Town of Barnes
Town of Barnes, WI

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Aquatic Plant Mgmt. Plan Summary
2022-2027 for Sand Bar and Tomahawk Lakes

Aquatic Plant Mgmt. Plan
2022-2027 July, 2022 Draft

Aquatic Plant Mgmt. Plan
2022-2026 - May, 2022 Draft

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.


There is a important educational event coming up to address the growing problem of fraud and scams, hosted by Bayfield County and the Aging and Disability Resource Center in Washburn-It is a FREE event with Lunch.  Transportation Assistance is available.  Contact Geri Dresen or Kim Heche with Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce.  715-372-8558 Toll Fee 800-345-0716 or 

South Shore Road Bridge Construction will begin May 1, 2023 through September 2023.

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

Food Shelf at the Church is the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 9-11am.

Transfer Site passes can be purchased at the Transfer Site or Clerk's Office at a cost of $120 per calendar year.  There will no longer be a bag fee and cash will no longer be accepted for disposal fees after January 31st, credit/debit cards only. 

Senior Meals has been temporarily closed until further notice at the Town Hall due to a staffing shortage.  

The Barnes Cemetery Committee is looking for additional members!  Please contact the Town Office if you're interested.

BE AWARE!  A wolf pack has been seen in Tomahawk Lake Park so use caution when walking the trails.

Municipal Campground Proposal - Learn more about the proposal here.

Barnes EMS is seeking applications for a Full Time EMT position.  See "Town Operations", "Employment Opportunities" for more information and application forms.  

 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.





Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Tomahawk Lake Trail
(Trail Reports)
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3360 County Highway N, Barnes, WI 54873

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