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Notice of Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Subdivision Ordinance Town of Lincoln

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing for the Town of Lincoln in Burnett County in the State of Wisconsin, for transaction of business as is by law required or permitted to be transacted at such meeting, will be held at:

Lincoln Town Hall

9110 Perida Road, Webster WI 54893

April 10, 2024

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 The intent of this hearing will be to discuss and solicit public input regarding the proposed Subdivision Ordinance currently under consideration for adoption by the Town Board.

The intent of this Subdivision Ordinance is to reasonably regulate the subdivision of land to promote public health, safety and general welfare; to further the orderly layout and use of land; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to lessen congestion in the streets and highways; to provide for adequate light and air; to facilitate adequate provision for water, sewerage and other public requirements; to provide for proper ingress and egress; and to promote proper monumenting of land subdivided and conveyancing by accurate legal description.  To accomplish this purpose the Town Board may plan for the physical development and subdivision of lands within the Town as set forth in this ordinance and shall ensure subdivisions are consistent and compliant with the Lincoln Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

A copy of the entire text of the Ordinance can be obtained from the office of the Town Clerk or on the town website (


                                                                                        Done in the Town of Lincoln

                                                                                         On March 25, 2024

Wanda Washkuhn, Clerk

Click Here for the Subdivision Ordinance Draft

Notice of Public Hearing
Town of Lincoln Comprehensive Plan Update

A public hearing to discuss the proposed revised Town of Lincoln Comprehensive Plan shall be held May 8, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Town Hall located at 9110 Perida Road, Webster, WI 54893. For those unable to attend the public hearing, written comments should be sent to the Town of Lincoln, PO Box 296, Webster, WI 54893 and must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 7, 2024.

The proposed Comprehensive Plan revision in summary contains the following items and information: issues and opportunities, housing, transportation, utilities and community facilities, natural, agricultural and cultural resources, economic development, intergovernmental cooperation, land use, and implementation. The Comprehensive Plan is a guide for public officials and private citizens to use in making informed decisions affecting the community.

Emily Nelson, Community Development Planner with the Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) may be contacted to provide additional information on the proposed comprehensive plan revision at 715-635-2197 or by email at

By request, a copy of the revised comprehensive plan may be inspected prior to the hearing at the Lincoln Town Hall or online at:

Click here for the Comprehensive Plan Update DRAFT



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Open Book Session for the Town of Lincoln, Burnett County, will be held on TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2024 at the Lincoln Town Hall, located at 9110 Perida Road, Webster, Wisconsin, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  The session gives the property owner an opportunity to meet with the assessor, ask questions of the assessor, and look over their property assessments.




Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Lincoln of Burnett County shall hold its first meeting on TUESDAY, May 7, 2024 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Lincoln Town Hall, 9110 Perida Road, Webster, WI.

Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board:

No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the Assessor to view such property.

After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to, a member of the Board about the person’s objection except at a session of the Board.

No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that the person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and, if so, which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.

When appearing before the Board, the person shall specify, in writing, the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate.

The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone.

Respectfully submitted,

Town of Lincoln

Jenelle Lindquist

March 23, 2024