Town of Barnes
Town of Barnes, WI

Barnes Transfer Site & Recycling Center
CLICK on the link above for the Town Transfer Site Hours & Information!

WI-DNR Burning Restrictions/Permits
Check the Daily Fire Status and Rules BEFORE You Burn!!


Message from Sheriff's Dept:  ***WARNING*** To everyone using lakes whether boating, fishing, or swimming. PLEASE USE CAUTION.  With the recent storms and the water rise, there are boats missing and submerged as well as docks and logs in the water. To prevent boat damage and injuries,  we advise BOATING AT SLOW SPEED UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES TO NORMAL LEVELS.  Thank You

UPDATE-PEASE ROAD IS NOW OPEN! Please use caution when traveling any road as some roads had damage to the shoulders and road crews are working in many areas.

UPDATE!  Paving is nearly completed on Lake Rd.  Please use caution and be alert, however as crews are still on site.

RE-SCHEDULED: The Board of Review met on Monday, June 18th at 9am in the Town Hall and immediately adjourned due to the Assessor's inability to arrive on time due to road closures.  THE BOARD OF REVIEW HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED to July 9th from 9am to 11am in the Town Hall.

The Transfer Site  will be closed Wed., July 4th in observance of the holiday-it will be open Thurs., July 5th from 8am-2pm.

The theme for this year's 4th of July Parade is "WILD, WILD WEST!"- Break out your cowboy boots and hats!

The Vatten Paddlar race is Saturday, July 7th!  see the website for more information.  Volunteers needed!

Due to the recent board action to rescind Chapter 8, Sec. 4 of the Boating and Water Safety Ordinance, a PUBLIC HEARING will be held on July 31st.  See Current Events, Town Notices for more information.

Tomahawk Park is getting improvements!  The Town has received a matching funds grant to expand the park facilities. Learn more here.  Please consider making a tax deductible donation using this Pledge form.

Tracy Pooler is the Bayfield County Ass't Zoning Administrator -contact him at 715-373-6138 for Planning and Zoning questions.  He has office hours in Barnes on Tuesdays from 10-12pm.


The notices, agendas, minutes and postings on the Town website are for informational purposes only. They may not be the most current version and therefore are NOT considered the official or legal copy.
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3360 County Highway N, Barnes, WI 54873

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