-3479
Business Hours: 

Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm & Friday 8 am-Noon

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