General Information FAQs
How can I get a copy of a public record?
What is public records accessibility?
Except as otherwise provided, any person has a right to inspect and to make or receive a copy of any record as provided in Wisconsin Statutes 19.35
Is there a timeline for receiving requested records?
Yes, Wisconsin Statute 19.35(4) gives a complete timeline. You can also visit http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/default.aspx
How do I request public records?
If you are interested in a specific record, please ask the Village Hall office staff and they will tell you which department has custody of that record. A “Request for Access to Public Records” form will be provided by the office staff to aid you in describing the requested record.
Where do I request public records?
Public records may be requested, inspected and copies obtained during normal business hours, Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM at the Belleville Village Hall, 24 West Main Street.
Are there any fees?
Yes, there will be a small cost for photocopying and if copies are mailed there will be a postage charge.
Where do I find information on meetings held?
All agendas are posted at the Village Hall, Belleville Post Office, and Belleville Public Library. They’re also posted on the Village of Belleville website.
When are your offices open?
Village Hall and Public Works: Monday thru Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Police Department: Monday thru Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM
Monday - Thursday: 9 AM – 7 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - Noon
Does Belleville have a food pantry?
YES. Who can use the food pantry?
- Belleville School District residents
- Service is available on a walk-in basis
In the back room of Village Hall, 24 W. Main Street. Enter through the front door of the village hall. Handicapped accessible parking is available at the back door; ring the door bell for entry.
When is the pantry open?
- Tuesdays - 8 AM to 12 PM
- Thursdays - 1 PM to 4 PM
- Number of bags allowed: One filled bag per visit, once per week.
- Day-old bakery and bread items: May be placed in a separate bag. There is no limit on quantity.
- Milk vouchers: Limit is one gallon per week, upon request. The voucher may be used at Burreson’s Foods only, for Borden’s milk brand only.
- Personal items (toilet paper, soaps, etc.): These items may be required to be placed in the same bag as food items, or if there is enough quantity they may be allowed to be bagged separately.
- Canned and boxed items: Limited to one of each type. For example, a customer could take one can of beans, one can of corn and one can of peas – but not three cans of peas.
- Meats: One meat item is allowed per week.
Belleville School District residents may sign up in July for free school supplies. The program is available for children in grades K4 - 8.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form found online or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.
Does Belleville have a senior citizens program?