The city of Hardwick comprises about 1,100 acres of which 997 are classified as agricultural. This Google map of Hardwick shows the city limits encompass more rural properties than urban, and the rural properties are taxed the same as urban properties, despite the fact that many don’t have access to city services.

Council considers relief of rural Hardwick landowners

The Hardwick City Council unanimously agreed to move forward in establishing Rock County’s first Rural Service District.

Attorney Don Klosterbuer is working with the council to adopt an ordinance creating dual tax rates — one for urban and one for rural properties — within the city limits of Hardwick.


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