Emergency Phone Numbers
Cell: (715) 642-0822
After Hours Emergency
Phone: (715) 642-3029
Foreman: Justin Hutzler
Phone: (715) 790-6845
City of Chetek Winter Regulations
Winter Parking - In order to facilitate the efficient and expeditious removal of snow from City streets during winter months, it shall be unlawful for any vehicle to park on any City street from November 1 to April 1 from 2:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.
Sidewalk Snow Removal - It is the responsibility of the owner or occupant of any lot or parcel to remove all snow and ice which may have fallen or accumulated upon the sidewalk in front of such lot or parcel. When ice has so formed that it cannot be removed, the owner or occupant shall keep the same sprinkled with a material which will prevent the sidewalk from being dangerous to pedestrians.
Violations to either of these ordinances are subject to penalty as provided in Section 1-1-7 of the Code of Ordinances.
Waste Water Treatment Plant
The Chetek wastewater treatment facility provides primary treatment and secondary treatment by rotating biological contactors, chemical phosphorus removal and final clarification. Seasonal disinfection is provided through an ultraviolet disinfection system. Effluent is discharged to the Chetek River. Biosolids are treated in an anaerobic digester. The biosolids from the digester are stored in a holding tank and then spread as a soil conditioner on approved sites.
Permit information: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/wm/ww/index.htm
Operator Certification and Licensing: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/es/science/opcert/water.htm
Location: 210 Water Street
Operator: Rod Rhodes
Office Phone: (715) 924-3630
City of Chetek - Sanitary Dumping Station
Location: 210 Water Street
Dates of operation: The first Monday in May through the last Friday in October
Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (closed from 12 - 1:00 p.m.)
Fee: $5.00 per use - payment made at site
Any questions - please contact plant operator Mike McGinnis - (715) 924-3630 or Director of Public Works Dan Knapp (715) 924-4236
The City provides garbage service. This service is mandatory. If a residence will be unoccupied for longer than 30 days, you may request to have the service canceled by filing an application at the City Clerk's Office. A 95 gal. or 65 gal. can are provided by the City of Chetek. All garbage much fit in can. In the event your garbage does not fit in your can, you may purchase specially marked bags from City Hall for $3.00 each. These bags may be placed with your regular garbage for pick up. If it is a regular occurrence, you can pay for an additional can at $8/month.
Please have your garbage out by 6am. Only normal household garbage should be put out. Construction material will not be picked up. You can pay to have household items picked up by contacting City Hall.
Households with occupants age 60 and older are eligible for a senior citizen garbage rate if the home is your primary residency. This includes the 65 gallon can only. Inquire at City Hall.
For prices on special haul items or to request a dumpster, please contact City Hall at (715) 924-4838 or Public Works at (715) 924-4236.
For information about the Barron County Recycling Program, click here. The bin is located at 209 Water Street and is open Wednesday thru Saturday, 8am-10:30am.
There is a Compost Site at 1500 Dallas Street for Chetek residents only. Please check the calendar for hours. It is usually open Spring thru Fall. You MUST have one of three forms of identification: 1) City Utility bill: postcard, 2) City of Chetek PSN bill [paperless billing option], or 3) City of Chetek issued pass [obtained from City Hall].