There have been a few reported cases of termite infestation and activity within the Village of Oxford.
Below are some possible signs of termite activity
Discolored or drooping drywall
Peeling paint that resembles water damage
Wood that sounds hollow when tapped
Small, pinpoint holes in drywall
Buckling wooden or laminate floor boards
Tiles loosening from the added moisture termites can introduce to your floor
Excessively squeaky floorboards
Crumbling, damaged wood
Stuck windows or doors
Maze-like patterns in furniture, floor boards or walls
Mounds of drywood termite pellets, often resembling small piles of salt or pepper
Piles of wings left behind after swarms, often resembling fish scales
Mud tubes climbing the foundation of your home
Flying termite swarms anywhere on your property
Below are links to possible resources for termite information (not an official endorsement by the Village of Oxford), but it is not a complete list of extermination service providers available. If any resident suspects a termite infestation in their home, the Village strongly encourages the resident to contact a licensed exterminator for an inspection.
Ordinance Code Chapter 18, Article III states all dogs over 5 months in age must be licensed. Submit proof of rabies vaccination (certificate copy returned upon request) and check made payable to the Village of Oxford to the Clerk by March 31, 2021 via mail or the Village drop box. Otherwise, a late fee of $10.00 per dog will be assessed. Note: Due to the current health emergency, Dog Licenses are not being issued in person. Spayed and neutered dogs are $3.00 each and un-spayed and un-neutered dogs are $8.00 each.
A STAMPED, SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE IS REQUIRED TO RETURN DOG LICENSES BY MAIL.
Requests by mail may be sent to: Village of Oxford, P.O. Box 122 Oxford, WI 53952
Or, you may use the drop slot located underneath the bulletin board located outside the Village Hall front door, located at 129 S. Franklin Ave., Oxford WI 53952
Please call the Village Clerk at 608-586-4488 with questions.
Governor Evers issues a new Emergency and Mask order on February 4, 2021
For information on the State of Wisconsin Executive Order # 105 “Relating to Declaring a State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency” and Emergency Order # 1 “Relating to Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings,” click here:
COVID-19, FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR EMPLOYEES & ALL VILLAGE RESIDENTS
Facial coverings/masks are required when entering theVILLAGE of OXFORD VILLAGE HALL, OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND MUNICIPAL BUILDING for all non-election related operations. Masks continue to be encourage for election related operations.
We are also here to assist all Village Residents via phone 608-586-4488 or email [email protected]
A monthly test of the Village’s emergency warning siren is scheduled for the first Monday of each month at approximately 6:10 PM. In the event of severe weather, the siren will only be sounded in the event of an actual emergency.