February 2, 2016
A Snow Emergency has been declared for the City of Washburn starting at 8:00 pm on Tuesday February 2, 2016. A snow emergency means that all vehicles must be removed from all City streets, alleys, and parking lots. This snow emergency will remain in effect at least through 8:00 am Thursday, February 4, 2016.
For more information contact: Gayla Salmi, Public Works Director 715-373-6171
Skating Rink Schedule
Posted January 8, 2016
The City of Washburn skating rink will open for the seaon Friday, January 8, 2016.
Download a convenient PDF copy of the operating schedule here.
2016 Fee Schedule
Posted December 15, 2015
The City of Washburn has released its Schedule of Fees for 2016, to take effect on January 1, 2016.
2016 Fee Schedule (PDF)
Winter Parking Notice
Posted November 23, 2015
Beginning November 1, 2015 it shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave a standing motor vehicle on any street or avenue in the City of Washburn between November 1, 2015 and April 1st, 2016.
Even Odd Parking
Parking shall be permitted on the side of the street containing even number street addresses on even calendar days, and on the side of the street containing odd number street addresses on odd calendar days.
A snow emergency may be declared in the event of snowfall exceeding four (4") inches in depth for the purpose of clearing public streets as efficiently and quickly as possible to permit the passage of emergency vehicles and public transit.
In the event of a snow emergency, every vehicle shall immediately be removed from all City streets, alleys and parking lots to permit the inauguration and completion of snow removal activities.
Distribution shall be to the Sheriff's Department dispatcher and media outlets to permit the dissemination of the declaration to the public as quickly as possible.
Gayla Salmi, Public Works Director
Notice of Spring Election
Posted Nov. 17, 2015
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election is to be held in the City of Washburn, State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday April, 5, 2016, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term for Mayor and Alderperson begins on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 for a two-year duration expiring April, 2018; unless otherwise indicated below.
Mayor: Scott A. Griffiths, Incumbent
Alderperson-1st District, 1st Ward: Mary McGrath, Incumbent
Alderperson-2nd District, 2nd & 3rd Wards: Jennifer L. Maziasz, Incumbent
Alderperson-3rd District, 4th Ward: Christine M. Kelly, Incumbent
See Elections page for further information on the election and on filing nomination papers.
Regional Housing Program
Learn More About the Regional Housing Program Administered through the Northwestern Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC), the Regional Housing Program offers qualifying Low- and Moderate-Income households with financial assistance for housing rehabilitation, homebuyer assistance, and funds towards handicapped accessibility modifications. For more details about this program visit the program website or view the program brochure.
West End Park Master Plan
View the Most Recent Draft of West End Park Master Plan in PDF format. (Leaves this web site.)
Wisconsin's New Municipal Utility Law- Forms and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
Thompson’s West End Park Beach Cleanup Status Report, 2012 (PDF)
Washburn Marina Improvements Plan
Downtown Building Façade Renovation Loan Program
City Real Property for Sale