Frequently Asked Questions

The most common questions are answered here.  Need help?  Call us at 715-964-1019 or email:

Look Up My Property Taxes

Visit the Clark County Property Tax Search.  Choose the Town of Mentor as the Municipality.  Then search by either your name, parcel id, or address.

Rent Town Hall


  • Town Hall Meeting Room – $50.00
  • Town Hall & Kitchen – $100.00
  • Fire Hall – $100.00

Security Deposit – $200.00 (Mentor Resident) $300.00 (Non-Resident)

Deposits will be returned after your event and premises inspected

No-charge for: Mentor resident Funerals, Local Clubs, and Local Non-Profit Organizations

Reserve the Park Shelter

The shelter can be reserved for $50. If for some reason you’re unable to use it on the scheduled date then a refund will be given.

Town Hall Office Hours

Office hours are:
Monday -9:00am – 1:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 1:00pm

Phone 715-964-1019 – Leave message is no answer.

Register Dogs

All dogs over 5 months are required to be licensed at a fee of $3.00 for neutered male and spayed female dogs and $8.00 for unneutered male/unspayed female dogs. Complete, Print, and return to Town Clerk this Dog License Form

The owner must present evidence that all dogs over 5 months of age are currently immunized against rabies before a license will be issued.

Any person who keeps more than one dog may apply for a multiple dog license. The license fee is $35.00 for up to 12 or fewer dogs and an additional $3.00 for each dog in excess of 12 The multiple dog licenses are issued in the County Treasurer’s office.

Dogs exempt from licensing fees are those trained for blind or deaf persons. They are entitled to receive a license at no cost.

A late fee of $5.00 shall be assessed the owner of each dog 5 months of age or over who fails to obtain a dog license by April 1st of each year, or within 30 days of acquiring ownership on or before the dog reached licensable age.

Any owner who fails to have a dog vaccinated against rabies as required by statute may be required to forfeit not less than $50.00 nor more than $100

Report Road Emergencies

If there is an immediate threat or danger call emergency 911.

Otherwise notify the chairman or town shop crew

Tim Gile – Chairman
715-819-0524 Cell

Town Office

Burning Permits

Yes. Please be sure to obtain the required burning permit at: Obtain a Burning Permit

Also check burning conditions to ensure it safe to burn:

Call 888-WIS-BURN


Visit: Check the current fire danger signal

GFL Trash Collection Schedule

Each resident should have one trash bin and one recycling tub.  If you need more then reach out GFL.

Trash is picked up every other Friday by GFL Environmental (Green For Life) Inc 800-440-4990

2024 Trash Pickup Schedule for Town of Mentor

2023 Trash Pickup Schedule for Town of Mentor

Recycling Compliance Assurance Plan

Building Permits

New homes & cabins require a State Permit, County Permit, and Land Use Permit. You can obtain all of these online using the links below:

GEC – General Engineering Corp 
Adam Pillard – GEC
P.O. Box 759
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Email Adam

State Permit – DSPS Online Building Permit System – Application (

County Permit – Planning Zoning, Survey, Land Info | Clark County WI

Township Permit – Forms (

When are Property Taxes Due?


The first installment is due no later than January 31st and payable to:
Town of Mentor Treasurer
P.O. Box 037
Humbird, WI 54746.



The second installment is due July 31 and is payable to the Clark County Treasurer. The address for the County Treasurer is:

Renee Schoen
Clark County Treasurer
517 Court St.
Room 302
Neillsville, WI 54456

Pay 2nd Installment Online

Search Property on GIS

Clark County provides a very nice tool that allows you to view property owners, property assessed values, and property taxes for anyone in  the county.

You can access it here:>

All about Elections

For the most up to day election information please visit the MyVote Wisconsin website.

When is the Towns Monthly Meeting?

The town board meeting is held at the town hall on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  

Town Hall is located at N3049 King Street, Humbird, WI 54746.

If you have any concerns and would like to address the town board then you’ll need to be put on the meeting agenda. 

Notify the clerk at least the Friday prior to the meeting at 715-964-1019 or by email at

Local Post Offices

Window Hours

Humbird 715-964-7767
M-F 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Sat 11:30am – 12:30pm
N3062 King Street 54746

Merrillan 715-333-6021
M-F 7:30am – 2:00pm (closed 11:30 – Noon)
Sat 9:00am – 10:00am
109 S Main St 54754

Fairchild 715-334-4001
M-F 7:15am – 11:15am
Sat 7:45am – 8:45am
121 N Front St 54741

Augusta 715-286-2954
M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm (closed 11:30 – 12:30)
Sat 9:00am – 10:30am
130 W Brown St 54722

Does the Town Plow Driveways

No.  On Sep 14th, 2021 the Board voted to discontinue the service of snow plowing.

Mentor Cemetery

The contact person for the Mentor Cemetery is Linda Nandory (715) 284-0966

Can ATV's / UTV's be on Town Roads

Yes, per resolution 103B, All Town of Mentor roads are open for ATV/UTV use.   Please respect private property and area’s posted.