TOWN OF OTTER CREEKClerk/Treasurer Position

The Town of Otter Creek, Dunn County, is seeking applicants for the position of Clerk/Treasurer.

This is a part-time position and will be appointed by the Town Board.

Applicants are not required to be town residents, but preference may be given to residents or applicants living in close proximity to the town.  This position works from your home, you will be provided with the town files, laptop computer and printer.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • working with the Town Board
  • scheduling, posting, and attending board meetings and special meetings
  • preparing agendas
  • taking minutes
  • preparing the annual budget
  • preparation for the annual Board of Review
  • working with auditors for annual audit of town records
  • maintaining the website
  • maintaining ordinance and resolution files
  • keeping town records
  • processing permits, such as land use permits and garbage/recycling permits
  • processing liquor licenses
  • serving as clearing house for information about the local government

The Clerk/Treasurer is responsible for receiving and disbursing payments and maintaining tax records, which includes verifying and paying monthly bills and paying monthly and quarterly tax payments. Responsible for processing W2s and preparing/ submitting required government reports.

Clerk/Treasurer is responsible for all aspects of administering elections.

Please send a resume and cover letter, with references, by email to: or by mail to:

Town of Otter Creek, N11471 765th St., Colfax WI 54730


2023 Dog license requests due 4/1/2023 – send requests to Clerk/Treasurer


Register to Vote and Absentee Voting

Wisconsin residents who need to register to vote can now use to register online. Voters must be registered before they can request an absentee ballot.

02/21/2023 – Spring Primary

04/04/2023 – Spring Election




April 4, 2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an Election to be held in the Town of Otter Creek on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  All terms are for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

                      Office                                                                  Incumbent

            Town Board Chairperson                           Mark Warner

            Town Board Supervisor 1                           Cecil Hayes

            Town Board Supervisor 2                           LeAnn Ralph

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a Town Caucus for the purpose of nominating candidates to appear on the Spring Election ballot for the above-listed offices will be scheduled during a meeting between December 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023.  The Caucus will be held on a date not sooner than January 2 and not later than January 21. Notice of the scheduled date of the Caucus will be given at least five days before the Caucus.

Voter registration is required for all Wisconsin Elections.  Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this Election.  If you do not have a photo ID, you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Done in the Town of Otter Creek on November 9, 2022.

For publication on November 16, 2022.

Beverly Bernier, Town Clerk-Treasurer



Zoning permits – contact Janet Riedel – Zoning Specialist – Dunn County Zoning – 715-231-6521,

Building permit – contact: Fred Weber – Building Inspector – 715-556-0066,

Town Land Use Permit – contact Bev Bernier – Town of Otter Creek Clerk Treasurer – 715-658-0131 after you have obtained zoning permits and building permits. The Town issues a Land Use Permit ($50) after obtaining other permits and providing clerk treasurer with copies of documents.

NOTE: A mobile home/trailer MAY NOT be moved into the Town of Otter Creek until the building inspector – Fred Weber – has inspected and approved of the mobile home/trailer.

Need a Driveway Permit – contact Mark Warner – Town of Otter Creek Chairman – 715-658-1602

Need to burn – contact the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department – 715-232-1348 (non-emergency dispatch). Business office – 715-232-1564




A budget hearing for the 2023 proposed budget will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 7 p.m., at the Otter Creek Town Hall, E5905 County Road S., Wheeler WI. The 2023 proposed budget is available for inspection at the clerk’s home.


Immediately after the budget hearing, a special town meeting will be held and called to order for the purpose of: (1) to adopt the 2022 tax levy to be paid in 2023, pursuant to Section 60.10(1)(A) of the Wisconsin State Statutes.


The regular board meeting will immediately follow with the agenda as follows: minutes approval of the previous meeting; adopt the 2023 budget; review and possible action on notice of claim; review and possible action on fence stay; road work/equipment; auditing of bills for payment. See Town of Otter Creek website for detailed agenda, items added to the agenda after publication of this notice will be posted at the town hall and on the town website,

Beverly Bernier, Town Clerk Treasurer




The Dunn County Treasurer, 3001 US Hwy 12 East, Suite 102A, Menomonie WI 54751 will collect personal property and real estate taxes for ALL of the 2022 tax year. Payments can be made in person at the Dunn County Government Center, dropped off in their drop-box, or mailed in to themCall 715-232-3789 for details. Please make checks payable to Dunn County Treasurer. First installment of real estate tax is due January 31, 2023. Second installment of real estate tax is due July 31, 2023. All personal property taxes are due in full by January 31, 2023.    – Beverly Bernier, Clerk Treasurer, Town of Otter Creek