Welcome to the Town of Colfax, WI
We are a local township of approximately 1,299 residents in West Central Wisconsin located in a peaceful, rural setting amid rolling hills and vast farmland in Dunn County, Wisconsin. We are just 25 minutes away from the cities of Menomonie, Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls and Bloomer, Wisconsin. Our children are served by the School Districts of Colfax and Elk Mound, Wisconsin.
We strive to provide our residents and the general public with useful and important information about our town government, current issues, events, and services.
Town Hall for Town of Colfax, WI
Our MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETINGS are usually held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the town hall, and our MONTHLY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS are typically held on the 4th Wednesday of each month. See our Calendar of Events on the Home Page for information on upcoming meetings!
Public notices of our monthly board meetings are published in the Colfax Messenger the Wednesday before the meeting and may also be posted online and at the Town Hall. Emergency/additional items may be posted at the Town Hall two hours prior to the meeting, so please check postings frequently.
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A bald eagle and a skein of geese were witness to a lot of work going on at the Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area on Saturday. Thanks to the UW Stout students for their several hours of work at clearing and burning invasive plants from the road side next to Ferry Pond. Their professor, Keith Gilland and CRCPRA Vice Chair Paul Verdon led with chain saws clearing Siberian elm and opening an area for picnicking. All that while Pat Eggert worked on clearing buckthorn. Given the amount of buckthorn at CRCPRA, she has a lot of job security.
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