Village Info


Village of Butternut Clerk/Treasurer

Contact Information:

Cindy Pritzl
P.O. Box 276
301  Michigan St.
Butternut, WI 54514

Phone: 715-769-3113
Fax: 715-769-3683

Hours: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Village Clerk/Treasurer office is the legal custodian of the Village's offical records. It serves as a public information center. The office is responsible for the administration of elections, legal notification to the public, the issuance of licenses and permits, the preparation of the official minutes and agendas for Council, manager of all city insurance's, manager of personnel records, CDL records, safety policies, etc.

The office provides administrative support of all department heads, the Board of Trustees, boards, commissions and committees, and responds to informational requests from the general public. The office is responsible for collecting, depositing, and investing city funds. This includes the maintenance and duties associated with all financial records, billing and collections, payroll, investments and cash manaement, and property tax collection. Report and file documents to the federal and state agencies on several issues, such as municipal boundaries, annexations, FCC, census, TIF, W-2's, etc.

The data processing responsibilities are also handled by the Clerk/Treasurer's office. This includes administration and maintenance of the Village's hardware and software issues, as well as support on an individual basis (troubleshooting).

The Clerk/Treasurer reports to the Village President

Butternut Village Board
Troy Scherwinski, President
Robert Peterson
Larry Meverden
Lisa Hilgart
Kelly Meredith
George Faltinosky
Gary Vander Wyst
Population: (2010 Census) City residents - 375,  Median age - 36.8 years,  Tax Rate - $16.18 per thousand Area - 3 square miles
Climate: Average summer temperature - 70 degrees -  Average winter temperature - 18 degrees  - Annual snowfall - 99.8 inches -  Annual precipitation - 32.81 inches
Transportation: Air - Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport ,  Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport
Schools: Butternut School District - Northland College - Ashland -  Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - Ashland
Industry: Northland Pier Products,  Signature Sign & Graphics
Television: WLEF - Channel 36 (PBS)WJFW - Channel 12 (NBC) - Packerland Broadband - AT&T
Newspaper:  Park Falls HeraldAshland Press

Radio: WNBI - 980 AM -  WCQM - 98.3 FM
Internet Providers: Price County Telephone Co.
CenturyLink -
Packerland Broadband - AT&T - DIRECTV
Tourism: Ashland County Dept. of Tourism Ashland, WI 
Butternut  Area Business Alliance (BABA)
Union Cemetery : For information about pricing of gravesites and rules and regulations contact the Village Clerk at 769-3113