Town of Barnes
Town of Barnes, WI
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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!!

SPOTLIGHT

THE SKATING RINK IS NOW OPEN!  Grab your skates, sticks, kids and/or grandkids and enjoy the outdoors!

THE BRUSH PIT WILL ONLY BE OPEN WHEN THE TRANSFER SITE IS OPEN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  Current hours are Wednesday and Sundays from 8am-2pm.

FOR SALE:  1995 Chevy 3/4 Ton truck by Town of Barnes.  Minimum bid is $1,500.00.  All bids must be submitted by 4pm on December 18, 2018 to Town Clerk.

UPDATE:  The 2019 proposed budget was approved at the Town Electors meeting.  Tax bills have been mailed.  Taxes are increasing approximately $1 per $1,000 of property value.  The Levy was increased to finance the hiring of 2 full-time EMTs, the building of a new fire and ambulance hall and road repairs. 

Looking for citizens to volunteer on Town Committees. If interested, double click on heading "committee" on home page. Special Committees form on bottom left to print off or pick one up in the Town Office.

NOTICE:  Chair Christine Webb, Supervisors Donna Porter and Zach Desrosiers' Town Board terms expire 4/15/19.  Nomination papers for these positions may be circulated  December 1st and turned in by January 2nd to the Clerk's Office.  Forms may be picked up at the Town Office or can be mailed/emailed upon request.  More infomation can be found under "Town Operations", "Election and Voting Information", "County, State and Federal Election Information".

UPDATE:  At the Public Hearing in July, the Town Board re-affirmed their decision to repeal the Jet Ski/Water Skiing Restrictions, however, it will not take effect until December 31, 2018.  The Lakes Committee has been appointed to address the issue and make recommendations to the board for possible action. 

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.
The Shelter is under construction!  See a picture here.

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.

 

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715-795-2782
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:00 AM - Noon
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3360 County Highway N, Barnes, WI 54873

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