Friday, October 20th

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City Hall
101 S 2nd St.
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Welcome to Black River Falls a beautiful, historic and friendly community in the heart of west central Wisconsin. The city is the county seat for Jackson County, and was designated as such in 1853. Black River Falls boasts a strong and uniquely interesting history. In 1872, Black River Falls became the first village in the state to establish a free city library. The current Public Library is home to the Jackson County History Room. The Jackson County Historical Society is active in the community’s historical preservation; recently acquiring the original library building which will become a museum commemorating the community’s rich history.
Not only is the city rich in its history, it is also a progressive community. There are many active community organizations and clubs. The Black River Falls Area Foundation boasts a new 4-mile paved and lighted walking trail. The trail provides a scenic view for a leisurely walk as well as a place for the health conscious athlete to run, bike, or rollerblade. The beautiful Lunda Center accommodates the Falls Players, the Children’s Theater, local concerts as well as guest performances. A fully equipped fitness center is available with a weight room, gymnasium, and racquetball courts, an Olympic size swimming pool with sauna and whirlpool as well as an elevated walking track. The city has 10 community parks including an outstanding, state of the art, Lunda Community Park and the Hoffman Aquatic Center. The 40,000 square foot Jackson County Fair Park / Milt Lunda Memorial Arena is home to Black River Falls Youth Hockey, Black River Falls Figure Skating Club and various expos in the spring/summer.
The Skyline Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging 18-hole golf course. The club- house is newly remodeled and includes a pro shop and a bar and restaurant with a breathtaking view of the golf course.
The Black River Area Airport has a new, updated indoor lounge and is located just south of the city of Black River Falls.
The city’s Industrial Park is located east of the city. The Industrial Park is home to several progressive businesses. Unique to the city’s Industrial Park is the availability of expanding the existing railroad spur.
The city provides four seasons of outdoor activities. Just east of the city, there is 57,000 acres of state and county forest. There are over 300 miles of snowmobile and ATV trails near the city. Scuba diving is welcome at the Wazee Park, which has a man made lake with depths greater than 300 feet, plus a sandy beach and several picnic areas.
Black River Falls is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We encourage you to take the time to get to know us.

Sincerely,

Jay Eddy

Mayor

CITY OFFICIALS

      

Jay Eddy...

Mayor

715-284-2315

Brad Chown...

City Administrator

715-284-5514

Rhonda Ammann...

Deputy Clerk & Treasurer

715-284-2315

Kelly Hurst....

Deputy Clerk & Treasurer

715-284-2315

Dan Diehn....

City Attorney

715-284-0882

Steve Schreiber...

Fire Chief

715-284-2656

Kelly B. Bakken...

Police Chief

715-284-9155

Steve Peterson...

Parks and Recreation  

 

 

ALDERPERSONS

First Ward......

Ryan Simonis

2018

 

Erik Erickson

2019

Second Ward...

Laura Colloton Chrest

2018

 

Curtis Redbird

2019

Third Ward....

Desiree Gearing-Lancaster

2019

 

John Ross

2018

Fourth Ward....

Pete Olson

2019

 

Joel Busse

2018

COUNTY BOARD SUPERVISORS

 

First Ward..................

John Chrest

Second Ward..............

 Joe Hunter

Third Ward.................

Grady Gutknecht

Fourth Ward...............

Jeff Amo

 

COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS

Common Council...

6:00 P.M

First Tues. of Each Month

Committee of the Whole..

6:00 P.M

Third Wed. of Each Month

Library Board......

4:00 P.M

Third Tues. of Each Month

Plan Commission... As Scheduled  
Utilities Commission... 4:30 P.M Last Mon. of Each Month

 

 

 

City Building Inspector

Adam Pillard 608-697-7774
General Engineering Co.
Portage, WI
Black River Falls office hours Mon & Wed 8:00am-9:00am @ City Hall