Town of Elk


  • Town of Elk
    N8314 Danish Settlement Road
    Phillips, WI 54555
    Ph: 715-339-2877
  • Population: 988

Town Departments / Positions

  • Clerk: Laurie Hansen
    W9741 County Road S
    Phillips, WI  54555
    Ph: 715-339-2877
  • Treasurer: Joseph Neerdaels
    W7478 Point Rd
    Phillips, WI  54555
    Ph: 715-820-1123
  • Assessor: Elk River Appraisal
    W5749 County Rd H
    Phillips, WI  54555
    Ph: 715-820-0541
  • Zoning: Price County Zoning Department

Town Board Members

  • Chairman: Thomas Frane
    W9527 County Rd S
    Phillips, WI  54555  
    Ph: 715-332-5628 

  • Supervisor: Jeanie Heizler
    W7799 County Rd W
    Phillips, WI  54555        
    Ph: 715-339-4007
  • Supervisor: Tyler Weber
    N7859 Wilson Lake Rd
    Phillips, WI  54555        
    Ph: 715-339-6857


If wishing to pay your property taxes for January, please mail payment to Town of Elk Treasurer at the address on the 1st payment stub of your tax bill postmarked by Jan 31st Or pay online to Town of Elk using E-check ($1.50 fee) or Credit Card (3% fee) by using this link: 

Town of Elk Dump Hours:

N8314 Danish Settlement Road
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday: Noon - 5 p.m. (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Brush Dump - W8601 Danish Settlement Road
May - November: 1st Saturday of the month 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

To view the Open Book and Board of Review schedule, please click here.

                OPEN BOOK & BOARD OF REVIEW                                 Open Book - May 29, 2021   10:00 am - Noon                               Board of Review -June 5, 2021    10:00 am - noon                                                                                                                                                      Elk Town Hall N8314 Danish Settlement Rd                                  Assessor: Elk River Appraisal   715-820-0541 

Property Tax Collection

All real estate taxes under $100, personal property taxes and special charges are due January 31 to the Town of Elk

Please make the 1st half or full payment through January 31  to:
Town of Elk Treasurer Joseph Neerdaels;  W7478 Point Rd; Phillips, WI  54555

2nd half

payment to the Price County Treasurer, 126 Cherry St, Rm 105  Phillips WI 54555

Tax Collection at Town Hall 

  • Saturday, December 19,2020  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 26,2020  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 23, 2021     8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021     8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Online Payment 

Pay the 1st half or full payment to Town of Elk Treasurer by           January 31 with credit/debit card or E-check by using  town payment portalThere is a 3% fee charged for credit/debit card payments and fee of $1.50 for E-check for which the taxpayer is responsible.

Pay the 2nd installment and delinquent taxes to Price County Treasurer with credit/debit card or E-check by using this county 
payment portal.    There is a 2.35% fee charged for credit card, $3.95 VISA debit and $1.50 for E-checks for which the taxpayer is responsible.

Missed or Late Payment

If any one of the installment payments is missed or not paid by due date, the entire unpaid balance of taxes becomes delinquent and subject to 1.5% per month interest/penalty and option to pay in installments is lost.  Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month on the whole unpaid balance and will be charged from February 1 regardless of when the tax due becomes delinquent. No matter what installment is missed, the total unpaid balance becomes due and payable and is subject to interest and penalty from February 1 option to pay in installments is lost.

Tax payments after February 2 are considered delinquent and payable to Price County Treasurer along with interest and penalty.  Payments after February 2 can be made with credit/debit card or     E-check by using this payment portal. There is a 2.35% fee charged for credit/debit card payments and $1.50 for E-checks for which the taxpayer is responsible.

Pet Fees


Dog Licenses are issued by the PRICE COUNTY SHERIFF's OFFICE through one of the options below.       MUST provide current RABIES CERTIFICATE to license dog.

  1.  Mail:  Checks payable to Price County Sheriff's Office,  Attn: Price Co Humane Officer           PO Box B  Phillips, WI 54555
  2. In Person: Price County Sheriff's Office Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Online for a fee at  Dog License online renewal  

License Fee 

  • Neutered and spayed: $15
  • Unaltered: $20
  • Multiple up to 12 dogs: $35, $3 for each additional dog

Questions: Contact Humane Officer Dean Merlak 715-339-3011
Price County Ordinance 223-20 requires for the keeping of any dog over 4 months of age to be licensed with the local municipality where the dog is kept.

The dog shall be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian within 30 days of dog attaining 4 months of age.

Penalty for failure to obtain a dog license by April 1st will result in a fine of up to $200 and late fee of $5.