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!!


REMINDER:  The monthly Town Board Meeting will be Tuesday, April 25th at 6:30pm

~~OPEN BOOK DATE SET - Wednesday, April 26th from 5-7pm in the Town HallThe Board of Review is scheduled for Saturday, May 20th at 8am in the Town Hall.

Sand Bar and Tomahawk Lake Property Owners-you can find the permit applications and maps under "Committees", then choose "Aquatic Invasive Species"

The Vatten Paddler is July 8, 2017.  This will be the third year of the Canoe/Kayak Race.  The Tourism Committee announces that Amy Altman and Niela Kilgore will be co-coordinators this year. 

The theme for this year's 4th of July parade is "Walk the Plank".  Contact Melissa Scully at 218-590-0456 for more information.

~~Spring Load Restrictions

Pursuant to Section 348.16, Wisconsin Statutes, the Bayfield County Highway Department will impose spring breakup road restrictions beginning

All county Road restrictions (lettered roads) shall be posted for 6 Tons maximum per single axle and 10 Ton maximum per tandem axle group.  All non-divisible overweight permits will be suspended at this time.

Exception to the posting: CTH F from USH 63 westerly 1 mile; and CTH J north fromSTH 13 for 1.2 miles.

~~NEW TOWN OFFICE HOURS ****CLOSED WEDNESDAYS**** Open 8am-noon M,T,Th,F.  This change has been made permanent.

The Town of Barnes has been awarded a DNR grant for Tomahawk Park.  The grant will include additional ski trails, warming and changing building, additional hiking/biking trails, nature trails, fishing pier, etc.  If you have any ideas for improving the park please email  Tom Krob at [email protected].

Josh Rowley with Bayfield County will no longer be in the Town Office on Tuesday mornings-he will be available by appointment only.  Please call him at 715-373-6138, ext. 335


4/26 Open Book
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.
Mon. - Fri. 8:00 AM - Noon
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3360 County Highway N, Barnes, WI 54873

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