Go to the Dept of Revenue website and download form 115A or B or go to this web site "Forms and Permits" to download. File this form with the clerk at least 48 hours prior to the Board of Review
No, tax payments must be paid by check payable to the Town of Big Bend.
Property tax bills are mailed in mid to late December each year. Payment in full or the 1st installment is due by January 31 to the Town of Big Bend, N1195 Hwy 40, New Auburn WI 54757 in person or by mail. After January 31, all payments are collected at the Rusk County Treasurer's office, 311 Miner Ave E, Ladysmith, WI 54848. Phone number 715-532-2105. 2nd installments are due by July 31st and payable directly to the Rusk County Treasurer.
A license can be obtained at the Big Bend Town Hall during regular tax collection hours listed above. A current copy of the dog's rabies vaccination certificate must be brought along at the time the license is applied and paid for.
Yes, please send a completed application, along with a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and include the correct fee for each dog.
If your pet is neutered/spayed the cost is $5.00. If not, the cost is $10.00. If you fail to license your dog before February 1 of the current year, you must license your dog in the Rusk County Clerk's Office.
You will vote at the Big Bend Town Hall, N1195 Hwy 40, New Auburn 54757. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on election day.
Jennie Sanders is our assessor. Her address is 1117 Therbrook Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. Phone number is (715) 723-0310 or email her at [email protected]. Watch for Board of Review dates posted in May each year.
The Town of Big Bend’s phone number is (715) 868-5775
The Town building inspector is Monte Ahlers. He does not keep regular office hours, but can be reached at (715) 314-0468.
Yes, most projects will require a Town Building Permit and possibly a Rusk County Land Use Permit. New homes will start with a Driveway Permit from the Town and then continue to Rusk County for the Sanitary Permit, Erosion Control Permit and Land Use Permit. Once those are all obtained you may call the Big Bend Building Inspector for inspections and contact the Big Bend Clerk/Treasurer for your Building Permit.
Recycling and garbage collection are on the second and fourth Saturdays from November through March; every Saturday from April through October. Hours are 8 a.m. until noon. Recycling is FREE.
Garbage Disposal - Bags provided by you
Fee (Effective 01 01 2023): Up to 13 gallon size bag $3.00 / 14-32 gallon size bag $5.00 / 32 gallon size or larger $7.00