Town of Lake

  • Town of Lake
    W8095 County Highway E
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-762-2151

  • Population: 1,128
Town Departments / Positions
  • Clerk: Jeanne Weinberger
    W10253 County Line Road
    Butternut, WI  54514
    Ph: 715-769-3150
  • Treasurer: Joan Cooley
    N15330 County Road B
    Park Falls, WI 54552
    Ph: 715-762-4310
  • Assessor: Elk River Appraisal
    W5749 County Road H
    Phillips, WI 54555
    Ph: 715-820-0541
  • Zoning: Price County Zoning Department
Town Board Members
  • Chairman: Robert K. Gustafson
    W8860 County Road E
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-661-0179
  • Supervisor: Alan Koshak
    N16522 State Highway 13
    Butternut, WI  54514
    Ph: 715-762-2287
  • Supervisor: George Diem
    W8254 Hamilton Road
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-661-2294
To view the Open Book and Board of Review schedule, please click here.

Property Tax Collection

All current year property taxes are payable to Town of Lake Treasurer Joan Cooley ,             PO Box 464, Park Falls, WI  54552 through July 31.             
  • 1st Installment – 25% or full payment due January 31
  • 2nd Installment – 25% due April 30
  • 3rd Installment – 50% due July 31

Treasurer will be collecting taxes at the Town Hall on July 23 & 30 from 8:00 am - 11:30 am

All real estate taxes under $100, personal property taxes and special charges are due January 31st to the Town of Lake.  

Alternative Options

1. Pay your taxes in full by January 31.
2. Pay 50% of your taxes by January 31 and 50% by July 31 
When using this option, add the first two installments as printed on the tax bill stubs.

Online Payment 

Pay with credit/debit card or E-check please use this payment portal  There is a 3% convenience fee charged by Point n Pay for credit/debit card payments and fee of $1.50 for E-check which the taxpayer is responsible. The fee is retained by Point n Pay.

Missed or Late Payment

If any one of the installment payments is missed or not paid by due date, the entire unpaid balance of taxes becomes delinquent and subject to 1.5% per month interest/penalty and option to pay in installments is lostPursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month on the whole unpaid balance and will be charged from February 1 regardless of when the tax due becomes delinquent. No matter what installment is missed, the total unpaid balance becomes due and payable and is subject to interest and penalty from February 1 option to pay in installments is lost.

Tax payments after August 1 are considered delinquent and payable to Price County Treasurer along with interest and penalty.  Payments after August 1 can be made with credit/debit card or E-check by using this payment portal. There is a 2.35% fee charged for credit/debit card payments and $1.50 for E-checks for which the taxpayer is responsible.

Pet Fees

Dog licenses are issued by the town treasurer and are due by April 1st of each year. The owner must provide rabies vaccination to receive license.

License Fee

  • Neutered and spayed: $5
  • Unaltered: $10
  • Kennel up to 12 dogs: $35 and $3 for each additional dog