Move Regular Town Board Meeting Date

Posted on May 31, 2019 4:15 pm

The June Town Board Meeting will be moved forward one week to be held on the THIRD Tuesday of June, the 18th.


Road Limit Update

Posted on Apr 29, 2019 5:30 pm

Vilas County Highway Department will be removing road limits on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 10:00 am.

The Plum Lake Road Limits will be removed at the same time.

Annual Report/Cover Sheet

Posted on Apr 09, 2019 6:36 pm

You can find our Annual Report Cover Sheet with lots of helpful information under Town Business and then Forms.

You can find our Annual Financial Report under Recent Town Documents.

The Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 beginning at 6 PM.

The Regular Town Board Meeting will immediately follow the Annual Meeting.

Election Results

Posted on Apr 03, 2019 4:30 pm

We had a 66% turnout with 282 out of 428 voters participating in this election!!  Congrats to the Town of Plum Lake!

Here are the Election Results from the Spring Election on 4-2-2019 for the Town of Plum Lake:

Justice for the Supreme Court:                              Brian Hagedorn           151           Lisa Neubauer           119

Court of Appeals Judge                                         Lisa Stark                    203

Town Board Chairperson                                       Will Maines                 219     

Town Board Supervisor I                                        Katie Mortag              117          Vern Wiggenhauser      159

Town Board Supervisor II                                      Gary E Schmidt            163         Lloyd DeGroot           86

                                                                                                                                      (Registered Write-In)

Town Clerk/Treasurer                                          Sharon Brooker            227    

School Board Area D                                            Michael Sealander        236

School Board At Large                                          Jeff Shenk                    224        


Office Hours - Open to Public

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 4:26 pm

   As much as I enjoy talking to everyone who comes to the Office and helping you find solutions to all kinds of problems, I find that I need to set office hours so that I can have uninterrupted time to get my work done.  I will have set "Open" office hours beginning on April 15th.  These are the hours you are welcome to stop in and discuss your concerns with me.  I would also be glad to set up an appointment for you to come in with questions.  I just need time with no interruptions so that I can concentrate and get my work done.  (These hours may be adjusted for tax season)

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Here are the hours I will be available to the public beginning on April 15th.

Monday through Friday, from 1 pm to 3 pm


Election Results

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 8:46 pm

     Here are the Election Results for the Town of Plum Lake Spring Primary held today, February 19, 2019:

        Katie Mortag                            62

        Vernon Wiggenhauser              94

        Norman Rasmussen II              21

        Scattering                                 2

     The two candidates with the highest number of votes will move on to the Spring Election to be held on April 2, 2019.

     Congratulations to Vernon Wiggenhauser and Katie Mortag.

     Also congratulations to Plum Lake residents - we had 185 out of 427 registered voters, a 43% turnout! 

Norman Rasmussen Withdraws from Election on 2-19-2019

Posted on Feb 18, 2019 1:34 pm

Spring Primary on February 19, 2019

Posted on Feb 08, 2019 2:29 pm

                                PLEASE REMEMBER TO GET OUT AND VOTE!

     There will be a primary election held on Tuesday, February 19th in the Town of Plum Lake.  On the ballot will be the referendum question for the Northland Pines School District.

     There is also a three-way race between incumbent Supervisor Vernon Wiggenhauser and challengers Norman Rasmussen II and Katie Mortag.  The top two vote-getters will move on to the April election. 

     Absentee ballots are available by contacting Town Clerk, Sharon Brooker.  715-542-4531 or 715-892-7049

Happy New Year Everyone!

Posted on Dec 28, 2018 2:57 pm

Job Description

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 4:08 pm

Plowing blacktop and gravel roads for the Town of Plum Lake using the large service trucks with both the front plow and the wing blades.

This work will be on an “on-call” 24/7 basis – if the town feels there is enough snow that the third plow truck is needed, you would be called in. 

Job Opening

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 4:06 pm

The Town of Plum Lake is seeking an on-call, part-time seasonal snowplow operator.

CDL is required, road plowing experience preferred.

Please contact Sharon Brooker, Town Clerk for an application or go on-line to: and download one from there.

You may also request that a copy of the application be emailed to you or stop in and pick one up.

Office Phone: (715) 542-4531 or (715) 892-7049 or email at

Job Applications are due to the Clerk’s office by 4 pm on Friday, December 15th

and will be acted on at the Town Board Meeting to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18th.


TOPL Job Application

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 3:41 pm

Find an application for current job opening under Town Business

Budget Worksheets

Posted on Nov 10, 2018 2:49 pm

The budget summary is posted here on the website, along with the Budget Detail Worksheets.  If you are interested in getting a copy of the detailed budget worksheet, please stop in the Town Hall.  There will be copies available on the table outside the office.


Great Day at the Polls!!

Posted on Nov 08, 2018 10:52 am

WOW!  Congratulations to the Town of Plum Lake on the record-breaking voter turnout for the Election held on Tuesday, November 6th!  Out of 406 registered voters, a phenomenal 384 people voted - 95%!  We also had 33 voters register that day.  A huge thank you to all who participated! 

Remember to Vote!

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 6:22 pm

Remember to Vote on Tuesday, November 6th!

Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm!

See you there!

Re-Bidding Truck for Sale

Posted on Sep 21, 2018 4:46 pm

For Sale by Sealed Bid: 2005 Chevrolet 3500 Silverado

4491 KG (9900 LB) GVWR    
Allison Transmission   
6.6L Duramax  9'2" Boss V-Plow   
8' Dump Box with a Tommy Gate 
Mileage:  97,261
Rear differential needs repair.    
Vehicle to be sold "AS IS".
Vehicle available immediately upon payment of winning bid.
Vehicle may be viewed by contacting the Town Clerk at 715-542-4531 or 715-892-7049
Sealed bids will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Bids may be mailed to:  Town of Plum Lake, PO Box 280, Sayner, WI 54560 or
dropped off at the Town Hall at 8755 Lake St., Sayner, WI.
Please note "TRUCK BID" on the outside of the sealed envelope.
Reserve of $8,000 must be met before any offer is accepted.

Approved ATV Ordinance

Posted on Sep 21, 2018 2:15 pm

Please see the full ATV Ordinance that was approved at the Town Board Meeting on September 18 (Under town business and then Forms).

Please keep in mind that, although the ordinance has been approved, it will take some time before it becomes effective.

Change of Location!

Posted on Aug 01, 2018 2:05 pm

Due to the Primary Election, the Board of Review Meeting and the Regular Town Board Meeting will be held next door at the Recreation/Community Builiding on Tuesday, August 14th. 


Posted on Aug 01, 2018 2:01 pm

Congratulations to our new Town Public Works Crew member Jeremy Arnold. 

Jeremy will be responsible for (among other things!) building maintenance and repairs, mowing all of the town grassy areas, plowing and some shoveling in the winter months and other duties as requested by the Town Board.  If you see Jeremy working around town, please say "Hello" and welcome him to the Town Crew!

Full-Time Job Opening!

Posted on May 30, 2018 11:57 am

The Town of Plum Lake is accepting applications for employment for a full-time Public Works Crew Member.  You will find an application, a job description and the job posting under "Town Business" and then under "Forms".  Applications must be submitted to the Town Office by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, June 19.  If you have any questions or want to pick up the documents at the Town Office, you can also do that.  I can also send them to you via e-mail or fax.  I am generally in the office weekdays from Noon to 4 pm.