Neillsville Department of Public Works             

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the city's streets, municipal buildings, parks, and cemetery, reconstructing streets and utilities, and operating the city's water and wastewater utilities.

Major facility locations include:

  • City Shop, 607 Oak Street
  • Water Treatment Plant, 606 Clay Street
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant, 805 W. 10th Street

: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Terry Stetzer, Matt Thoma, Dale Zank and Jason Kuhn

Director of Public Works


Phone: (715) 743-5678

The Director of Public Works
Administers the overall operations of the three departmental divisions- Street Department, Water Department, and Sewer Department; coordinates construction projects with engineers, planners and state agencies; maintains all public records and documents of the department; supervises department personnel; provides recycling and garbage information; and performs the duties of – Building Inspector, Zoning Administrator, and Weed Commissioner; develops the department budget proposal for the next fiscal year, while controlling the expenditures of the current fiscal year budget to maximize the value of public expenditures.

Street Department
The department provides: maintenance and repair of street, alleys, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, bridges, street signs, street lights, traffic signals, storm sewers, culverts, drainage ponds, city buildings and structures, and machinery and equipment; snow and ice removal, street cleaning, weed control and nuisance abatement activities authorized by the Common Council; assists with city events, beautification projects, and in the event of disasters and emergencies.

Water Department
Sewer Department

Director of Public Works:
Luke Friemoth

City Hall, 118 W. Fifth Street
(715) 743-5678
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Street Department:

607 Oak Street
(715) 743-3515
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


To get a recycling bin, call (715) 743-3515, leave your name & address, and ask for a recycling bin. One will be delivered to you.


Recycling Calendar 2021


E-cycle Wisconsin
Advanced Disposal
Kid's Corner
Sam Safety Education Zone

Disposal of Yardwaste & Leaves 

Disposal of Furniture, Large Items, and Appliances
Contact Advanced Disposal at
(888) 271-7176, or

To Report a Street Light Outage

Call the Director of Public Works at
(715) 743-5678 to report street light outages or blinking.


The Director of Public Works must be contacted before beginning any work.

Building Permit
Sign Permit
Conditional Use Permit
Zoning Amendment

Deck, driveway and fence permits can be obtained from the Director of Public Works during regular business hours.

The City of Neillsville has adopted all Wisconsin Administrative Building Codes. Also see City of Neillsville Ordinances Sec. 10-2 through 10-4.