Town of Lake


  • Town of Lake
    W8095 County Road E
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Mailing: PO Box 228
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-762-2151
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  • Population: 1,128
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Town Departments / Positions

  • Clerk: Lita Mason
    Mailing: PO Box 228
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-762-2151
  • Treasurer: Carrie Kyle
    Mailing: PO Box 464
    Park Falls, WI 54552
    Ph: 715-533-3112
  • Assessor: Elk River Appraisal
    W5749 County Road H
    Phillips, WI 54555
    Ph: 715-820-0541
  • Zoning: Price County Zoning Department

Town Board Members

  • Chairman: David F. Wagner
    W8050 Division St
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-661-2463
  • Supervisor: Mark Donner
    W8436 Maple Ridge Rd
    Park Falls, WI  54552
    Ph: 715-762-2808
  • Supervisor: Edward Kane
    N16326 Lakeshore Dr
    Butternut, WI  54514
    Ph: 407-247-6938


To view the Open Book and Board of Review schedule, please click here.

Open Book           May 14, 2021   5:00 - 7:00 pm
​Board of Review  May 22, 2021   7:00 - 9:00 pm

​Held at Town Hall, W8095 Co Rd E  Park Falls
​Assessor: Elk River Appraisals

Property Tax Collection

All current year property taxes are payable to Town of Lake Treasurer,                          Carrie KylePO Box 464; Park Falls, WI  54552  through July 31.             

Tax Collection at Town Hall
Sat. Jan. 23           8:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat. April 24           8:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat. July 24            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 through JULY 31 use  town 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 2 are considered delinquent and payable to Price County Treasurer along with interest and penalty.  Payments after August 2 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 PRICE COUNTY SHERIFF's OFFICE through one of the options below.       MUST provide current RABIES CERTIFICATE to license dog.

  1.  Mail:  Checks payable to Price County Sheriff's Office,  Attn: Price Co Humane Officer           PO Box B  Phillips, WI 54555
  2. In Person: Price County Sheriff's Office Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Online for a fee at  Dog License online renewal  

License Fee 

  • Neutered and spayed: $15
  • Unaltered: $20
  • Multiple up to 12 dogs: $35, $3 for each additional dog

Questions: Contact Humane Officer Dean Merlak 715-339-3011
Price County Ordinance 223-20 requires for the keeping of any dog over 4 months of age to be licensed 

The dog shall be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian within 30 days of dog attaining 4 months of age.

Penalty for failure to obtain a dog license by April 1st will result in a fine of up to $200 and late fee of $5.