News & Notices


NOTICE OF NEW OR UPDATED ORDINANCE: click here

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Professional Tournament Musky Trail (PMTT) will impact travel in the Town of Washington.

Brenner Lane will be one way, northbound, with parking on one side of the road starting Friday June 22, Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24.

This is to ensure access for emergency service vehicles. Thank you for your understanding.

BRUSH COLLECTION SITE OPEN:

The Town of Washington brush collection site, located on Rangeline Rd directly across from the transfer station, opened on May 15th.  The brush site is for Town of Washington residents only.   

The site is open 24/7.  Town residents are encouraged to bring their yard waste, brush, grass clippings, leaves, pine needles and sawdust etc. for disposal.

The area for depositing brush had been relocated to the SOUTH side of the site.

The brush collection site is for yard waste only.  NO stumps, construction materials, metal or nails are allowed. Contractor dumping is NOT allowed. Instances of abuse will result in restriction or closure of the site.

Compost bins will be constructed later this summer as part of the Town’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Look for an announcement when the bins are available for use.

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 reinstituting the Adopt A Road program. If interested in volunteering for this program, contact Carole here or call 715-479-6873. We'd greatly appreciate the help.

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.