Ordinance 2023-01, Adding Solar Energy Systems to Zoning Code

On March 8, 2023, the Town Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance #2023-01 entitled An Ordinance to Add Standards and Requirements for Solar Energy Systems to the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Lyndon Code.  Said ordinance is to (1) add “Solar Energy Systems” to Sec. 9.20 Definitions, and (2) Create Sec. 9.28 General Provisions, and (3) Revise Chapter 10 Zoning Districts to include in Permitted and Conditional Uses “Solar energy systems, large-scale”, “Solar energy systems, mid-scale”, “Solar energy systems, small-scale”, and (4) Create Sec. 9.27 Solar Energy Systems (SES).  

April 2023 Spring General Election

Spring General Election:  April 4, 2023

Absentee Voting

If you would like to vote absentee, there are a couple of ways to do so.

  1. My Vote Wisconsin.  To request a ballot be mailed to you, the easiest, and fastest, way is to visit My Vote Wisconsin.  Here you can register to vote, find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, update your name or address, and request an absentee ballot.
  2. Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail.  If you are a registered Wisconsin voter, you can download the Application For Absentee Ballot (EL-121).  Just complete the form and mail it to your municipal clerk’s office.   Your application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2023  in order for an absentee ballot to be SENT to you.  You will also need to provide a copy of your acceptable photo ID with your request.  If you have not previously provided a copy of photo ID, a copy of your photo ID must accompany your first application by mail.  More information about photo ID can be found at www.bringit.wi.gov.
  3. In-person Absentee Voting.  You can vote your ballot in the clerk’s office during regular business hours (Monday – Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm) on Monday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 29th.
Who can Request an Absentee Ballot?
Any qualified elector (U.S. citizen, 18 years of age, who has resided in the district in which he or she intends to vote for at least 28 days) who registers to vote is eligible to request an absentee ballot.  Under Wisconsin law, voters do not need a reason or excuse, such as being out of town on Election Day, to vote absentee.  Any voter who prefers to vote by absentee ballot may request one.  You have several options for requesting an absentee ballot and casting your vote.

In-Person Absentee Voting (IPAV) for the April 2023 Spring General Election will take place on Monday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 29th from 9 am to Noon on those days only.

Real Estate Tax Collection Q & A

Tax bills will be mailed out mid-December.  If you do not receive it by the last week of December, please call the town clerk.

Some Important Tips when Paying Your RE Taxes

  • Double check the dollar (number) amount to the written amount.  If they do not match, the bank will send it back, and your payment could become delinquent.


  • If the check is made out to you and the Town of Lyndon, please remember to endorse it before mailing it to the office.


  • If you would like a receipt, please remember to enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Envelopes without postage affixed will not be mailed.


  • Please remember to enclose the tax stub with your payment!  This is extremely important so that your payment is applied correctly.


  • Please write your phone number in the memo portion of the check.  This is so that if there are questions or problems with your payment, you can be contacted quickly and the situation can be handled most efficiently.


  • Please do not staple any documents together.  

How & When do I pay my taxes?

To pay your first installment tax payments (due by Jan. 31, 2023):

  • In person, at clerk’s office during regular business hours.
  • By mail. W6081 CTH N, Plymouth, WI 53073. If you would like a receipt, you must enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • At the drop box just outside the front door of the town hall. If you would like a receipt, you must enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Payments are no longer to be dropped off at Waldo State Bank.

To pay your second installment tax payments (due July 31, 2023):

  • By mail to the county treasurer’s office. Address is printed on your tax bill. If you would like a receipt, you must enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • In person, at the county treasurer’s office.

Please do not send your second installment to the town clerk’s office. Any 2nd installment payments will be returned to the sender. 

TAX OVER PAYMENT REFUNDS No refund is given, unless payment is over the full tax bill amount. Refunds will not be issued for amounts under $5.00.

New Boating Regulations for Lake Ellen

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, the Town Board of the Town of Lyndon adopted Ordinance 2022-05 An Ordinance Repealing and Recreating Chapter 8 of the Town of Lyndon Municipal Code Regarding Baorting Regulations.  You can view the entire ordinance here.






8.01     Applicability and Enforcement.  The provisions of this Chapter apply to the waters of Lake Ellen and shall be enforced by the Town’s contracted law enforcement (currently the Village of Cascade Police Department).

8.02     Intent.  The intent of this Chapter is to provide safe and healthful conditions for the enjoyment of aquatic recreation consistent with the public rights and interests and the capability of the water resources.

8.03     State Boating and Safety Laws Adopted.  State boating laws as found in ss. 30.50 to 30.71, Wis. Stats., (as may be amended) are adopted herein by reference.

8.04     Penalties.  Wisconsin state boating penalties as found in s 30.80, Wis. Stats., and deposits established in the Uniform Deposit and Bail Schedule established by the Wisconsin Judicial Conferences, are hereby adopted by reference except that all references to fines amended to forfeitures and all references to imprisonment are deleted.

8.05     Definitions.

(1)        “Waterski” means a boat towing a person using water skis, aquaplane, innertube or similar device.

(2)        “High Water” is a water level at or exceeding the definition currently set by the Town of Lyndon Sanitary District No. 1.

(3)        “Transition speed” is the speed at which a boat is operating at greater than slow – no wake speed, but not fast enough so that the boat is planing.

8.06     Slow-No-Wake Operation Required.  No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed of greater than slow-no-wake during the following periods:

(1)        Daily.  Between the hours of 6:00 PM and 10:00 AM daily.

(2)        Sundays.   Between the hours of 12:00 noon and 3:00 PM on Sundays.

(3)        High Water.  When the water level exceeds the high water bench mark located at the public boat landing on Ellen View Road.  The slow-no-wake high water restriction will be posted with signage and flags at the kiosk which is the public access point at Ellen View Road.

8.07     Water Skiing, Fast Boating, Towing.  The traffic pattern for fast boating (over 10 mph), water skiing and towing on Lake Ellen shall be counterclockwise and shall be conducted in the center of the lake, within the confines of the buoys.

8.08     Personal Watercraft.  No person shall operate a personal watercraft faster than slow-no-wake speed.

8.09     Enhanced Wakes – Prohibited Equipment and Prohibited Operation.

(1)        No person may use or employ water sacks, ballast tanks, submersible wings or any other device which causes a boat to operate in a bow-high manner, or which increases or enhances a boat’s wake.

(2)        No person may operate a boat in an artificially bow-high manner in order to increase or enhance the boat’s wake.  Such prohibited operation shall include wake enhancement by use of ballast, mechanical hydrofoils, uneven loading or operation at transition speed (the speed at which the boat is operating at greater than slow-no-wake speed, but not fast enough so that the boat is planing).

8.10     Posting Requirements.  The Town Board of the Town of Lyndon shall place and maintain a synopsis of this ordinance at all public access points within the jurisdiction of the Town pursuant to the requirements on NR 5.15, Wis. Adm. Code.

Seeking Roadwork Bids



Town of Lyndon, Sheboygan County


The Town of Lyndon, Sheboygan County, is accepting sealed bids for two roadwork projects:

  •          Mill and replace with 2” overlay and shouldering on Silver Creek Cascade Road, approx.  1.4 miles, from CTH W towards CTH NN
  •         Chipseal, shouldering and complete clean up on Lake Ellen Drive, approx. 0.87 mile

Bids will be accepted until Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm, at the Town of Lyndon Town Hall, W6081 CTH N, Plymouth, WI 53073.  For additional information, please contact DPW Brian Dyke at 920-838-1081.

Bids will be opened and awarded on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the regular Monthly Town Board meeting, 7:00 pm at the Town Hall.

The Town of Lyndon reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bid(s) or part(s) thereof, waive any informality in the bidding process and to accept the bid proposal or portion of a bid proposal deemed most advantageous to the Town.

Rhonda J. Klatt, Clerk/Treasurer

Published May 20, 2022

Published May 27, 2022

Published June 3, 2022

Ord #2022-03 To Repeal/Replace Ch. 9.22 Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Lyndon will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at the Kris Hughes Memorial Town Hall, W6081 County Road N, at 7:00 pm, to consider adoption of:

Ordinance #2022-01 entitled AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND REPLACE CHAPTER 9.22 OF THE TOWN OF LYNDON ZONING CODE.  (Current Chapter 9.22 entitled “Personal Wireless Service Facilities”.)  Said ordinance is proposed to replace the chapter with Exhibit A, and is available at the town clerk’s office and on the town’s website:  www.townoflyndon.com.   

The ordinance in its entirety can be viewed here.

Public Comment is welcomed.  The Town Board will act on the Ordinance approval at the regular monthly meeting, which will follow the public hearing on February 9, 2022.

Rhonda J. Klatt, Clerk/Treasurer

NonCandidacy Received

Form EL-163 “Notification of Noncadidacy” was received in the office of the clerk on 11/10/2021 from Town Board Supervisor Patricia C. Roby.  This form states that she has chosen not to be a candidate for this office in the next election, and she understands that the timely receipt of this notice will avoid an extension of the deadline for filing ballot access documents.

Proposed 2022 Budget

Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm, at the Kris Hughes Memorial Town Hall, W6081 CTH N, Plymouth, a PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED 2022 BUDGET for the Town of Lyndon, Sheboygan County, will be held.  Immediately following the Public Hearing, a Special Town Meeting of the Electors will be held to approve annual donations and the town tax levy for 2021 taxes payable 2022.  The proposed budget in detail is available for inspection at the town clerk’s office during regular business hours and is available here