Town of Lanark

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Winter Storm Warning for mixed precipitation...which is in effect until Noon CST Tuesday. 

Freezing rain, mixed with sleet or snow at times, will continue through Tuesday morning.   Ice accumulations of a quarter inch or more are expected.  

A half inch of ice is possible if the precipitation remains as freezing rain.   Some sleet and snow is possible. 

The freezing rain will result in untreated pavement becoming very slippery. Travel will be EXTREMELY hazardous.

PLEASE stay off the roads!  We are receiving reports of cars becoming stranded in the middle of paved roads because of the ice.

Crews will be working on our roads but progress will be slow as the extremely slippery conditions are also affecting our trucks.


Property Tax Payment Information:

Property tax collection for the Town of Lanark at the Town Hall for 2016 taxes will be:     
    Saturday, Jan. 28th 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Monday, Jan. 30th 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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 and 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 International Bank of Amherst (in person) or the Portage County Treasurer’s Office (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 a 100% of dogs in the town of Lanark registered!
You will be fined $150 by the Portage County Sheriff’s Department if they have to come to your house for a problem with your dog and you have not registered it.

Fees are $7.00 for spayed or neutered dogs or $18.00 per dog if NOT spayed or neutered.

7174 County Road TT
Amherst, WI  54406
(715) 256-9801 (Phone)
Lanark Town Hall Sign in summer

Wondering what can be recycled? 

Read or download/print the
Portage County Recycling Guide!

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




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