The unincorporated community of Big Flats is located near the geographic center of
Wisconsin in northern Adams County on Highway 13 between Wisconsin Rapids and Adams and Friendship. The population was 1,018 at the 2010 census. Big Flats has three trout streams including the Big Roche-a-Cri Creek, three major rock formations including Rabbit Rock Park, ATV routes, snowmobile routes, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities. The Town of Big Flats wishes to preserve our most valuable resources of woods, water, wildlife, and family traditions in harmony with our rural lifestyle.
The Town of Big Flats is Zoned. New construction or changes in land use require a Land Use Permit from the town before proceeding. Please see Ordinances and Forms and Applications for necessary information and paperwork for downloading.
NEW Transfer Site Hours of Operation (as of April 1, 2021)
New Summer Hours: Saturday 10-2, Sunday Closed, Monday & Wednesday 1-7, Winter (daylight savings time): Saturday 10-2. Drop off garbage and recyclables open only to Big Flats property owners with a valid site pass. Please display your pass in your dash, if you do not have a dump pass, please contact the Town Clerk by email at email@example.com, or call 608-547-1864. Replacement cost is $10. CONSTRUCTION DUMPSTERS HAVE BEEN REMOVED. NO TV'S, MATTRESSES OR TIRES
New Daylight Saving Hours starting Nov. 7, 2021:
Saturday 10am-2pm, Sunday 10am-2pm.
Town Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 pm at the Big Flats town hall.
Board Chair: Mark Reed (608-403-6851); firstname.lastname@example.org
Supervisor I: Dale Kipfer (608-474-0990) Highway Dept.; email@example.com
Supervisor II: Mike Clark (608-403-7549) Transfer Site; firstname.lastname@example.org
Town Clerk: Mary O'Neil (608-547-1864) Records; email@example.com
Treasurer: Marge Reed (608-564-2601) Taxes/Special Assessments; firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire Chief: Dick Meyers (608-474-0177)
Zoning Administrator: Jay Jocham (608-403-7714); email@example.com
Plan Commission Chair - Todd Peterson (608-564-7142)
Nuisance Committee Chair - Kris Cruise (608-403-8331)
Assessor: Jake Baumbach, Associated Appraisal, Inc. 1314 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54912 (920-749-1995) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to call the Highway Dept. directly for down trees, road flooding, anything that needs to be addressed immediately @ 608-547-1864 or Dale Kipfer @ 608-474-0990 and leave a message, please leave a return call number as well.
Please direct all tax related questions to , Marge Reed the Town Treasurer.
Special Assessment requests can be emailed to the town @ email@example.com
Declaration of State Of Emergency for the Town of Big Flats
Fire Number Sign Replacement
Fire signs are crucial for emergency personnel to locate them in the case of an emergency. If a resident wants to replace a faded fire sign, they need to obtain an address number application for replacement from the Real Property Lister at the Adams County court house. The house number application is also available on the Adams County website at "house number application". Replacement cost is $25 and will be added to the property tax bill as a special assessment.
ATV USE IN THE TOWN OF BIG FLATS:
AS A REMINDER TO ALL ATV USERS, A NEW STATE LAW REQUIRES ANY PASSENGER UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST WEAR A HELMET.
2022 Open Book and Board of Review to be determined.
Big Flats Town Hall
1104 County Road C
Arkdale, WI 54613
Phone: 1 608 564 7754