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.


ALL PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND RESTROOMS REMAIN CLOSED.  Clerk available by appointment, call 715-795-2782.

CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19 pandemic Information

Urgent - Do your part to reduce current spike in cases (Oct. 30)
County issues Small Gathering Advisory (Oct. 26)
Bayfield County COVID Info.
See WI Dept. Of Health Services website for updates
See Governor's website for updates
    Emergency Order 3, Limiting Public Gatherings (Oct. 6)
    Executive Order 90, declaring a public health emergency (Sept. 22)
    Emergency Order 1, regarding face coverings (Sept. 22)
County issues Large Gathering Order (Sept. 4)
Washburn gathering produces COVID cases (Aug. 29)
Bayfield County Alert Center
Need assistance? Want to help? Barnes Community Assistance (April 2)
Town Public Health Emergency resolution (March 24)
Seasonal/Second Homeowners (March 22)
Ambulance Use (March 23)

UPDATE!  THE TRANSFER SITE IS NOW OPEN WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS, 8am-2pm (closed on Saturdays).  Fees for TVS AND COMPUTER EQUIPMENT are charged BY WEIGHT.   The Brush Pit is open the same days/hours

THE NEW EMERGENCY SERVICES BUILDING IS COMPLETE!  An Open House will be held when it is safe to do so.  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.

Barnes Emergency Services sent out letters to property owners in an effort to raise funds for our new Emergency Services Building To date, nearly $69,000 has been donated!  The fund raising goal is $125,000.   The Town has a brokerage account so we accept stock donations!  Contact the clerk for more information.

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. 




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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