Town of Lanark, WI
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Town of Lanark



The next Town Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 11th at 7 PM:  Agenda

The next Plan Commission meeting will take place on Thursday, December 6th at 10 AM:  Agenda



Lanark is switching refuse/recycling collection contractors.  As of January 1, 2019 we will be served by Harter’s Disposal.   Watch your mail for a post card that will explain the basics.

Collection dates are also changing and this map of days and routes will come in handy.



Property tax collection for the Town of Lanark at the town hall for 2018 taxes will be:

  • Thursday, December 27th:  8:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 29th:  8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 26th:  8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, January 29th:  8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please pay your dog licenses at the time you pay your taxes.  This will save the town money by not having to mail out reminder postcards.  You can also mail first half or full year’s tax payments and dog license fees with proof of rabies vaccination to:

Theresa Maves, Town Treasurer
9070 County Road D
Amherst, WI 54406

Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope so she can return the dog tags and/or the receipt for your tax payments.

Second half tax payments can be paid at the Portage County Treasurer’s Office, 1516 Church Street, Stevens Point WI 54481 (in person or via mail).

If you have never registered your dog in the town of Lanark you must do that every year-let’s try to get 100% of dogs in the town of Lanark registered!

A citation to the owner of an unlicensed dog can cost between $169.00 and $263.50.

FEES HAVE CHANGED!  Dog License Fees are $10.00 for spayed or neutered dogs $20.00 per dog if NOT spayed or neutered.


Town of Lanark Nitrate/Nitrogen Screening Results

The Town of Lanark hosted a free well water screening opportunity on Saturday, November 10th and Thursday, November 15th, 2018.  Here is a report of the results.


Know YOUR water!

Interested in learning more about groundwater, recent county-wide well water testing results, and how you can have YOUR well water tested?  Our web page now has information on all of these topics!  Look under the YOUR GOVERNMENT tab and select NEWS and NOTICES, or select this link: