Town of Barnes
Town of Barnes, WI


South Shore Rd Bridge Replacement

Town Transfer Site Hours & Information

DNR Fire Management
Get informed about Wildland Fire. Proper burning; get a permit; current fire danger; Firewise tips; and more.

Preparing for High Water Trends
Presentation by Friends of the Eau Claire Lakes Area on Dec. 15, 2020.


The Town Electors approved the 2021 Town Tax Levy of $851,387 at last night's meeting and the Town Board approved the 2022 Budget.  Tax bills will be mailed the first week of December.

Municipal Campground Proposal - Learn more about the proposal here. A public information session will be held in January 2022.

Visit for all your 2022 voting needs. Request absentee ballots, register to vote, update name and address and much more. Forms also available at the Town Office.

COMING in 2022: Garbage bag fee increase-$3.00/13gal bag, $4.00/33gal bag and $5.00 for all larger bags and unlined cans.

COVID-19 Information & Updates

County case count continues to rise (Oct. 14, 2021)
New Face Mask Guidelines (Sept. 1, 2021)
Face Mask Guidelines (June 17, 2021)
Bayfield County Sees Rising COVID-19 Cases Despite Vaccination Efforts (March 25, 2021)
Bayfield County COVID Info.
See WI Dept. Of Health Services website for updates
See Governor's website for updates
Bayfield County Alert Center

THE TRANSFER SITE WINTER HOURS TAKE EFFECT OCTOBER 1ST, OPEN WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS only, 8am-2pm, no longer open on Saturday.   The Brush Pit is open the same days/hours.

THE NEW EMERGENCY SERVICES BUILDING IS COMPLETE!  An Open House will be held sometime in next spring.  See pictures here.

 Interested in serving on Town Committees?  Click on the Committees tab to Volunteer.

Silver Beach Elk returns to Barnes
Don't remember about this 500 year old elk? Learn more here.
Read about the recent return and Senator Bewley's visit here.
Visit the BAHA website here.

Tracy Pooler is the Bayfield County Ass't Zoning Administrator -contact him at 715-373-6138 for Planning and Zoning questions.  His office hours have resumed, Tuesdays 10am-noon. 





Vatten Paddlar Canoe, Kayak & SUP Race
July 10, 2021
Vatten Paddler Canoe Race
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3360 County Highway N, Barnes, WI 54873

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