News & Notices

NOTICE: New or updated ordinance Chapter 5 Liquor License Ordinance click here.

The Town of Washington imposed seasonal weight restrictions on all town roads as of Monday March 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm.

Weight restrictions will be in effect until the spring thaw period is over. Weight limits are put in place to protect the integrity of our roadways. No heavy trucks will be allowed on town roads during the weight restriction period.

Call Paul Chlapecka, Town Foreman, at 715-891-4833 for any questions.


HELP WANTED: Are you interested in working the polls?

Are you at least 18 years of age and a Vilas County resident?

The Town of Washington is looking for individuals who are interested in training to become a poll worker. Election inspectors' job duties include setting up the polling place, registering electors, recording electors, issuing ballots, monitoring voting equipment, counting votes, and properly completing election day forms. This is a paid position.

If interested please contact the Town of Washington Clerk, Michele Sanborn, for more information. Michele can be reached by email, by phone at 715-479-1669, or by mail at 2160 Pinewood Dr, Eagle River WI 54521


CODE OF ORDINANCES: The Town of Washington has adopted a Code of Ordinances. To view ordinances click here.

HELP WANTED: The Town of Washington is looking for a volunteer to reorganize and oversee the Adopt A Road program. If interested contact Carole here or call 715-479-6873. We'd greatly appreciate the help.

The brush dump is closed for the season. It will reopen in spring of 2018. Date will be posted on this website.

Please note the start time for the Town of Washington Board of Supervisors meetings is 5:15PM. Residents of the Town and interested citizens are welcome to meet with board members at 5:00PM to discuss issues and opportunities concerning the town. A quorum of the board may be present, but no action will be taken.

To read the Town of Washington Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) click here.

The 2017 Town of Washington newsletter is available here.