Town of Ogema

Demographics

  • Town of Ogema
    W5005 State Road Road 86
    Ogema, WI  54459
    Ph: 715-767-5860
  • Population: 713
  • Map

Town Departments

  • Clerk: Jolene Berger
    N2493 State Highway 13
    Ogema, WI 54459
    Ph: 715-657-0802
    Email
  • Treasurer: Sharon Jorgensen
    P.O. Box 635
    Ogema, WI 54459
    Ph: 715-767-5216
    Email
  • Assessor: Elk River Appraisals
    W5749 County Road H
    Phillips, WI 54555
    Ph: 715-820-0541
    Email
  • Zoning: Raymond Ploof, Jr.
    W5816 County Road O
    Ogema, WI 54459
    Ph: 715-767-5249

Town Board Members

  • Chairman: Lars Holm
    W4932 State Highway 86
    Ogema, WI 54459
    Ph: 715-767-5708
  • Supervisor: Dean Kurth
    W7285 County Rd M
    Ogema, WI  54459
    Ph: 715-767-5728
  • Supervisor: Peggy Machnikowski
    N1964 County Rd G
    Ogema, WI 54459
    Ph: 715-767-5871
    Email

OPEN BOOK & BOARD of REVIEW

To view the Open Book and Board of Review schedule, please click here.

Open Book: May 30, 2023  6:00 - 8:00 pm

imagesPAY DOG LICENSE ONLINE dog licenses are issued by Sheriff's Dept Humane Officer or can be completed online. Have rabies vaccination information available

Property Tax Collection

The town has contracted with Price County Treasurer to collect all real estate and personal property taxes.  1st installment/full payment due by January 31 payable to: Price County Treasurer

 Tax Payments to Price County 

              1. By mail to:   Town of Ogema 

                                           C/o Price County Treasurer 

                                           126 Cherry St, Room 105

                                            Phillips, WI 54555            

                2.  In Person:    Courthouse Room 105,  Mon - Thursday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm   
                     3.  Drop box:  
located on west side of Courthouse near handicap parking
                      4.  Online:       through Point and Pay  
Pay Price County


 DUE DATES 

All real estate taxes under $100, personal property taxes, MFL and special charges are due in full by  January 31 to the Price County Treasurer                    

 Alternative Options

1. Pay your taxes in full by January 31.
2. Pay 50% of your taxes by January 31 and 50% by July 31 
When using this option, add the first two installments as printed on the tax bill stubs.

  Pay Taxes Online       

There is a 2.39% fee charged for credit card, $3.95 for Visa Debit card payments and fee of $1.50 for E-check for which the taxpayer is responsible.

Missed or Late Payment

If any one installment payment is missed or not paid by due date:

  •  The entire unpaid balance of taxes becomes delinquent and subject to 1.5% per month interest/penalty retroactive to February 1  
  • option to pay in installments is lost.  
  • Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month on the whole unpaid balance and will be charged from February 1 regardless of when the tax due becomes delinquent. No matter what installment is missed, the total unpaid balance becomes due and payable and is subject to interest and penalty from February 1 option to pay in installments is lost.
  • Interest and penalty cannot be waived except due to postal error

    

PAYMENT is TIMELY when:

  • Mailed in a properly addressed envelope
  • Postmarked on or before the due date of January 31, April 30, July 31, postage prepaid or paid online
  • Received by proper treasurer(in hand) within 5 days after the due date of         January 31, April 30,  July 31  
  • Online payments initiated by January 31, April 30 & July 31 with credit card, debit card and E-check .   It takes 3 days for payment to arrive at the bank (in our hands).
  • If you choose to use your bank's BILL PAY option, be aware that these checks are mailed from out of state by third party processors without a postmark. The confirmation information from the bank is not acceptable proof of a timely payment.     We must have an envelope with a postmark or letter from the post office to prove the payment was mailed by January 31, April 30 & July 31st and a postal delay is responsible for late payment per WI Statute 74.69
  •   Interest Schedule  (pdf)                                                                                        
    February interest is 1.5%, March 3%, April 4.5%, August 10.5% etc. WI Stat 74.47, 74.11(11), 74.12(10)