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Public Hearing Scheduled for Thursday, February 8th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Webster Fire Hall. See below for full details.

Town of Oakland

Notice of Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Room Tax Ordinance


Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing for the Town of Oakland in Burnett County in the State of Wisconsin for transaction of business as is by law required or permitted to be transacted at such meeting, will be held immediately preceding the Regular Town Board Meeting at:

Webster Fire Hall

7420 Main St W, Webster WI 54893

February 8, 2024

7:00 p.m.


The intent of this hearing will be to discuss and solicit public input regarding proposed ordinance #K2024-001 – 8% STR Room Tax Ordinance currently under consideration for adoption by the Town Board.

The provisions of this ordinance are proposed for the purpose of implementing a tax to be imposed on the privilege and services of furnishings at retail, of rooms or lodging to transients by hotel keepers, motel operators and other persons furnishing accommodations that are available to the public.  Of the room taxes that are collected, 70% shall be paid to the Tourism Entity, 25% shall be retained in the municipality’s general fund, and 5% will be designated for administration of tax collection.

A copy of the entire text of the Ordinance can be obtained from the office of the Town Clerk by calling 715-866-8213 or emailing [email protected].



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                                                                                                Sherril Anderson

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