Town of Lanark

Absentee Voting for November 8th General Election:

Absentee voting can done in several ways:

1.) You can request a ballot online at 

2.) You can request a ballot in writing via email ( or regular mail (a separate request must be made by each voter)

3.) You can vote at the Town Hall by appointment (the Clerk does not have set office hours).  Call the hall at 715/256-9801 or email to schedule.

4.) Lanark will be holding a voter registration/absentee voting day on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 am to 3 pm.  No appointment necessary!

In all cases, appropriate voter photo ID must be provided in order to receive a ballot!


NOTICE is hereby given that a PUBLIC HEARING on the Non-Metallic Mining Ordinance for the Town of Lanark in Portage County will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lanark Town Hall.  The modified ordinance is available for inspection via the links below:

Proposed Non-metallic Mining Ordinance
Proposed Non-metallic Mining Permit Application Form
Proposed Non-metallic Mining Permit Form

The 2016 Draft of the Portage County Groundwater Management Plan is available for review online at:

Feedback and comments are being sought until October 1, 2016.  
Email them to and put "Groundwater Management Plan" in the subject line of your email.

7174 County Road TT
Amherst, WI  54406

(715) 256-9801 (Phone)
Lanark Town Hall Sign in summer

Wondering what can be recycled? 

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Portage County Recycling Guide!

Recycled materials create jobs and keep our waste costs as low as possible.




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