March 9, 2022 Historic Preservation Committee Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Historic Preservation Committee will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall located at 300 W. Spring St.

Click HERE for the full notice and agenda.


April 5, 2022 Spring Election

Noitce is hereby given that a Spring Election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m at the Village Hall located at 300 W. Spring St., Rochester WI

Offices on the ballot:  Court of Appeals Judge – District 2; Circuit Court Judge – Branch 2,4,5; Racine County Supervisors District 18, 19 & 20; Village Trustee (3); Waterford & Burlington School Board Members; Waterford Union High School Referemdum.

Sample Ballots: (5)

Ward 1,3,5/Supervisor 19/Waterford School District Click HERE

Ward 2/Supervisor 18/Waterford School District Click HERE

Ward 3/Supervisor 19/Burlington School District Click HERE

Ward 4 & 6/Supervisor 20/Waterford School District Click HERE

Ward 4 & 6/Supervisor 20/Burlington School District Click HERE

Rochester Ward Map Click HERE

Click HERE for polling place location information. TYPE D NOTICE.

Click HERE for absentee ballot instructions. TYPE E NOTICE

A test of the automatic tabulating equipment to be used at the Spring Election held on April 5, 2022 will be conducted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. HERE for the complete and full notice.


Febraury 15, 2022 Spring Primary

Noitce is hereby given that a Spring Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m at the Village Hall located at 300 W. Spring St., Rochester WI

NOTICE: This Spring Primary is for BURLINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT ONLY, if you live in the Waterford School District there is nothing to vote for.

Offices on the ballot: School Board Member BASD 0777 (2 seats). 

There is one ballot style:

Click HERE to view the sample ballot for Burlington Area School District.

Click HERE for polling place location information. TYPE D NOTICE.

Click HERE for absentee ballot instructions. TYPE E NOTICE

A test of the automatic tabulating equipment to be used at the Spring Primary held on February 15, 2022 will be conducted on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. HERE for the complete and full notice.


Notice of Spring Election April 1, 2022

Notice is hereby given that an election to be held in the Village of Rochester, on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, the following offices are to be elected to suceed the present incumbents listed. 

Click HERE to view the full notice. 


October 4, 2021 Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 2021-4

Notice is hereby given by the Village Board of the Village of Rochester, Racine County, Wisconsin of a public hearing on Ordinance No. 2021-4 “AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND RE-CREATE CERTAIN SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 30 OF THE VILLAGE CODE REGARDING LAND DIVISION DUE TO AN UPDATE TO THE VILLAGE’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN” to be held on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester Village Hall, 300 West Spring Street. 

Click HERE for the full notice. Click HERE to view Ordinance No. 2021-4 in its entirety. 


DAY IN THE COUNTRY – Saturday, September 18, 2021

Village of Rochester Business Owners are hosting the 25th Anniversary of “A Day in the Country” on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

This a day of good ‘ole fashion fun! Activities will include a car show at the Rochester Fire Department, a bike show at Fox River Audio, art & crafts in the church court yard and along Main St., and unique shopping at the village stores. 

There will be food and entertainment throughout the Village, shopping, petting zoo and more! Come stroll the streets of our quaint village and find yourself back in time. Rochester is the hidden jewel of Racine County. People come from afar just for this fall festival.  Keep a look out for the 25th anniversary commemorative t-shirts for sale!     

More information is available at rochesterdic.weebly.com  


August 3, 2021 Historic Preservation Meeting

Notice is herby given that a meeting of the Historic Preservation Committee will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 5:30 at the Rochester Village Hall located at 300 W. Spring St.

Click HERE for the full notice and agenda. 


ANNUAL CLEAN SWEEP – HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE, ELECTRONICS , & APPLIANCE DISPOSAL

Free Household Waste, Electronic & Appliance Disposal
Join us for the 2021 Clean Sweep Program Where you can drop off household hazardous waste, electronics and appliances on Saturday, August 14, 2021. 8a.m. – noon
City & Town of Burlington, Town of Dover, Village of Union Grove, Village of Rochester and Village of Waterford have collaborated to hold this event at the City of Burlington Public Works Facility, 2100 S. Pine St., Burlington. You must be a resident of the listed communities and show current identification to participate in the hazardous waste collection program. NO LATEX PAINT OR MEDICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
A fee of $35 will be charged for each television /monitor. – CASH OR CHECK ONLY.

2021 OPEN BOOK and BOARD OF REVIEW

Pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats. the assessment roll for the Year 2021 assessment will be open for examination starting on the 21st day of June, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additionally, the assessor shall be available on the 23rd of June, 2021 at the Village Hall, 300 W. Spring St., Rochester, WI, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Instructional material will be provided at the open book to persons who wish to object to valuations under s. 70.47, Wis. Stats Click HERE to view the full Assessment Roll/ Open Book Notice.

The Assessment Board of Review for the Village of Rochester shall hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin. The time will be extended, or additional dates added, to reconvene said meeting, as determined by the Board. Click HERE to view the full meeting notice.